Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Between £30,000 and £50,000 (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Angela Kirby

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  • Job ref:

    JN -022018-161

  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:

    2018-09-03 00:00:00

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We are currently recruiting on behalf of an independent small animal practice in Darlington, who require a Veterinary Surgeon to join their team on a permanent basis. They would prefer a full-time vet, but part-time applicants will be considered.

The Practice:

The practice aims to provide a warm and friendly environment to provide the best possible care to their patients. They have a main surgery and a branch located 10 miles away, with a team of 2 full-time vets, 2 part-time vets and 9 nurses working in support. The practice has modern, up-to-date facilities including a fully-equipped modern theatre as well as a digital x-ray suite. They have an in-house lab, ultrasound equipment, ECG, endoscope, all suitable for not only larger pets such as cats and dogs but also smaller companions such as rabbits and guinea pigs.

The Role:

This is a full-time role, working 4 days per week, between 9 am and 5:30 pm, with one night on-call per week. There is also a weekend rota of 1:4.

There will be some sole charge branch work required, as well as during any out of hours work.

Although this is a full-time vacancy they will also consider part-time candidates.

In return, the practice is offering a salary of between £30,000 and £50,000 plus CPD allowance, RCVS and VDS fees paid for, 25 days holiday and pension scheme.

The Candidate:

The ideal candidate will be friendly and proactive, and will fit in well with the existing team. They are looking to receive applicants from vets with at least 2 years’ practice experience. You must be confident with sole charge as this is required during out of hours and when consulting at the branch surgery.


Role: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Hours: Full or Part-time

Weekends: 1:4

Out of hours: 1 night per week

Sole charge: Some required

Branch work: Some required

Salary: £30,000-£50,000 Full-time (DOE) + excellent benefits

Ref: JN -022018-161

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

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