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

£35,000 - £55,000+ DOE - Veterinarian
Ref: 10018 Date Posted: Tuesday 27 Sep 2022

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. The weekly Vet rota includes daily administration time and regularly scheduled breaks. They can offer a variety of exciting and fulfilling roles to suit the right candidate’s needs. Generally, their Vets work an even split of operating/consulting at their main practice and across their 5 other branches, this offers opportunities to gain support in surgery and evolve your skills. However, if you prefer working with a smaller team or consulting only roles, they can offer an adapted position at one of their branch practices. Certificates are fully supported and funded. There is no obligation to do out-of-hours or night work with this role but they have a good relationship with their local out-of-hours provider and occasional night shifts can be picked up and experience gained in ECC if this is something you are interested in. They have a well-established new graduate support system with clinical coaches, mentors, and Vet GDP advisors. They like to support their Vets and encourage them to follow areas of interest. Recently they have supported Vets through completing surgery and medicine certificates as well as improving skills in imaging and ophthalmology.

This position could be either part-time ideally between 20-30 hours per week or full time being 40 hours a week over 4 days. The Vets also cover 1:6 Saturday mornings with either a day off the following week in lieu or the hours can be factored into your weekly hours if preferred.

They are a progressive first opinion practice with excellent facilities including CT scanner, and all the usual toys including dental x-ray. They are in the process of accepting local referrals in feline internal medicine, CT scanning, and TPLOs. As well as an experienced team of Vets they are supported by a team of excellent Registered Veterinary Nurses. They are a training practice currently supporting Student Registered Veterinary Nurses and one of their receptionists is training to become an Animal Nursing Assistant via the DWR academy. The Support Team consists of exceptional Receptionists, Admin, and Maintenance/Cleaning Staff along with their Practice Director who is continually working alongside their Clinical Directors to improve the practice. More importantly than this they have the team of staff pets that accompany their owners to work as they have a well utilised bring your dog to work scheme with staff-specific kenneling in the pipeline.

They hold monthly Vet meetings and 3 monthly full practice communication afternoons, they actively encourage feedback, case discussions, and good communication.

The 6 practices are situated on the Norfolk/Suffolk border and surrounded by the beautiful countryside of the Norfolk Broads National Park with stunning coastline within half an hour’s drive. There are good transport links to London and Norwich has a host of sporting and social events to enjoy in your time off. They are looking for Veterinary Surgeons who are dedicated and committed to providing excellent care to their patients and clients. They are also looking for someone who is a team player and someone who has great communication skills!


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