Job ID: 8666
Job Title: Veterinary Surgeon
Region: East Anglia
Profession: Veterinary Surgeon
Category: Small Animal
Start Date: ASAP
End Date: Ongoing
Job Description: Due to continued growth there is now an exciting opportunity for an experienced Vet to join the supportive team of 7 Vets, 9 RVN's and 5 Receptionist at a small animal practice in Cambridge, initially on a Fixed Term Contract of 1 year with the view to a permanent position for the right person.
This well equipped practice (digital x-ray, full orthopaedic equipment, extensive endoscopic, including laparoscopic, equipment, ultrasound and inhouse lab facilities) sees a wide variety of surgical and medical cases with a high percentage of clients being insured allowing the team to work cases up to a high standard. Laparoscopic bitch spays performed as standard. The team benefits from a variety of experience and individual interests including critical care and soft tissue surgery and the two partners are passionate about developing every member of the team and actively promoting ongoing CPD (unlimited) and encourage certificates. Two members hold certificates in Soft Tissue Surgery and another with a certificate in Endoscopy and Endosurgery and one currently studying for a certificate in Medicine.
The successful candidate will be an experienced Vet looking to take the next step in their career in a more senior role, who is happy to help with leadership development. Strong communication skills are a must and you will also be confident with occasional sole charge and all routine medical and surgical cases including lump removals, pyometras, abdominal surgery including foreign body removals and cystotomies. An interest in orthopaedics would be beneficial and experience of emergency surgery or laparoscopic spays would be an advantage but not essential.
This is a full time role working 42 hours per week with a 1 in 3 weekend rota. No OOH's and double pay for any overtime incurred.
The package on offer includes a competitive salary, pension scheme, CPD funding and paid memberships (RCVS, BVA, VDS)