Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:

    2018-12-03 00:00:00

  • Salary:

    Competitive (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Emily Naden

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -022018-321

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Contact:

    Emily Naden

Our client is looking for a Permanent Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon with a minimum of 2 years' experience to join their superb practice in Ely, East Cambridgeshire. 

The Practice:

This is a busy, mixed animal practice consisting of a team of 4.5 vets and 7 Nurses. The practice was purpose built with ultrasound, in house laboratory, digital x-ray, dental machine, flex and rigid endoscope. The practice also has a separate hospital wards for dogs and cats.

The Role:

This is a superb opportunity for a confident Veterinary Surgeon with a minimum of 2 years' experience to join this busy, well equipped practice. You need to be able to carry out basic surgery confidently, although there is a large support network in place and the role is not sole charge. You also need to be able to work to 10 minute consults, with 20 minutes booked out for bloods, skin or euthanasia. Future opportunity for partnership is possible for the right candidate, if this is of interest.

This is a full time role working 4 days a week (when there is a full team) Monday to Friday 8.30 am - 6 pm or 7 pm 2 nights per week. No on call requirements for the role. Weekends consist of 1:2 Saturday 8.30 am - 4 pm, the following week you will only work a 3 day week).

The Candidate:

You will need to be a good communicator with strong people skills. A minimum of 2 years' experience is required and confident with basic surgery and 10 minute consults.

The Summary:

Type: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Hours: Full time - 4 days a week (when there is a full team)

Out of hours: None

Weekend: 1:2 Saturday 8.30 am - 4 pm

Salary: Competitive - Dependent on experience 

Ref: JN -022018-321

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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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