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Veterinary Surgeon - Fantastic Independent practice - Just Outside Newcastle (SN/11604)

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Our client, a modern, well equipped practice located just outside Newcastle, are looking for a veterinary surgeon to join their team on a permanent basis.

Job Responsibilities:

•To care for, diagnose and treat animals registered at the veterinary centre during normal working hours.
•To care for emergency cases outside normal working hours on a shared rota with other veterinary surgeons.
•To care for clients in person and over the telephone
•Create and maintain accurate computer records of patient care
•Client education and advice on services and products
•Maintain a high standard of cleanliness and tidiness in the clinical areas
•To advise senior staff of any improvements in procedures or service which would benefit clients, patients, staff or the practice.
•To promote the good image of the practice by the maintenance of good clinical and personal standards, in any communication with colleagues and the general public.
•To assist in the training of nursing and other ancillary staff.

Administrative Tasks including:

•Assist with the preparation of insurance claim forms
•Laboratory Forms
•Pet Travel and Export documentation

You will be covering all first opinion duties where required and have experience in all basic surgery and good consulting skills. The practice is offering a competitive salary commensurate with experience, a funded CPD package as well as 4 weeks holiday plus bank holidays. The ideal candidate will have at least 1 years UK experience.

**Salary dependent on experience
**50% (less VAT) of out of hours charges and mileage paid at 42 pence per mile
**4 weeks, increasing one day per year to a maximum of 5 weeks after 5 years service, plus 8 bank holidays. Pro rata for part time employees.
*3 days a week at the main branch, 8.30am to 6.30pm with a one hour unpaid lunch break.
**1 in 5 Saturdays, 9am to 3.30pm
**Out of hours on call 1 week night (6.30 pm to 8.30 am) and 1 in 5 weekends (6.30 pm Friday to 8.30 am Monday)

If you are interested in this excellent role call Stephen Nicolle on 01291 645 871 or email snicolle@glvets.com

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