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Veterinary Surgeon

Grange Vets
Darlington, Durham
Salary 30-50 k depending on experience,
Closing date
17 Feb 2022
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Small Animal, Veterinary
Job Type
Veterinary Surgeon
Contract Type
Full Time
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Job Details

100% small animal, independent practice, mainly dogs and cats with some exotic caseload.

The Practice
Long established practice, we aim to offer a good quality, good value and friendly service to our clients. Lots of support staff [too many according to our accountant]. We still do our own OOH-on a one in four rota, usually not too busy and there is always a nurse on site to help and take the phones.  Nice mixture of clients, usually appreciative of our efforts.
Hospitalisation facilities. Usual kit.  

In the town centre of Darlington, a market town in County Durham/North Yorkshire, lots of local places to go and easy access to coast, countryside and nearby cities. Good transport links including a local airport.

The Role
Full time vet, job entails a mixture of consults and ops, occasional house visits. We do as much as we can in house but have access to local referral centres. ‘Normal’ day is 830-530, bit longer if you are the night duty vet. Duties are equally shared. Mixture of 10 and 20 minute appointments. One set week day off per week. Weekends-one full weekend [Saturday and Sunday] and one half weekend [Friday night and Saturday morning] every four weeks.   

Successful Candidate
Ideally you would have some experience but we have enough senior staff to help with a new graduate. Good communication skills, flexible, tolerant

The Package
VDS and RCVS fees paid, pension scheme, CPD allowance of 1K-some flexibility with this, discounted treatment for staff pets-you can bring your dog to work,  24 days holiday plus bank holidays,

Accommodation available [at our branch practice in Newton Aycliffe] away from main site, will need to be a car driver to benefit.

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At Darlington, we have a fully-equipped modern theatre as well as a digital x-ray suite. Endoscopies can also be performed here.

We even have an in-house lab, which means that we can carry out some tests immediately.

Our facilities are suitable not only for larger pets such as cats and dogs, but also smaller companions such as rabbits and guinea pigs.

Find Us
01325 465371
Victoria Road
Co. Durham
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