Job Type






Veterinary Surgeon Suffolk

Swayne & Partners, Long Melford

Swayne & Partners, Long Melford Suffolk VA United States

1 month ago

Posted on 27/04/2022
The Role
Here at Swayne and Partners, we are looking for a dedicated Veterinary Surgeon to join our team. This is a very exciting opportunity to join our small, 4 vet team in the historic market town of Long Melford in Suffolk...

The rota will include working four days a week 08:30 am - 19:00 pm. You will be able to build your own client base with regular 15-minute consultation blocks with time to work up cases and carry out surgical procedures.

Salary of up to £60,000 depending on experience.
About Us
Swayne and Partners established in the 1970s have grown into a multi-site practice offering exceptional standards of care to our patients.
We have our own 24/7 staffed site situated less than 20 miles from each of our branches which can provide intensive care to those patients requiring hospitalisation.

We pride ourselves on providing a personal, traditional service with the benefit of modern techniques and technology. You will be part of the weekend rota at our central surgery in Bury St Edmunds which operates on a 1:4 to 1:6 basis working day shifts. We provide our own emergency service to our own clients as well as other local practices giving you the opportunity to expand and develop your experience with emergency cases and complex inpatients.

Swayne and Partners have a range of up-to-date diagnostic equipment at each branch which allows for extensive workups and excellent in-house care. The Bury St Edmunds surgery also has a CT scanner which is available for more complex imaging.
About the Team and Culture
The Long Melford team comprises 4 FTE Veterinary Surgeons who are supported by a team of Registered Veterinary Nurses, Student Veterinary Nurses, Nursing Assistants, and receptionists. We have multiple certificate holders within the practice and encourage further education.
Applicant Requirements
We are able to accommodate new graduates but equally have a busy, interesting caseload for someone wishing to build on their existing experience.
Benefits - Subject to Pro Rata:
Enhanced holiday entitlement and increasing holiday based on length of service
CPD paid days and allowance
L&D opportunities through the IVC Evidensia Academy
Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
Private Medical Insurance
BVA Membership paid
VDS cover
Birthday leave
Discounted veterinary fees
Various discounts including retail & gym memberships
Cycle to Work scheme
Service-related company sick pay
Sponsorship for overseas employees
Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing
Relocation packages
Career progression opportunities

As a BAME and LGBTQ+ 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.


Any questions before applying?

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

James Forrester

Talent Business Manager - First Opinion
Suffolk VA USA

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