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Veterinary Surgeon - Full Time

Position: Veterinary Surgeon – Full Time
Location: Tolworth/Surbiton, Surrey
Job Type: Permanent
Reporting to: Director
Hours: 40
Salary: Commensurate to experience
Preferred Start Date: ASAP

Description

We are looking for a Veterinary Surgeon to join our growing team! We are looking for a Vet with at least 2 years’ experience to join our busy, independent practice based in Tolworth/Surbiton.

Our client relationships are of high importance in our clinic, with an individual approach to each client and pet. We strive to provide clinical thoroughness and implement current, scientific based methods. 

We see a wide range of first opinion cases and have a balance of surgery and consults throughout the week. The senior vets are always available for support or advice and can offer mentorship to a new candidate. Our facilities include digital x-ray, ultrasound, full idexx laboratory equipment and more. 

The role is a 4 day working week with 1-in-2/1-in-3 Saturday mornings. The shifts would vary between 10.30am-7pm, 9am-4.30pm with the occasional sole charge day 9am-7pm. There is no OOH. We offer a generous CPD allowance and actively encourage professional development. Competitive salary dependent on experience.

Information About Us

We pride ourselves on being a supportive team and with a family feel, ensuring a good work/life balance for all. We have a great reputation and clientele base after being in the area for over 30 years. We are a well-equipped practice with wonderful support staff and lovely clients.

  • 15min appointment times
  • Variety of surgical and medical cases 
  • Full idexx lab equipment
  • Digital x-ray, new ultrasound machine, multiparameter anaesthetic monitoring equipment, newly installed oxygen generator
  • No out of hours
  • Excellent rota with full respect for work life balance
  • Lots of tea, coffee and chocolates!!

Your Main Responsibilities

Patient/Clinical Care –

We try to treat our patients like they are our own. We encourage positive reinforcement with treats and gentle handling. We provide thorough clinical examinations and work ups, giving each patient the time and care they deserve. We encourage any new team member to meet these standards.

Client Care – 

Our vets must enjoy speaking to clients and enjoy being a clinical vet.

Teamwork – 

Working alongside our experienced veterinary team and the lovely team based at our sister branch in Ewell. We work together to help build all skills, improve on clinical ability and collaborate on any difficult cases. Our nurses and support staff are brilliant, with a broad range of knowledge and excellent patient/client care. 

Essential Experience Required

  • Small animal medical and routine surgical experience
  • Experience with face to face consultations
  • At least 2 years in clinical practice

Desirable Experience

  • Awareness of the operational aspects of the practice that affect practice profitability
  • Having had some sole charge responsibility

Personal Skills & Qualities

  • Self-aware, positive attitude and strong work ethic
  • Effective communication skills within the team and with clients
  • Ability to work as a strong contributor to a team