Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    Hemel Hempstead

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Competitive - Subject to Experience

  • Contact:

    Tracy Atkinson

  • Contact email:

  • Salary high:


  • Salary low:


  • Job ref:

    JN -082018-5801

  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • End date:

    2020-03-01 00:00:00

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:

    2019-01-07 00:00:00

  • Contact:


We are working with a practice based in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire that is looking for a small animal Veterinary Surgeon to join them on a full or part-time permanent basis. Due to the experience within the existing team, applications from enthusiastic newly qualified vets as well as experienced vets are welcome. 

The Practice:

Our clients’ busy and established practice based in Hemel Hempstead has a vacancy for a veterinary surgeon to join their team! They are conveniently located for easy access to the M25 and with direct train routes into London Euston in under 30 minutes. You will be joining a friendly and happy team made up of 3 vets, 2 RVNs, 1 student nurse, 1 veterinary care assistant, and 2 receptionists. The practice has all of the normal toys including digital X-ray, ultrasound and in house lab. This practice offers the latest state-of-the-art equipment, to ensure prompt diagnoses and the most effective treatments. Their purpose built, modern surgery has been designed to industry-leading standards and has state of the art equipment including in-house operating theatre and laboratory, digital x-ray, specialist dental equipment and much more. Their highly trained veterinary surgeons and nurses are kept constantly updated on the latest innovations and protocols.

The Role:

This is a permanent full or part-time position for a small animal Veterinary Surgeon, with weekends on a 1 in 4 rota basis. There are no out of hour requirements and sole charge is only required when working over the weekend.

The Candidate:

You will be personable and approachable and enjoy building relationships with patients, clients, and the team. Due to the experience within the existing team, applications from newly qualified vets as well as experienced vets are welcome. Experienced vets will need to be confident with all routine surgical and medical cases, and the practice supports special interests.

In return, our clients’ can offer a competitive package that includes -

  • Excellent career opportunities and development due to our varied caseload
  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • No OOHs
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Generous CPD and funding of certificates for the right candidate
  • Paid memberships (RCVS, BVA, VDS)
  • Exclusive company discounts and rewards with High Street retailers and restaurants           


Role: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Start: ASAP

Hours: Full or part-time hours (min. 20 hours per week)

Out of hours: None

Weekends: 1 in 4

Sole charge: Some, when working over the weekend

Salary: Competitive - Subject to Experience

Ref: JN -082018-5801

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 to discuss this vacancy in more detail

Call: 01423 701 321




If this position is not for you but you know someone who might be suitable refer them to us and receive £250 if successful

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