Experienced SA Vet, ideally with an Orthopaedic interest for practice in Skipton, North Yorkshire


Steph Ward
Our client in Skipton are an expanding Veterinary Hospital who has been providing veterinary care for over 80 years, successfully combining a traditional ethos of care with progressive modern medicine. The team are proud to be a referral centre for cardiology and soft tissue surgery. They have in-house laboratory, ECG, digital x-ray, rigid and flexible endoscopy, ultrasound with colour flow Doppler. 24-hour on-site nursing care, CPD and further qualifications encouraged.

This client truly takes pride in caring for its staff, as well as patients, ensuring a good work-life balance. The team are down to earth and welcoming. You will be supported by multi-disciplinary certificate holders. The team are supportive of each other and look out for one another. The nurses are on site every day and night taking great care of inpatients as the team are pleased to offer their own out of hours.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Veterinary Surgeon to join the team of 8 Vets, 9 RVNs and a welcoming admin and reception team, and get involved in a good mix of consulting and operating. Consults are 15 minutes.
You will be working amongst the supportive team with certificate holders, RVN's on site 24/7, where case continuity is encouraged with lots of skill sets in practice to ensure a high level of care is always delivered.

The ideal candidate will be an experienced small animal vet who is already studying for a certificate or interested in doing so with an interest in orthopaedic surgery. You should be a great team player with a caring manner and great communicator, both with the team and our clients. Willing to go the extra mile with a smile!
This is a full time role working 40 hours a week over 4 days per week. The core working day is 8.30am-5.30pm with a late finish at 6.30pm once a week. Saturday morning consults run from 8.30am - 1pm.
Ideally the team are looking for their new team member to join the OOH vet rota - currently 1:6. This involves a week of nights Monday - Friday. Monday is a full working day and OOH rota. Tuesday - Friday is 5pm-8.30am the following morning on call. They have a team of qualified experienced nurses on site 24/7 to take care of the inpatients and answer the OOH phones.

Additional benefits in addition to a competitive salary;
• 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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