Enthusiastic Veterinary Surgeon for Friendly Team in Bournemouth

Our client in Bournemouth are looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated Veterinary Surgeon to join their friendly and supportive team.
This first opinion small animal practice in the north of Bournemouth also have a branch in Poole 2 miles down the road. This is a well-established practice with a large reception room, and a cat only waiting area in one section. The team have 3 consulting rooms open off the reception - one of these is cat only too.

The position is full time over a 4 week rolling rota; 3 weeks are 4 day weeks, 1 week is a 5 day week plus 1 weekend working in 4 (Sat 8.30-4.30, Sun 10am-12). No out of hours. The rota is a mix of early finishes at around 4pm and late finishes at 7.30 (last appointment 6.45pm).

Behind the scenes there are separate wards for dogs, cats and isolation cases. An operating theatre, dental theatre and imaging room open on to a central prep room. Upstairs they have a well-equipped lab, staff room and kitchen, office, shower and bedroom. There is plenty of kit to play with computed radiography, DR dental radiography, ultrasound, therapeutic laser and flexible endoscopes. The team carry out rigid endoscopy and keyhole surgery in the Poole clinic.

Currently the team have 4 full time and 2 part time vets ranging in experience from 2 years to 36 years in practice. They have 2 vets who enjoy the keyhole surgery cases, one of whom has certificates in SA surgery and Endoscopy. One of the other vets is keen on ultrasonography and another one is more interested in medicine. The youngest vet is just finishing her 2nd year at the graduate academy and is all round excellent.
The Head Nurses have been in the practice for the last 20 years and manage a mixed team of qualified and trainee nurses who are not only very dedicated but also get along and are friends as well as colleagues.

To join this experienced team you must be keen to develop and hone your skills. A good foundation of knowledge and an enthusiasm for clinical practice is important.

Aswell as a salary dependent upon experience you will also be entitled to
• 5 weeks paid holiday not including bank holidays
• 5 days paid CPD leave
• 1250 CPD Allowance per annum
• Private Medical Insurance
• VDS Membership paid
• BVA Membership 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.