Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location


  • 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 -082018-5809

  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:

    2019-01-07 00:00:00

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We are working with a practice based in Basildon, Essex that is looking for a small animal Veterinary Surgeon to join them on a full-time permanent basis in a new role that involves a combination of days and out of hours.

The Practice:

Conveniently based just off the A13 and benefitting from free on-site parking, easy access to the M25, 20 minutes from the seaside and direct trains into London and Southend. You will find a cheerful and progressive practice, the team consists of 6 vets, 6 RVNs, 1 practice manager, 1 finance coordinator and 7 receptionists. They have state of the art equipment including ultrasound and endoscope. They pride themselves on the strong relationships they have built with clients and patients and are looking for personable vets who are passionate about providing an excellent service. 

The Role:

The position is for a full time small animal Veterinary Surgeon in a role that involves a combination of days and OOHs on a rota basis.

The rota will operate across four weeks with the first two weeks involving day shifts Monday through to Friday, the third week of OOHs (8pm – 8am Monday to Sunday) and the fourth week off.

The Candidate:

Due to the experience within our clients’ existing team, they can consider applications from newly qualified vets as well as more experienced vets. This is a great opportunity for any vet looking to gain emergency experience whilst continuing to develop their skills in surgery and medicine.

In addition to a friendly and supportive environment our clients’ can also offer you:

Competitive salary

Generous CPD and support through the study towards a Certificate

1 in 4 weekends

1 week off in 4

Enhanced annual leave

Contributory pension scheme

Childcare vouchers

Exclusive company and high street discounts                                                       


Role: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Hours: Full-Time

Out of hours: As above

Weekends: 1 in 4

Sole charge - Yes

Salary: Competitive - Subject to Experience

Ref: JN -082018-5809

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.

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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.

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