Experienced SA Veterinary Surgeon for Friendly Practice in Durham

Our client based in County Durham are looking to recruit an additional, experienced veterinary surgeon to join their team on a permanent basis.

The practice has established a great reputation based on excellence in clinical care provided by the friendly team of 6 Vets, 6 RVN's, 2 SVNs and Reception Team.

The team are keen to find someone capable of sole charge shifts and unsupervised surgery and would be ideal for a vet who likes clinical independence and case continuity. Interests in surgery or medicine are welcomed but not essential. The practice caseload is wide ranging so certificates can be supported in most areas if required.
The team also see a high number of exotic cases and so if someone is interested in developing their skills with exotic animals this is the ideal practice, with plans to become one of the North Easts Exotic hubs!

The team are happy to look at all levels of experience, from 12 months upwards and are extremely flexible when it comes to working patterns - part-time, full-time, full weeks on/off and are even looking at introducing a Flexible holiday pay scheme where staff members can sell back holidays in return for full pay or request additional time off.

The majority of vets work a 38.5 hour week with 4 x 9 hour days, including 1 hours paid lunch each day. There is a mixture of shifts 8-6pm, 9-7pm and 10-8pm plus 1:4 Saturdays (8.30am-6.30pm), however you will be paid for a 40 hour week. There are no OOHs with this role.
All staff have a holiday allowance of 5 weeks plus Bank Holidays or Time off in Lieu if you work a Bank Holiday (open for 3hrs consults only on a Bank Holiday).

The team are more than happy to offer support and mentorship to less experienced vets or those looking towards Certification.

Salary is dependent upon experience (45k+)

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.