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Veterinary Referral Clinician - Orthopaedic Surgery

Downland Veterinary Group, Emsworth, Emsworth, South East

Discipline: Surgery

Part Time

We are looking for an experienced Orthopaedic Surgeon who is focused on clinical excellence and teamwork to join us at Downland Veterinary Group in Emsworth. We have a steady established orthopaedic caseload where you will benefit from state-of-the-art equipment required to perform TPLO, MPL, fracture repair and many other procedures. You will be joining an experienced and collaborative team who are keen to welcome new colleagues. 

We are open to applications from Advanced Practitioners, Residency-Trained and Boarded Diplomate clinicians.

Working Structure

Your rota will consist of 3 weekdays of 9 hours per shift, and we can be flexible towards which days during the week suits you best! (averaging 27 hours per week)

Find support from our experienced team

We have multiple nurse training centres within our group, and have certificate holders in surgery, medicine, cardiology and imaging. We also have vets with special interests in dermatology and ECC

Our team have a wealth of experience and you will be fully supported. Across the group, we have circa 30 veterinary surgeons, a nursing team of 70 and a further 70 support colleagues. There is a trained team in place of RVN’s to support referrals and surgeries.

Well Equipped

All of our surgeries are extensively equipped, and we strive for clinical excellence. At Emsworth we have DR X-Ray, Dental X-Ray, Ultrasonography, Laparoscopy, Endoscopy, 2 Surgical theatres, capnography and in house Lab. We are well embedded in the local area, first established in 1947. 

Fantastic location

Emsworth is a delightful coastal village that makes for an ideal relocation destination. Nestled on the Hampshire-Sussex border, it offers a peaceful and picturesque setting with charming harbors, quaint streets, and beautiful waterfront views. Emsworth boasts a friendly community atmosphere, excellent local schools, and a variety of independent shops, cafes, and restaurants. Outdoor enthusiasts will appreciate the easy access to sailing, walking, and cycling along the scenic coastline and countryside. 
Additionally, its convenient transport links to larger cities like Portsmouth and Chichester make Emsworth both a serene retreat and a practical place to live.

What’s On Offer

We are able to offer a very generous salary and benefits package to reward you for your efforts, which include but not limited to;
  • 5 weeks plus bank holidays
  • Additional holiday entitlement for your birthday
  • 5 days paid CPD leave and £2000 allowance (Pro Rata)
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Professional Membership Fees
  • Service based holiday entitlement increases
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity, adoption, shared parental leave and surrogacy Pay
  • Discounted veterinary fees
  • My Benefits - various discounts including retail & gym memberships
  • Sponsorship for overseas employees
  • Membership of Employee Assistance Programme
  • Relocation packages available

  • 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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    Downland Veterinary Group, Emsworth

    71 Havant Road, Emsworth, PO10 7NZ, United Kingdom

    Animals treated

    Small animals


    Any questions before applying?

    Speak to Ciaran Connolly from our recruitment team who would be happy to help you with any questions you have before applying for this role.

    Talent Partner

    Ciaran Connolly