Recent Graduate Small Animal Vet Vacancy - Gloucestershire


Steph Ward
Are you a new or recently qualified, talented, veterinary graduate looking for an excellent opportunity to advance your skills in small animal medicine and surgery in a supportive hospital environment?

This role is initially a year-long internship as part of this clients New Graduate Scheme with potential for a permanent long-term career.
You will work as the primary contact for clients but also alongside our specialist team to ensure patients have access to gold standard healthcare without the need to travel for referral. You will be involved in the hands-on care of a range of small-animals, providing both emergency and routine healthcare and educating pet owners about how they can manage and prevent further injuries and/or sickness.

Key Responsibilities:
Provide first-class care to injured/sick patients.
Administer treatments including injections, tablets, drips and blood transfusions.
Perform diagnostic tests, e.g. blood sampling, urine analysis and x-rays.
Prepare animals for surgery and perform some minor procedures e.g neutering, suturing wounds and dental hygiene. Assist veterinary surgeons with major operations.

The successful candidate will hold a degree in Veterinary Medicine, be registered with the RCVS and display good routine small animal surgical and medical skills.
The role is to work 40 hours per week, including weekend and out of hours, but there will never be sole charge work. Further rota details discussed at interview.

This client can offer offer an excellent package including; new graduate salary (up to 30k) • Generous CPD. • Paid holidays, pension, RCVS and VDS fees • Career development employee welfare supported • Staff Discounts.

If this 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.