Permanent Veterinary Surgeon Independent practice Southampton - Hampshire

£35,000-£50,000 - Veterinary Surgeon
Ref: 3609 Date Posted: Thursday 28 Nov 2019
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We are working with a small animal gold standard practice near Southampton, Hampshire who are currently recruiting for an experienced veterinary surgeon to join their team on a full time, permanent basis. This is a well-established practice with certificate holding veterinary surgeons who are highly experienced and they are looking for a skilled individual who is looking towards completing a certificate or perhaps already is a certificate holding vet. The surgeon must be confident in all areas of general surgery and medical cases and it is vital that they have excellent customer service skills. This role would ideally suit an experienced surgeon who is ready to take their career to the next level.

Key Details:

Full time

Hours: Monday to Friday Shifts between 8:00am - 7:00pm

Weekends: Saturday mornings 9:00am - 12:00pm on a rota basis

Branch Work: None required

Sole Charge: None involved but ideally you will be comfortable working unsupervised

OOH: None involved

Team: Experienced team of Vets & Nurses for support

The Practice:

They are a 100% small animal practice who always work to a gold standard, they are also a 10% referral purpose-built clinic. They have a modern, well equipped practice with all the standard equipment as well as a full in-house laboratory, video endoscopy, MRI and a team of several specialists who visit regularly. They have numerous certificate holding veterinary surgeons and currently vets completing certificates and they pride themselves on delivering a high standard of clinical care. They are in an idyllic location on the Hampshire coast, in between Southampton & Portsmouth.


The Person:

They are looking for an experienced veterinary surgeon who is confident in general surgery and medical cases. A vet with a special interest is ideally what they are looking for. You will be wishing to peruse a certificate or are already a certificate holding veterinary surgeon. This is well supported and encouraged. You will work to a high standard and be an experienced surgeon looking to progress further. Is ids vital that you have excellent client facing skills and you build up great working relationships with clients and fellow team members.


The Package:

Competitive Salary between £45,000-£60,000

Paid professional memberships – RCVS, BSAVA, BVA, VDS

Generous annual CPD allowance & funding for certificates

Contributory pension scheme

28 days annual holiday allowance rising to 33 with service

Must have:

RCVS registered and qualified

Possess the right to work in the United Kingdom

Excellent customer service & client care skills

2 Years’ experience in practice

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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