Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Competitive - Subject to Experience

  • Contact:

    Maxine Hollis

  • Contact email:

  • Salary high:


  • Salary low:


  • Job ref:

    JN -102018-7147

  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:

    2019-01-02 00:00:00

  • Client:


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We are working with a practice in Tilehurst, Kent that is looking to recruit a Lead Veterinary Surgeon on a full-time permanent basis.

The Practice:

The Tilehurst clinic has a very long-standing and friendly client base who appreciate the personal service provided. It is set in a great location close to the river Thames and the North Wessex Downs. With Excellent rail links to London, Tilehurst is a perfect rural location.

The practice has 1 Vet and 3 Nurses. They have 1 Consult room, 1 Theatre, Digital X-ray and in-house biochemistry. The caseload is varied and offers a wide range of surgical and medical cases.

The Role:

This is a full-time permanent position for a Lead Veterinary Surgeon. The branch works a 4 day rota, working 8:30am - 6:30pm with 2 weekend days every 6 weeks plus a fair share of Bank Holidays. There is no OOH and all cases will feed into our clients’ 24-hour centre in Wokingham.

The Candidate:

You will need at least a minimum of 2 years' UK small animal practice experience. In return our clients’ can provide an excellent career progression and work life balance as this is a 4 days week role, fantastic packages (see below) and the chance to be involved in cases using state-of-the-art technology. They provide all of this whilst you continue to develop your career and get the most job satisfaction.

Excellent package available including:

Very competitive salary

Accommodation or up to £9,000 accommodation allowance

Vehicle or £2,500 vehicle allowance

£1,500 CPD allowance with 3 days' CPD leave and in-house CPD training

VDS, RCVS and BVA fees paid

5 weeks annual leave plus bank holidays

Fantastic career progression and partnership opportunities

Exclusive retail, days out and holiday discounts available

Eyecare and childcare vouchers available

Colleague of the month awards, Hill's staff feeding scheme, plus many more benefits available


Role: Lead Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Start: ASAP

Hours: Full-Time

Out of hours: None

Weekends: 2 in 6

Sole charge - Some

Salary: Competitive - Subject to Experience

Ref: JN -102018-7147

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: Click APPLY to apply for this role and a member of our team will be in touch if you have been successful.

To discuss the role in more details:

Please call or email our team to discuss the specific details for this role such as practice details, exact

location, salaries or any other queries you may have. Please also quote reference (above) when enquiring about this vacancy.

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