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Permanent Veterinary Surgeon (VETSEEK-14794)

Plymouth, Devon

Veterinary Surgeon

£35,000 to £50,000 pro rata

Full time / Permanent

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Job description

We are recruiting on behalf of a practice in Plymouth for a Permanent Veterinary Surgeon to join their team. This role is full or part time with 1 in 3 weekends. There will be no OOH work.

The Vet would be joining a friendly close-knit team which together provide a family feel harmonious environment to work in and they boast a great local reputation.

The practice is purpose built and equipped with all the toys as one would expect. They are looking for a Vet who has good solid surgical and medical skills and someone who will embrace all aspects of the role. It is vital that they are committed to providing a high standard of veterinary care, have excellent people skills and be a team player. There is some sole charge work involved with the position so they vet must feel comfortable in this area.

Who are they looking for:

They are looking for a vet who will provide a high standard of patient care and someone who can establish and build solid client relationships. They will be able to perform thorough work ups. Support is available along with clinical freedom.

Key details

  • Type: Small animal
  • Hours: Full time, 40 hours per week
  • Weekends: 1 in 3 weekends
  • Sole charge: Some
  • OOH: None
  • Branch work: None
  • Computer system: RX Works
  • Consultations: 15 minutes
  • Team: 4 vets, 4 RVNs, 2 SVNs and support staff

About them:

  • Can provide a positive, happy and supportive working environment
  • Offers further progression with post graduate qualifications supported
  • Offers a good work-life balance
  • Offers a wide range of modern veterinary services
  • Supportive and friendly team and practice
  • Offers funding for a certificate and supports areas of special interest
  • Part of a large nationwide network of practices
  • Fully equipped with state-of-the-art equipment
  • Offers opportunity to expand clinical skill set and knowledge with the varied case load
  • Practice provides clinical freedom for personal growth and development
  • They offer care for physical and mental health wellbeing

About you:

  • You will be competent in routine surgeries and consultations and be able to perform routine surgeries on your own
  • You will be comfortable with some sole charge responsibility
  • You will have an approachable, empathetic, and caring attitude
  • You will be passionate about all aspects of your veterinary work
  • You will be happy to share knowledge and mentor others where required
  • You will be able to establish good working relationships with clients and be confident in all consultations
  • You will contribute to the practice with ideas enabling them to stay at the forefront of clinical thinking whilst also maintaining the ethos of providing a high standard of clinical care to all pets
  • 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
  • Ambition to pursue an area of special interest would be supported

Facilities:

The practice offers a wide range of modern veterinary services and facilities, including:

  • Emergency cover
  • Ultrasound
  • Operating theatres
  • Digital X-ray
  • Nurse clinics
  • Isolation unit
  • Ultrasound
  • In-house laboratory
  • Dentistry
  • Separate cat and dog wards

Package:

  • Salary: 35,000 to 50,000 pro rata, commensurate to experience
  • Holidays: Generous allowance
  • CPD: Generous allowance
  • Memberships: RCVS and VDS fees paid
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • Certificates encouraged and supported
  • Exclusive colleague rewards including discounts with high street retailers and restaurants
  • Staff bonus scheme
  • Staff discount

Must haves:

RCVS registered and qualified or soon to be

Possess the right to work in the United Kingdom

Have excellent verbal and written communication skills

What happens next?

CLICK APPLY NOW or if you have any pre-application questions or if this role is not quite right for you, please contact the Vet Seekers team (details below) to discuss your veterinary career aspirations further.

Please quote job reference: 14794

T: 0333 014 7374

E: hello@vetseekers.co.uk

W: www.vetseekers.co.uk

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Vet Seekers was established in 2016 and is a multi-award-winning specialist veterinary recruitment agency (2019, 2020, 2021, 2022) and acts as an employment business for the supply of locum and permanent staff for the veterinary industry across the UK and overseas.

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