Experienced SA/Exotic Vet for Independent Single Site Practice in Hampshire
Our fantastic independent client based in Hampshire are looking for an experienced small animal / exotic vet to work across their small animal and exotics departments.
Ideally someone who is looking to expand their exotics knowledge and gain a (paid for) Certificate in Zoological Medicine. 1 in 4 on-call exotics only weeknights and weekends. Bank Holidays and holiday cover worked equal rota (may involve some SA cover).
This is a full time role, working 4.5 days plus 1:4 weekends and 1 night per week on-call.
The half day will be the same day each week and will be a day for planned ops - some vets do stay on a bit longer to see other operations and gain further experience. The weekends involve working Saturday morning and being on-call for the rest of the weekend. The practice only operate on-call for their own clients and you will always be supported by an RVN. The on-call night is the same each week and therefore allows you to plan your personal time weeks in advance.
This client also prides itself with its team of Interns who take it in turns to work a week of nights and stay on-site. During this time the interns will look after the on-call line if they are experienced and will often only call the vet on duty for help and advice. The not so expereinced interns will attend on-call cases but the vet on-call will take the phone. The team have found this arrangement to work well and allow their interns to learn and develop quicker.
The practice has 2 units side by side allowing them to have a fully consult only unit with 6 consulting rooms and a seperate surgical suite next door. They have all the equipment you would expect from a forward thinking modern practice such as an imaging suite for x-ray and ultrasound, a CT scanner, laproscopy and a large clean theatre with space for 3 operating tables and endoscopy stack.
They have a separte scrub room, seperate dental area and sepearte wards for hospitalising pets and separate isolation wards for dogs and cats, plus a eard dedicated to the treatment of exotic pets.
The ideal candidate will have 1-2 years SA / exotic first opinon experience and be enthusistic to learn and develop with the team.
Salary is dependent upon experience plus RCVS, VDS and BSAVA ar all paid for and CPD is uncapped. The team are happy to support all interests up to and including Certificate levels.
The nearby picturesque town of Andover has good road links to Newbury, Basingstoke, Winchester and Salisbury.
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.
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