Veterinary Surgeon

Dogs Trust
London (Central), London (Greater)
12 Jul 2018
31 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Contract

Dogs Trust is the largest dog welfare charity in the UK with a nationwide network of Rehoming Centres. Last year Dogs Trust centres cared for over15,000 dogs; we never put a healthy dog down. 

Veterinary Surgeon
West London
40 hours per week, 1 Year Fixed Term Contract 

A sole charge, clinical position, working with the Registered Veterinary Nurse, Vet Nurse Assistant and Rehoming Centre team, under the direction of the Veterinary Director. 

You will provide care and help improve the welfare of dogs housed in the centre, supporting the smooth-running of the vet suite, and be clinically responsible for the veterinary services on site. 

The role will involve consultations, surgical procedures, maintaining clinical records, overseeing cases, providing advice and assistance to the general public and prescribing medications. 

You will be an enthusiastic person with at least 5 years post qualification experience, having excellent interpersonal skills to interact with the public and colleagues. You will be able to show empathy and understanding towards both dogs and people and be committed to delivering the highest standards of patient care and customer service. You should be motivated by the aims and objectives of Dogs Trust, with an appreciation of handling dogs in accordance with our guidelines of using positive reinforcement techniques.

A full, clean driving licence is essential. Benefits include pension and 22 days holiday.

For further details and how to apply, please visit our website by clicking the apply button

Closing date: 31 July 2018
Interview date: To be confirmed

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