Veterinary Surgeon

Job Description

The Role

We have an exciting opportunity due to expansion, for an experienced Veterinary Surgeon to join our team here at South Lincs Vet Group. The role is based predominantly at our hospital however it will also include some branch work. There is a large and varied case load of both medical and surgical cases, and you would have clinical freedom. Duties are split between consulting, operating, work ups, hospital/inpatient care and out of hours duties. Sole charge will be required during out of hours and occasionally during branch shifts. There is a high orthopaedic caseload through the practice, and there would be room for another surgeon to develop their skills in this area. Equally an interest in imaging would be encouraged. Postgraduate studies in all areas are encouraged and supported. Details of hours and rota below.

• 42 hrs a week
• 1 weekend day in 4
• Share of OOH rota (equates to 7 nights over 12 weeks)
• Salary £30,000-£65,000 DOE

About Us

The practice has a spacious, well equipped hospital and three satellite branches. Our friendly, experienced and supportive team are committed to offering high standards of clinical care. We have vets who have completed or are studying towards further qualifications in soft tissue surgery, internal medicine, dermatology, ECC, and ophthalmology. Cases are discussed daily at clinical rounds and support is always available. The hospital has recently been extended and is well equipped with top class imaging (digital x-ray, CT scanner, ultrasound, video endoscope including laparoscopic kit), a wide range of surgical and orthopaedic equipment including Ex-fix and TTA kits, four sterile theatres, dental x-ray, ECG, tonopen and slit lamp, Class 4 laser, extensive lab, spacious dog and cat kennels and a large isolation area. Each branch has biochem, haematology, UA and microscope, a sterile theatre, with imaging available at some. The vets are well supported by an experienced and conscientious team of RVN and SVNs, and excellent support staff. We're a friendly crew and never fail to help newcomers feel at ease. South Lincs Vet Group is located near Boston, with excellent road links, and rail links to London and nationwide via Peterborough. The beautiful Lincolnshire Wolds and the Norfolk coast are within easy day trip distance.

Applicant Requirements

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated vet with some experience. You will be skilled at communicating with clients and colleagues and share our passion for excellent client and patient care. You will be able to work within our busy team to provide the top-quality veterinary care that we are proud of. Confidence with sole charge OOH shifts is expected. An interest in orthopaedics would also be an advantage but is not essential.

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.

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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom

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