Veterinary Surgeon - Essex - Ref BP13520

Job Role

Veterinary Surgeon

Job Type




My client is looking for a dedicated Veterinary Surgeon to join their friendly team. They will accept both part time and full time applications. The part time role is sole charge 2 days per week working between the hours of 8am & 7pm and a 1:6 Saturday morning 8am-1pm. The full time role will be a 40 hour week, 2 days sole charge and 2 days working at the flagship practice and a 1:6 Saturday morning 8am-1pm. No out of hours are required. Salary will reflect on experience and qualifications.

Duties will include but are not limited to:
• Provide clients with a high standard of customer care and service
• Write up all cases in full, monitor hospitalised patients and communicate information to the nursing staff, check all pricing communicated back to the client
• Inform clients of test results and update on progress after treatment
• Positively communicate to all clients on progress, results, diagnosis, prognosis, treatment options and costs involved at all times
• Maintain membership of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons
• Present a professional approach and smart appearance at all times, ensure an effective consultation process for all patients
• Record all patient information, treatment, diagnostic reports and charges into the PMS
• Understand and comply with your legal obligations in relation to prescription safe keeping and supply of Veterinary medicinal products
• Maintain personal CPD as per RCVS guidelines

The team pride themselves on offering an exceptional level of care and have an amazing team of extremely experienced Veterinary Nurses who are there to assist and help whenever needed. They have a client base that come to them for their personal approach and ethos of 'treat every pet as though it's your own'. They have all the usual toys to enjoy - fully equipped theatre, digital x-ray, ultrasound and an in-house laboratory.

The supportive team is made up of 5 Veterinary Surgeons, 2 of which are just completing a surgical certificate, 1 is in the process of a Dermatology certificate and 1 a Medicine certificate. They also have 9 Registered Veterinary Nurses, 1 Student Veterinary Nurse a Practice Manager a Debt Manager and 5 Receptionists. They are a very friendly team full of fun and personality.

The ideal candidate will be RCVS registered, be competent in all routine surgeries and have sole charge experience. Team management or leadership experience would be an advantage. You will be an enthusiastic, passionate, patient and caring individual who is interested and willing to promote and build the practice.
Benefits (subject to pro rata)
• 5 weeks paid holiday not including bank holidays
• 5 days paid CPD leave
• £1250 CPD Allowance per annum
• Private Medical Insurance
• VDS Membership paid
• BVA Membership paid
• Service based holiday entitlement increases
• Enhanced maternity, adoption, shared parental leave and surrogacy pay
• Enhanced paternity pay
• Birthday leave
• Discounted veterinary fees
• Plus much more

For more information please contact me on 01392249646 or at

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