Full or Part Time Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon - Dewsbury


Julie Powell
Our client is a busy first opinion practice in Dewsbury who are open to full and part time Veterinary Surgeon applications to join their team.

The practice offers all routine surgery plus some more advanced soft tissue and orthopaedic procedures. They have a fully equipped operating room with ultrasonic instrument cleaning and vacuum sterilisers separated from non-clean procedure areas, including a separate diagnostic x-ray/ultrasound room. re is In house blood testing, using the latest Idexx analysers and also Sedivue analyser for urine sediment analysis. Facilities to offer blood pressure testing, cryosurgery, to perform suction and have a fully integrated dental machine. They have a culture of consideration and kindness in the practice toward the patients but also to staff members. The main aim with patients is always to provide the highest-level clinical care practical, regardless of whether the client is insured or has less to spend in these challenging times.

The enthusiastic team consists of 7 Veterinary Surgeons with varying amounts of experience, led and fully supported by the Clinical Director. They are supported by 7 caring nursing staff and a great team of permanent and part-time reception staff overseen by the Practice Manager.

There is scope for this position to be full or part-time hours depending on applicant preferences. A normal day in the life would consist of a good mixture of consult and surgery work depending on the rota for that day. They try to incorporate operating time each day particularly if the Vet Surgeon was to be on a later finish with evening consultations. Client calls, telephone consultations and of course reporting on any in patient cases they are responsible for.

A Typical rota
Our full-time rota is averaged out over 6-week rotation. There are 2 in 6 weekends.
Day one: 9am – 8pm
Day two: 9am – 8pm
Day three: 9am – 1pm
Day Four: 9am- 4pm
Day Five: 9am – 3pm
One week in 6 is a bonus week, with 2 days off and then 2pm start for 3 days with 8pm finish. There are no out of hours with this post.

They could accommodate a Veterinary Surgeon looking to gain further experience and would be happy to offer support if needed for performing surgery and handling medicine cases. A most important attribute would be the ability to get on well in a team and with their valued clients.

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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