Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    Hartlepool, County Durham

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:

    2019-01-07 00:00:00

  • End date:

    2020-03-23 00:00:00

  • Salary:

    Competitive - Subject to Experience

  • Contact:

    Tracy Atkinson

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -092018-5983

  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Client:

    Vet Partners

  • Contact:

    Tracy Atkinson

We are working with a small animal practice in Hartlepool, County Durham that has an exciting opportunity for a Veterinary Surgeon to join them in a permanent full-time role.

The Practice:

They are a tier 2 RCVS accredited practice with 4 premises (Hartlepool, Billingham, Sedgefield & Horden) - the largest of which is the Hartlepool surgery which has recently been refurbished and enlarged. In 2000 they became a small animal practice - looking after mainly dogs and cats but increasing numbers of small pets- rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters, gerbils, chinchilla, birds, tortoises, and reptiles to name just a few. There are two designated operating theatres, a purpose built large prep/dental and nonsterile operating theatre, separate dog and cat waiting rooms and wards.

The Role:

This is a fantastic opportunity for a full-time experienced vet to join a friendly progressive team in a well-established practice. The hours are based over 4 working days, 08.30 - 18.30. There are no out of hours but some weekend cover for any in patients, however, this is rare. Saturdays are 1 in 3.

The Candidate:

Our client is looking for a friendly and approachable vet with a genuine passion for animal welfare and client care. Experienced vets will be confident with routine surgical and medical cases. You will be a good communicator, having empathy with clients and their pets and a passion to practice excellent veterinary medicine and surgery alongside our client’s like-minded team. A Clinical Director role working alongside the existing management team could be available for the right candidate.


Role: Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Start: ASAP

Hours: Full-Time 08.30 - 18.30

Weekends: Saturdays 1 in 3

Sole charge - Some

Salary: Competitive - Subject to Experience

Ref: JN -092018-5983

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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