Experienced SA Vet for 100% Small Animal Team in beautiful Anglesey


Steph Ward

Our client are a 100% small animal veterinary surgery with a loyal client base and extensive equipment, including IDEXX in-house laboratory (catalyst and procyte), digital AGFA CR X-ray, video endoscope and bronchoscope, colour Doppler ultrasound with ECG, tonopen, slit lamp - all of which allow the vets to work up cases fully in-house.

The team see a varied workload that ranges from the standard (e.g. vaccinations, microchipping, neutering, dentals, in-house laboratory, X-ray interpretation pet passports, pregnancy diagnosis with ultrasound, hip and elbow scoring, PAT dog assessments), to more specialist services and treatments, such as chemotherapy, echocardiograms, ECG, video endoscope and bronchoscope for non-invasive investigations and advanced surgeries. The principal vet has a particular interest in small animal surgery and orthopaedics (regularly carrying out TTAs) and holds a PGCertSAS, he frequently undertakes advanced soft tissue and orthopaedic procedures and is happy to pass on his knowledge. The Vets are supported by a team of lovely nurses.

The team are seeking a 4th Vet for their team, they can consider full or part time applications; full time would be 4 days per week (9am-6.30pm) plus a share in Saturday rota (currently 1 in 4) and a share in the weekend and evening in-patient rota. The emergency out of hours is undertaken by VetsNow, although the team continue to look after in-patients overnight as appropriate.

The ideal candidate will be a veterinary surgeon who is comfortable with routine consults and routine neutering and dental surgery. The candidate should have excellent communication skills, should be able to write clear and concise clinical notes, be computer literate and have good time management skills. The individual should be proactive in their learning and keen to develop their knowledge and practical and intellectual skills through CPD. The team consider CPD to be an essential part of a veterinary surgeon's role and have an extensive library of books and journals within a quiet spacious office.

Salary range 35k-50k dependent on experience.

Located in beautiful Anglesey this practice are based just 5 minutes from the beach and a 45 minute’ drive from the Snowdonia Mountains - which may be particularly interesting to candidates with an interest in water sports, rock climbing, hiking, riding, etc.

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.