Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:

    2018-12-03 00:00:00

  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    Jim Dixon

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -042018-2360

  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Contact:

    Jim Dixon

We are working with an independent accredited veterinary hospital in the West Midlands, with branch practices in the surrounding area, that is looking to recruit an enthusiastic and experienced veterinary surgeon to join their team on a permanent basis. 

The Practice: 

The practice is an independent, small animal, first opinion and referral practice with a strong vet team of 15 including certificate holders in cardiology, dermatology, soft tissue/orthopaedic and surgery. The practice aims to deliver the highest standards of pet care and has won various awards for doing so. The vets have access to state of the art diagnostic equipment and 11 operating theatres. 

The Role: 

This is a full-time, permanent position, working 4.5 days per week. The practice provides their own out of hours service in house, which for the vet is on an attractive rota of approximately 1:10 weekends with a 4-day weekend the following week. Overnight on call duties are 1:10, fully supported with back up from the practice partners. There is on-site accommodation for on call work if required. 

In return the practice can offer an extremely competitive salary, pension scheme, weekly in-house CPD, CPD allowance per annum for relevant external CPD inc BSAVA membership, certificate funding, RCVS/VDS membership funding and staff discount on pet care. The practice can also assist with relocation if required. 

This is an excellent opportunity for career progression and development, with access to and support from Certificate Holders and an established mentoring programme, off rota induction programme, support for integration into the team, case opportunities from across the branches, along with long term career opportunities including certificate support and branch management. 

The Candidate: 

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years’ experience and will be keen to deliver exceptional levels of care.


Role: Veterinary Surgeon 

Type: Small Animal 

Hours: Full-time

Weekends: 1:10

On call: 1:10 

Sole charge: Some

Branch work: Some 

Salary and benefits: Competitive salary & benefits package

Ref: JN -042018-2360

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

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