Small Animal Vet Surgeon Job, Devon, England - Devon

£35,000 – 55,000 DOE - Small - Vet Surgeon
Ref: 4802 Date Posted: Thursday 24 Jun 2021
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Salary: £35,000 – 55,000 DOE + bonuses for OOH call-outs.

Package: CPD allowance: £1000, with paid CPD days by arrangement. Expected bonuses: £1,720 per annum based on duty workload. VDS & RCVS renewal fees paid, one additional professional subscription, optional bonuses for OOH call-outs.

Type of Work: Small Animal Vet Surgeon

Job Details: A fully-independent RCVS accredited small animal practice located in beautiful seaside Sidmouth. Seeking amazing new vet as their growing practice is opening a brand new full-service branch in nearby Colyton in summer 2021. Currently have 4 Vets (one of whom is working towards a CertAVP in Internal Medicine), 3 experienced RVNs with competent and understanding support staff including an SVN, ANA, receptionist, and a RVN practice manager. A family-feel team with a loyal client base. They support their colleagues and endeavour to provide gold-standard care to patients. Fully allow clinical freedom to manage and work up your own cases with 20-minute consults as standard and support and training from experienced vets, should the need arise. Truly independent - 100% owned by their own head vet with no sales targets and no restrictions on choice of medicines. Two well-equipped sites in glorious rural Devon, each with capnography, digital X-ray, colour doppler ultrasound, ECG, full in-house lab, digital tonometry, cloud PMS and auto-stocking. They actively encourage medical/surgical development for all stages of your career with a generous CPD, travel and accommodation allowance.

You should enjoy working in general practice and have an ambition to do the very best possible for the valued patients and clients. You should be competent in routine surgeries, consultations and dealing with common emergencies. The ideal candidate would be a superb communicator, with a friendly personality who is enthusiastic, positive and capable with a great sense of humour. A specific interest in Feline Medicine or Behaviour would be welcome as they hope to achieve gold standard ISFM cat-friendly clinic status at their new premises. Permanent contract, full-time or part-time considered - up to 40 hours a week over 4 days. Someone ready to join a very-easy 1 in 4 OOH cover rota. Proud to cover all their own OOH and hospitalisation services. The role will have you working at both branches, like the rest of the team, with two vets on site 90% of the time. OOH bonuses of £50 per call-out before 10pm and £80 after 10pm. Typical call-outs are 2-4 per duty weekend and usually none per duty weeknight – the rest of the time you are free to go home, sleep, shop, eat and relax! 

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