Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:

    2018-12-03 00:00:00

  • Salary:

    Competitive Salary and Benefits

  • Contact:

    Emily Naden

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -092018-6085

  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Client:

    Linnaeus Group

  • Contact:

    Emily Naden

We are working with a fantastic independent hospital practice in Ashford, Kent, who are in search of two Veterinary Surgeon to join their six vet and 6 RVN team on a permanent, full-time basis. They are looking for one of the vets to ideally be a surgery certificate holder but would be happy to support a candidate that would work towards a certificate or has a strong interest.

The Practice:

As you would expect from a hospital practice, they are equipped with all the latest equipment and facilities, including Digital X-ray, Ultrasound, IDEXX Lab equipment, Endoscope etc and operate a VetSpace computer system. The practice prides themselves in forming lasting relationships with patients and their owners, and have a fantastic team. They are a well-established, supportive practice who are looking for confident, team players who have the desire to provide excellent service to clients and patients. 

The Role:

This is a full-time permanent position working a four day week that provides a great opportunity for a good work/life balance. There are no out of hours requirements and the shifts 08:00-18:00 or 08:30-18:30 with a later finish of 19:30 once a week. The weekend rota consists of 2 in 6 Saturdays.

Your day will consist of a mixture of consults an surgery through the day.

In return the practice can offer a competitive salary that is reflective of experience, professional fees funded and CPD/certification fully supported with a great team of colleagues to work with.

The Candidate:

The practice is looking for an experienced Veterinary Surgeon with at least 3 years post graduate experience. Ideally you will be a surgery certificate holder but they would be happy to support a candidate that would work towards a certificate or has a strong interest in this field. Own transport will be required for the role,


Role: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Hours: Full-time

Weekends: 2:6 Saturdays

Out of hours: None required

Sole charge: None

Computer System: VetSpace

Consults: 15 minutes

Salary: Competitive Salary - Reflective of experience

Ref: JN -092018-6085

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