Permanent Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon - Castle Cary, Somerset

  • Location

    Castle Cary

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


  • End date:


  • Salary:

    Excellent Package

  • Contact:

    Sue Hanson

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -072021-21623

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:


Permanent Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon - Castle Cary, Somerset

Job Title: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Location: In the Castle Cary area of Somerset

Practice Type: With a purpose-built practice, they have all of the usual equipment that you would expect in a gold standard veterinary practice. Clinically they encourage and educate their clients on the benefits of preventative healthcare, but their biggest selling point is their practice team and the emphasis that they put on well-being and support. With trained Mental Health First Aiders and Well-being Champions, they strive hard at maintaining a healthy work/life balance. 

Team: As part of a 5-vet team and with the support of our 7 fully qualified nurses, you will be expected to deliver a mix of 15 minutes consults or undertake surgical procedures as a part of a mixed diary layout. The team is actively encouraged to develop individual clinical skills and interests.

Duties: Non-surgical days consist of a wide range of first opinion appointments, with an emphasis on case work-up using in-house diagnostic facilities. Fully equipped operating theatre and dental suite mean surgeries are undertaken every day and are performed at a high standard.

Hours: This is a full-time position working 4 days per week 8.30 am - 6.30 pm. The OOH rota is 1:10 weeknights and weekends. 

Sole Charge: None

Salary and Benefits: They offer a competitive salary dependent on experience, and benefits that include:

  • 5 weeks paid holiday, not including bank holidays
  • 5 days paid CPD leave
  • £1250 CPD Allowance per annum
  • Private Medical Insurance
  •  VDS Membership paid
  • BVA Membership paid
  • Service-based holiday entitlement increases
  • Enhanced maternity, adoption, shared parental leave, and surrogacy pay
  • Enhanced paternity pay
  • Birthday leave
  • Discounted veterinary fees
  • My Benefits - various discounts including retail & gym memberships
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Pension
  • Plus much, much more

Skills/Exp: This position would suit an ambitious candidate with a surgical bias and a view to future business development. They are keen to develop and hone a future Clinical Director by providing all the relevant support, training, and mentoring needed to take this next step in your career. An active interest in the day-to-day running of the business would be essential and in return, an exciting journey into running your own practice alongside 4 other Clinical Directors is on offer.

Ref: JN -072021-21623

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