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Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location: Cardiff
  • Salary: £30k - £50k per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Veterinary Surgeon
  • Contact: Joel Thompson
  • Contact Email: jthompson@glvets.com
  • Contact Phone: 01173293900
  • Start Date: January
  • Expiry Date: 31 March 2021
  • Job Ref: JT/ 15097

​We are currently seeking an experienced veterinary surgeon to join a pet hospital in Cardiff as a full-time permanent member of staff.

The hospital is a purpose-built single storey clinic which has staff parking and a newly refurbished waiting room. To manage the busy caseload, they have six consult rooms, four of which are shared which are ideal for teaching and teamwork. Off a spacious preparation area are two separate theatres are used for concurrent surgeries with one ideal for orthopaedics, in addition to a tub table with dental machine, new high-quality ultrasound machine in an adjacent room and digital radiography suite. The practice has access to a standard endoscopy unit and a range of orthopaedic kit including ASIF and hand tools.

Weekend arrangements: 1 weekend in 4 with financial remuneration and toil.

About the Role: We are now seeking a Veterinary Surgeon (VS), the role is responsible for the delivery of an efficient, professional and caring service to PDSA clients, providing a high standard of customer service and clinical care whilst also promoting pet wellbeing and delivering preventive services.

The preference would be for someone with 3yrs experience and used to a busy working environment - we are currently only seeing emergency cases and there would be the opportunity to work from home for some shifts.

• Excellent career opportunities/development

• 37.5hr working week

• 1 weekend in 4 with financial remuneration and toil

• 5 weeks holiday per year

• Paid statutory holidays

• Travel allowance

• Life assurance 4 x annual salary

• Contributory pension scheme

• Private medical insurance (after 12 months service)

• Allocated CPD funding of 37.5 hours

The successful candidate will be an RCVS registered Veterinary Surgeon and responsible for updating their knowledge by attending regular CPD training. You will be involved in all aspects of clinical governance at the hospital, responsible for managing cases cost-effectively, encouraging financial contributions from clients, and making sure that PDSA resources are used appropriately.

There is an excellent rate on offer here - If you are interested or would like to apply for this position, please submit your CV and Cover Letter to jthomposon@glvets.com or call Joel Thompson on 0117 329 3900.