Veterinary Surgeon

March 1, 2024

Job Overview

  • Date Posted
    March 1, 2024
  • Expiration date
    March 1, 2025

Job Description

Does a varying workload and in-house referrals sound like the perfect fit for you? If so, our client has a great opportunity for you.

Their facility, with plans in process for mezzanine expansion to incorporate four consultation rooms, a dental and imaging suite, a separate induction area, prep room, and lab room, a large colleague space, and a quiet waiting area. This is to support their colleagues, patients, and work towards becoming a Fear Free practice.

Situated conveniently with transportation links nearby, it is perfect for outdoor activities and walks in the nearby natural landscapes on your days off.

About Their Practice:

The Veterinary Surgeon and practice owner is supported by a great crew of two vets, a HVN, two RVNs, one SVN, four VCAs, and a reception team, led by the experienced Practice Manager, on hand to support the whole team. This is a great opportunity for a colleague to join and gain experience of the team and practice with the option of partnership in the future if this is something they are looking to explore.

The Role:

The Veterinary Surgeon is a GDP advisor, experienced in mentoring new graduates, looking for ideas to be worked between new colleagues. They have a good variety of clients and cases, with referrals being available, but due to their client base, they do a lot of work in-house. Equipment includes doppler ultrasound, operating loupes, electrosurgery unit, tonometry, dental x-ray, and a growing orthopaedic kit.

They are looking for a full-time Veterinary Surgeon, but they can also consider flexible hours for the right candidate. Rota -1 in 3 Saturdays (9 am-5:45 pm), no Sunday working or OOHs after 7 pm. They have 20-minute sick pet consults (30 mins for new grads) and also catch up and admin time of over 1 hour rostered into the day.

They encourage socializing outside of work to create a family-friendly environment at work, so include the odd chippy tea nights, rounders events, a lambing party, and walks in the local hills on their days off.

Compensation & Benefits:

For this position, our client can offer:

  • Salary of £35k for a new graduate or up to £65k for certificate holders, dependent on experience.
  • Birthday as extra holiday
  • Enhanced employee vet discount

So, if you have an ambition to be part of the future, please apply.