Veterinary Surgeon

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Up to £30,000 a year
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Shift and schedule
10 hour shift
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Disability confident


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Company pension
Cycle to work scheme
Employee discount
Private medical insurance

Full Job Description

The Role

Here at Sundean Veterinary Group we are looking for a Veterinary Surgeon to join our team. The day will be a balance between consulting and operating on routine and rarely more urgent cases. You will have responsibility for taking care of each patient with the full support of a trained and experienced nursing colleague. The rota would include working 2 days per week, 10 hours per day from 9:00am-7:00pm. The Sunday morning rota is 1 in 4. All emergency out-of-hours is taken care of by a local out-of-hours hospital. The salary will be up to £30,000 + up to £5,000 relocation allowance

About Us

Hartpury is a purpose-built, spacious modern facility, where everyone loves to work in. We have ultrasound, x-ray – including dental x-ray – dentistry and a separate operating theatre, separate cat/dog kennels and isolation facilities. We have a large reception area which is subdivided to allow cats and dogs to remain separate. There is a lab for running in-house bloods and urine, plus examining slides for cytology. We have a qualified hydrotherapist on site. We are a three-site clinic with a total of 7 Veterinary Surgeons, 7 Registered Veterinary Nurses, and a supportive Reception Team. Some of our Vets have training in imaging, exotics, ophthalmology, and small animal medicine.

Applicant Requirements

As this is sole-charge, experience is desirable but not essential. Ideal candidates would be happy working in a small supportive team and taking full care of all their patients and clients. Good communication skills are of course essential, with colleagues and with clients

Benefits Veterinary Surgeon

Because our employee’s matter We recognise that our people are fundamental to the success of our business. Investing in our people, premises and processes is at the heart of what we do. In addition to a competitive base salary, you will benefit from: Work-life balance
  • 6.6 weeks annual leave including bank holidays
  • Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service
  • Your birthday as a paid day off
  • Private medical insurance
  • Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing
  • Non-accidental injury support
  • £6-800 CPD allowance
  • Certificate support
  • Learning and development opportunities via the IVC Evidensia Academy
  • Access to Vetlexicon – our online encyclopaedia provider
  • All our Vets & Nurses can apply for research funding
  • All our Vets get £1000 per annum to spend via our Care Fund
  • Infection Prevention and Control Programme
  • Quality Improvement Programme
Professional Memberships
  • BVA membership
  • VDS cover
  • RCVS fees
  • Pawsome Benefits – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers
  • Pension – 5% Employee/3% Employer
  • Discounted staff pet care
  • Relocation allowance up to £1,000
As a BAME and LGBTQ+ inclusive employer, we are keen to hear from candidates from all minority and diverse groups. As a Disability Confident Employer, we are keen to hear from candidates with disabilities and long-term health conditions and would be happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments needed during the recruitment process.