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

£35,000 - £55,000+ DOE - Veterinarian
Ref: 10351 Date Posted: Thursday 13 Oct 2022
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Salary: £35,000 - £55,000+ 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 veterinary surgeon to join their team. They are looking for a Veterinary Surgeon to join their enthusiastic and supportive team. You will receive lots of support from their Clinical Director, their well-established 6 Vet team, the Practice Manager, and the Nursing and Reception team.  

Full-time Veterinary Surgeons work a 4-day week, although part-time applications will also be considered. The shift patterns include one 8:30am - 17:30pm, 9:00am-18:00pm, 8:30am - 18:30pm, one shift 8:30am - 19:30pm. There are no out-of-hour duties. You will be part of a fair weekend rota of 1 in 5 weekends.

They are a two site, small animal practice, with one branch which is consulting only. The practice has been established since the 1930’s and has evolved over the years with the changing pace of veterinary medicine to offer a modern service with a well-established reputation. They are located in a busy market town close to the beautiful North Norfolk coastline. They are an hour’s drive from Norwich and London is 90 minutes away by train.  

They have a really good mix of experience in their veterinary team, which includes an Advanced Practitioner in Cardiology and two of their Vets currently studying towards PgCerts in Internal Medicine and Dentistry and Oral Surgery. They are actively encouraging their Vets to further their knowledge and passion towards a chosen topic and they are happy to fund and support any post-graduate studies. The Vets work closely with each other, offering advice to their colleagues and working up cases together to achieve the best possible results for their patients. They see a varied caseload and their Veterinary Surgeons have clinical freedom and are well supported by their proactive and experienced nursing and reception teams. They hold daily ward rounds, monthly vet meetings and clinical governance meetings, regular in-house, and external training sessions. They have a wide range of diagnostic and surgical equipment. They are a silver ISFM accredited practice with a strong emphasis on patient care and a Fear Free approach for all their patients. 

The team consists of 6 Veterinary Surgeons. They have a certificate holder and Advanced Practitioner in Veterinary Cardiology, whilst two of their other Vets are currently studying towards PgCerts in Internal Medicine and Dentistry and Oral Surgery respectively. The well-established, experienced nursing team consists of 6 Registered Veterinary Nurses and 1 Student Veterinary Nurse which are supported by their team of 5 Patient Care Assistants.  One of their Patient Care Assistants holds a COAPE level 2 Diploma in Animal Behaviour, being able to offer a wide array of behavioural services to their client base.

They are working with Cats Protection Downham Market AC, seeing a varied medical and surgical caseload, with one day per week dedicated solely to this work. They also have a longstanding history of caring for RAF Marham’s Military Working Dogs. 

They are looking for a Veterinary Surgeon who is confident in dealing with the varied caseload that a small animal practice has to offer. This would include routine and non-routine surgical and medical procedures, diagnostics, and consultations. A surgical bias is desirable but not essential; further studies in this field would be actively encouraged and supported. They are willing to offer a relocation package for the right candidate. 


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