Permanent Lead Veterinary Surgeon Full Time Charlton - London

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Competitive salary up to £55,000 DOE - Small Animal - Veterinary Surgeon
Ref: 1842 Date Posted: Tuesday 01 May 2018
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We are recruiting for a confident and experienced Lead Veterinary Surgeon to join a well-established small animal practice based in Charlton, Greater London on a permanent full-time contract.

Key Details:

  • Full-time contract: 4 day working week
  • Hours: Monday-Friday 09:00am-20:00pm
  • Weekends: 1:3 – Saturday 09:00am-18:00pm and Sunday 10:30am-16:30pm
  • OOH: No
  • Sole Charge: Occasional
  • Branch Work: No
  • Computer System: RX Works

About the Practice:
This well-established small animal practice is based in Charlton, Greater London and offers a bright and spacious working environment. The facilities are purpose built to industry leading standards and include a full operating suite, digital X-ray, dental machine, dental X-ray, ultrasound and in-house laboratory facilities. The surgery is staffed by a friendly and supportive team of 2 Registered Veterinary Surgeons, 1 Registered Veterinary Nurse, 1 Student Nurse, 3 Veterinary Care Assistants, 3 Client Care Advisors and a Practice Manager.

The practice is situated close to Charlton train station and easy access to local bus routes. There is also the benefit of free on-site parking.

The Person:
We are looking for a dedicated and experienced Lead Veterinary Surgeon who is confident in all routine surgical and medical cases as the practice manages a varied caseload including some orthopaedic work. You must have excellent communication skills and client care abilities to build strong relationships with clients and patients. The successful candidate will be encouraging and supportive in mentoring colleagues to help them develop and reach their full potential.

There is no OOH involved within this role, but the successful candidate must be confident with some sole charge responsibilities and be willing to contribute to a 1:3 weekend rota with Sunday being a half day.

The Package:

  • Competitive salary up to £55,000 DOE
  • Performance bonus
  • Dedicated CPD allowance 
  • Company pension scheme
  • Great company discounts

Must have:

  • RCVS registered and qualified
  • Possess the right to work in the United Kingdom
  • 2+ years’ post-graduate experience in the United Kingdom

What happens next?

If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply with your latest CV. Alternatively, contact us to find out more details or to have a confidential discussion about this or other opportunities.

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