Full Time Small Animal Vet near Haverfordwest Salary up to £55k pa

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

Contact email: julie@brightleaf.co.uk
Job ref: 7276
Published: 6 months ago
Our client’s practice is located in beautiful Pembrokeshire, West Wales surrounded by stunning beaches and countryside. They are now looking for a full time Small Animal Vet to join the team.

The main site is located a 5-minute walk from the County Town Centre in one direction and on a public footpath that leads across fields and along the river in the other – perfect for a lunchtime stroll. They are a rural practice that prides itself on a first-class small animal service, practising excellent medicine with great clients. The clinic is kitted out with digital radiography, ultrasound, endoscopy and on-site IDEXX laboratory equipment allowing them to run most blood tests in-house. They do a lot of surgeries in-house including orthopaedics, TECAs, and wound reconstruction. They also have an aquatic treadmill in a nearby branch surgery and a dedicated hydrotherapy/physiotherapy team.  

The normal working day runs from 8.30am till 5pm with an hour lunchbreak. They take pride in being able to provide their own out of hours emergency service – the duty vet stays on for the evening surgery till 7pm and then there is a pager system with an emergency call operator so that vets can be on call from home. Time off in lieu of weekend work is provided and the full-time vets have an afternoon off each week in lieu of working a night on call.

The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring high standards of care and service are provided to patients and clients, you will oversee the development and growth of the Clinical team and ensuring that they are helping the practice achieve its productivity targets. You will ensure all policies and SOPs are up to date and are followed in practice, making certain that all clinical concerns are dealt with.

Working 37.5 hours per week, with additional out-of-hours, with an occasional Saturday rota but no out of hours. The normal working day runs from 8.30am till 5pm with an hour lunchbreak.

Currently have a team of (9 small animal vets, 5 registered veterinary nurses, 2 student veterinary nurses, 2 ANA’s and a large proactive team of receptionists and support staff. The Clinical Director is a Certificate holder in Small Animal Surgery (RCVS Advanced Practitioner). 

The practice is community-minded and support local charities including the DPJ Foundation, Pembrokeshire Animal Welfare Trust and Pembrokeshire Hogspital. They also like to support the local agricultural shows and maintain a presence within the local community as well as supporting the charitable within a larger group

If you're interested in learning more about this exciting opportunity or wish to apply, please don't hesitate to contact Juliep@brightleaf.co.uk or give us a call at 01422 433900. We are dedicated to assisting talented Small Animal Veterinary Surgeons like you in finding the ideal job.

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