Full or Part Time Small Animal Vet - near Caernarfon


Julie Powell
Our client is a well-established small animal veterinary practice near Caernarfon, North Wales, offering a high standard of first opinion care. They are now looking for a Full or Part Time Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon to join their team.

The practice has a loyal client base and often see returning clients throughout the years, meaning they get to care for patients from puppies/kittens to seniors. They are proud to do their own OOH and care for their own inpatients overnight though it is not especially busy. This role would be great for a Surgeon with a strong GP interest, looking for a long-term role in an easy-going practice.

The client would be really keen to support your expertise or learning goals and incorporate them into the services the practice provides. The practice benefits from in-house blood and lab facilities for routine work, ultrasound, x-ray / dental x-ray and endoscopy facilities. They also have an associated ophthalmology referral department. The team pull together and support each other in the harder times and really are more like a family than co-workers. The team has 8 Vets, 5 RVN's and 3 SVN's.

Situated in the beautiful area of Snowdonia, the practice is well located for those who enjoy the more rural side of life, with plenty of countryside and hill walk areas, beaches and lakes for wild swimming.

The role is full time however they extremely flexible with working hours and can accommodate applicants looking for part time hours, including working mums & dads to fit around the school run etc, with a fully negotiable rota . Full time hours are worked across 4.5 days per week with shifts between 8:30am and 6:30pm plus weekends and night out of hours on rotation of 1:7 weeknights and 14: weekends which consists of Saturday morning in practice 8:30am – 12:30pm plus on Saturday afternoon/night on call with Sunday off or a full weekend on call depending on the rota.

This position is open to vets at all levels as you will be joining a well established and experienced team including several certificate holders. There is an opportunity to focus on any special interests as good CPD is offered and several vets have progressed through to certificates. Salary up to 55,000 subject to experience.

You will be a highly motivated Veterinary Surgeon who is confident and professional with the ability to work seamlessly alongside the practice teams to provide a quality experience for clients and pets alike. You will need to be RCVS registered, have strong communication skills, have the ability to work well in a team, be comfortable to work sole charge (only at weekends and out of hours with backup ALWAYS available) and have a passion to deliver great clinical care and fantastic client service.

If this is role sounds of interest please email your CV through to [email protected] or give me a call on 01422 433900.

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