Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    North West London

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Dependent on Experience

  • Contact:

    Karl Harker

  • Contact email:

  • Salary high:


  • Salary low:


  • Job ref:

    JN -012018-63

  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:

    2018-12-03 00:00:00

We are currently recruiting on behalf of a large, well-established small animal practice in North West London who are looking for a permanent vet to join their team on a full-time basis. The practice is looking for a Vet with at least 5 years experience who would be comfortable mentoring junior vets.

The Practice

This is a friendly, independent practice located in North West London. Their clients are Insured, high-end clients with a strong human animal bond. Their pets are a very important part of their family. These clients require thoroughness and attention to detail in every aspect of practice service and clinical approach.

Their vets are expected to offer and be informed of up to date, current available medicine and procedures as part of a holistic approach to veterinary care.

They are looking to recruit a General practitioner position to work within a supportive team with clinical freedom (as long as it of a high standard and improving current standards)

The practice use visiting specialists in ultrasonography, orthopaedics and complex soft tissue surgery, dentistry (root canal treatment etc.) and cardiology. 

The Role: 

This is a full-time permanent position, working 4 or 5 days per week on a rota basis. The shifts will either be 08:00 - 18:00 or 09:00 -19:00 with no OOH and 1:3 weekends working both Saturday and Sunday 09:00 - 16:00 and time is given back in lieu for this. The salary on offer is negotiable for the right candidate and CPD is offered on a case by case basis.

The Candidate:

They must be caring, compassionate and able to provide an excellent standard of service. You must enjoy speaking to clients and enjoy being a clinical vet. The practice operates on 20-30 minute appointment times, they insist on a low volume of clients and procedures per day to ensure that high levels of care can be attained. The practice is looking to receive applications from candidates with a minimum of 5 years’ experience, who will be comfortable to mentor more junior vets and ensure the smooth running of the practice. 

You will be joining a team of 1.5 vets, with 4 nurses, 3 receptionists, and 3 cattery assistants.


Type: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Hours: Full-time - 4 or 5 days per week between 08:00 and 19:00.

Weekends: 1:3 Sat and Sun 09:00 - 16:00

Out of hours: None

Salary: Dependent on Experience

Ref: JN -012018-63

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 -012018-63 when enquiring about this vacancy.

To have a no obligation confidential discussion or to enquire about other positions in this area please contact us today on 01423 701 321, alternatively email 

Recruit4vets are specialist recruiters for the veterinary industry and act as an employment agency for the supply of permanent staff and an employment business for the supply of locum staff, to view more positions like this, visit you can also find us on Facebook at: