Veterinary Surgeon

  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #345

Role: Veterinary Surgeon

Location: Wisbech, Cambridgeshire

Hours: Permanent, 40 hrs pw. 1:4 Saturday morning. No OOH’s

Salary: Competitive, depending on experience

Ref No: 2345

VetFinders are recruiting for our client in the market town of Wisbech. The practice has had a Vet move on, so are now in the need of x2 Veterinary Surgeons. Ideally a start would be around the November/December time but would consider early 2021.  

This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a well-respected practice with a very experienced team of specialists.

The Role:

There are consults and surgeries throughout the week, Monday – Friday. 40 hr week over 5 days. 

One morning per week theatre starts at 9am.

Consults are conducted between 9am to 10:30am – then help in theatre with procedures/complete home visits etc.

Surgeries/procedures are conducted in the morning, they only do home visits between 11am to 1pm

Lunch 1pm-2pm (clinic closed)

Consults 2pm to 3:30pm and 4pm – 5:30pm.

Typical shifts per week = 1 x 8:30am to 1pm, 1 x 9am to 3:30pm, 2 x 9am to 6pm & 1 x 9am to Late (usually just to see last minute consults and check any inpatients at 10pm)

There are some home visits, so a driver’s licence is essential.

1 in 4 Saturday mornings 9am to 12noon.  No OOH.  Only sole charge on the Saturday morning

The ideal candidate would have a minimum of 5+ years’ experience, this is not essential, but preferred.

This role is not suitable for new grads unfortunately.

Benefits package:

Salary depending on experience

VDS paid, RCVS membership reimbursed, and a second subscription such as BSAVA

25 days annual leave + all bank holidays

Pension scheme

Health shield membership once employed for 6 months

CPD encouraged and £1000 total, certificated considered and supported – learning agreement to be discussed

Must haves:

  • RCVS registered and qualified
  • 2+ years small Animal Experience
  • Confident in consults
  • Able to conduct all routine surgeries unsupervised
  • Possess the right to work in the UK
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Be a great team player

About the practice:

The Practice is a single branch practice which was has been established in Wisbech since 1859. They take great pride in their reputation of being professional, reliable and caring to all of our pet patients.

Known for their compassion and dedication, they provide a caring veterinary service – as well as working to advise and support their pet owners in becoming more confident in looking after their much-loved animals.

They are a friendly and busy practice on the borders of Norfolk/Cambridgeshire/Lincolnshire.  They are within easy reach of Kings Lynn, Sandringham, North Norfolk coastline amongst other local attractions. It also has easy access to Train stations at Kings Lynn and Peterborough.


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