Large Experienced Team seek Vet for Varied Caseload - South Coast

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

Contact email:
Job ref: 7310
Published: 5 months ago
Our client are a 12-site group spread across Hampshire, West Sussex and East Sussex. They have a strong focus on clinical excellence and client service to create a progressive and supportive environment. 

The team are looking for a friendly, clinically focussed, progressive colleague to join their great team. This vacancy has come about due to a colleague moving to a referral centre to undertake further qualifications and so for the right candidate, they can offer a high caseload in areas of specific interest, which can be worked up to a high level alongside an experienced and dedicated nursing team. 

They encourage personal development and have a good structure for internal referrals enabling a large and varied caseload to be developed. The clinics are extensively equipped with full endoscopy (video scope, rigid scope, bronchoscope), in-house lab (procyte, catalyst, sedivue, electrolytes, PT/APTT, snap shot), digital x-ray, dental x-ray, multiparameter machines and a high quality ultrasound. Plus they have multiple nurse training centres.

Currently a large, experienced team of 11 Vets, some of whom hold certificates in various disciplines or studying towards certificates, plus 18 RVN's and a dedicated Team of support staff and reception staff.  

This role could be ideal for either a GP or someone wishing to undertake further studies. Duties will involve general first opinion work, consultations, workups and surgery as well as becoming part of the out of hours team on a well worked system.

You must be an experienced, friendly colleague who is focussed on progression and clinical excellence, whilst happy to work in a friendly and fast paced environment.  On offer for the succesful applicant is a competitive salary, CPD funded and encouraged, exclusive company discounts, reward schemes and career development. This is ideally a full time position but they also have a part time position available and would welcome all applications.

Ideally this is a full time position but the client is open to part time applications.  Typically a full time role would working 4 days per week and Saturdays on a rota.  There are no out of hours with this position but the will be inpatient care on a 1:9 week rota.  Salary is up to £75k pa DOE, a welcome bonus of £5k and a relocation allowance of up to £5k.

If this role sounds of interest please email your CV through to or give me a call on 01422 433900.

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