Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    Bedford, Bedfordshire

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:

    2019-01-14 00:00:00

  • End date:

    2020-03-05 00:00:00

  • Salary:

    Competitive - Subject to Experience

  • Contact:

    Emily Naden

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -112018-7686

  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Contact:

    Emily Naden

We are working with a small animal practice in Central Bedfordshire that is looking to recruit an experienced Veterinary Surgeon to join their team on a permanent basis. This is a permanent full-time position.

The Practice:

This 2 site, Tier 3 veterinary hospital aspires to provide gold standard care. They are a 24-hour practice with a dedicated out of hours team. Located in Central Bedfordshire with London only a 50 min train ride away and close to main road connections. They have a full complement of diagnostic and surgical equipment including laparoscopes (with Storz video equipment), bronchoscopes, endoscopes, high-resolution ultrasound, high definition wifi radiology cassette, digital dental radiography, harmonics blades, electrocautery, respirator, orthopaedic plating and drills, intra-operative suction and also currently installing a CT machine.

You will be joining a friendly and experienced team of 7 vets that includes a SAM certificate holder to provide support for imaging and medical/cardiac work-ups. They are supported by a team of qualified RVNs.

The Role:

This is a full-time permanent position for a small animal Veterinary Surgeon. The exact working pattern together with any weekend or out of hour requirements is to be confirmed.

The Candidate:

You should be a confident surgeon with general surgical and medical skills and experience in emergency surgery, capable of working sole charge, and with a strong customer-service focus. You will be passionate about providing an excellent service and working as part of a highly-skilled team. You will also enjoy a variety of cases and have the ability to work these up to a high standard. 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 generous CPD allowance with up to 5 paid CPD days, staff discounts, pension, extra day off on your birthday, private healthcare, access to vet development and wellbeing programmes.


Role: Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Hours: Full-time

Weekends: To be confirmed

Out of Hours: TBC

Sole charge: Some

Salary: Competitive salary package - Subject to Experience

Ref: JN -112018-7686

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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