SA Veterinary Surgeon for well established Practice near Dartford, Kent


Julie Powell
Our client to the North West of Dartford are looking for a dedicated Veterinary Surgeon to join their first opinion practice where work/life balance is very important to the team and as such the role is to work a rota of 3 week days, with a 4 day week once a month, and every second Saturday, with no out of hours.

This is a well-established Small Animal Practice with wonderful, loyal clients. The team pride themselves on a very low turnover of staff and are proud to say they have very experienced Vets and Nurses on the team. The surgery is well-equipped and is kept very clean and provides a happy environment in which to work.

The team is currently 5 Vets (2 part time) 7 RVN's, 1 SVN, a Practice Manager, 3 Receptionists, 3 Kennel Staff and a dedicated cleaning team. One of the vets has a GP certificate and they have visiting specialists/certificate holders in Cardiology, Ultrasonography, Orthopaedics. They are a training practice for Veterinary Nurses and have a nurse clinical coach.

The ideal candidate will have some previous experience in general practice, however due to the experience within the current team mentorship can be given and the team can even look to support a keen newly qualified Vet. You must have a positive can-do attitude and great communication skills are also essential for this role.

Duties will include carrying out consultations, treating animals in hospital, liaising with clients about their pets, radiography, dentistry and of course general surgical work. CPD encouraged. You will be supported by dedicated team of qualified Nurses on every shift.

Salary is up to 50,000 per annum dependent on experience.

The location of this practice in Greater London, on the London/Kent border means it has brilliant transport links and is easily commutable from Dartford, Plumstead, Woolwich and Bexley.

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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