Veterinary Surgeon - Full Time (Maternity Cover) - Ipswich, Suffolk

Suffolk, Virginia, us
Company: Vets4Pets
Category: Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations
Published on 2021-07-31 22:04:05

Surgery Information / Job Description

Our Partners, Sandra and Lucy, at Ipswich Vets4Pets are looking for a Veterinary Surgeon to join their established and successful team! The practice offers easy access to the A12 and A14 as well as the beautiful nearby coast and countryside and London is just one hour away by train. The practice is within walking distance from the train station.

Sandra qualified from the RVC in 1997 and opened her practice 8 years ago. It gave her the opportunity to combine her love of being a Vet with her passion for creating a happy and supportive work environment. You will be joining a friendly and supportive team made up of 3 vets, 5 RVNs (including Head Nurse, Lucy, who has also now become a Partner), 2 Veterinary Care Assistants and 6 Receptionists. The team hold a variety of interests including animal behaviour, animal welfare and one member of the Vet team is currently working towards their Certificate in Surgery.

Person Specification

The team are looking for a personable Vet with confidence in routine surgical and medical cases and someone who enjoys building relationships with patients, clients and the team. Due to the experience within the existing team, we are looking for a Vet with a minimum of 2 year’s experience.

Ipswich Vets4Pets are a busy practice with a friendly team. Low stress handling of their patients is the core of their ethos. There is a real variety of cases, including those from the local animal rehoming centre. They see a large amount of small furries, rabbits in particular, as well as a large amount of cats and dogs. You will have access to excellent facilities including digital X-ray, ultrasound and in-house Idexx equipment; Catalyst 1, Lasercyte and Sedivue. In addition, you will also be working within a close team who have voted Ipswich Vets4Pets as the happiest workplace ever worked at!

This is a full time role on a Fixed Term Contract, with a weekend rota of just 1 in 2 Saturdays (08:30 – 14:00), no sole charge or out of hours ensuring an excellent work/life balance!


In return, Sandra and Lucy offer:

• Competitive salary - £45,000 (depending on experience)

• Pension scheme

• CPD funding including support for Certificates 

• Annual pancake night and a steady supply of biscuits and cake!

• Pastoral care, emotional wellbeing and support

• Paid memberships – RCVS, BVA, VDS

• Exclusive colleague discounts including with High Street retailers and restaurants

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer

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