Veterinary Surgeon - Part Time Maternity Cover - Bishopston Vets4Pets

Bishopston, Bristol
Competitive salary of £18,000-£20,000 per annum, dependent on experience
06 Jun 2022
06 Jul 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Contract

Job Description

We are looking for an enthusiastic Veterinary Surgeon to join our fantastic team at Bishopston Vets4Pets on a fixed term basis for maternity cover starting from the end of September.

We are based very near the city centre, in a lovely upbeat vibrant area with a united community. There is always something happening on Gloucester road! Our great location means we benefit from a good variety of cases and a wonderful loyal client base. 

Our well-equipped surgery is purpose built to industry leading standards and you’ll get use of our large theatre, very good Ultrasound machine, Digital X-ray, Dental X-ray and our in-house Idexx lab machines. We are proud to be a Silver accredited cat friendly practice, who love our felines!

You’ll be joining an experienced team including 3 Nurses, 4 vets (3 part time), 7 Client Care Advisors (5 part time), and 1 VCA. This includes our Partners, Rosie Watt Practice manager/RVN and Caroline Luke Vet. Rosie has been nursing for 20 years and qualified for 12 years. She joined the practice at opening in 2013 and became a Partner in 2017 and moved to Practice Manager 3 years ago. Whilst Caroline has been a qualified Vet for 12 years after studying at Bristol University.

As a successful candidate, you will have good general veterinary skills, ideally with surgical experience, excellent communication skills and be enthusiastic with a genuine interest in animal welfare. You should have excellent communication and interpersonal skills with both clients and the team. We are proud to be a Silver accredited cat friendly practice and would love our next colleague to have the same enthusiasm and care for them as we do.

This is a part time position working Monday and Tuesday 9am-5:30pm (30 min lunch) and 1 in 8 Saturday mornings 9am-12pm. No sole charge will be required apart from the 1 in 8 Saturday mornings.
You will be contracted for 16.38hrs per week.

Caroline and Rosie can offer you:

  • Excellent career development opportunities
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Competitive salary of £18,000-£20,000 per annum, dependent on experience
  • 6.6 weeks annual leave per year including bank holidays
  • Generous CPD allowance and plenty of support 
  • Paid memberships
  • Uniform provided
  • Exclusive company discounts and rewards including 20% off at Vets4Pets, Pets at Home and the Groom Room

If you share our passion for delivering outstanding pet healthcare and great customer service, and want to thoroughly enjoy your work then please apply.

If you’d like more information please feel free to email Abigail via the apply button.

Location: BS7 

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