Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Competitive - Subject to Experience

  • Contact:

    Paddy Wood

  • Contact email:

  • Salary high:


  • Salary low:


  • Job ref:

    JN -082018-5826

  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:

    2019-01-07 00:00:00

  • Client:


  • Contact:


We are working with a client with a practice based in the market town of Holsworthy, Devon that is looking to recruit a Veterinary Surgeon with Dairy Farm and Small Animal interests. The position is permanent and either full or part-time.

The Practice:

The RCVS accredited practice has modern facilities and all the usual diagnostic tools such as Digital X-Ray, Endoscopes, Ultrasound, ECG and more. On the farm side they are also RCVS accredited and are dairy focused, but they do have beef and sheep clients to care for too.

You will be joining a friendly growing practice with an enthusiastic team of 10 dedicated Pet Vets, 20 Veterinary Nurses, 17 Farm Vets, TB Testers and Vet Techs

Our clients’ four branches are based within easy reach of the North Devon and Cornwall coastline with their amazing surf beaches, local festivals and laid back lifestyles.

The Role:

This position is for a permanent Veterinary Surgeon. The role can be full or part-time. You will enjoy clinical freedom with areas of special interest encouraged and our clients’ actively support the development of experienced vets and new graduates alike. Our clients’ teams include certificate holders and others working towards postgraduate qualifications. They meet as a team regularly to discuss clinical and other issues and their graduates have a clinical club within the practice and are enrolled onto a New Graduate training course.

The Candidate:

Our client is looking for someone confident, compassionate and enthusiastic with great communication skills. You’ll have good general surgical and medical abilities. Ideally, you will have experience working in a busy environment, where the client and patient care are key.

This is a great opportunity to be part of a fun, hardworking and motivated team, offering the chance to develop your own specialisms in a supportive environment.      

In addition to a great pace of life, you will receive:

Competitive Salary

Paid fees - RCVS, BVA +


Pension scheme

Generous CPD allowance + 5 days to attend course/meetings

30 days holiday including Bank holidays                                                


Role: Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal and Farm

Start: ASAP

Hours: Full or Part-Time

Out of hours: To be confirmed

Weekends: TBC

Sole charge - Some

Salary: Competitive - Subject to Experience

Ref: JN -082018-5826

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:

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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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