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Veterinary Surgeon - 18 months plus experience (Greater London)

Greater London, South East
Veterinary Surgeon:
Small Animal Vet Jobs
Veterinary Nurse:
Not applicable 
Other Veterinary Positions:
Not applicable  
Contract Type:
Salary Description:
Generous CPD, Accommodation included
Job Ref:

A wonderful opportunity has arisen for a small animal veterinary surgeon to work in a mutually supportive, co-operative atmosphere within a non-corporate, independent environment. If you have strong routine abilities in first opinion practice (clinically, surgically and medically) and can confidently and independently work-up your cases you will enjoy the benefits of a friendly supportive team, excellent clients (mostly insured) and a generous CPD allowance with scope for undertaking a post graduate qualification eg. dermatology, medicine or imaging. High standards of care, client focus and excellent communication are key attributes.

Equipment/tools: Standard gas anaesthesia (isoflurance), Surgivet patient monitor ( ECG, capnography, pulse oximetery, temperature and blood pressure) and a handheld puse oximeter, 2 infusion pumps, Centrifuge and micro-haematocrit centrifuge, Vet-test biochemistry analyser - mostly used for emergencies or pre-op screening as we have twice daily courier lab collections. Good-quality Nikon microscope for in-house blood film exam/ urinalysis/ cytology/ skin scrapes. Welch Allyn opthalmoscopes/ otoscopes. Digital radiography; lead-lined x-ray room which eliminates need for anyone to be exposed; Doppler blood pressure monitor. ECG. Caris ultrasound scanner with abdominal/ cardiac probes and colour Doppler. Good quality dental station/ drill/ polisher; dental radiography. The practice don't see an awful lot of orthopaedic work, although they do have good quality orthopaedic surgical kit and try to do good orthopaedic examinations/ radiography and give good referral advice.

This is a busy 2 vet practice with 2 very experienced RVN's and support staff. Flexible working hours possible. During Monday to Friday consults take place: 9am - 11am and 4pm - 7pm, Saturday 9am -12pm. The following week: 4 days Monday -Thursday with a 3-day weekend off. Out of hours are contracted out.

Accommodation: Spacious upstairs practice flat (2 large bedrooms, living-room, large office) overlooking the common; separate entrance behind the surgery.

Location: Ideally situated to enjoy the benefits of being very close to London, close to airports, but with countryside on the doorstep. 5 minutes' drive from the M25 motorway, south of London. Gatwick airport is about 20 minutes away, Heathrow 30 minutes, Brighton and the south coast an hour away. The local railway station is a couple of minutes' walk away; trains to Waterloo/ Victoria in central London take about 40 minutes. The premises have great local amenities including: a busy parade of shops, including family-run greengrocer and butcher, two restaurants, coffee shop, hardware store, florist, travel agent, off-licence, osteopath and a local supermarket. For further information about this vacancy please contact: .

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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 recru

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