Full Time Head Veterinary Surgeon - near the Thames Barrier


Julie Powell

Our clients clinic is situated in a great location with fantastic transport links and open green spaces nearby. The Practice was refurbished two years ago therefore there is a top of the range ultrasound machine, digital x-ray, endoscope, ventilator, exotic ward, separate cat, and dog waiting area. There is also a large team room which is separate from the practice, giving you a quiet place to have your lunch / break.

This a small but very experienced team consisting of 2 RVN's, 1 SVN, and a Receptionist. You would be working alongside a Head Veterinary Nurse, RVN and SVN, who are excited about this new opportunity and all very supportive. You will also be working alongside a supportive Practice Director who is an RVN and has been working in the industry for over 10 years. They are hugely supportive of each another and are constantly striving to improve the care they provide to clients and patients alike. They also have the help and support of a visiting specialist orthopaedic surgeon, if needed. They also support the RSPCA C4 charity for cat neutering. CPD’s are supported and encouraged.

This is a varied position where you will have the opportunity to run the Practice the way you want with the support of the Practice Manager and wider team. You will be involved in managing and building the team, as well as a mixture of consults and surgery. No day is the same and you will see a varied caseload of small animals including dogs, cats, tortoises, birds and lizards, the list goes on. Work / Life balance is important to them therefore they are flexible with how many days / hours a week you would like to work and can see anything from No weekends. No OOH. The salary for this role is up to 65,000 depending on experience and there is a relocation allowance paying up to 5,000, (subject to eligibility).

Ideally you will be an experienced vet who is keen to progress their career and put their own mark on the practice.

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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