06 April 2021

Veterinary Surgeon - Kings Lynn

Salary

Competitive Salary DOE

Location

Norfolk, East of England

Job Type

Permanent

Full Description
If you’re passionate about your professional development and attracted to working in a positive environment, this Kings Lynn practice could be perfect for you!
 
This delightful veterinary practice in Kings Lynn opened in May 2009 and continues to go from strength to strength. Based just 30 minutes from the beautiful Norfolk coastline, they are extremely lucky to work with a very varied client base ranging from dogs, cats and small furries through to Meerkats and even a raccoon!
 
They have a good range of ages and skills within the existing vet team, by joining this vet practice, you will enjoy support from a wonderful team including 4 qualified RVNs, 2 student vet nurses, 4 receptionists and 2 kennel assistants.
 
The bright, air-conditioned surgery is purpose built to industry leading standards and has state of the art equipment including digital x-ray, ECG, Idexx in-house laboratory, ultrasound, dentistry facilities and I-phone/I-pad heart monitor and they are the only practice in Kings Lynn to use Sevoflurane.
 
They are a progressive practice and have ambitions to provide world class clinical care at the very heart of the community and they need great people to join their team to help them realise this vision.
 
You’ll need strong general medical experience with demonstrable surgical skills and confidence in communicating with owners and their pets. One vet here has a particular interest in exotics so if you want to gain more exposure to exotic cases or have a specialism you’re keen to develop, this could be a great opportunity for you!
 
They are looking for a vet who enjoys being a vet, values a good salary, is interested in engaging in all aspects of veterinary care and enjoys clinical discussions and mentoring all members of the team. An interest in studying for a certificate would be encouraged and funded.
 
As a veterinary surgeon, you'll need to:
• work from a surgery or visit animals in their living environments
• carry out home visits
• handle, examine and treat all species of animals,
• meet and consult with the owners and carers of various animals
• carry out tests such as x-rays, blood samples and ultrasound scans
• give advice on issues such as nutrition, breeding and health
• immunise animals against different types of disease
• euthanise old and terminally ill animals
• perform surgery, including managing anaesthesia
• work on out-of-hours emergency cases when on call
• maintain up-to-date records
• liaise with, and refer to, other professionals within the industry
 
You’ll need to feel comfortable doing sole charge and be skilled medically and surgically. Cardiology and orthopaedic surgery is done here as well as the more routine work you might expect. Strong communication, organisational and interpersonal skills along with a demonstrable passion for your chosen career and a cheerful can do attitude would be perfect. 

Benefits

In return, they offer:
• Excellent career opportunities and development due to the varied case load
• Competitive salary
• Contributory pension scheme and life assurance
• Generous CPD and funding of certificates for the right candidate
• Paid memberships (RCVS, BVA, VDS)
• Exclusive company discounts and rewards
 
Ref: AD478

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