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New Graduate Veterinary Surgeon


Steph Ward
My client based in the Southampton area of Hampshire have an opportunity for an enthusiastic New Graduate Veterinary Surgeon with a genuine passion for what they do to join them on a full time basis. Personality, empathy and communication skills are as important as qualifications, with a wish to work up cases to a high standard. A willingness to learn and work together is important too.

You must have good communication skills and be fluent in both written and spoken English. The practice has a very loyal client base and they are looking for candidates who are happy to work up cases and build strong relationships with their clients and animals.

Currently a 5 vet practice, including a Cardiology Certificate holder and colleagues registered on medicine and diagnostic imaging certificates, plus 8 RVN's all either qualified or in training, their main passion is providing exceptional client care with a particular focus on preventative medicine.

The practice is looking for additional staff to improve the work/life balance for their team, showing a real commitment to the happiness of their staff.

Shifts consist of:
Mon – Fri Opening times 09.00 - 18.30
08.30 - to either a 5pm, 6pm or 7pm finish.
The 6pm vet supports the 7pm vet with any extras coming in.
The 7pm vet is on call until 10.00pm when phones are switched over to Vets Now. (inpatients may need to be checked at 10.00pm)

**Vets currently work a 1 in 4 weekend**
Sat Opening times 09.00 - 16.00
08.30 - 16.00 then on call until 18.30 when phones are switched over.
Sun Opening times 10.00 - 13.00
08.30 - 13.00 then on call until 18.30 when phones are switched over.

They are also proud to be able to offer a generous allowance for CPD/certification with supportive colleagues. Plus private healthcare, pension, gym membership and bonus scheme.

Unfortunately unable to offer accommodation or transport.

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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