Full or Part Time Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon - Near Folkestone


Julie Powell
Our client has a beautiful purpose-built practice near Folkestone and are now looking for a Full Time Small Animal Vet to join them.

The clinic has digital/dental x-ray, ultrasound, endoscope, in house laboratory. The practice is located close to good motorway links. There is also the sea and the downs on the doorstep. Eurotunnel is literally just down the road and there is easy access to the fast speed link to London (45 minutes by train to central London).

The team has 4 veterinary surgeons with 26 years’ experience between them (3.25 FTE), they are looking for someone who wants to progress their career with the help and support of the wonderful team. There is a certificate holder in small animal surgery and is clinical coach. There are 7 nurses; 6 RVN's and 1 student. They have loads of experience and run their own consults and are passionate about their work. There are visiting peripatetic vets who come into the practice for orthopaedics and heart problems.

The position is full time across 4 days, but the client is open to considering part time applicants. This is over 4 days 8.30am- 7.30pm. You would be expected to work 1:3 Saturday mornings, 9am-1pm but would receive a half day the following week to compensate. No OOH, as all is covered by Vets now.

Day to day duties will be to provide excellent care to lovely clients and their pets. You will perform operations in the morning with a typical finishing by 1pm, then consults start at 2.30pm until 6.30pm. The vets have time in the afternoon consults to write up notes and contact clients. Consults are 15 minutes long, with double appointments for complicated cases and euthanasia to give you time to deal with the clients and not rush.

The client is open to all levels of experience, due to being able to support less experienced applicants. You will be committed approach to your work, with a positive can-do attitude. You must be a great communicator and team player with excellent bed side manner.

For more information on this role or if you would like to apply then please contact [email protected] or give me a call on 01422 433900.

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