We are looking for a Veterinary Surgeon with some experience to join our first opinion small animal practice on a full-time maternity cover basis, with the potential to extend. Although experience is preferable we would consider a motivated new graduate. The role is full time, four days per week with some Saturday mornings and participation in our in-house OOH service working as part of our friendly and supportive team of vets, nurses and support staff. A generous salary, benefits and CPD package is available. Accommodation may also be available for the right candidate.
Our four branch practice is in rural Somerset with beautiful scenery and the Jurassic coastline within easy reach with transport links via motorway and rail. All the branches are well-equipped with digital radiography and in-house blood diagnostic machines. Advanced orthopaedic surgery is available to our clients via a visiting specialist and we have certificate holders in ophthalmology and surgery within our team of experienced vets.
We are seeking an experienced Veterinary Surgeon with the confidence to handle routine sole - charge consults, including routine surgical procedures, as well as managing caseloads with fifteen minute appointments. Applicants must be RCVS registered. We encourage and fund CPD including study for higher qualifications.
Benefits (pro rata):
• 25 days paid holiday not including bank holidays• 5 days paid CPD leave• £1250 CPD Allowance per annum• Private Medical Insurance• VDS Membership paid• BVA Membership paid• Service based holiday entitlement increases• Enhanced maternity, adoption, shared parental leave and surrogacy pay• Enhanced paternity pay• Birthday leave• Discounted veterinary fees• My Benefits - various discounts including retail & gym memberships• Cycle to Work scheme• Pension• CPD/training support• Paid bereavement leave• Company sick pay• Employee opinion survey• Free uniform in a number of roles• Annual pay reviews• Social events• Sponsorship for overseas employees• Academy & Leadership courses• Focus on employee wellbeing• Relocation packages
As a Disability Confident Employer we are keen to hear from candidates with disabilities and long term health conditions, and would be happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments needed during the recruitment process.
Publishing Editor: Arlo Guthrie
Clinical Editor: Alasdair Hotston Moore MA VetMB CertSAC CertVR CertSAS FRCVS
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