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Permanent Veterinary Surgeon (VETSEEK-0529)

Bristol, City of Bristol

Veterinary Surgeon


Full time / Permanent

Job description

A small animal practice in Filton Bristol are recruiting a permanent veterinary surgeon to join their team on a full or part time basis. The full time role is a 40 hour week with 1:2 Saturdays. They are closed on a Sunday and there are no OOH meaning a great work / life balance. Part time hours are negotiable. There is the occasional sole charge involved on a weekend, so it is important that the vet is comfortable with this. The practice is continuing to grow and is a modern purpose-built surgery fitted with state-of-the-art facilities and equipment. The practice is located within a retail park close to local amenities and transport link. There is also onsite parking. The require a vet with good surgical and consult skills and ideally experienced in emergency surgery.

Key Details:

Type: Small Animal

Hours: Monday - Friday 8.30am - 7pm 40 hours per week

Weekends: Saturday 9am - 4pm

Sole Charge: None

OOH: None

Branch work: None

Computer System: RX Works

Consultations: 10 Minutes

Team: 5 Vet 3 RVN, and support team

About them:

Bright spacious air-conditioned practice with modern facilities

Growing client base

Offers excellent career development opportunities

Practice provides clinical freedom for personal growth and development

Committed to deliver a high standard of clinical care and having an excellent reputation within the community.

Friendly fun and supportive practice

About You:

You must have a strong work ethic and provide an excellent high standard of clinical service

You will be competent with routine surgery

You will have excellent consultation skills

Ideally you will have experience in emergency surgery.

You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to develop a great rapport with both clients and staff.

You will be a strong team player


Emergency cover

Operating Theatre

Digital X-Ray

Isolation Unit




In-house Laboratory

Dental X-Ray

Dental suit


Salary: 35,000 - 55,000 pro rata

Holiday allowance: 4 weeks plus bank holidays

Workplace Pension Scheme

CPD: Generous Allowance

Certificates funded and supported

Healthcare Scheme

Rewards: Exclusive colleague rewards including discounts with High Street retailers and restaurants

Staff Bonus Scheme

Memberships: Paid memberships (RCVS, VDS and BVA)

Staff Discount

Must haves:

RCVS registered and qualified

Possess the right to work in the United Kingdom.

Excellent communication skills

1 years' post-grad UK experience

What happens next?

If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply with your latest CV.

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