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Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Devon

  • Location

    Sidmouth

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • End date:

    n/a

  • Salary:

    £35,000-£65,000 p/a (DOE)

  • Contact:

    John Watchorn

  • Contact email:

    info@recruit4vets.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    JN -062022-25371

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2024-04-28

Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Devon

Type: Small Animal

Location: East Devon, between two branches

Practice Type:

  • A fully-independent RCVS SAGP-accredited small animal practice located on the beautiful seaside that is part of the Jurassic Coast World Heritage site
  • Truly independent - 100% owned by their own head vet with no sales targets and no restrictions on choice of medicines.
  • Two well-equipped sites in glorious rural Devon, each with capnography, digital X-ray, colour doppler ultrasound, ECG, full in-house lab, digital tonometry, cloud PMS, and auto-stocking.

Team: They currently have 4 Vets (one of whom is working towards a CertAVP in Internal Medicine), 3 experienced RVNs with competent and understanding support staff including an SVN, ANA, receptionist, and their RVN practice manager supporting us. A family-feel team with a loyal client base. They support their colleagues and endeavor to provide gold-standard care to patients.

Duties:

  • They allow clinical freedom to manage and work up your own cases with 20-minute consults as standard and support and training from experienced vets, should the need arise.
  • They actively encourage medical/surgical development for all stages of your career with a generous CPD, travel, and accommodation allowance.

Role: Our client is seeking amazing new vet(s) as their growing practice they can accommodate anything from one morning a week up to full-time! They'll work with you to build the perfect bespoke package for you.

  • A family-feel team with a loyal client base. We support our colleagues and endeavour to provide gold-standard care to patients.
  • They have full clinical freedom, with 20-minute appointments as standard and supportive colleagues including a medicine certificate holder.
  • They're truly independent, being owned 100% by our own head vet, with no sales targets.
  • Two superbly-equipped practices, each with capnography, digital X-ray, colour doppler ultrasound, ECG, full in-house lab, digital tonometry, cloud PMS and auto-stocking.
  • They're launching a laparoscopic neutering service at their second branch in 2023, and are keen to meet vets who can carry out keyhole surgery, or who would like to learn.
  • They actively encourage medical/surgical development for all stages of your career with a generous CPD, travel, and accommodation allowance of £1500+
  • Close to Exeter airport and city centre, Exmouth's watersports hub, and the M5 motorway for easy access to Dartmoor national park, Cornwall, and North Devon beaches.

Candidate:

  • Vets with at least one year’s experience in small animal practice in the UK, EU, USA, Australia, NZ, or similar.
  • You should enjoy working in general practice and have the ambition to do the very best possible for your valued patients and clients.
  • You should be competent in routine surgeries, consultations, and dealing with common emergencies.
  • The ideal candidate would be a superb communicator, with a friendly personality who is enthusiastic, positive, and capable with a great sense of humour.
  • A specific interest in Feline Medicine or Behaviour would be welcome as we aspire to achieve ISFM cat-friendly clinic status at their new premises.
  • Permanent or fixed-period contract, full-time or part-time considered. 

Salary: Is reflective of skills, experience, and hours -

  • Salary without OOH: £35,000 – 50,000 depending on experience
  • Salary with 1:4 OOH: £55,000 – 65,000 depending on experience

The Package:

  • CPD allowance: £1500, with paid CPD days by arrangement
  • Benefits:
  • VDS fees paid,
  • RCVS renewal fees paid,
  • One additional professional subscription,
  • Optional bonuses for OOH call-outs.

Ref: JN -062022-25371

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