Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    Friern Barnet

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Competitive - Subject to Experience

  • Contact:

    Karl Harker

  • Contact email:

  • Salary high:


  • Salary low:


  • Job ref:

    JN -082018-5558

  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:

    2018-09-24 00:00:00

We are looking for an ambitious and enthusiastic Veterinary Surgeon to join a thriving small animal practice based in Friern Barnet, North London on a full or part-time permanent basis. 

The Practice:

The practice offers free onsite parking, easy access to the North Circular and is in close proximity to the neighbouring counties of Hertfordshire and Essex. The established practice is purpose built with state of the art equipment including digital X-ray and fully equipped lab facilities and they have ultrasound on its way! They see a fairly even split of dogs and cats with the average age range for patients sitting between 1-5 years old.

You will be joining a friendly and supportive team made up of 1 full time and 1 part time vet, 2 veterinary care assistants and 1 full and 1 part time receptionist. They hold a variety of interests within the team, the partner having a particular passion for internal medicine. They are very supportive of CPD and ongoing development so if you have a particular interest, this may be the practice for you! An interest in or experience of either orthopaedics or cardiology would be desirable but not essential.

The Role:

This is a permanent position for a small animal Veterinary Surgeon. Full and part time hours will be considered with a weekend rota of 1 in 3. There will be occasional sole charge responsibility with this role.

The Candidate:

We are looking for a confident vet who is comfortable with all routine surgical and medical cases and who is keen to add their expertise to our clients’ team. You will be personable and approachable and enjoy building strong relationships with patients and clients. In return our clients’ can offer:-

Excellent career progression including possible partnership opportunities

Competitive salary

Contributory pension scheme

Generous CPD (£1500) and funding of certificates for the right candidate


Paid memberships (RCVS, BVA, BSAVA, VDS)

Childcare vouchers

Exclusive company discounts and rewards


Role: Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Start: ASAP

Hours: Full or Part-Time

Out of hours: None

Weekends: To be confirmed

Sole charge: Some

Salary: Competitive – Subject to Experience

Ref: JN -082018-5558

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

What happens next: Click APPLY to apply for this role and a member of our team will be in touch if you have been successful.

To discuss the role in more details:

Please call or email our team to discuss the specific details for this role such as practice details, exact location, salaries or any other queries you may have. Please also quote reference (above) when enquiring about this vacancy.

To have a no obligation confidential discussion or to enquire about other positions in this area please contact us today on 01423 701 321, alternatively email

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