Full Time – Veterinary Surgeon – Essex – Ref: JM14924

Job Role

Veterinary Surgeon

Job Type




My client is looking for a Veterinary Surgeon to join their team in Witham. The role will involve a mix of consulting and surgery, within one of their 6 clinics. The practice requires an experienced confident, enthusiastic vet, with previous sole charge experience and the ability to fully work up a full range of medical and surgical cases. They must have a clear focus on client communication and a desire to provide the best care possible for both patients and owners. Teamwork and excellence in clinical care should be high on their agenda.

The rota involves working 41 hours over 4 days a week between the hours of 8:00 am-7:00 pm. No out-of-hours cover is required. The practice closes on a Saturday from 2:00 pm to 5.00 pm and on a Sunday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. This is based on a 1:9 rota. There is also a Saturday morning consult session, based on a 1: 3 to 4 basis.

The practice has a fantastic friendly team of Vets, dedicated qualified Nurses, and support staff, with a wide range of interests. Their team includes Vets who are already certificate holders or are working towards their qualifications, in surgery, medicine, cardiology, and advanced general practice. The practice has excellent surgical and medical facilities with separate dog and cat wards and boasts a comprehensive surgical kit that you would expect from a hospital standard clinic.

The practice can offer an interesting and varied caseload, a generous salary, an attractive holiday, and a CPD package with encouragement and support given to undertake further qualifications. Additionally, health insurance and enhanced maternity pay over and above statutory rates are provided.

You will have good all-around practice skills in the areas of consulting and surgery, with the ability to work sole charge when required. Any additional skills would be very welcomed. You must have an excellent customer care focus and appreciate the importance of good communication with our stakeholders.

Benefits - Subject to Pro Rata:

· Enhanced holiday entitlement and increasing holiday based on length of service

· CPD paid days and allowance

· L&D opportunities through the IVC Evidensia Academy

· Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay

· Private Medical Insurance

· BVA Membership paid

· VDS cover

· Birthday leave

· Discounted veterinary fees

· Various discounts including retail & gym memberships

· Cycle to Work scheme

· Service-related company sick pay

· Sponsorship for overseas employees

· Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing

· Relocation packages

· Career progression opportunities

For further information, feel free to call me on 01392 249645, or email me your CV at jessica@jhprecruitment.com

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