Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

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  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Competitive - Dependent on Experience

  • Contact:

    Harriet Noble

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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We are working with an independent practice based on the Somerset/Avon border, who are looking for a permanent full-time Veterinary Surgeon with 3+ years small animal experience to join their friendly and supportive team.

The Practice: 
Our client is a small veterinary practice who get to know their clients' and patients well. This close relationship gives the practice a friendly family feel. Since 2014 the practice has made a noted investment in new and improved equipment, such as digital radiography, ECG, Idexx blood machine, dental X-ray, Ultrasound scanning, Endoscopy, and the introduction of more fully qualified nurses to provide a higher quality service.  The team will consist of 2 vets, 5 nurses, and an excellent support team. 

The Role: 
This is a full-time permanent position for a caring and sympathetic veterinary surgeon to work alongside another vet, 5 nurses and additional support staff.
You will be working a range of shifts, which are as follows:
On week 1 you will work 2 days 8.30am – 4.30pm,  2 days 8.30am - 7.00 pm, and 1 day 8.30am – 1.00 pm. On week 2 you will work 3 days 8.30am – 7.00 pm and 2 days 8.30 am – 4.30 pm.  You will work 1 in 6 Saturdays and 1 in 6 weekends on call. The on-call is light as it is shared with a neighbouring practice. 

Vets take an equal share of consults and surgeries and are expected to take ownership and build relationships with their clients. 

The Candidate: 
The ideal candidate will have 3+ years’ experience and be confident in all routine surgeries, you will be expected to work some sole charge, and be able to bounce off the other vet. 

In return, you will receive a generous salary with excellent benefits including CPD, RCVS and childcare vouchers. 

Role: Veterinary Surgeon
Type: Small animal
Hours: Full time.
Weekends: 1 in 6 Saturdays, 1 in 6 Weekends
Out of hours: Light on call, shared with a neighbouring practice
Sole charge: Some so must be confident
Computer System: Telos 
Consults: 15 minutes
Salary: Generous Salary with excellent benefits and bonus’ s
Ref: HN/27492

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 HN/27492 when enquiring about this vacancy.

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