Permanent Veterinary Referral Clinician - Ophthalmology - South Devon

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  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


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  • Salary:

    Excellent Salary and Benefits

  • Contact:

    Ella Snowball

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  • Job ref:

    JN -052024-31272

  • Published:

    14 days ago

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Permanent Veterinary Referral Clinician - Ophthalmology - South Devon

Type: Small Animal

Location: South Devon

Practice: Part of a group

Facilities: The practice is exceptionally well-equipped with a full range of surgical and specialist Ophthalmology equipment in a dedicated Ophthalmology theatre including slit lamps, AMO Whitestar Phaco, tonometers, operating microscope, Fundus camera, indirect Ophthalmoscopes, and high-resolution ocular ultrasound.

In addition to this, they have an onsite CT scanner, digital X-ray, a range of videoscopes & fibre bronchoscope, rigid endoscopes, laparoscopy & thoracoscopy equipment, multiple capnographs & multiparameter monitors & ultrasound.

Role: They are ideally looking for a Vet with plenty of Ophthalmology experience and drive who would be keen to get involved in practice development, whilst providing superb patient and client care.


  • You will be an integral member of their small but passionate Ophthalmology team and will be working closely with their highly experienced Diplomat ECVO Ophthalmologist to deliver a first-class service.
  • You will be aided in clinical expertise and surgical skills so that you will be able to manage the most difficult cases.
  • Confidence to shape your own caseload and offer guidance & development to other members of the clinical team, whilst working closely with the Practice Director to promote clinical best practice across all our sites is desirable.

Hours: Full or Part-time.

Applicant Requirements

  • A positive and confident outlook.
  • Resilience with an ability to stay focused, despite the odd setback and challenge.
  • A friendly and compassionate approach.
  • Excellent leadership skills.
  • Well-developed people skills and can recognise who needs what and when.
  • Membership of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons or be eligible for membership.
  • A UK recognised veterinary qualification and clinical experience as a First Opinion Veterinary Surgeon.
  • They would be particularly keen to hear from you if you are an Advanced Practitioner or training towards that qualification.

Salary: In addition to a competitive base salary, you will benefit from:

  • 6.6 weeks annual leave inclusive of bank holidays
  • Your birthday as a paid day off
  • Private medical insurance
  • Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing
  • Non-accidental injury support
  • Generous CPD allowance
  • Certificate Support
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Access to Vetlexicon
  • All our Vets & Nurses can apply for research funding
  • All our Vets get £1000 per annum to spend via our Care Fund
  • Infection Prevention and Control Programme
  • Quality Improvement Programme
  • BVA membership
  • VDS cover
  • RCVS fees
  • £5000 relocation allowance
  • Pawsome Benefits – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers
  • Pension – 5% Employee/3% Employer
  • Discounted staff pet care

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