Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    Central Kent

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:

    2018-12-03 00:00:00

  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    Jim Dixon

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -022018-943

  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Contact:

    Jim Dixon

We are currently working with an RCVS accredited mixed practice based in the heart of Kent that is looking for a 100% Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon to join their team on a permanent basis.

The Practice:

Our client has been treating and caring for animals in the Kent area for over 100 years and has built up a friendly, reputable practice. They have five branches all located in central Kent. They work with companion animals equine and farm animals including referrals and second opinion work. Their practice is well equipped and is able to offer the following services: acupuncture, X-ray, dentistry, ECG referrals, Echocardiography & ultrasound, Endoscopy, Ophthalmology referrals, nutrition advice, vaccinations, a variety of clinics, micro-chipping, pet insurance, and passports plus 24-hour emergencies.

The Role:

Working with 3 vets and 7 nurses plus a practice support team this is a permanent full-time position working an average of 40 hours per week Monday to Friday various shifts between 9.00 am-7.00 pm, 1:4 weekend rota on call Friday, Saturday & Sunday, and 1:5 nights per week on call – with time off in lieu. Sole charge applies purely when working on call however advice, help and assistance is always available.

The Candidate:

Type: Permanent Small Animal 

Hours: 40 hours per week Monday to Friday 9.00 am-7.00 pm

WE/On call: 1:4 - Friday, Saturday & Sunday – on call

OOHs/On call: 1:5 nights per week - on call

Sole Charge: while on call – although help will always be at hand

Accommodation: Yes, allowance available

Vehicle: will be available during working hours

Salary: Competitive - dependent on experience

Ref: JN -022018-943

We are an equal opportunity agency and look forward to assisting you with your future career aspirations. We have an experienced team of consultants that are ready to give you support and advice on applying for veterinary opportunities.

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

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