Veterinary Surgeon

Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    Newton Aycliffe

  • 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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We are looking for a full-time Veterinary Surgeon to join a team of enthusiastic, passionate vets and nurses. Our client is an independent family run 100% small animal practice based in Newton Aycliffe, County Durham.

The Practice: 
Our client is a unique single branch veterinary practice in County Durham, that prides themselves on being client focused.
The practice treats small animals, which also includes exotics, they have modern facilities in order to allow their vets to work up their cases thoroughly and follow through the treatment.  Their services include digital x-ray, ultrasound, a fully equipped lab which includes in house urine C&S, T4, and clotting factors to name but a few.
They have a huge focus on helping their staff achieve a good work-life balance.  They also understand the importance of working within a supportive team and provide their staff with training, flexible working hours, adequate rest periods, and respite trips to encourage a healthy working environment for all of their staff.

The Role: 
Our client is looking for a full-time Veterinary Surgeon to work 4 days per week with a weekend rota of 1 in 2 Saturdays (2.5 hours consultation only with time off in lieu during the week). 

No Sundays, Bank Holidays or out of hours are required for this position.

Our client would also consider a vet that is looking to work part time hours.

Our client is looking for a vet to work within their close knit team who are passionate about the veterinary industry. They are a supportive group of professionals within a growing, independent practice. They have a very close working relationship with the neighbouring referral centre for those more complex cases, offering CT and MRI services amongst others.

The Candidate: 
Ideally, you will be comfortable with sole charge, however, applicants of all experience levels will be considered as the role can be adapted to suit the right candidate. Our client allow vets clinical freedom to properly work up their cases and follow the treatment through to the end.  

Excellent communication skills are a must so as to help them continue to nurture their relationships with their clients.

In Summary:

Role: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon
Type: Small Animal
Hours: Full time (Part time would also be considered)
Weekends: 1 in 2 Saturdays 
Out of hours: None
Sole charge: Yes
Branch work: None
Salary: Salary package dependent upon experience
Benefits: Generous CPD budget and personal interests supported and encouraged. RCVS & VDS fees covered generous staff discounts, and various staff bonuses
Ref: PW/26857

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: Click APPLY to apply for this role and a member of our team will be in touch if you have been successful.
To discuss the role in more details:
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 PW/26857 when enquiring about this vacancy.

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