Full or Part Time Small Animal Vet near Glastonbury

Location Glastonbury
Discipline: Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon
Contact name: Julie Powell

Contact email: julie@brightleaf.co.uk
Job ref: 7181
Published: 3 months ago

Our client is a large practice with 4 branch surgeries within the local area. They are a friendly, long-standing practice in a countryside location with excellent transport links.

They have all the usual equipment including an in-house laboratory, digital x-ray, ultrasonography, endoscopy. They pride themselves on treating the majority of cases in house with the luxury of having good links with referral centres when necessary. They also are lucky to have regular visiting specialists, including; orthopaedic, opthalmology, and soft tissue Surgeons. There is a good variety of clients and cases and encourage all the team to follow their cases whilst seeking help when necessary. There is a large team of 10 Veterinary Surgeons, 13 Veterinary Nursing team members and a large support team. With support from a management team of 2 Clinical Directors, Practice Manager, Head Nurse, Lead Vet and Head Receptionist.

The client is flexible with days/hours ranging from 2.5 - 4 days per week. The shift times will be between the hours of 8:30am – 7:00pm with a mixture of early/late finishes. There will be 1 in 9 weekends depending on recruitment this would only improve. The weekends include, Saturday mornings from 8:30am – 1:00pm then on call from 1:00pm – 7:00pm with a 10:00pm check if any inpatients. The Sunday morning sessions are from 8:30am – 10:30am then on call from 10:30am – 7:00pm with a 10:00pm check if any inpatients. Also, one weeknight late checks at 10:00pm (only if inpatients) every fortnight. The day to day role includes a mixture of consulting, diagnostics and operating, giving you the opportunity to work up cases and build your own client base. The varied case load allows individual vets to pursue their clinical interests to support fellow vets achieve the best clinical outcome. They are happy support and fund a certificate if this is something you would like to persue.

The successful candidate will join the team and be supported and encouraged to deliver excellent customer and clinical care to their clients. They want you to enjoy the mix of consulting, surgery and diagnostic facilities that they have to deliver a uniquely tailored approach to each client and their pet. You will also have the opportunity to have some sole charge responsibility at local branch practices. The salary for this role is up to £63,000 depending on experience.

Ideally you will be confident, friendly and have a 'can do' attitude. The successful candidate will be looking to continue their career, building up a client base and working as part of the team.

For more information on this role or if you would like to apply then please contact Juliep@brightleaf.co.uk or give me a call on 01422 433900.

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Bright Leaf Recruitment is a recruitment agency specialising in veterinary recruitment. We have been placing exceptional veterinary surgeons and veterinary nurses in great roles around the United Kingdom, Dubai and Australia since 2010. Our team of expert recruiters have over two decades of experience in the veterinary recruitment industry.