Full Time Small Animal Vet near Hertford


Louise Evans
Our client has is looking for an experienced full time small animal vet to join their team in Hertford.

The practice was established in 2000 and has a group of 6 practices in the local area. The team aim to provide a high quality, friendly, caring service to clients and their pets. They understand that pets are part of the family and therefore deserve the best treatment possible. The team is made up of experienced and very capable Veterinary Surgeons and Veterinary Nurses whose aim is provide the highest quality of care.

This branch is where their 24-hour emergency on-call care centre is located. This surgery has 24hour on-site nurse monitoring, to maintain all the clients’ pets care and needs. The practice has a high standard of equipment which includes the latest in Digital Radiography technology, High-speed Colour Doppler Ultrasound scanners, DVD endoscopy, High-powered Dental Scalers and Polishers, ECG & Anaesthetic monitoring equipment. The team includes a team of 8 experienced veterinary surgeons, 8 Registered Veterinary Nurses, 4 Student Veterinary Nurses and 11 Receptionists.

This is a full-time role working 40 hours a week over 4 days 9am to 7pm with 1 in 2 Saturday consult weekends, 1 Night a week on call and 1 in 7 long on call weekends - Friday evening to Monday morning. When on call you will only be called in as and when required. Mornings and afternoons are spent dealing with consultations and then inpatients and liaising with the owners regarding further work ups required or you will be on theatre duties and will complete the ops booked in for that day.

The ideal candidate will be an experienced small animal veterinary surgeon with great client communication skills, a good team ethic and able to make decisions, delegate and prioritise. Ideally the client would like to have someone with an interest in surgery and orthopaedics, but this is not essential.

Benefits include:
  • 5 weeks paid holiday not including bank holidays
  • 5 days paid CPD leave, 1250 CPD Allowance per annum
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • VDS, BVA and VDS Cover/Membership paid
  • Pension
  • Annual pay reviews
  • Career progression opportunities
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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