• Veterinary Surgeon

    Location: 68-31 Edgemoor Close, Upper Killay, Swansea Hours: Full time, Part time Practice: Gower Veterinary Surgery Salary: Salary up to £60,000 + £4,000 welcome bonus Practice Details Gower Veterinary Surgery

We are a Primary Care Practice for small animals, which established itself amongst the Swansea community, providing care for thousands of pets every year. Being RCVS accredited, we are dedicated to continuously improving our quality of care and service. We know that owners consider pets to be a member of the family and that is why we work hard to provide the very best veterinary care possible. 

We are a modern practice with a good range of equipment including digital x-ray, ultrasound, endoscopy (and rigid endoscopy), ligasure, full orthopaedic kit and dental radiography. We have two theatres and a strong team assisting each other to provide the very best care to our patients and their owners. 

 

Your role and responsibilities 

Due to our ever-expanding caseload, we are looking for an experienced Veterinary Surgeon to join us. You will join a team of progressive and knowledgeable Vets – with multiple certificate holders. It would be great if you have an orthopaedic bias, however, this isn’t essential.

We have meeting days once a month where we block off consultations and meet as a team. This allows us to share information and ideas – we promote active case discussion between vets. We also time given for individuals to focus on projects they want to work on, or the time is used for personal development. 

We offer time off in lieu of any overtime worked and give associates opportunities to take on additional paid responsibilities, we also run an employee of the month scheme and practice book club in our spare time.

Package and hours:

  • Salary up to £60,000 + £4,000 welcome bonus
  • 4 days per week
  • No out of hours (OOH) 
  • Good surgical and medical caseload
  • Weekends on a rota of 1 in 6 (Saturday 9 am-12 pm and Sunday 9.30 am-11 am)

 

Benefits 

  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays on a pro-rata basis
  • Birthday leave
  • RCVS & VDS fees paid
  • CPD encouraged and funded 
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Extensive learning and development programmes
  • Progression opportunities
  • Staff discount schemes
  • Company pension
  • Discounts with PetPlan
  • Enhanced parental leave policy
  • Enhanced sickness policy
  • Cycle2Work scheme
  • Eye care vouchers
  • Recruitment reward scheme
  • Gym membership discount
  • Flu vaccine voucher.

 

Part of an amazing global family 

The future of the veterinary world is at the heart of everything we do. We are all individual but two important things bring us together: a commitment to excellence and our passion to make A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS. 

Linnaeus is owned by Mars, that makes us part of their 70,000 Veterinary Health Associates who spend their days thinking about the 400 million pets of the world and how to improve their lives. Being part of this amazing global group gives us the benefit of a huge network of experts and specialists, a future we can invest in and the security that allows us to concentrate on what we do best – caring for pets. 

Our Associates are fundamental to our success and we are proud to count some of the finest specialists, veterinary surgeons and nurses in the UK among our team. Being part of the Mars family of businesses provides huge development opportunities across the group for our Associates. 

To apply, please complete the quick application form below. Alternatively, for more information please contact Paige on [email protected] or call 07708478484.

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