New or Recent Graduate for High Quality Hospital in Bridgend


Steph Ward
This is an exciting opportunity for a new or recently graduated vet to join an expanding Hospital team on the beautiful South Wales coast.

The team work out of a high quality hospital in Bridgend and are committed to excellent clinical care and extremely high standards. They have silver level cat friendly status from the ISFM and have been awarded “outstanding” in 5 separate RCVS awards.

The team have extensive experience of employing new or recent graduate vets, with many of their current vets having started their professional careers with this team. They understand that although you graduate with your day one competencies, it takes time to develop confidence in your abilities.

With the assistance of this fantastic and diverse team of nurses, support staff and vets, including advanced practitioners in both medicine and surgery, you will be given the opportunity to develop your skills and grow your confidence within the profession, allowing you to flourish. Alongside the support from the team, you will also be enrolled on the new graduate program and the new RCVS Graduate Development Program.

This role currently involves a varied mixture of consulting, medical investigations and surgical caseloads. Vets generally have 1 full operating day a week and 3 days of consulting, operating and procedures. As a practice, the team actively encourage all vets to follow their cases through from consultation to diagnosis and treatment. Once your confidence has grown you will be encouraged to carry out some branch work, with the reassurance of always having the ability to ask for help when needed.

Veterinary surgeons currently work a 1:12 out of hours rolling rota which includes 2 part weekends, 2 Saturday mornings and 1 week of nights. The remaining 11 weeks are an average 4 day week. Whilst on call you will always have the full support of one of the friendly senior veterinary clinicians who will be there to advise and help you with anything that you may need.

The successful candidate will enjoy a package which includes 28 days holiday per year, 2 weeks full sick pay and 2 weeks half sick pay, Royal College fees and another professional subscription of your choice, health shield membership, a work based pension and a salary of between 31,500-40,000, commensurate with experience.

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.