Veterinary Surgeon – Hospital Day Role/Cambridge

Location Cambridgeshire
Discipline: Clinical
Salary: £40,000 to £65,000
Contact name: Debbie Loding

Contact email: debbie@vettedrecruitment.co.uk
Job ref: 508
Published: 20 days ago

Embark on a fulfilling journey with our client’s prestigious veterinary practice with over a century of dedication to excellence in animal care. Located in the heart of Cambridgeshire, the practice is seeking a Veterinary Surgeon to become an integral part of their compassionate and skilled team. This is a chance to contribute to work within a supportive environment that places an equally high value on work-life balance and professional growth.

The practice itself boasts state-of-the-art facilities, including a newly unveiled wing with advanced operating theatres and a serene cat ward. The practice is equipped with cutting-edge diagnostic tools such as digital radiography, ultrasound with cardiac probe and doppler, video-endoscopy, and multi-parameter anaesthetic monitoring. They also have a bespoke rehabilitation centre on site featuring hydrotherapy and K-Laser, which is managed by adept physiotherapists, enhancing the comprehensive care provided.

The role offers a four-day workweek working nine-hour shifts, ensuring ample time for personal pursuits. Weekends are shared equally, with a 1 in 4 rotation, and the absence of out-of-hours duties underscores the commitment to a balanced lifestyle. Part-time arrangements are also open for discussion, catering to diverse needs.

Candidates will find themselves among a team where certificates in medicine, surgery, cardiology, dermatology, and diagnostic imaging are prevalent, with advanced practitioners leading the way. This role offers a mix of consulting and surgical cases, however while surgical caseloads align with general practice levels due to the existing surgical expertise within the team there is not a high percentage of surgical cases available day to day.  The practice is however eager to discuss and will accommodate specific interests where possible.

Applicants should bring a minimum of two years' experience to the role, demonstrating a passion for veterinary medicine and a collaborative spirit. In return, the practice team offers a supportive environment for continued professional development, including CPD and certificate studies.

The practice team is not just a workforce but a family, with many long-standing members. The practice values wellbeing and enjoys community engagement through local events and charity fundraisers. Social gatherings, from summer festivities to the renowned Christmas party, are a testament to the vibrant culture cultivated within.

Benefits:
•    Annual salary of £40,000 to £65,000 depending on experience
•    5 weeks holiday + bank holidays + 1 day Birthday Leave
•    Professional membership fees paid
•    Annual CPD allowance 
•    Extensive free online CPD program
•    Career progression opportunities
•    Staff discount schemes
•    Enhanced equal family leave and sickness pay
•    E-car salary sacrifice scheme
•    Employer contribution pension scheme
•    Cycle to work scheme

If you are a Veterinary Surgeons seeking a harmonious blend of professional challenge and personal enrichment, this practice represents a unique setting to thrive and make a difference in the lives of animals and their owners.  If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you!  

Contact Debbie Loding through Debbie@vettedrecruitment.co.uk or 07384 551799 today.

Please note you must be a qualified Veterinary Surgeon and eligible to register with the RCVS to be considered for this role.

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