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Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon, Devon


Steph Ward

Our client is based in a lovely village in Devon, who is looking for an enthusiastic vet to join their friendly team. The practice is based in a lovely village in the heart of South Devon between the sea and Dartmoor. It’s a great location for outdoor activities, but also with really easy access to the larger centres of Exeter, Torbay and Plymouth

Are you a progressive first opinion small animal vet looking for part-time work - hours negotiable but likely 3 days per week, although there is some flexibility for the right candidate.

Our client is keen to hear from candidates who are enthusiastic and want to work in an environment where you have the facilities and support to work up cases to the highest level. Are you developing an interest in an area of practice and keen to progress further? Or perhaps you already have further experience and qualifications and are looking for a job where you can further expand on this? Our client is looking for vets to join their friendly, enthusiastic team in our exceptionally equipped RCVS Hospital first- opinion/referral practice. The practice prides itself on working to the highest possible standards and give great care to patients (not just get them in and out of the door), their consultations are 15 minutes. The practice aim to ensure a good work:life balance. Daily hours in a “typical” week are either 08:30-1700 or 10:00-18:30 or 19:00. Out of hours calls are outsourced. There is a 1:3 Saturday morning rota. Part-time hours are to be discussed at interview.

We are looking for a vet with experience and drive, keen to get involved in practice development. Recent graduates considered. There is a great supportive team environment in the practice, with high levels of staff retention long-term.

The position comes with a rota, staff benefits package and salary that are benchmarked against other jobs in the market. Benefits include: a generous salary (where experience and further qualifications are further rewarded); 5 weeks leave plus bank holidays (pro rata); extra leave for long service; a shift pattern designed to promote a great work-life balance.

The role offers a very generous CPD allowance both in terms of time and funding – this is tailored according to individual goals but can include time and funding for certificate or other further study. The position also comes with a staff pension scheme and other schemes such as childcare vouchers where appropriate.

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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.