Veterinary Surgeon

Job Description

The Role

We are currently looking for a Veterinary Surgeon to join our friendly team at Ringwood Vets in Hampshire. This is a full time role working 42 hours per week over 4 or 5 days with 1 in 3 Saturday mornings (9am-12noon). There is no Sunday work, out of hours or on call required with this role. Our weekdays include a good balance of consulting and operating, and we have experienced Veterinary Nurses who assist with all consults to help hold pets during examinations and help with pricing and treatment.

About Us

Our practice is part of a group of 3 sites in Salisbury, Downton, and Ringwood. We pride ourselves on our excellent client care and putting the patient at the heart of everything we do. This role will be based at our Ringwood site, which is modern and bright with lots of windows. It is close to the stunning New Forest, with amazing beaches nearby, and the cities of Southampton/Bournemouth and Poole only a short distance away. We have all the usual equipment, including digital x-ray, dental x-ray, ultrasound, full blood machines and separate cat ward. Our friendly, supportive, and relaxed team consists of 5 Veterinary Surgeons: one with a certificate in internal medicine and one who is almost finished a certificate in surgery, plus an amazing support team. We encourage clinical freedom and case continuity and can provide help and support from our experienced team, whilst developing skills in the practice.

Applicant Requirements

We are looking for a Veterinary Surgeon that enjoys being a good general small animal Vet and loves to build good client relations with a caring nature. Someone who is friendly and enthusiastic and a good team player. It is important that you are keen to learn, develop and improve. We encourage CPD and would support a certificate.

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 pay
• 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 wellbeing
• 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.


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Hampshire, United Kingdom

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Hampton Park Vets, Ringwood