Small Animal Vet Surgeon Job, Suffolk, England - Suffolk

£30000 - £50000+ - Small - Vet Surgeon
Ref: 5615 Date Posted: Thursday 30 Sep 2021
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Salary: £30000 - £50000+ pro rata (Depending on experience)

Package: Fantastic package available - all the usual benefits

Type of Work: Small Animal Vet Surgeon

Job Details: Our client is looking for an enthusiastic Veterinary Surgeon to join their friendly and supportive team. There is a real team approach to helping with the operation workload so it is completed in good time. Rest breaks tend to be taken together which engenders a good sense of team spirit. Cases can be discussed and this helps support vets with their work load and sharing of knowledge and experiences. Welcome bonus and relocation package on offer! Potential for progression to a more senior position. The surgery is a Grade 2 listed building with a modern purpose built extension encompassing two operating theatres, separate dog and cat kennelling, prep area and diagnostic imaging suite. The building is fully air-conditioned with piped anaesthetic gases. It also has a separate isolation kennelling area in their enclosed car park.

The ideal applicant will have UK veterinary experience and be competent at routine operations and dentistry and offer a good quality first opinion service to their very friendly clients. 

They are RCVS GP status accredited, a Cat Friendly Practice and a TP Nurse Training centre. The facilities include digital x-ray, ultrasound, video endoscopy/bronchoscopy, fully equipped laboratory facilities and multi parameter monitoring equipment, radio surgery, Class IV K laser, Tonometry and Bair Hugger. Fully trained reception team, 5 RVN's 4 of whom were trained in-house. Two full time vets, the advertised position would be to increase this to 3 full time vets. Part time vet team of 4-5 vets most having worked full time with them until having a family.

They are a friendly and sociable practice enjoying meeting up outside of work and have been lucky to have people returning to work for them over the years. They attend the local Agricultural Shows and very much feel part of the local community with the practice having been established for more than one hundred years. The ethos is to provide the very best first opinion service that they can to their valued clients. They are lucky to be well served with nearby referral practices with which they have long established, good working relationships.

Rota: The full time role is a 4 day week with 1 in 3 Saturday mornings. There is no OOH. The day begins at 8.15am with inpatient rounds for any patients returning from Vets Now and admitting patients for the day’s operations alongside their nursing team. They offer 15 minute appointments or multiples of this depending upon the case need. Clinic times run from 8.30am until 12pm with appropriate rest breaks, 2pm until 4 pm then 5pm until 6.45pm, 6pm on a Friday. Typically each vet will have at least one full operating session each week when they will start on the operation list first thing in the morning with help from the consulting vets starting mid-morning. The surgery typically has 3-4 vets working each day with 2 vets on a Saturday morning so you will never work alone.

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