Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Braintree

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  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


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  • Salary:

    Excellent Package

  • Contact:

    Cathy Grimshaw

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -072021-21476

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Braintree

Job Title: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Small Animal

Type: Small Animal & Equine Practice

Location: Braintree District of Essex

Practice Type: This is a busy small animal and equine rural practice located on the Essex Suffolk borders with a friendly and supportive team with a collaborative approach. You will be joining a larger practice all working from the same site.

Facilities: They are equipped with usual diagnostics, ultrasound/CR radiography/endoscopy, visiting peripatetic medics/ophthalmologists. 

Team: 6 Veterinary Surgeons, 8 experienced Veterinary Nurses, and several kennel assistants.

Hours: This is a full-time role working 40 hours per week over 4 days a week. Variable shift pattern 8 am-7 pm.

Weekends: 1 in 6 Saturday mornings 9 am-12 pm and 1 in 6 weekends Saturday 8 am-4 pm and Sunday 8 am-12 pm. 

OOHS: Out-of-hours are covered by Vets Now

Duties: The role will involve contributing to all sides of small animal veterinary roles, both consults, and theatre, with the ability to follow up your own cases within a supportive environment. They have a diverse range of clients whose requirements are equally varied.

Skills/Exp: The ideal candidate will have some experience, who is happy to work as a team member, and has good communication skills with both their colleagues and clients. Empathy and an excellent bedside manner are essential.

Sole Charge: Joining a large experienced team

Branch Work: No

Salary: Competitive - to be discussed in the interview.

Benefits (subject to pro-rata):

  •  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
  • Plus much, much more

Ref: JN -072021-21476

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