Veterinary Surgeon – Redruth & Camborne

Veterinary Surgeon – Redruth & Camborne £50,000 - £70,000 per year Redruth, Cornwall Medivet Redruth Full Time, Permanent

The opportunity

Medivet Redruth practice first opened it’s doors over half century ago and if known for having knowledgeable, friendly people to look after their very loved pets – history is very important to us, but so is the future. We still have traditional values but we are looking to continue on our exciting adventure improving and being the best we can possibly be in every aspect of the veterinary practice.

We are a well-equipped first-opinion small animal practice. Our main site is a purpose-built practice based in Redruth, with a branch in Camborne.

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Veterinary Surgeon to join our friendly and loyal team. Our practice has a great client base who appreciate the personal service we provide. You will have a fantastic team of Vets, Nurses, Receptionists, and a Practice Manager around you for support.

This role requires a motivated vet to work confidently in a busy environment with the ability to make sound clinical judgments.

Our rolling rota allows for a great work/life balance which we feel is essential to allow time to enjoy the best things about living in idyllic Cornwall. Our full-time position is based on a 4-day week and just 1 in 3 Saturday mornings along with no OOH.

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.

About us

We’re always looking for people who aspire to stand out in their field and it’s this vision and enthusiasm that forms the foundation of how we work. Our mission to deliver progressive, around the clock care means our employees have the very best equipment and treatment options available. We recognise the amazing work our people do and we strive to offer the best possible reward package in the veterinary sector.

Job number: VET01944