Veterinary Job

Essex - Buckhurst Hill

Small Animal Vet Palmerston Veterinary Group Palmerston Rd, Buckhurst Hill IG9 5NH, UK

Practice Type: Small Animal Practice
Job Type: Permanent, Full Time
Pay Range: £ 50,000 - £ 65,000 per year GBP
Posted on: 16 Sep 2019

Job Description

Are you looking for a position where you can really help shape a practice? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for an experienced vet to come and join our team at Palmerston.

A little bit about us:

Palmerston is a three-site group with a hospital in leafy Buckhurst Hill, Essex. The vacancy will be based at our main hospital, which is within walking distance of Buckhurst Hill tube station; conveniently located on the central line of the London underground.

What we’re looking for:

Our ideal candidate will have 5-7 years’ experience and be capable of doing all routine GP work including OOH and emergency work, ideally some in a hospital environment. Your communication skills will be first class - as we pride ourselves on high clinical and customer service standards.

Hours of work:

The position is offered full time, working 4 days (Monday to Friday) with a full day off every week. Weekend duties are by rota with 1 in 6 full weekends (consulting Saturday 9am -4pm and Sunday 11am-1pm). One evening on call per week, either 7-11pm Monday to Thursday, or Fridays from 7-8 pm. Outside of these times you will also be responsible for in patients care/liaising with the 24/7 on site nursing team as required by rota system. Practice ambulance available for when on call.

What we can offer you:

Competitive salary. Holidays are generous at 6 weeks (24 days plus 8 days bank holidays), Healthshield, Pension, generous CPD, RCVS fees and one other professional subscription paid.

If you are interested in applying, we’d love to hear from you. Please email your CV together with a covering letter to Sarah Cook at

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