Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    Southampton, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Up to £45,000 (depending on experience)

  • Contact:

    Tracy Atkinson

  • Contact email:

  • Salary high:


  • Salary low:


  • Job ref:

    JN -112018-7567

  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • End date:

    2020-05-15 00:00:00

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:

    2019-06-03 00:00:00

  • Client:


  • Contact:


We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Veterinary Surgeon to join our clients' clinic in Southampton.

Join a growing, thriving team in a state-of-the-art, fully equipped, spacious, purpose-built clinic where you’ll have the opportunity to develop your clinical skills with the benefit of an interesting and diverse case-load, the support of a fantastic, forward-thinking team while working for a company with strong values.

This is a permanent full-time position, where you will be supported to develop your skills and progress in this thriving company.

The Practice:

This practice is a low-cost, high quality veterinary healthcare provider, offering a full range of affordable small animal veterinary services to clients, operating a combination of an appointment & walk-in clinic system. They offer a range of clinical services from preventative healthcare through to complex medical, surgical and orthopaedic procedures. Their facilities include:

  • Superb, spacious, purpose-built surroundings with
  • two operating theatres
  • Six consulting rooms
  • Digital x-ray
  • An up-to-date Idexx in-house laboratory

The Role:

Your standard working hours will be 40 hours per week and you’ll be required to work shifts within the practice opening hours. You will also be part of the weekend rota too, working 1 in every 4 weekends. You will get time off during the week to make up for the weekend hours worked.  Please note, opening hours will change once they start providing overnight care and then again once they obtain hospital status (mixture of days and nights).

The successful candidate will be:

  • Experienced veterinary surgeon (2-4 years minimum)
  • Great communicator with clients and colleagues
  • Keen to develop clinical skills

This is a unique opportunity to help develop skills, both surgical and medical, whilst being surrounded by a beautiful, new purpose-built clinic for small animals.

In return, our client is offering an excellent package including:

  • Competitive Salary - Up to £45,000 (depending on experience)
  • 33 days holiday including bank holidays
  • 5% Pension Contribution, Cyclescheme & Childcare Vouchers
  • £1,500 CPD allowance per annum / 5 days off
  • VDS Fees covered
  • RCVS membership
  • Well structured rota
  • Good work-life balance and a great place to work


Role: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animals

Hours: Full-time, which will including day and night rota in the future

Salary: Excellent Salary and Benefits Package

Ref: JN -112018-7567

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 to discuss this vacancy in more detail

Call: 01423 701 321




If this position is not for you but you know someone who might be suitable refer them to us and receive £250 if successful

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