Veterinary Surgeon – Kettering - Northamptonshire, England

£33,000 - £50,000 yearly
  • Reachjobs
  • Kettering, UK
  • Dec 03, 2020
Full time Veterinary

Job Description

We are currently looking for Veterinary Surgeon looking to develop his veterinarian career in Kettering - Northamptonshire, England

We are looking for candidate with a veterinarian degree, with excellent English communication skills and who always strive to deliver first class care to the clients and who are confident in their ability and passionate about  Veterinary Medicine.

The employer
The employer is the largest national group of Veterinary Clinics and Hospitals. All veterinarian practices are locally owned and run with a dedicated team of vets, nurses and support colleagues. Each practice is passionate about putting pets first, treating them as if they were their own via exceptional veterinary care and support.

Work Pattern: 4 days per week.

Working Time Mon - Fri: 10 hour shifts over 4 days.

Weekend rota of 1:8 Saturday & Sunday 8am – 7pm, plus 1:4 Saturday or Sunday 6-hour shift.

Experience Level: Minimum of 1-year experience.

Vets at this level will be expected to have a greater level of autonomy and responsibility compared to those individuals that have recently graduated.

The list of skills is once again extensive, but the most significant areas are covered below:

  • carry out their work in line with the RCVS guidelines and seek advice from their Clinical Director or the RCVS if they feel these guidelines are being compromised.
  • perform work with a large degree of autonomy seeking advice from more senior staff when required. Once help has been sought, individuals should continue to manage their cases whenever possible.
  • act as an initial ‘go to’ point for more junior colleagues, reception and nursing staff when required
  • continuous development of surgical and medical skills
  • perform sole-charge work and, where appropriate, on-call work
  • report any mistakes or potential problems to a senior member of staff in the unlikely that they occur
  • actively engage with the practice team both within their branch and in other branches and businesses
  • show good communication skills with both staff and clients


Salary and Benefits:

  • Competitive Salary : between £33,000 - £50,000 dependent on skills & experience
  • 33 days annual leave inc bank holidays
  • Healthcare scheme
  • Pension
  • CPD allowance, including funding for certificates 
  • RCVS & VDS fees paid