Full Time Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon - open to all levels near Peterborough


Julie Powell
Our client based near Peterborough is looking for a Full Time Small Animal Vet to join their friendly team.

This is a state-of-the-art building, they are an ISFM accredited practice with separate cat and dog waiting areas, wards, four consulting rooms, two theatres, a dedicated imaging suite with digital x-ray, ultrasound (including cardiac probes and doppler), endoscopy gastroscopy, rhinoscopy, etc.), a dedicated dental suite with high definition dental radiography. They also have laparoscopy, arthroscopy, ECG, multiparametric monitors, and more equipment being added regularly. The practice is also a referral practice with an advanced practitioner in surgery, a diplomate in dentistry and a visiting advanced practitioner in ophthalmology.

They currently have 3 Veterinary Surgeons, 5 Registered Veterinary Nurses, 1 Student Veterinary Nurse and 4 Receptionists. There are two certificate holders in surgery and ophthalmology and one diplomate in dentistry working at the practice.

The role involves carrying out consultations and surgery, although a consulting-only position will also be considered, any special interest in any area of veterinary medicine will be supported. The candidate will join the first opinion team and will be supported while getting used to everything, there is support available for any area of veterinary medicine and if not confident in surgery the surgeon will be available to support as needed. Any interest will be supported with training, time and most importantly, cases. If there is interest in clinical research this will also be supported.

The day starts at 8:00am with admissions starting at 8:30am if doing surgery or procedures that day, and consults starting at that time if in a consults day. The time for procedures starts at 9:30am and the lunch break is 1:00pm-2:00pm. There are consultations in the afternoon are from 2:00pm until 6:30pm, with the surgery closing at 7:00pm. All cases are then transferred to VetsNow who takes care of the out-of-hours. There is a Saturday morning rota.

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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