SA Veterinary Surgeon for First Opinion Practice in West Oxfordshire

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

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Job ref: 7379
Published: 5 months ago
Due to continued growth our client in Oxfordshire are looking for a Veterinary Surgeon to join their team on a permanent basis.

This Veterinary Surgery is a first opinion small animal practice located in West Oxfordshire. The practice opened in 2014 and is located in a purpose built spacious and light practice. The practice is located on the edge of the Cotswolds within easy reach of Oxford.

Currently a 2.5 FTE Vet Team this newly created Vet position will allow the team to continue to provide a caring service to all their clients as they continue to grow. You will work as a first opinion Vet providing both medical and surgical care to patients and as the pet's vet you will for example admit the pet, perform whatever the procedure may be and discharge the pet yourself.  However this is a supportive and experienced team who will be happy to guide, assist and support their new colleague every step of the way. Two of the Veterinary Surgeons are currently studying towards a postgraduate certificate.

This is a full time position working 40hrs a week over 4 weekdays (Wednesday would be a non-working day) with shared Saturday mornings 08:30 to 13:00. Currently the weekend rota would be 1 in 8 Saturday mornings. There is no OOH work other than inpatient care for patients which opt to stay at the practice rather than to be transferred to their OOH provider. This is shared equally between the vets.

In addition to a competitive base salary, you will benefit from -
•    6.6 weeks annual leave
•    Your birthday as a paid day off
•    £1,250 CPD allowance with 40 hours paid pro rata
•    Certificate support

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

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