Job ID: 9548
Job Title: Veterinary Surgeon - to £55,000 + DOE
Region: South West
Profession: Veterinary Surgeon
Category: Small Animal
Start Date: ASAP
End Date: Ongoing
Job Description: We are currently working on an exciting opportunity for a veterinary surgeon to join and expand a busy, friendly and supportive practice in beautiful Somerset. Applications are welcomed from new / recent graduates as well as those with experience with any new graduate taken on fully supported by a dedicated clinical coach in accordance with the new RCVS Vet GPP Scheme as well as the support of your veterinary colleagues, a great team of RVN's and experienced receptionists.
This well equipped practice is located close to the motorway (M5 J21/22/23), just 30 - 40 minutes south of Bristol. The successful applicant will enjoy clinical freedom and independence at one of it's 3 branch sites while having time to investigate and follow up your own cases at their main clinic. You will be joining a team of 9 veterinary surgeons (1 Medicine Certificate holder as well as 2 training towards certificate level at present), a practice manager, 14 support staff, 2 non clinical RVN's, 7 clinical RVN's, 2 SVN's and 2 ANA's. The practice also benefits from visiting peripatetic ophthalmologist, soft tissue and orthopaedic surgeons as well as working closely with local and national charities.
This full time position and salary is based on a 4.5 day week. The practice so still provide their own out of hours service and this is presently rota'd as 1 night every other week, 1 weekend in 7 and 1 Saturday morning in every 9 weeks. Part time hours can also be considered.
In addition to a competitive salary up to the region of £55kper annum (DOE) the benefits on offer include:
5 weeks paid holiday NOT including bank holidays
5 days / £1250 CPD
Company sick pay
Private medical insurance
Enhanced maternity /adoption/ paternity/ shared parental leave and surrogacy pay
VDS/BVA memberships paid
Cycle to work scheme
Sponsorship for overseas employees