Full Time Experienced Small Animal Vet - near Braintree

Our client is a RCVS accredited small animal hospital near Braintree who are looking for an experienced Small Animal Vet to join them.

The hospital has a full lab, separate isolation, cat and dog wards. There is an orthopaedic theatre, lots of surgical kit including laparoscopic equipment and various endoscopes. Both the hospital and standalone operating branches all have digital x-ray with three out of four having ultrasound facilities. There is a fantastic, friendly team of vets, nurses and support staff, that have a wide range of interests, and who provide support to each other whilst working within the busy clinic. The hospital offers excellent surgical and medical facilities as well as an interesting and varied caseload. There is a team of 12 FTE vets, one of which is a certificate holder in surgery, 16 nurses, with a high proportion of RVN's, including surgical nursing diploma holders plus 4 VCA's and a dedicated reception team. The client is active in the community and often sponsor local events.

The hospital is part of a larger group 6 sites in the Essex area. The role involves 40 hours per week based on a 4 day week, within a rota system of 8am - 7pm. This role encompasses varying shifts and clinic duties but branch continuity is prioritised for both staff and clients. The practice has Vets Now on site, therefore no out of hours cover is required. There is an emergency only overlap service at the weekend for clients only, from 2pm-6pm on Saturday once the practice has closed and on Sunday from 8am to 6pm. This is based on a 1:10 rota.

Due to the size of the team the client is open to full or part time applications. typical working day is a good mixture of consutls and surgery. role is open to experienced confident, enthusiastic vets, with previous sole charge experience and the ability to fully work up a full range of medical and surgical cases. You will have a clear focus on client communication and a desire to provide the best care possible for both patients and owners. Teamwork and excellence in clinical care should be high on your agenda.

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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