Experienced Veterinary Surgeon for Busy Practice in Birmingham


Steph Ward
This well-established client in Birmingham has 3 branches across the city and are looking for a passionate Veterinary Surgeon to join the team on a permanent full time basis.

The role is to be based at the busy branch practice just south of the city near Moseley which was fully refurbished 8 years ago. There is now a separated dog & cat waiting area, separate dog & cat wards, 4 consulting rooms, prep room, x-ray, theatre, cat isolation and dog isolation. The practice is fully equipped with DR X-ray, dental x-ray, ultrasound; Idexx Catalyst/Procyte/Snap Reader; endoscopy- 2.7mm rigid, 5mm rigid, 3.5mm flexible and 8mm videoendoscopes. The team also have the ability to perform cardiac scans and abdominal ultrasound in conjunction with a specialist, as well as other specialist help via video link.

The experienced team of 8 Vets, 7 RVNs, 3 SVNs 4 ACAs and a dedicated Reception team and Practice Manager includes a Certificate holder in Feline Medicine, and a vet studying for her Certificate in Surgery. Certifications will always be supported as developmental opportunities.

The ideal candidate will be an all-rounder with great communication, medicine and surgical skills, although the team are happy to take on someone with less experience who has a willingness to work well as part of a team, to be able to cope under pressure, and a desire to learn both under supervision and from reading around the subject which is equally important. Other requirements are having great communication skills and a true compassion for pets and the clients.

The standard working week is 4.5 days between 9am- 6pm/7pm depending on your shift and you will take part in the shared weekend rota currently working two out of six Saturdays (8.45am-5pm), the team are hoping to reduce this to two in eight Saturdays once fully staffed. Salary for the role is up to 53,000 depending on experience.

Being just 5-10 minute drive from the centre of Birmingham the location of this practice also provides excellent rail, road and flight links to the rest of the country and beyond.

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.