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Veterinary Surgeon

Employer
Vets4Pets
Location
St Martin, Guernsey
Salary
£50000 - £55000 GBP Salaried
Closing date
14 Sep 2024

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Sector
Small Animal
Job Type
Veterinary Surgeon
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

Vets4Pets - Guernsey

Our practice is 20 years old and still growing, taking on new clients all the time! Guernsey Vets for Pets is a thriving small animal practice located in the beautiful island of Guernsey! We are currently seeking an ambitious veterinary surgeon to join our dedicated team of professionals.

Our team

As a member of our team, you will have the opportunity to work alongside a group of highly skilled and specialized veterinarians. Our team includes advanced practitioners, in areas such as orthopaedics, neurology, internal medicine, imaging, cardiology, dermatology and ophthalmology. Further, we have colleagues with special interest in pain management and acupuncture, and in November 2023 we became the first UK practice to achieve ZERO PAIN status. This creates a fantastic learning environment where you can expand your knowledge and skills in various areas of veterinary medicine.

“I have really enjoyed my first 3 months at Vets for Pets in Guernsey, it is refreshing to work with an experienced, forward thinking and fun team in an enthusiastic environment that genuinely encourages professional growth and learning every day.” Billy Jo, MRCVS, Guernsey Vets for Pets

Our facilities

Offering the latest advancements in veterinary medicine, our practice is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities including a high-end ultrasound, CT scanner and facilities for fluoroscopy and endoscopy.

Another unique aspect of our practice is our pet wellbeing centre 20 minutes away, which offers physiotherapy and hydrotherapy services to our patients. This provides an additional avenue for comprehensive care ensuring the best possible outcomes for our patients.

The role

This is a fast-paced practice and due to the nature of the role, we are looking for a driven small animal vet with broad GP skills, exceptional communication skills and someone who will thrive from learning from the varied case load seen whilst providing the highest level of veterinary care. Your role will be varied, including hospital work, consultations, and surgery.

Candidates should therefore have a minimum of 1-2 years prior experience as a veterinary surgeon. We are looking for individuals who are passionate about providing excellent care, have strong communication skills, and are committed to continuous professional development.

The role is full time only with a 1-hour lunch break and hours worked over 4 days, with out of hours provision and weekends shared evenly across the team.

What else we’re offering

We understand that relocation can be a big step, which is why in addition to a competitive benefits packaging including a salary between £50,000 - £55,000 commensurate with experience, we also offer a generous relocation allowance to help make the transition as smooth as possible and sponsorship opportunities for the right candidate, allowing you to further develop your career and pursue additional qualifications.

Guernsey is a stunningly beautiful island with a rich history and a vibrant community. It offers a high standard of living, beautiful beaches, fantastic cliff views and great outdoor pursuits and a close-knit community of animal lovers.

If you are ready to take the next step in your veterinary career and join a dynamic team in a picturesque location, we would love to hear from you.

To find out more about this exciting opportunity, simply email les.vanblerk@vets4pets.com or call/whatsapp 07781 130979.

Location: GY4 6LH

Pets just see people. They aren’t biased and they don’t discriminate. We take our inspiration from pets, and we value and respect difference in all its forms. Our aim is to reflect the diversity of the communities we operate in, and every colleague can help us achieve this. We encourage our people to be themselves so even if your skills and experience don’t perfectly align, if you think you can make a unique contribution through your values and behaviours, we want to hear from you!

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