Veterinary Surgeon (Maternity Cover)

Veterinary Surgeon (Maternity Cover)

  • Location

    Bishop Auckland

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Salary:

    Dependent on Experience

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • End date:

    12 Month Maternity Cover

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We are working with a practice based in Bishop Auckland, County Durham that is looking to recruit a small animal Veterinary Surgeon for a 12-month Maternity Cover Contract.

The Practice: 
This practice has a well-established, full-service, small animal veterinary care facility that provides comprehensive medical, surgical, and dental care. They provide a broad spectrum of diagnostic procedures through in-house testing and the use of external laboratories. The facility includes a well-stocked pharmacy, in-house x-ray capabilities, a closely supervised hospitalization ward, and kennels. This practice strives to offer not only sound advice but also optimal veterinary care as well, thus allowing their clients the enjoyment of their companion for a maximum number of years.

The Role:
This is a full-time position working 4 days a week 8.30 - 19.00 with 1 in 5 weekends Saturday 8.30 - 18.00 & Sunday 8.30 - 17.00. 

You will have an equal share of the on call rota, which is usually just 1 in 15! There will be no sole charge involved in this role.

Role: Maternity Cover Veterinary Surgeon 
Type: Small animal
Contract: This is a 12-month contract to start ASAP
Hours: Full Time, 4 days a week
Weekends: 1:5 Saturdays 8.30-18.00 & Sun 8.30-17.00
Out of hours: 1:15
Sole charge: None
Branch work: No
Salary: Dependant 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: 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/26901 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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