Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    Bishop Auckland

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:

    2018-12-03 00:00:00

  • Salary:

    Competitive - Subject to Experience

  • Contact:

    Paddy Wood

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -102018-6773

  • Published:

    18 days ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:

    Paddy Wood

We are working with a well established practice based in Bishop Auckland, County Durham that is looking for an experienced small animal Veterinary Surgeon to join them on a permanent full-time basis.

The Practice:

This is a well-established, full-service, small animal veterinary care facility that provides comprehensive medical, surgical, and dental care. They provide a broad spectrum of diagnostic procedures through in-house testing and the use of external laboratories. The facility includes a well-stocked pharmacy, in-house x-ray capabilities, a closely supervised hospitalisation ward, and kennels. You will be joining a team of 18 vets, 13 RVN’s, 5 SVN’s and 4 Auxiliary Nurses based over three branches.

The Role:

This is a full-time permanent position for a Veterinary Surgeon. The hours are spread across 4 working days (40 hours). There is an equally shared on call rota and 1 in 6 full weekends with two days off during the week. Accommodation can be provided in a flat above the practice.


The successful applicant will have at least 2+ years experience, have great people skills, a good general surgical and medical background, will work well in a team and be confident with sole charge. You must also have good communication skills and enjoy building relationships with clients, the patients and the practice team. Our clients’ can offer a supportive and friendly working environment together with career development opportunities.


Role:Veterinary Surgeon -

Type: Small Animal

Start: ASAP

Hours: Full-Time

Out of hours: Occasional

Weekends: Saturdays 1 in 6

Sole charge - Some

Salary: Competitive - Subject to Experience

Ref: JN -102018-6773

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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