Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Wedmore

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  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


  • End date:


  • Salary:

    Up to £75,000 (DOE)

  • Contact:

    James Gordon

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -102023-29890

  • Published:

    2 months ago

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Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Wedmore

Type: Small Animal

Location: Wedmore

Practice Type: Part of a group

Facilities: The surgery has been in Blackford since the 1970s, it is where we perform the majority of diagnostics and surgery alongside first-opinion consulting work. The surgery is well equipped with all the equipment a modern veterinary practice should be expected to have. Dedicated operating theatres with advanced anaesthetic monitoring equipment, imaging suite for X-ray, ultrasound, endoscopy, and ECG, dedicated dental room with dental radiography, and in-house laboratory for fast diagnostic blood tests.

Team: You would be joining a team of 10 other vets, with a mixture of new graduates experienced team members, and 2 Clinical Directors. They have a nursing team of 13 members, including RVN's, SVN's, and ANA and a large reception team on hand to help.

Role: They are looking for an experienced veterinary surgeon to join the team! 

Hours: They are flexible with part-time and full-time hours, and will consider 2, 3, or 4 days per week with the addition of 1:9 weekends and one late vet (10 pm checks) per fortnight, only if any inpatients. They still do thier own out-of-hours Mon-Sun between 8 am – 7 pm but from 7 pm – 8 am the out-of-hours is provided by Somerset Emergency Veterinary Clinic.

Applicant Requirements:  The ideal candidate is a vet who wants to develop their skills and work up their own cases within a supportive team environment, over the 5 sites. Usual responsibilities of consulting and operating will include some sole charge.

Salary: Up to £75,000 depending on experience

Benefits - Subject to Pro Rata:

  • 6.6 weeks annual leave 
  • 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
  • £1250 CPD allowance with 40 hours paid pro rata 
  • Certificate support 
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Access to Vetlexicon
  • All Vets and nurses can apply for research funding
  • All Vets get £1000 per annum to spend via Care Fund
  • Infection Prevention and Control Programme
  • Quality Improvement Programme
  • BVA membership
  • VDS cover
  • RCVS fees 

RefJN -102023-29890

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