Senior Veterinary Surgeon - near Newport


Steph Ward
Our client based near Newport, South Wales, has an exciting opportunity available for a Senior Veterinary Surgeon to join their fantastic team!

This 6-branch practice located across South Wales currently have 4 full-time vets and an experienced orthopaedic surgeon, supported by a hard-working team of 5 registered veterinary nurses, 2 student veterinary nurses and a receptionist. This is a very close-knit team who strongly encourage case discussions to help develop everyones skills and understanding.

The successful candidate will be confident in both routine and non-routine surgery, and routine and emergency first opinion consultations.
You will be an experienced vet with an interest in mentoring colleagues, someone who is ready to take the next step in their veterinary career amd become a Senior Vet.

The team are passionate about delivering a high level of patient care and clinical standards, some of your day-to-day duties will include;
Performing first opinion consults
Supporting less experienced vets
Training and coaching new graduates
Performing basic and non-routine surgical procedures
Training others and delivering a high level of clinical care and standards
Maintaining clinical standards and adopting practice policies
Engaging the clinical team

The role is open to both full/part-time applications, working an average of 40 hours per week between 9am - 7pm, with no weekend or out of hours work.

The salary for this role is up to £65,000 FTE depending on experience and includes additional 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,
Private Medical Insurance
BVA Membership paid
VDS cover

The practice are able to offer a £5000 relocation package should this be needed and a golden handshake payment is also available for the successful candidate

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.