Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon - Greater London - North


Steph Ward
Our client has an excellent opportunity for a confident Veterinary Surgeon to join their team based in North London.

You will be based across two lovely surgeries, one on the edge of a green space, opposite a beautiful apple orchard, with fabulous tea rooms just a minute’s walk away. The second is approx 6 miles south and closer to the urban area of North London. Both surgeries have friendly clients, with a large uptake of insured pets, and both are well equipped with a great local reputation.

The team are looking for someone who has an all-round knowledge of first opinion general practice and who can manage all the normal vet duties including occasional sole charge shifts (however there will always be another vet available at the other branch surgery). An interest in ultrasound especially echocardiography would be an advantage. Good humor and the ability to laugh along with the team on those tougher days is definitely a benefit! and the team would be happy to encourage an applicant who is looking to do a certificate etc.

You will be joining a team of 4 Vets, a Practice Manager, 7 Nurses and 2 Receptionists. This vacancy is due to growth, the team have an amazing track record of staff retention, most have been part of the family for many years. You will find everyone is super supportive, clinically, physically, and emotionally. They see great clients, almost all of whom have come from a personal recommendation, and they are renowned for the personal attention they give to all patients and their owners.

The team are looking forward to getting involved again with community projects, such as local dog shows and school visits. Several of their staff bring their own dogs with them to work and can always find a peaceful place to settle down!

The role is full time, working 40 hours per week over 4 days. The shifts include 3 x 9:00am-7:30pm, 1 x 10:00am-5:30pm and one day off every week with Fridays on a 1:4 rotation, and no OOH.
The team can be flexible on shift patterns for the right candidate.

Salary is up to 50,000 depending on experience + 5k Welcome Bonus.

Benefits - Subject to Pro Rata:
Enhanced holiday entitlement and increasing holiday based on length of service
CPD paid days and allowance
L&D opportunities
Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
Private Medical Insurance
BVA Membership paid
VDS cover

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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