Small Animal Associate Vet Surgeon Job, Essex, England - Essex

£30,000 - £50,000+ - Veterinarian
Ref: 8458 Date Posted: Wednesday 25 May 2022
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Salary: £30,000 - £50,000+ DOE+

Package: Fantastic package available - 

• A highly motivated, stable and supportive team environment
• Enhanced holiday entitlement and increasing holiday based on length of service
• CPD paid days and allowance
• Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
• Private Medical Insurance
• BVA Membership paid
• Sponsorship for overseas employees
• Relocation packages, up to £10,000

Type of Work: Small Animal Vet Surgeon

Job Details: Our client is looking for a full time Veterinary Surgeon to join their established, friendly, supportive team, who enjoys the challenges of first opinion veterinary practice as well as guiding recent graduates. A typical day starts at 08:15 with reassessing any patients returning from Vets Now and admitting patients for ops. All patient admissions are made by the veterinary team allowing their dedicated team of Registered Veterinary Nurses to focus on caring for their in-patients and preparing their day patients for surgery.

They offer 15 minute appointments as a minimum allow vets to provide a first-class service to clients and appointments are available for clients throughout the day with vets having staggered breaks throughout the day. Typically vets will have two sessions on "ops" each week allowing them to book in cases they have seen to operate on or work-up; seeing cases through is encouraged in an environment where plenty of support is available if required. The final appointments of the day are booked for 18:45 allowing ample time in the evenings to maintain a healthy work-life balance and there is no sole-charge work, typically 4-5 vets will be working on any given week day with two on a Saturday morning.

A purpose-built practice, the surgery is fully equipped to enable vets to provide a first-class service to their patients. Facilities include digital radiography (including separate dental radiography in a bespoke dental suite), ultrasonography, piped gases, multi-parameter monitor, flexible and rigid endoscopy, cautery, class IV laser therapy, tonometry and forced air warming for patients. Situated in the heart of Constable Country, the beautiful scenery made famous by the work of John Constable is on hand for those who like outdoor life; the coast and Alton Water Reservoir is also on hand for those who enjoy life on water.

Manningtree and Mistley, just a stone's throw across the Stour Estuary from the practice, have great independent shops, bars, pubs, bakery and restaurants as well as a supermarket and main-line rail station with Liverpool Street just an hour away. Ipswich and Colchester are close by and offer plenty of opportunity for sporting and cultural pursuits, between them being home to Ipswich Town Football Club, Dance East, Mercury Theatre and the fabulous Colchester Zoo. Stansted Airport is in easy reach at 50mins by car and the port of Harwich is just 15 miles away for those who enjoy travel to Europe and beyond.

Certificate study is encouraged, be that RCVS Cert AVP or GP Certificates; recently completed and in progress Certificates include Medicine, Surgery and ECC. Within their team they have a certificate holder in imaging which allows internal referral for more in-depth abdominal ultrasound in particular and a monthly visit from a Cardiology Diplomate not only provides excellent care for their patients but allows up-skilling of Cardiology knowledge within the team

Rota: This is a full time position, working 4 days a week. No OOH. 1 in 3 Saturdays mornings until 13:00. You would be building up and maintaining your own client base.

 

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