Veterinary Ophthalmologist (Full or part-time) - Sunny South Devon

Abbotskerswell, Newton Abbot, Totnes, Kingsteignton, Torquay, Paignton, Exeter, Plymouth, Bovey Tracey, Teignmouth
Salary is competitive, dependent on experience
02 Nov 2020
30 Nov 2020
Contract Type

south devonOphthalmology caseload only, exceptional facilities (including CT). Experienced, supportive colleagues, strong nursing team. Great work-life balance.

The Practice

We have been open since 2009 in our purpose built practice to the highest hospital standards. We offer referrals in ophthalmology, endoscopy, surgery, orthopaedics, CT scanning, cardiology, and physiotherapy.

The practice is exceptionally equipped e.g.  on site CT scanner, digital X-ray, digital dental x-ray, range of flexible videoscopes/ fibre bronchoscope, rigid endoscopes, laparoscopy/thoracoscopy equipment, multiple capnographs/multiparameter monitors, ultrasound with range of probes, High resolution ocular ultrasound, ERG, full range of surgical equipment, specialist ophthalmology equipment (slit lamps, tonometers, operating microscope, Fundus camera, indirect Ophthalmoscopes etc).

We are located in Abbotskerswell, a lovely village in the heart of South Devon between the sea and Dartmoor. It’s a great location for outdoor activities, but also with really easy access to the larger centres of Exeter, Torbay and Plymouth.

south devonThe Role

We are looking for an Advanced Practitioner in Ophthalmology to join our Diplomate and ECVO Resident as part of the clinical team.

We work to the highest possible standards and give great care to patients (not just get them in and out of the door). Our consultations are 30 minutes. You will join a team of experienced, supportive colleagues, and will be aided in clinical expertise and surgical skills so that with time you will be able to manage the most difficult cases.

We aim to ensure a good work:life balance. Daily hours in a “typical” day are 08:00-1800. Out-of-hours calls are share on an equal 1:3 rota. Part-time hours are to be discussed at interview.

There is a great supportive team environment in the practice, with high levels of staff retention long-term. We’d love to hear why you’d like to join us!

Successful Candidate
We are looking for a vet with experience and drive, keen to get involved in practice development as well as provide great patient and client care. There is very strong support for staff development and time and funding for CPD is exceptional. Our ideal candidate will be confident using computers. All candidates must be a member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, or eligible for membership; hold a UK recognised veterinary qualification; have clinical experience as a first opinion veterinary surgeon; have a good command of the English language to be able to function in clinical situations and interact with staff members and clients.

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The Package

Our rota, staff benefits package and salary are benchmarked against other jobs and we genuinely believe it can’t be beaten! Benefits include: a generous salary (where experience and further qualifications are further rewarded); extra leave for long service; a shift pattern designed to promote a great work-life balance– we’re happy to chat you through the details!

We offer a very generous CPD allowance both in terms of time and funding – this is tailored according to individual staff goals but can include time and funding for further study.

We have a staff pension scheme in place and other schemes such as childcare vouchers where appropriate.

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To submit your application click the apply button. Enquiries by phone to Jim on 01626 367972.

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