Lead Veterinary Surgeon - Aberdare

Aberdare, South Wales
17 Mar 2021
14 Apr 2021
Job Type
Contract Type
Full Time

We are seeking a Lead Veterinary Surgeon to join our practice in Aberdare, South Wales. 

The successful candidate will be a good all-rounder with at least two years small animal experience. 

You will be responsible for ensuring the smooth running of this busy clinic, building and maintaining relationships with the existing dedicated client base. 

This role offers a package of up to £60,000 per annum, depending on experience; this includes housing allowance, vehicle or allowance, £1.5k CPD allowance plus 3-days CPD leave, RCVS, VDS and BVA membership. There is also partnership opportunities available for the right candidate. 

The team will be made up of Lead Vet (that's you!) Head Nurse and Patient Care Assistant, with our mobile team covering 1-day a week and any holiday.

The role works to a 4-day week, branch hours are 8.30am-6.30pm and the role works 1:4 weekends, hours 8.30am-2pm. 

We are looking for someone who ideally has 2 years experience, happy to work sole charge. 

Aberdare is lovely, small market town close to Cardiff and Brecon Beacons. The practice has one consult room, theatre, x-ray and small ultrasound, large staff room and office.

Our main centre in Merthyr Tyfdil is very close (15 minutes) which has a very nice ultrasound machine and gastro/broncho scopes. You will have support from this 5 Vet clinic, able to call upon for advice whenever needed.

You can book your own surgeries at the main centre or you can call upon the expertise of the Vet there who does orthopaedics and most surgery work.  

No OOH required, we have a dedicated hospital in Cardiff which has an ambulance service to collect in-patient for overnight care.

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