Permanent Senior Veterinary Surgeon

Permanent Senior Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Dependent on experience

  • Contact:

    Tracy Atkinson

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  • Job ref:

    JN -022018-748

  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

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  • Start date:

    2018-12-03 00:00:00

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We are working with a client based near Kettering, Northamptonshire that is looking to recruit a Senior Veterinary Surgeon. Our client is an independent small animal practice that is looking full time experienced veterinary surgeon.

The Practice: 

They have an experienced and caring team of vets and nurses. They insist on continuing professional development, membership of multiple veterinary organisations and journals, and hold regular practice meetings to ensure everyone keeps up to date with the latest thinking. They have a modern well equipped practice with state of the art diagnostic tools include x-rays, ultrasound and blood pressure monitoring. Their in house lab offers same day results on a wide range of blood tests as well as allowing us to carry out urine analysis and microscopy.

The Role:

Our client is looking for a Senior Veterinary Surgeon that will be responsible for clinical case management and supervision of junior vets. You will maintain and grow the business as part of your role.

This is a full-time role working 4.5 days a week. however, the practice are looking into potentially going down to 4 days a week.  

The weekend rota is 1 in 6 which includes consulting Saturday 08.30-15.00 and Sunday 10.00-12.00, with an on call requirement from Friday pm to Monday am. During the week there is one night on call required. 

You will be joining a team of 5 vets, 8 nurses and 5 reception staff based across two practices. 

The Candidate: 

The ideal candidate will have experience in a practice environment and the role will involve routine consults and surgery. The practice is looking for a friendly proactive hard working team player who can come into the practice and hit the ground running.


Role: Permanent Senior Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Hours: Full time, 4.5 days a week (but looking into potentially going down to 4 days)

Weekends: 1 in 6 weekends (Consulting 8.30-3.00 Saturday and 10.00-12.00 Sunday and then on-call Friday pm - Monday am)

Out of hours: 1 night on call per week

Sole charge: Potentially

Branch work: No

Salary: Dependent on experience

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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