Permanent Veterinary Surgeon Rushden - West Midlands

£35,000 - £55,000 - Veterinary Surgeon
Ref: 5286 Date Posted: Tuesday 04 Feb 2020
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A small animal practice in Rushden are recruiting a permanent veterinary surgeon on a full-time basis however part time hours are also considered. They require an experienced veterinary surgeon who is confident in all areas of general surgery and medical cases. However, given the support available the practice will also consider applications from new graduates. This practice offers 20-minute consultations with a full-time role of 40 hours per week and a 1:3 weekend rota and time off in lieu mind week after working a weekend.

Key Details:

  • Type: Small Animal         
  • Hours: Monday – Friday 8.30am – 7pm
  • Weekends: 1:3 Saturday 8.30am – 6pm and Sunday10.30am – 4pm  
  • Sole Charge: Some
  • Lieu: Time off midweek after working a weekend  
  • OOH: None 
  • Branch work: None
  • Computer System: RX Works  
  • Consultations: 20 Minutes
  • Team: 2 Vet 3 RVNs and support team

About them:

  • Bright spacious air-conditioned practice with modern facilities
  • Offers an exciting workload with a large mix of cases each day
  • Offers career development opportunity
  • Practice enjoys teaching and mentoring fellow members of staff.
  • Dedicated and committed to providing a high standard of client and patient care
  • Offers a good work / life balance
  • Vets who have areas of special interests including animal behaviour, orthopaedics and small furries
  • Offers clinical freedom and the ability to work up cases and see them through from start to finish.
  • Offers opportunity to expand clinical skill set and knowledge
  • Certificates supported and generous budget for CPD.
  • Onsite parking available

About You:

  • You must have a strong work ethic and provide an excellent high standard of clinical service
  • You will be fully confident in all areas of routine surgeries, medical cases and diagnostics
  • You will be confident with some sole charge work
  • You will have 2 years’ experience
  • You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to develop a great rapport with both clients and staff.
  • You will have previous experience of working in a busy practice with a varied case load


 •            Emergency cover

•             Operating Theatre

•             Digital X-Ray

  • CT Scanner

•             Isolation Unit

•             Ultrasound

•             Biochemistry

•             Haematology

•             In-house Laboratory

•             Dental X-Ray

•             Dentistry


  • Salary: £40,000 - £45,000
  • Holiday allowance: 4 Weeks and Birthday off
  • 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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