Veterinary Surgeon – Basildon, Essex

Basildon, Essex
Generous salary depending on experience
02 Mar 2021
30 Mar 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you a veterinary surgeon looking for your next challenge in a busy hospital practice where patient care is gold standard and colleague wellbeing is paramount?

Are you looking for a flexible rota and a great work-life balance?

Do you love case continuity and being able to see your patients from admit to discharge?

Are you looking to further your career and expand your knowledge in a practice with interesting cases?

Do you have a medical bias?

If any of these statements are true for you then we are the practice for you!
Surgery Information / Job Description

Basildon Vets4pets is an RCVS accredited practice and we think that we can offer a great work-life balance to our colleagues. Being a 10 vet, 24-hour hospital practice the caseload is high and variable. Commonly performed surgeries are cruciates, fracture repairs, TECABO, perineal urethrostomies, BOAS, skin flaps, caesareans and similar interesting cases. 

As a 24-hour hospital we not only provide out of hours care for our own patients, but we also cover 4 other Vets4Pets practices in the area so our nights enables a variety of caseloads making it extremely rewarding.
We are located just 45 minutes from London and the seaside is 20 minutes away by car.

Person Specification

We are looking for a proactive veterinary surgeon with medical bias. An interest in exotics would be advantageous but not essential. Key to your success will be your ability to embrace all aspects of the role, delivering excellent patient and client care. You will be a strong team player and have good communication skills with both your colleagues and clients. No two days are the same at our practice so you should enjoy the variety the role will bring. 

Our offer to you:

  • Pastoral care, emotional wellbeing and support
  • Free access to the RetailHub wellbeing service including access to professional support and counselling
  • Birthday leave
  • CPD funded and actively encourage our vets to pursue Post graduate certificates
  • Free onsite car parking
  • Pension scheme
  • Exclusive colleague discounts
  • Discounted pet care
  • Death in service- 4 times your annual salary
  • Paid memberships – RCVS, BVA, VDS, BSAVA
  • Generous salary depending on experience

By joining this lovely team you will be working alongside 11 vets, 9 RVNs, 6 SVNs, 8 client care advisors, 1 practice manager, 1 Client Accounts Manager and 4 VCAs.

We hold regular clinical meetings, discuss protocols and run an open and honest culture encouraging development, change and support for our colleagues. Above all else, we value someone who is a team player; committed to our patients and clients; and is keen to be a part of our team! 

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer

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