Permanent Mixed Veterinary Surgeon

Permanent Mixed Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Starting for £25,000 p/a (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Jim Dixon

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  • Job ref:

    JN -112018-7745

  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:

    2019-01-07 00:00:00

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We are currently recruiting for a Mixed Veterinary Surgeon for a fantastic independent practice in Cornwall on a permanent basis. This position is open to all levels of experience with our client happy to consider New Graduate Vets as well as experienced professionals.

The Practice:

Our client opened its doors for business in 90s and has grown from strength to strength ever since. They cover the full spectrum of animals from Small/Companion Animal, Farm, Equine and even a few Camelids. 

Over the past 27 years, our client has grown to employ over 20 people and in 2011 a branch practice was opened. They are dedicated to nurturing a future generation of veterinary professionals and are an approved training centre for veterinary nurses. They are also very proud to be an accredited practice with the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons and have maintained that status year after year because of the high standards they achieve.

The Role:

This role is open to mixed and small animal veterinary surgeons of any experience. The role consists of 60% Small Animal work, 30% Large/Farm Animal Work and 10% Equine and Camelids.

The working hours are on a rota basis of either 8am-5pm or 9am-6pm.

There is 1 night a week on-call with 1:4 full weekends 1st on-call and 1:4 full weekends 2nd on-call. The second on call is for emergencies only and the chances of being called out are slim.

There is some sole charge branch work which consists of about 1 afternoon a week on a rota basis

The Candidate:

Our client is looking for an RCVS registered veterinary surgeon, ideally interested in mixed practice but will also consider a Small Animal Vet. This position is open to all levels of experience with our client happy to consider New Graduate Vets as well as experienced professionals.

In return, our client is offering a starting salary of £25,000 (For New Graduates) rising with experience. Accommodation is available as part of the package with VDS and RCVS fees being paid as well.

The Summary:

Role: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Mixed Vet

Start: Negotiable

Hours: Full-time, 8am-5pm or 9am-6pm on a rota

Weekends: 1:4

Out of hours: 1 night a week

Sole charge: Yes (minimal)

Salary: From £25,000 for New Grads

Ref: JN -112018-7745

To qualify for this position, you must be fully registered with the RCVS and you must be eligible to work in the UK.

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