Permanent Vet Surgeon Required For Referral Practice, Part Time Hours

Competitive Salary
11 Mar 2019
11 Apr 2019
Contract Type

Our client in Devon are looking for a progressive first opinion small animal vet looking for part-time work (hours negotiable).

Keen to work in an environment where you have the facilities and support to work up cases to the highest level? Are you developing an interest in an area of practice and keen to progress further? Or perhaps you already have further experience and qualifications and are looking for a job where you can further expand on this? 

They need a vet or vets to join their friendly, enthusiastic team in their exceptionally equipped RCVS Hospital first- opinion/referral practice.

Their rota, staff benefits package and salary are benchmarked against other jobs and they genuinely believe it can’t be beaten! 

Benefits include: 
**generous salary (where experience and further qualifications are further rewarded) 
**A buy-leave scheme
**Extra leave for long service
** A shift pattern designed to promote a great work-life balance

They offer a very generous CPD allowance both in terms of time and funding – this is tailored according to individual staff goals but can include time and funding for certificate or other further study.

They have a staff pension scheme in place and other schemes such as childcare vouchers where appropriate.

They are in a purpose built practice, built to the highest hospital standards. In addition to the first opinion work, they offer referrals in Ophthalmology, Endoscopy, Surgery, Orthopaedics, CT scanning, Cardiology, Dentistry and Physiotherapy.

The practice is exceptionally equipped e.g.  on site CT scanner, digital X-ray, digital dental X-ray, range of flexible videoscopes/ fibre bronchoscope, rigid endoscopes, laparoscopy/thoracoscopy equipment, multiple capnographs/multiparameter monitors, ultrasound with range of probes, full range of surgical equipment, specialist ophthalmology equipment (slit lamps, tonometers, operating microscope etc).

They aim to ensure a good work:life balance. Daily hours in a “typical” week are either 08:30-1700 or 10:00-18:30 or 19:00. Out of hours calls are outsourced. There is a 1:3 Saturday morning rota. Part-time hours are to be discussed at interview.

They work to the highest possible standards and give great care to patients (not just get them in and out of the door). Their consultations are 15 minutes.

They are looking for a vet with experience and drive, keen to get involved in practice development. Recent graduates considered.There is a great supportive team environment in the practice, with high levels of staff retention long-term. 

If you are interested in this excellent role call Pip Southgate on 01291 645 871 or email


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