Part Time Consulting Vet - near Morpeth


Julie Powell
Our client is a large, mixed, multi-site vet hospital based in Morpeth with satellite branches in the North East across south Northumberland and Newcastle. They are now looking for a Part Time Veterinary Surgeons to join them.

All emergency and hospitalised patients are cared for at the 24-hour hospital. There is all the usual equipment including ultrasound, digital radiography including dental, video endoscopy, hydrotherapy, 4 theatres, and separate animal wards for cats, dogs, small animals, and exotics. There are 25 Veterinary Surgeons who work across a range of disciplines including equine, farm, small and OV work. There are 24 registered Veterinary Nurses and 9 Nursing Assistants and this is a nurse training practice. They have certificate holders in several subjects including Internal Medicine, Surgery, Behaviour, Exotics, Cardiology, and Ophthalmology. The team work hard to create a supportive environment for all staff and the team regularly organise social events including fundraising, summer and Christmas parties, and other gatherings when Covid allows.

They now would like an experienced Consulting Small Animal Vet to join them to work within the branch consulting team. They can organise the rota to include time at the main hospital if desired. The candidate should be comfortable carrying out first opinion small animal work. Cases requiring complicated workup or hospitalisation would be referred to the main hospital. The branch role can encompass both consulting and surgical roles for the right candidate.

Duties would include sole charge branch consulting with a dedicated nurse and receptionist. There will be no emergency work or surgery. This is a part-time position and they are happy to offer flexible shifts, ideally, this will be 2-4 days per week depending on your availability and hours can be mornings, afternoons, or within school hours if that suits you. There are no requirements for out-of-hours or weekend work. The salary for this role is up to 60,000 pro-rata DOE.

If this is role sounds of interest please email your CV through to [email protected] or give me a call on 01422 433900.

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