Veterinary Surgeon

Veterinary Surgeon

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    Veterinary Surgeon

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    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Highly Competitive Salary + Benefits

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    about 1 year ago

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We are currently recruiting for a permanent, full-time vet to join a lovely team within a busy and expanding practice in Dorchester, Dorset.

The Practice: 
Our client is a small animal practice based in Dorset that prides themselves on offering first class care for all pets. They adopt a holistic approach to Veterinary care too. They offer a fully comprehensive list of services, including consulting and diagnostics, operating, specialist orthopaedic service, acupuncture, dermatology, homeopathy, physiotherapy, behavioural services and nurse clinics. They have a team of 7 experienced vets, 5 RVN’s and a team of 7 support staff.

The practice has just undergone a major renovation and are hoping to gain hospital status in the near future.

The Role: 
This is a full-time role working 40 hours per week on a rota basis but will be between 08:00 and 20:00. There is a requirement for 1 night on-call during the week where you will work 10:00-19:00 and be on call until the morning and you will only be called in in case of emergency. There is a 1:6 weekend rota which you will work Saturday 09:00-13:00 in practice then on call until Sunday where you will work 09:00-13:00 again and be back on call until Monday morning.

The client is looking for someone who is confident with emergency surgeries and has a keen interest in ECC and emergent surgery.

In return, you will be offered a competitive salary that is based on experience along with other benefits such as CPD which is fully funded, Private healthcare, pension and mileage for the OOH.

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 KH/26189 when enquiring about this vacancy.

To have a no obligation confidential discussion or to enquire about other positions in this area please contact us today on 01423 701 321, alternatively email

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