Full-time Veterinary Surgeon - Abergavenny

Abergavenny is a pleasant market town on the edge of the Brecon Beacons national Park. Within easy driving distance of the M50/M5 and M4, it also has a train station allowing easy access to the South West and the North of England.
Salary of £28,000 - £50,000 depending on experience.
18 May 2018
22 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Full-time vet required to help 3-vet practice expand and grow. 40 hours a week, with regular days off in the week. Lovely market town in beautiful Brecon Beacons. Easy access to M4 and M5. Experience preferred, as occasional sole charge required, but could provide support to developing recent graduate. OOH shared with neighbouring practice, rota approx. 1 in 8. Flat available to rent. Great team atmosphere with strong focus on customer care.

The Practice
We are an independently owned practice in a sea of corporate takeovers. We believe that the personal approach lends us the edge and strive to offer the best client service around. Our strength lies in the support that staff members give each other. Our future plan is to develop and market the quality of our service and we need additional staff to help us to grow in this direction.

The Role
Full-time (40 hours per week) veterinary surgeon, some experience preferred but not essential. To work within our team to provide a great first opinion service to clients of all income brackets. All vets consult and operate every day. Case continuity encouraged. Some out-of-hours work – around 1 in 8 on-call, and some in-patient care. OOH is shared with neighbouring practice. Some weekend work on a rota ( 2 x 24-hr shifts in a 9 week period)

Successful Candidate
My ideal candidate would have excellent communication skills, be compassionate, honest and take pride in doing a good job well. They should relish the challenge of helping us to achieve excellent standards in all areas and building up a good reputation. They should be clinically sound and able to deliver all aspects of general practice to a high level.

The Package
A generous pension, of 6.5% of salary, starting after 3 months employment.
5 days and £1,500  CPD allowance.
RCVS, VDS and BSAVA/other organisation subscriptions paid.
£50 annually towards any non-veterinary self-improvement activity.
Staff can purchase goods from our wholesaler at cost price for their own animals.
40p per mile paid for attending emergency calls, CPD courses, in-patient checks.

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