Job ID: 9252
Job Title: Veterinary Surgeon - Full or Part Time
Region: South West
Profession: Veterinary Surgeon
Category: Small Animal
Start Date: ASAP
End Date: Ongoing
Job Description: Our client, a fully - independent RCVS SAGP accredited small animal practice located in a beautiful seaside location on the Jurassic Coast World Heritage site are currently seeking 2 amazing new vets, one position as Senior Veterinary Surgeon) due to the opening of a new full-service branch in summer 2021.
This truly independent practice (with no sales targets and no restrictions on choice of medicines) will have two well-equipped in glorious rural Devon, each with capnography, digital x-ray, colour doppler ultrasound. ECG, full in-house lab, digital tonometry, cloud PMS and auto-stocking. You will be joining an existing team of 4 vets (one of whom is studying towards a CertAVP in Internal Medicine) 3 experienced RVN's and competent and understanding support staff including an SVN, ANA, receptionist and RVN Practice Manager. You will have the clinical freedom to manage and work up your own cases with 20 minute consults as standard and support and training from experienced vets should the need arise. Medical/surgical development for all stages of your career is actively encouraged with a generous CPD, travel and accommodation allowance.
The ideal candidate will have at least one years experience in small animal practice in the UK and be competent in routine surgeries, consultations and dealing with common emergencies. A specific interest in Feline Medicine or Behaviour would be welcome as the practice hopes to achieve gold standard ISFM cat-friendly clinic status at their new premises.
The role will have you working at both branches, like the rest of the team, with 2 vets on site 90% of the time. Full or part time considered - up to 40 hours over 4 days with a very easy 1 in 4 OOH cover and weekends on a rota basis. Typical call-outs are 2 - 4 per duty weekend and usually none per duty weeknight - the rest of the time you are free to go home, sleep, shop, eat and relax! For any call you do get there is an OOH bonus of £50 per call out before 10pm and £80 after 10pm.
Salary range: £35,000 - £55,000, (£60,000 - £65,000 for the senior role) + bonuses for OOH call out (approx. £1720 per annum)
CPD allowance: £1000 with paid CPD days by arrangement
VDS fees paid, RCVS renewal fees paid and one additional professional subscription
East Devon location, split between 2 branches, approx 20 mins from Exeter airport and Exmouth's water sports hub, 25 mins from Exeter City Centre and M5 motorway, 50 mins from Dartmoor national park and Cornwall.