Experienced Veterinary Surgeon (full or part-time)


Job Description

Experienced Veterinary Surgeon – Full or Part Time (flexible shift Patterns)

Job Overview

– Modern and well equipped Small Animal GP RCVS Accredited practice, silver awards in both ISFM and RWAF. Opened in 2018.

– 16 – 40 Hours per week over a flexible 7 day rota, weekends will be in rotation with other Vets. We offer and support a wide variety of shift patterns from compressed hours, late starts, split shifts etc. No OOHs or on call.

– Salary £40,000-£60,000 DOE

– Become part of 5 Vet, 3 RVN, 2 SVN and 4 VCA supportive team

– Excellent CPD allowance and Benefits. Certificates and CPD funded and actively encouraged.

– Minimum of 2 years’ experience.

– Locally owned and run with wider support from Vets4Pets.

About Us

We have a team of 4 full time and 1 part time Vets, who are at varied levels of experience and have a diverse skill set, with one undertaking a certificate in Medicine and one in exotics! We have 3 full time experienced Nurses (2 who have 10 + years’ experience and multiple certificates between them) and 2 Student Nurses, who all engage in many schedule 3 duties. We have a dedicated Veterinary care team of 2 full time and 2 part time VCAs assisting the Vets and Nurses as well as providing excellent in-patient care and cover the reception desk. In addition to our colleagues, we have a mixture of volunteers, Vet students on EMS and Nursing students on placement as we are a nurse training practice.

We are Small Animal GP RCVS Accredited practice (around 40% dog, 40% cat, 15% Rabbit and 5% mixed between small furries, reptiles and birds), with the ability to work up and follow through a wide variety of cases. We currently hold silver awards in both ISFM and RWAF, which we hope to gain Gold awards in the future. We have full in-house lab facilities (IDEXX Catalyst, Procyte, Snap Pro, UA analyser and the Sedivue), Digital x-ray, dental x-ray, ultrasound, multiparameter monitors and individual cat, dog and isolation/exotics wards.

We have now been open for almost 4 years and have already established a loyal client base. As a team we like to keep as up to date as possible with surgical techniques and medical treatments and provide gold standard pet care.

About You

As the ideal candidate to join our team, you will have good general consulting, surgical and medical skills and have some experience in emergency surgery.

You will also be confident working sole charge, as you will be the sole charge vet at weekends on your rota, with the nursing and reception team.

What we offer

A supportive workplace environment, who actively promote a healthy work-life balance. We offer an excellent CPD allowance, conference attendance and in-house support, as well as contributory pension scheme, paid memberships (RCVS, VDS, BVA, BSAVA etc.) and exclusive company discounts and rewards including 20-30% off at Vets4Pets, Pets at Home and the Groom Room.

We actively encourage our colleagues to pursue their areas of interest but also to broaden their horizons and knowledge with a variety of CPD and certificates which are fully funded.

Interested? Apply today!