Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location


  • 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 -082018-5581

  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:

    2018-09-24 00:00:00

We are working with a practice based in South East London that is looking for a small animal Veterinary Surgeon to join them on a Full or Part-Time permanent basis.

The Practice:

Would you like to be part of a dynamic, enthusiastic and caring veterinary team in the heart of London? Our clients’ small animal practice has expanded rapidly in recent years and they are now looking for two additional colleagues to join their friendly team.

The practice is based in a central location with free parking and is within walking distance of London Bridge train station and numerous good transport links.

The surgery is spacious, air conditioned and purpose built to industry leading standards and has a full range of modern equipment including digital X-ray, ultrasound, in house laboratory, blood pressure monitoring, full range of cat, dog and rabbit dental equipment, tonometry, cautery and suction.

The veterinary team of 3.5 vets is well supported by 2 RVNs, 3 veterinary care assistants and 4 receptionists. They strive to work to the highest standards, recognising the contribution of each member of the team and encourage and support special interests. There is a diverse case-load providing many opportunities for further development of the practice and they were nominated for both Practice of the Year and Vet of the Year in the Petplan Veterinary Awards.

The Role:

This is a full or part-time permanent position for a Veterinary Surgeon. Our clients’ are offering one full-time and one-part time opportunity (part time can be a min. of 24 hours per week) with no OOH, minimal sole charge and 1 in 3 weekends.

The Candidate:

As a confident veterinary surgeon you will be competent in all routine medical and surgical procedures and capable of emergency operations such as splenectomies and caesareans. You will have excellent communication skills, be passionate about the role, enjoy your job and want to be around colleagues who feel the same way. By joining us you will be part of a practice dedicated to providing a superb standard of client and animal care within a friendly and supportive team.

In return, the practice offers:

Competitive salary dependent on experience (circa. £50,000 per annum)

Generous CPD with support for Certificates

Full or part time hours


1 in 3 weekend rota

Contributory pension scheme

Paid memberships (RCVS, VDS and BVA)

Exclusive colleague discounts

Supportive and friendly work environment


Role: Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Start: ASAP

Hours: Full or Part-Time

Out of hours: None

Weekends: 1 in 3

Sole charge: Yes

Salary: Circa £50,000 per annum subject to experience

Ref: JN -082018-5581

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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