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Full Time Small Animal Vet - Near Bournemouth


Julie Powell

Our client is a small animal practice based near Bournemouth who are looking or a full time vet to join their team.

The practice is located in Dorset with ready access to the Jurassic coast and New Forest, with good air and rail connections from the nearby towns of Bournemouth and Poole. They have an in-house laboratory, Digital X-ray and Dental X-ray facilities, modern ultrasound, endoscope, bronchoscope and other toys. Most cases are dealt with in-house but they have a close support from a referral practice nearby, one of the largest referral centres in the UK. The practice is renowned for having a caring, family feel and have cat friendly status.

They are a 3 Vet, 6 Nurse practice and are part of a larger group. They are also proud themselves on being a nurse training practice. They have an exceptionally friendly team all with a great sense of humour.

They are looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated Veterinary Surgeon to join them. A normal day would consist of two hours consulting and two hours operating in the mornings with an hours break for lunch and then consulting in the afternoon. There are no night duties as these are covered by Vets Now. The rota is Monday to Friday 9:00 - 18:30 (with one half day each week), plus a 1 in 3 Saturday morning. There are regular clinical meetings and frequent informal case discussions. Appropriate support is supplied, dependent on the needs of the successful candidate.

The successful candidate should be able to work to a high standard and have experience in consulting, routine surgery and case work ups. You must be able to cope with sole charge, although in general, this will only happen on a Saturday morning. Appropriate support and training is available.

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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Bright Leaf Recruitment is a recruitment agency specialising in veterinary recruitment. We have been placing exceptional veterinary surgeons and veterinary nurses in great roles around the United Kingdom, Dubai and Australia since 2010. Our team of expert recruiters have over two decades of experience in the veterinary recruitment industry.