Full Time Small Animal Vet near Watford


Julie Powell

Our client is a well-established first opinion practice, with roots in Hertfordshire going back over 100 years. They are now looking for a Full Time Veterinary Surgeon to join them.

The practice is close to the local countryside while being only a short train journey from London. You will be joining a busy, well-equipped practice, where every team member, including reception, accounts staff, veterinary care assistants, Vets, and Nurses, aspire to achieve higher standards. Along with RCVS GP status, this is a nurse training practice, with well-trained Registered Veterinary Nurses, many of whom are working towards advanced certifications. The practice is fully equipped with ultrasound, endoscopy, laparoscopy, ECG, and multi-modal monitors.

The currently have 7 FTE Veterinary Surgeons and 13 Registered Veterinary Nurses/Students. They also employ several Support Staff so that the clinical team can concentrate on patient care. One of the Veterinary Surgeons has recently passed their GPCert, and one has a special interest in exotics, along with several of the nurses helps a local wildlife charity with their veterinary needs. The vets are diagnosticians, medics, and surgeons and they are keen to support special interests and CPD.

The rota will involve working 40 hours per week spread over 4 days. Weekends are worked on a rota basis, approximately 1:2 Saturdays, to include one full weekend every 5/6 weeks to provide in-patient cover and morning out of hours. VetsNow provides our overnight cover.

The client is looking for someone to add to the existing team’s knowledge, ideally with some experience in more complex cases, although support can be provided by the experienced team. The successful candidate will be a team player, enthusiastic and able to provide exceptional care to clients.

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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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.