Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Competitive - Subject to Experience

  • Contact:

    Karl Harker

  • Contact email:

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  • Salary low:


  • Job ref:

    JN -052018-3685

  • Published:

    12 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:

    2018-08-06 00:00:00

  • Client:


We are working with a practice based in Barnsley, South Yorkshire that is looking to recruit a Veterinary Surgeon on a full-time permanent basis. Candidates of all levels of experience would be considered for this role.

The Practice:

The Practice is a modern and bright purpose built RCVS registered Small Animal Hospital, open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. They are conveniently located near to major road networks and public transport links, and only a few miles from the Peak District. They are also an RCVS registered Small Animal Emergency Services Clinic. As well as their own onsite hydrotherapy centre they have a wide range of other services and facilities including Endoscopy. One of the Veterinary Surgeons is a certificate holder in rigid and flexible endoscopes and is one of only 13 surgeons in the world to hold this certificate.

The team have experience in a range of orthopaedic work with a number of skilled vets working in the practice. Their multi-disciplinary colleagues take a range of referrals from soft tissue surgery through to orthopaedics and diagnostic imaging.

The Role:

This is a full-time permanent position for a Veterinary Surgeon. You will be joining a large experienced team of Vets, Nurses and a dedicated out of hours team. The working hours are 37.5 per week with regular weekends but no out of hours. 

There is a heavy weekend bias but 2 regular weekdays off to compensate, means average 4 day weeks. Well supported with experienced team including 4 certificate holders.

The practice have a very varied and interesting caseload with lots of opportunity for the successful candidate to develop their skills within the practice.

The Candidate:

The successful applicant will have good surgical and medical experience. This position would suit someone currently or looking to work towards a medicine certificate. Our clients’ pride themselves on providing the highest levels of service and offer full support including generous CPD and certificate study funding for the right candidate. 

In return our clients’ offer: Excellent career opportunities and development due to their varied case load, also:

·      Contributory pension scheme

·      Generous CPD and funding of certificates for the right candidate

·      Paid memberships (RCVS, BVA, VDS)

·      Childcare vouchers

·      Exclusive company discounts and rewards


Role: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Hours: Full-Time – 37.5 hours per week

Weekends: 1 in 2 but every Tuesday and Wednesday off

Out of hours: No

Sole charge: Yes

Branch work:No

Computer System: Rx Works

Consults: 10-15 mins

Salary: Competitive - Subject to Experience

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 -052018-3685 when enquiring about this vacancy.

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