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Experienced Veterinary Surgeon

Our independent client based in Ipswich are looking for a veterinary surgeon with at least 2 years experience to work in their busy branch practice.

This is a very forward thinking practice with great tools and equipment to help you develop and grow. They are a fantastic supportive team of 11 vets, including a certificate holder in orthopaedics, and 12 RVNs across their 2 sites.

You will always be working alongside 4 other vets, over a 4 day working week and including a 6 person on call rota.
The on call rota runs over 6 weeks - 5 of those weeks you would work one night per week and on the remaining week there are no nights. A nurse is always on hand to take the calls initially and a veterinary surgeon Director is always on 2nd call back up. 20% of on call fees are paid as a bonus. You will get 4 weekends off in 6.

There is no sole charge (3 f/t vets and 1 p/t staff member are always on duty).
There is 1000 CPD allowance and consideration can be given for those wanting to pursue a certificate.

A competitive salary based on experience is available plus 25 days holiday plus bank holidays.

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.