Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:

    2019-01-07 00:00:00

  • Salary:

    Competitive - Subject to Experience

  • Contact:

    Karl Harker

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -082018-5559

  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Expiry date:


We are working with a practice based in the Cathedral City of Ely, Cambridgeshire that is looking for a part-time Veterinary Surgeon to join them on a permanent basis.

The Practice:

The team at Ely are looking for two additional vets to join their established and friendly team. Based in a beautiful cathedral city, you have excellent transport links into Central London and Cambridge.

You will be joining a supportive and committed team made up of 3 vets, 2 RVNs, 1 student veterinary nurse and 1 animal care assistant. The team have an extremely loyal client base with a high percentage of those being insured and they see a wide variety of cases including orthopaedics. The practice benefits from visiting certified and specialist vets as well as on site physio consultations.

The practice is based in a standalone building in a rural area with state of the art equipment including digital X-ray, ultrasound, laser, a well-equipped dental suite including x-ray and in-house laboratory.

The Role:

This is a permanent position for a small animal Veterinary Surgeon. This part time role will include working between 20-25 hours per week. Both roles include a weekend rota of 1 in 3 (Saturday 9am-5pm and Sunday 9am-1pm). There is occasional OOHs responsibility with both roles; 1 weekday night every 2 weeks plus 1 weekend in 6 for the full time position and just 1 weekend in 6 for the part time position.

The Candidate:

The practice are offering two fantastic opportunity for an experienced vet that must be confident with all routine surgical and medical cases and support is available for anyone interested in studying towards a certificate. Less experienced vets must be confident with basic surgical procedures and comfortable with occasional sole charge responsibility. An approachable and consultative style is essential for both roles as the team take great pride in the relationships they have built with their patients, client and local community.

In return, the practice offers:

Competitive salary

Pension scheme

Generous CPD and funding of certificates for the right candidate

Paid memberships (RCVS, BVA, VDS)

Exclusive colleague discounts


Role: Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Start: ASAP

Hours: Part-Time

Out of hours: None

Weekends: As above

Sole charge: Some

Salary: Competitive – Subject to Experience

Ref: JN -082018-5559

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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