Registered Veterinary Surgeon - Essex - Ref BP12066

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Veterinary Surgeon

Job Type




My client is looking for a dedicated Veterinary Surgeon to join their team. The position is full time (40 hours) over 4 days plus 3 Saturday mornings in 10. Part time applications will also be considered. No OOH and inpatients are well cared for at night and weekends by an external company, as they are the host practice for the local emergency service. The phones are transferred at 6.30pm on weekdays and midday on Saturday, there is no Sunday working. Salary range £30,000 - £45,000 depending on experience. Duties of the role include but are not limited to: To oversee admission of surgical cases for the day To perform surgical operations and Investigative procedures To perform inpatient procedures including surgery, radiography and diagnostic tests To carry out house visits as appropriate To make use of internal or external referral services as appropriate and seek the advice or assistance of colleagues when needed To co-ordinate referral of cases where appropriate To consult with clients where appropriate to ensure continuity of care and ensuring follow up appointments are scheduled To ensure accurate client records are kept up to date in a timely manner To ensure that there has been effective communication with clients regarding hospitalised patients and reporting of laboratory results To provide pricing and estimates to clients for services and products offered To maintain a working knowledge of new drugs, products and services as they become available and share knowledge with colleagues as appropriate To maintain a working knowledge and adhere to Practice protocols They work in a purpose built modern and spacious premises with a separate, dedicated cat waiting area and consulting room. Class IV laser, echocardiography, digital x ray, tonometry (and a coffee machine!) The passionate team is made up of 11 veterinary surgeons, a strong vet nurse team and an experienced client care team. The successful applicant will ideally have experience and be registered with the RCVS. They are looking for someone enthusiastic, positive and organised with great communication skills. A supportive team player with a high standard of patient care, you will also have a client focused approach. Benefits (subject to pro rata) • Enhanced holiday entitlement and increasing holiday based on length of service • CPD paid days and allowance • Enhanced family friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay • Private Medical Insurance • BVA Membership paid • VDS cover • Birthday leave • Plus much more For more information contact me on 01392249646 or at

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