Job ID: 9713

Job Title: Veterinary Surgeon

Region: Yorkshire and Humber

County: County Durham

Profession: Veterinary Surgeon

Category: Small Animal

Position: Permanent

Start Date: ASAP

End Date: Ongoing

Job Description: Opportunity available for a vet to join the progressive and friendly team at a 4 site practice in County Durham,. This practice was first established back in 1950 with just one vet, with a further 2 branches opened in the 1960's and their 4th site in 1980.

Initially a mixed practice they became small animal only in 2000 and currently mainly treat cats and dogs but are seeing a rise in visits from smaller pets - rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters and ferrets to name just a few.

The team has expanded greatly over the years and they now have 10 vets headed up by a clinical director and fully supported by a great team of RVN's, SVN's, ACA's receptionists and administrators.All 4 branches are RCVS accredited.

Routine surgical procedures are carried out at 3 of the 4 branches , 2 of which have expanded services and come equipped with dedicated sterile operating theatres, large prep room and dental areas, separate dog and cat/small furries waiting areas, ultrasonography, digital radiograph and in house laboratory. Their main site also has the benefit of a range of orthopaedic equipment, echocardiography, blood and eye pressure monitoring equipment as well as digital radiography. They are a busy practice with a varied workload, performing orthopaedic and advanced imaging in house by visiting vets.

The benefits on offer include:
• Competitive Salary (banded depending on experience)
• 33 days holiday per year pro rata, option to buy and sell holidays
• 4-day week with fixed day off every week
• Generous CPD allowance and RCVS paid
• Enhanced maternity, paternity benefits
• Pension scheme and HealthShield cover
• No OOH, one Saturday in 3
• Clinical freedom and good support network - many Vets working towards certificates and great in-house referral opportunities.

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