Small Animal Head Veterinary Surgeon - near Colchester


Julie Powell

Our client’s clinic is located just North of Colchester surrounded by attractive Suffolk landscape which you can from the practice. The clinic has all the usual equipment including x-rays, dental x-rays, ultrasound, ECG, TPLO and other basic orthopaedic kits.

The team currently have 7 Veterinary Surgeons, including one cardiology certificate holder and two studying for certificates in dentistry and ECC, one specialist in oral surgery and dentistry and 9 Registered Veterinary Nurses.

They are now looking for a dedicated Head Veterinary Surgeon to join them. The ideal candidate will be confident in carrying out routine surgeries and be interested in mentoring new graduates as well as maintaining and improving clinical standards. You will be comfortable with some lone working as whilst this position is primarily working alongside other vets, there would be some sole charge work on weekends when required. The client is open to both full/part-time applications for this role, with the full-time rota being 40 hours per week over 4 days, between 9:00 am-7:00 pm. There is a 1:3 weekend rota but no out of hours. The salary for this role is up to 65,000 depending on experience. The candidate will have a special interest in surgery and internal medicine to look after the discipline and grow in that area. The candidate must also have an interest in leadership.

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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