Veterinary Surgeon

Swift Referrals
Thorp Arch Estate Wetherby
Permanent, Full time
Competitive Salary

Posted on 19/02/2021

The Role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Veterinary Surgeon to join us at Swift Referrals. This is a role working alongside experienced, specialist led, referral clinicians, to help facilitate excellent client and patient care. This would suit a clinician looking to develop their skills and experience in a busy referral hospital. Duties would include scrubbing into surgery, helping our medical team work up patients, care of hospital patients, client communication-updating owners and the discharge of patients. Some out of hours cover for nights and weekends on a rota will be required (there are night Vets and there would always be a Referral Clinician in support for out of hours cases). Performing advanced imaging-MRI and CT and the triage of emergency cases would also form part of the role. There would also be an excellent opportunity for primary case responsibility in our new Emergency and Critical Care centre opening June 2021. Details of working hours and rota detailed below.
•    4 days per week (10-hour shifts)
•    1:6 weekends
•    1 evening on call per week

About Us

Swift Referrals boasts a dynamic, loyal and supportive team of 55 staff in North Yorkshire. The hospital has fantastic equipment available including 1.5T Siemens MRI scanner, 128 Slice GE CT scanner, doppler ultrasound, endoscopy, arthroscopy and state-of-the-art operating theatres in a supportive hospital environment. 

Applicant Requirements

To be considered for this role you will need to have a RCVS Registration and previous small animal medical and routine surgical experience preferred, but not essential. Excellent communication skills supporting the Referral Clinicians and Veterinary Team and a team player who is dedicated to providing a high-quality service and care.

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.

If this position is of interest to you then please get in touch.

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

Amy Cranfield

Veterinary Recruitment Consultant


Swift Referrals

Unit 706, Avenue E West, Thorp Arch Estate Wetherby, LS23 7GA, United Kingdom

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Animals treated

  • Small animal