Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    Bristol, Avon

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:

    2019-05-20 00:00:00

  • End date:

    2020-05-15 00:00:00

  • Salary:

    Up to £54,000 p/a (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Emily Naden

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -022018-694

  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Contact:

    Emily Naden

We are currently working with state of the art, expanding practice based in Bristol that is looking to recruit an ambitious, forward-thinking, small animal veterinary surgeon to join their dynamic team based in Bristol.

The Practice:

The practice is a high-quality veterinary healthcare provider, offering a full range of affordable small animal veterinary services to customers. They offer a range of clinical services from preventative healthcare through to complex medical, surgical and orthopaedic procedures. The practice has superb, highly spacious, purpose-built surroundings with multiple operating theatres, six consulting rooms, digital x-ray, and an up-to-date Idexx in-house laboratory. They also have an experienced team of 8 Vets and see a varied caseload including Small animals, exotics and Birds of Prey.

The Role:

This is a permanent full-time post where your standard working hours will be 40 hours per week. You will be required to work shifts within the practice opening hours. There is also a weekend rota where you will be working 1 in every 4 weekends. You will get time off during the week to make up for the weekend hours worked. Please note, these opening hours will change as the customer base grows.

In return, the practice are offering an excellent package of:

  • Salary up to £54,000 (depending on experience)
  • 33 days holiday including bank holidays
  • 5% Pension Contribution, Cyclescheme & Childcare Vouchers
  • £1,500 CPD allowance per annum / 5 days off
  • VDS Fees covered
  • RCVS membership
  • Well structured rota
  • Free lunch on a Friday
  • Good work-life balance and a great place to work.

The Candidate:

The ideal candidate would be an excellent communicator, can be adaptive, get on with people and be a forward thinker. They should like a busy, fast-paced, challenging environment. You will be supported to develop your skills and will have the opportunity to progress as the practice is a young, growing, thriving company with lots of new opportunities emerging. You will be a candidate with 4+ years post graduate experience.


Role: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Hours: Full-time, 40hrs 

Weekends: 1:4 Saturdays & Sundays

Out of hours: None

Consults: 15 mins

Salary: Up to £54,000 (depending on experience)

Ref: JN -022018-694

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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