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Full Time Experienced SA Vet near Buckingham


Julie Powell
Our client is a 2 site practice who is looking for an experienced vet to join their team near Buckingham.

The practice prides itself on providing high standards of animal, client and staff care. They have the ability to be able to manage the majority of cases “in-house” and only refer when appropriate. They invest in CPD/ training, staff and equipment so that they can provide the best service. The practice provide a “365 24/7” service with their OOH’s and hospitalization. The cases are discussed amongst vets and nurses and there is always backup available should it be required.

The practice is fairly comprehensively equipped in order to meet their aims. Their facilities include Digital x-ray, doppler US, In-house Lab, ECG, tonometry, anaesthetic monitoring etc.

Facilities include:
Laparoscopy – most spays are done “keyhole”,
Arthroscopy, Otoscopy, flexible scopes
AO Orthopaedics- air driven Mini-drivers etc
TTA Rapid - cruciate
Dental x-ray at both sites
BI-polar diathermy both sites
Ethicon Endo-surgery (goes with the laparoscopy etc)
Harmonic scalpel
En-seal (Splenectomy in 5 minutes)

This is a full-time role working a 4.5 day week and the working hours are 8.30pm – 6pm. Weekends are on a 1:4 rota . This is made up of consults at branch surgery 2hrs (am) and 1 hours (pm) at branch surgery Saturday and Sunday, the remainder will be on call. There will be a nurse on call throughout the weekend. When you have worked a weekend, you will then get an extra day off in week after weekend on call. After a weekend on call the extra day is generally a Friday to make a long weekend.

The position includes 1 night a week on call, generally you will do the same night each week on call and have the same day to create a routine Mon-Thurs. The client has a part-time vet who works Friday night each week. You will be joining a team of 4 FTE Vets, 5 RVN’s plus 2 trainees

The role includes 5 weeks’ holiday a year (25 working days plus 8 bank holidays) 2 Bank Holidays worked each year- days off in lieu. Salary commensurate with experience/ability – reviewed annually, RCVS, BSAVA, BVA membership, VDS Insurance, 5 days CPD - 1500 allowance minimum – more can be available on discussion. In-house CPD and ultrasound training.

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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