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Full-Time Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon – Swansea/Llanelli South Wales

Haven Vets Ltd
Llanelli, Carmarthenshire (Sir Gaerfyrddin)
The salary varies between £30,000-£60,000 based on experience
Closing date
18 Nov 2021

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Small Animal, Practice, Management, Marketing, Veterinary
Job Type
Veterinary Surgeon
Contract Type
Full Time, Part Time
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Job Details

Full-time, small animal veterinary surgeon opportunity within our busy, supportive practice in beautiful Wales close to the coast.

The practice:
The continued success of our practice is a true reflection of the unique team within it which feels great to be a part of. We pride ourselves on forming meaningful relationships with every client who entrusts their animal to us. Together we consistently strive to exceed client expectations thereby generating the excellent reputation we hold within the surrounding area. Our busy practice provides exposure to a varied caseload to support both GPs and those wishing to develop areas of interest further including certificate holders.

The role:
An opportunity has arisen for a full-time, small animal veterinary surgeon to join our supportive, developing team of both experienced, including certificate holders and newly graduated vets. The candidate will also be working alongside an experienced team of qualified nurses and attentive receptionists. The role provides a varied workload of both medical and surgical cases.

The candidate would work a 4 day week of 38 hours within our main branch. 1:6 Saturday mornings are required. There are no OOHs and 5 weeks holiday per annum is allocated exclusive of bank holidays.

Our main branch is due to begin a phase of expansion in June 2021 and so this is an exciting time to become part of our team where the contribution of ideas to its future success is warmly welcomed.

CPD is vital for self-growth and is encouraged. Any CPD, including certifications are fully funded when mutually beneficial with time off in lieu allocated where appropriate.

Successful candidate:
A candidate with a proactive, forward thinking nature is sought to work as a dedicated part of our team. An empathetic nature with a strong work ethic is desired. They will demonstrate a high level of enthusiasm as the practice develops in 2021. Our ideal candidate will be comfortable with all routine surgery and consulting having gained adequate experience within the UK. Excellent communication and prioritisation skills are essential. The candidate will fit into our team well, forming positive relationships with all members.  

The package:
CPD is encouraged and fully funded on an individual basis including certificates if thought mutually beneficial and time taken in lieu. Great staff discounts. VDS and RCVS annual fees paid. Fuel allowance. Accommodation available.

We are located within the beautiful coastal areas of Swansea and Llanelli being close to Gower and Pembrey. Award winning beaches are on our doorstep.

The salary varies between £30,000-£60,000 based on experience. Accommodation is available.

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At Haven Vets we pride ourselves on remaining a fully independent, locally owned small animal veterinary practice. This allows our team of skilled vets, nurses and receptionists to treat every animal we meet as if they were our own, providing you and your pet with a unique personal level of care every step of the way.

We are proud to be accredited by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, giving you the confidence that you will always receive high veterinary standards when entrusting your animals to us.

Find Us
01554 772097
1 James Street
South Wales
SA15 1DU
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