Veterinary Surgeon – Beaminster

Veterinary Surgeon – Beaminster £40,000 - £55,000 Beaminster, Dorset Medivet Beaminster Full Time Part Time, Permanent

The opportunity

Our beautiful purpose built clinic is based in the stunning Dorset countryside village of Beaminster, close to the Jurassic Coast attractions of West Bay and Lyme Regis, with good road links to Dorchester, Exeter, Poole, Bournemouth and beyond. The clinic has a key focus on serving the local community and providing high quality veterinary care.

Our practice boasts keyhole and laparoscopic spays, Dental x-rays, Endoscopes, Gastroscope, in-house bloods, biochemistry and urine analysis, Anti-coagulant, prep and theatre rooms, a stunning reception area and beautiful consult rooms.

We have a friendly team with amazing support from the nursing and front of house teams. The opportunity here is for an experienced Vet to join us, working on a real mix of complex cases, consults, surgery with the option to move into a Lead Veterinary Surgeon role and beyond!

Key benefits include:

  • £1,500 CPD allowance with 3 days CPD leave; extensive in-house CPD training.
  • VDS, RCVS and BVA fees paid.
  • Certificates encouraged and funded.
  • 5 weeks annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Fantastic career progression and partnership opportunities.
  • 20% staff discount for own pets

Role accountabilities

  • Perform a wide range of surgical procedures.
  • Conduct thorough pre and post-operative assessments.
  • Develop treatment plans and provide clients with care instructions.
  • Utilise diagnostic laboratory, imaging and ultrasound testing.
  • Prescribe medication.
  • Promote preventative care by advocating and administering routine vaccinations and immunisations
  • Educate clients on positive lifestyle choices for their pets.
  • Provide guidance and mentorship to members of the support team.
  • Compliance with veterinary ethics and relevant statutes, policies and procedures.
  • Maintain patients medical records.

Your skills and experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Veterinary Medicine (BVetMed) or equivalent.
  • Registration with the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS).
  • Surgical skills for performing routine and complex procedures.
  • Knowledge of anaesthesia protocols and pain management.
  • Ability to provide compassionate care and ensure the well-being of animals.
  • Strong diagnostic skills and experience in using diagnostic equipment such as X-rays, ultrasounds, and blood analysers.
  • Ability to explain medical conditions and treatment plans clearly to clients with empathy and compassion.
  • Willingness to work collaboratively with other veterinary professionals, including veterinary nurses and support staff.
  • Critical thinking skills to diagnose complex cases, make informed treatment decisions, handle emergency cases and provide critical care to animals.
  • Adherence to high ethical standards in veterinary practice.
Job number: VET01809