Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    Leeds, West Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Competitive Salary and Benefits (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Emily Naden

  • Contact email:

  • Salary high:


  • Salary low:


  • Job ref:

    JN -102018-7217

  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • End date:

    2020-04-16 00:00:00

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:

    2019-01-02 00:00:00

  • Contact:


We are working with a practice based in Leeds, West Yorkshire, that is looking to recruit a small animal Veterinary Surgeon on a full-time, permanent basis.

The Practice:

Our client offers the latest state-of-the-art equipment, to ensure prompt diagnoses and the most effective treatments. Their purpose built, modern surgery has been designed to industry-leading standards and has state of the art equipment including an in-house operating theatre and laboratory, digital X-ray, purpose built dental suite and much more. Their highly trained veterinary surgeons and nurses are kept constantly updated on the latest innovations and protocols. They offer a full range of treatments from health checks to emergency operations and they are always committed to providing exceptional veterinary services. You will be joining a large team of 9 Vets with a 2:1 qualified RVN/Vet Ratio and an exceptional support team.

The Role:

This is a full-time, permanent role working 40 hours per week with 1 in 4 weekends - Saturday and Sunday, both 10-hour shifts, covering ECC work, in-patient care, ops and consults. Monday to Friday is on a rota of 4 days per week (35 hours) with the same day off every week. Flexibility to include 17.00-00.00 shifts in a 35 hour week rota for a Vet who has a specific interest in ECC but this is not compulsory. Monday to Friday shifts see the earliest start at 07.30 with the latest finish at 20.00.

The Candidate:

Our client is looking for a friendly and approachable Vet with a genuine passion for animal welfare and client care. You should be confident with routine surgical and medical cases and 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. In return, our client is offering a competitive package that includes:-

  • Competitive salary, dependent on experience
  • Pension
  • Income Protection
  • Life Insurance
  • VDS, RCVS, BSAVA, BVA paid
  • £1,500 CPD allowance
  • 5-6 weeks holiday inclusive of Bank Holidays
  • Birthday off
  • Paid overtime
  • No OOHs
  • Sick pay
  • Enhanced maternity package
  • Exclusive company discounts and rewards


Role: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire

Start: ASAP

Hours: Full-time 40 hours per week

Weekends: 1 in 4 full weekends

Out of hours: None

Sole charge: Some

Salary: Competitive - Subject to Experience

Ref: JN -102018-7217

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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