Veterinary Surgeon - Full or Part Time - Bishopston Vets4Pets

Bishopston, Bristol
10 Nov 2022
06 Dec 2022
Contract Type

Full or Part Time Veterinary Surgeon

Bishopston Vets4Pets

We are looking for 2 x enthusiastic Veterinary Surgeon's to join our fantastic team at Bishopston Vets4Pets on a permanent basis!

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 and would love our next colleague to have the same enthusiasm and care for them as we do.

You’ll be joining an experienced team including 3 part time Vets, 4 Nurses, 5 Client Care Advisors, and 1 Client Care Manager. 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 4 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, 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 would require a minimum of 2 years’ experience.

The Full-time position can be flexible but are looking at Monday-Thursday 8.30am-7pm. It will also include a 1 in 4 Saturday morning (9am-12pm), which we will pay you time and a half for.

The Part time position is working 12.5hrs over a Friday and Saturday morning:

  • Friday - 8.30am-7pm (1 hour lunch)
  • Saturday Morning - 9am-12pm (sole charge) 

We can offer a 1 in 4 Saturday morning off so you aren't working every Saturday, but this will take your contracted hours to 11.38hrs per week. Saturday Mornings will also be paid time and a half for.

We would also be opened to finding 2 part time candidates that would split the above hours.

Caroline and Rosie can offer you:

  • Excellent career development opportunities
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Salary dependent on experience – Willing to pay generously for the right candidate
  • 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.

Please email your CV to Rosie via the APPLY button. 

Location: BS7

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