Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    Lincoln, Lincolnshire

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:

    2019-04-30 00:00:00

  • End date:

    2019-12-31 00:00:00

  • Salary:

    Competitive - Subject to Experience

  • Contact:

    Tracy Atkinson

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -102018-6976

  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Contact:

    Tracy Atkinson

We are working worth a highly regarded practice in Lincoln, East Midlands that is looking for a small animal Veterinary Surgeon to join them on a full or part-time permanent basis.

The Practice:

Offering the chance to enjoy a varied client base and be part of a highly regarded surgery with high clinical standards. This delightful practice enjoys an excellent reputation in the group and won Best New Practice in its first year of operation. The bright, air-conditioned surgery is purpose built and has all the toys you’d expect including digital radiography, dental radiography, ultrasound, ECG, blood pressure monitor, tonometer, electrocautery, orthopaedic kit, in house lab plus separate cat/dog/isolation kennels. You will join our clients’ existing team of 4 vets where you’ll enjoy support from 5 qualified and experienced nurses, 1 VCA and 3 receptionists.

The Role:

This is a permanent full or part-time role for a small animal Veterinary Surgeon. Our clients’ really value work-life balance as a practice, therefore they aim to ensure everyone has a 1-hour lunch break every day and the consultations are scheduled to finish 30 minutes prior to the end of your working day, which should ensure that you regularly finish on time. Overtime is paid accordingly. In addition, you’ll enjoy a full day off each week. They have 15-minute appointments as standard, with double appointments for first vaccinations, blood tests and euthanasia consultations.

Ideally, you will work a 40 hour week, including 1 in 3 weekends, but applications from those wishing to work fewer hours will be considered. You will occasionally work sole charge, but not if you’re a more recently qualified vet.

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. Newly qualified applicants will be eager to learn and put their theory into practice with the support of this welcoming team. You will be passionate about providing excellent service and working as part of a highly-skilled team. Enthusiasm and energy are a must, as is a willingness to communicate with colleagues and clients, in the best interests of your patients. You will also have the opportunity to study towards a certificate as this is strongly encouraged. In return, our clients can offer a competitive package and benefits that include -

  • Excellent career opportunities and development due to our varied caseload
  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Generous CPD and funding of certificates for the right candidate
  • Paid memberships (RCVS, VDS, BVA)
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Exclusive company discounts and rewards


Role: Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Start: ASAP

Hours: Full or Part-Time

Out of hours: No

Weekends: On a rota

Sole charge - Some

Salary: Competitive - Subject to Experience

Ref: JN -102018-6976

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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