Veterinary Surgeon

Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    West Sussex

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Dependent on Experience

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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Our client is looking to recruit a small animal veterinary surgeon to be based at their practice nestled at the foot of the South Downs National Park in West Sussex.

• Independent practice in West Sussex
• Role due to growth
• To work alongside an experienced team of 3 associates and 2 directors

The Practice:
Our client is a family run veterinary practice who are proud of the personal, professional service they provide to their clients and their pets.

Both sites have extensive consultation, surgical and hospitalisation facilities including: comfortable and warm air conditioned kennel accommodation, extensive laboratory equipment for in house blood and urine testing, isolation accommodation, fully equipped prep room, a modern theatre suite complete with cutting edge anaesthetic monitoring devices, a complete range of soft tissue and orthopaedic surgical equipment, digital x ray and processing software, dental equipment, state of the art ultrasound and endoscopy.

Our client currently employs 3 associate Veterinary Surgeons, all with 4-5 years of experience, a clinical director with 30 years of experience and the owner with 16 years of experience. Both directors are Advanced practitioners in small animal surgery so there is a wealth of experience within the group.

The role:

This is a full time position, working 4 days per week, with hours between 8.00-19.00.
Week night duties include 1 night per week on call.
Weekends work on a 1:5 rota, consisting of 1 weekend on call, 1 Saturday surgery only between 8.30-12.30 and 3 weekends off (1 of which is a 3 day weekend)
Following a weekend on call you will receive 1.5 days off the following week.

You will be joining a fun, forward thinking clinical team and although support is available you must have the ability to work independently too.

To qualify for this position you must have a minimum of 2 year's experience and be driven and ambitious.

You must be passionate about providing a high level of care for their patients and a premium service for their clients. 
Good communication and interpersonal skills are essential.

Role: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon 
Hours: Full Time 
OOH: 1:5
WE: 1:5
Salary: Competitive - Dependent on Experience

To qualify for this position you must be fully registered with the RCVS and you must be eligible to work in the UK.

What happens next:
Please call or email our team to discuss the specific details for this role such as practice details, exact location, salaries or any other queries you may have. Please also quote reference CG/23812 when enquiring about this vacancy.

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