Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:

    2018-12-03 00:00:00

  • Salary:

    Generous salary (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Jim Dixon

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -052018-2778

  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:

    Jim Dixon

We are currently recruiting for a Veterinary Surgeon to join a really friendly practice based in Ashford, Kent on a full time, permanent basis.

The Practice:

This practice have been key individuals over the years and have handpicked their team who have more than 50 years of experience. Each member of staff are devoted pet owners and understand the bond each client has with their pets and always share the best current ways of keeping them fit and healthy. This practice has state of the art facilities including but not limited to X-Ray, Ultrasound, Orthopaedic facilities, full surgical facilities and equipment and they also offer home appointments. The successful applicant will join a team of 3 vets, one of which has a special interest in cardiology and ultrasound and has been with the practice for 4 years. You will also join 6 highly experienced nurses’.

The Role:

This position has become available as a Vet is moving abroad. This is a very nice role with no out of hours involved and consists of full time hours working 8:30am – 12pm and 2:00pm – 6:45pm over 4.5 days. There is a 1:3 weekend rota where you would work 9am – 4pm Saturday and 10am – 12pm on Sunday. You would then receive the following Friday off for working the weekend. Consults are 15 minutes with 2 x operating mornings per week.

The Candidate:

The ideal candidate will be confident working sole charge however this will be a rare occurrence as there is usually 2 vets working per day. You will be looking for longevity and will want to be part of a friendly team who are like family. An interest in Orthopaedics would be beneficial as the practice specialised in Orthopaedics and the Owner has a wealth of orthopaedic experience.

The Summary:

Role: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Hours: Full time – 4.5 days per week

Weekends/Out of hours: 1:3 weekends with a day off in lieu, no out of hours

Sole charge: Some

Salary and benefits: Generous salary DOE + additional benefits 

Ref: JN -052018-2778

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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