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Maternity Cover Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Dependent on Experience

  • Contact:

    Harriet Noble

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -032018-1464

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Client:

    Independent Vetcare

We are currently looking for a full time Small animal Veterinary surgeon to join our clients small, friendly and supportive team to cover up to 12 months of maternity leave.


The Practice:

Our client was founded in 1948 and have five veterinary practices. The branch we are recruiting for are a 2.5 vet practice, working to a high clinical standard, with their own operating theatres, ultrasound, X-ray, dental x-ray (soon to be installed) and ECG etc. Their first opinion and referral hospital is just down the road with full back up available should it be required, there is also a CT scanner, MRI and a radioactive iodine unit within the practice. Their branch is a silver accredited cat friendly practice with a separate consulting room available for cats.


The Role:

The position is a full time working a 4 day working week with a 9 week rolling rota covering OOH (weekend days only)


The Candidate:

The ideal candidate will be friendly, hard-working, client-focused surgeon, who is a good communicator and confident with all routine surgeries and consults.

In return, the client is offering a generous salary dependent on experience, with excellent benefits.



Role: Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small animal

Hours: Full time

Weekends: 1:9

Out of hours: 1:9

Sole charge: some

Salary: Generous DOE

Ref: JN -032018-1464


To qualify for this position, you must be fully registered with the RCVS and you must be eligible to work in the UK.


What happens next: Click APPLY to apply for this role and a member of our team will be in touch if you have been successful.

To discuss the role in more details:

Please call or email our team to discuss the specific details for this role such as practice details, exact location, salaries or any other queries you may have. Please also quote reference JN -032018-1464  when enquiring about this vacancy.


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