Senior Veterinary Surgeon

IVC Evidensia

Southampton, England, United Kingdom


£65k (annually)

Vet Surgeon

Aug 22

The Role

We are looking for a Senior Veterinary Surgeon to join our lovely, enthusiastic team. Based primarily at one branch you will have a nice balance of consulting and surgery. We welcome a confident vet as there can be rare periods of sole charge. There may be occasional shifts at one of the other branches if cover is required.

No on-call, OOH, or bank holidays.

1:8 Saturdays (9am-12pm or 9am-4pm). Shifts are either 4 days (8am - 6pm or 9am - 7pm), or 5 days with varied shorter shifts (typically 8am - 1pm and 9.30am - 7pm). Flexibility with hours can be considered.

Salary up to £65,000 depending on experience.

About us

We are a group of three practices with a strong focus on patient welfare and high clinical standards. The practice fosters a very supportive and caring environment where real emphasis is placed on ensuring a great work/life balance for all staff.

The practice is located in Southampton, close to the beautiful New Forest with easy access to the south coast, the idyllic South Downs, Winchester, and London. The area is home to excellent schools and is a lovely place to set up home.

The practice is equipped with digital X-ray, in-house haematology and biochemistry including SDMA, T4 and other extended panels, endoscopy, ultrasound and echocardiograhy, capnography, tonometry, ECG.

You will have the support of a fantastic, proficient nursing team comprised of plentiful RVNs and SVNs and a very experienced reception/office team. Many of the vets hold post-graduate qualifications (there are small animal medicine certificate holders, many with additional special interests, and one vet is currently finishing a Masters in soft tissue surgery).

Fear-free initiative is employed at all branches

Applicant Requirements

At least 1 year qualified as some sole charge. MRCVS. Interest in learning and progressing clinical abilities is a must.

Benefits (subject to pro rata)

  • Enhanced holiday entitlement and increasing holiday based on length of service
  • CPD paid days and allowance
  • L&D opportunities through the IVC Evidensia Academy
  • Enhanced family friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • BVA Membership paid
  • VDS cover
  • Birthday leave
  • Discounted veterinary fees
  • Various discounts including retail & gym memberships
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Service related company sick pay
  • Sponsorship for overseas employees
  • Initiatives focussed 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.

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