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Exciting Opportunity For Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon In Retford: Up To £63,000 Salary Offered! - CT1054

3 months ago


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Carl Tippett

Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom

My client seeks a motivated and skilled Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon to join their team on a permanent basis at a well-established veterinary practice in Retford. The role encompasses hands-on veterinary care for small animals, encompassing both emergency and routine healthcare. The successful candidate will collaborate with other Veterinary Surgeons and experienced Nurses.

What's Included?

Key Duties:

• Conduct consultations. 
• Perform small animal surgical procedures. 
• Undertake minor procedures. 
• Liaise with clients. 
• Develop treatment plans. 
• Provide care for hospitalized animals. 
• Handle sole charge responsibilities.

Schedule: Monday to Friday, 8:30 am - 6:00 pm, with Saturday mornings on a 1:3 rotation (8:30 am - 12:00 pm). Optional out-of-hours roster available, currently operating at 1:5 - 1:6 frequency. Out-of-hours duties may involve inpatient care, surgery, patient stabilization, or providing advice. Flexibility is provided to accommodate personal schedules, ensuring a balanced work-life dynamic at every career stage.

About the Practice:

The practice has served clients in and around Retford for over 50 years, boasting a team of 12 vets (including a small animal medicine certificate holder), 9 RVNs, and 2 SVNs. Services extend to farm and small animal clients, wildlife parks, and equine clients. The practice prioritizes exceptional patient, client, and employee care, supported by modern equipment such as ultrasound with Doppler and ECG, digital DR X-ray, dental X-ray, video endoscopy, and a full internal lab. The team fosters a welcoming, social atmosphere, with regular gatherings outside of work to foster camaraderie and team spirit.


Candidate Requirements:

Ideal candidates should demonstrate excellent communication and organizational skills, with experience in a bustling small animal practice and proficiency in various surgical procedures. While experience in Orthopaedics is advantageous, it's not mandatory.

Qualifications: Veterinary Surgery degree. Experience: Post-graduate veterinary surgeon experience in the UK. Compliance: Registered with the RCVS. Travel: Valid UK driving license for independent commuting.

Employee Benefits:

Recognizing the importance of its workforce, Portland House Veterinary Group offers:

Work-life Balance: 
• Generous annual leave
• Incremental holiday entitlement based on tenure. 
• Paid birthday leave.

• Private medical insurance. 
• Enhanced family-friendly policies, including various parental leave options. 
• Wellbeing initiatives. .

• £1500 CPD allowance with 5 paid days pro rata. 
• Certificate support. 
• Learning and development opportunities. 
• Research funding opportunities. 

Tel: 07427 473327
Address: Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom

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