Experienced Mixed Veterinary Surgeon

Otter Vets
Sidmouth, Devon
£36,000 - £48,000, Competitive Salary Available commensurate with experience
04 Jun 2021
04 Jul 2021
Contract Type

The Role

Due to retirement, we require an experienced Veterinary Surgeon for mixed veterinary duties. The role will be a mix of small animal medicine and surgery alongside some large animal work (Dairy, Beef, Sheep and Equine) and will also include some TB testing work. The hours are typi-cally Monday to Friday, 8:30am - 5:30pm with one week night plus 1:4 weekend on call rota and inpatient care.  

We also could accommodate small animal / large animal / mixed caseloads dependent on your preference.

About Us

Otter Vets is a mixed practice based in the regency town of Sidmouth, East Devon on the coast. We have an additional clinic further inland at Ottery St Mary.  Both are located with easy access to the Jurassic Coast, Exeter, Plymouth, Taunton, Dartmoor and Exmoor National Parks. We are a 2 site group and have busy small animal clinics at both sites with the large animal side of the business being run from Sidmouth. We are proud to manage our own out of hours and our phones are outsourced in order to triage calls during these times.

Applicant Requirements

Skill and compassion are a must for this position, working within a team but also sole charge.  We have a full-time position based principally at our Sidmouth premises and will be a 4.5 day week.

Benefits (subject to pro rata) 

•    5 weeks paid holiday not including bank holidays
•    5 days paid CPD leave
•    £1250 CPD Allowance per annum
•    Private Medical Insurance
•    VDS Membership paid
•    BVA Membership paid
•    Service based holiday entitlement increases
•    Enhanced maternity, adoption, shared parental leave and surrogacy
•    Enhanced paternity pay
•    Birthday leave
•    Discounted veterinary fees
•    My Benefits - various discounts including retail & gym memberships
•    Cycle to Work scheme
•    Pension
•    CPD/training support
•    Paid bereavement leave
•    Company sick pay
•    Employee opinion survey
•    Free uniform in a number of roles
•    Annual pay reviews
•    Social events
•    Sponsorship for overseas employees
•    Academy & Leadership courses
•    Focus on employee well-being
•    Relocation packages
•    Career progression opportunities
•    Free flu jabs

As a BAME and LGBT+ inclusive employer, we are keen to hear from candidates from all minority and diverse groups. As a Disability Confident Employer we are keen to hear from candidates with disabilities and long term health conditions, and would be happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments needed during the recruitment process.  

If this position is of interest to you then please get in touch via the apply button.