Daytime ECC Veterinary Surgeon - Cardiff


Steph Ward
Our client in South Wales have exciting opportunities to join their rapidly expanding team to increase their current ECC care, and become a seamless 24/7 service for local practices.

This role will be working on a rolling rota of 4 days on, 4 days off, allowing the successful candidates to really maximise a satisfying clinical role with great quality of life by striking a great work-life balance.

The practice is situated in an extremely diverse area. South Wales and, in particular, Cardiff and its surroundings really are something very special. Within easy commuting distance of all of the groups practices, you can be living in the vibrant city centre of Cardiff, surround yourself with nature and tranquillity in the coastal towns of the Vale of Glamorgan, or the mountains of the Valleys and Brecon Beacons National Park. The area really does have something for everyone. Sports facilities are extensive and broad-ranging: from the International Sports Village in Cardiff to UK-renowned mountain bike trails in Merthyr Tydfil and Cwmbran, beautiful walks on the Welsh Coastal Path or mountain and waterfall walks in the Brecon Beacons National Park, there really is something for everyone.

The hospital site is a busy referral and emergency centre, covering the out-of-hours provision for the branch practices and approximately 40 local practices. With the new rota design, the team aim to achieve a seamless 24/7 emergency service to all clients and user practices, accepting inpatient transfers and emergency cases throughout the day.

This role would be perfect for vets with a specific interest in ECC work, with the opportunity for certificate study, if desired. The successful candidates will have the excitement of an ECC role, but with the added benefit of no long night hours and plenty of time to enjoy the local area!

The hospital boasts a CT scanner, advanced ultrasonography equipment, endo-surgery facilities, extensive blood analysis equipment, dedicated orthopaedic, soft tissue, and exotic theatres, as well as a dedicated dental suite.

The practice also proudly host pet blood bank sessions to provide much needed support to the veterinary community, which has so far received outstanding feedback.

This groups culture is one that values not only their patients and clients, but their team, as well. This client truly believes that by looking after their teams, the highest levels of patient and client care will naturally follow. They strive to provide an environment that encourages people to achieve their full potential, embark on further study, if desired, and progress in their chosen career pathways. They have numerous projects aimed at supporting team wellbeing and have the team actively involved in how the practice can progress.

The successful candidate will be someone who is happy to work within a team, act with integrity and show respect to their colleagues, clients, and patients whilst using and sharing the best practice standards. You will be someone who can think ahead and embrace change, take ownership of their work, and offer solutions to problems encountered. You will also enjoy success and show a desire to grow professionally.

This is a full time role working an average of 35 hours per week with a starting salary of between 65-75k – dependant on experience/role.
Plus up to 6.6 weeks holiday, inclusive of Bank holidays – options to buy and sell, sick pay of 2 weeks full pay and 2 weeks half pay, CPD 1750 and VDS and RCVS memberships paid.

If this role sounds of interest please email your CV through to [email protected] 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.