Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    South Somerset

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:

    2019-01-28 00:00:00

  • End date:

    2020-03-11 00:00:00

  • Salary:

    Competitive - Subjet to Experience

  • Contact:

    Tracy Atkinson

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -112018-7854

  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Contact:

    Tracy Atkinson

We are working with a small animal practice in South Somerset that has an opening for a small animal Veterinary Surgeon on a full-time permanent basis.

The Practice:

Our clients’ are a four-site, small animal, first opinion group of RCVS accredited practices located in Somerset. They have well-equipped facilities including digital radiography, endoscopy, ECG and ultrasound. They are a skilled and friendly team, including certificate holders in ophthalmology, surgery and medicine who provide a high quality, first opinion veterinary service to their clients.

The Role:

This is a full-time permanent position for a small animal Veterinary Surgeon. The role is full time - 4 days per week with 1 in 3 Saturday mornings and participation in an OOH rota. A 4 day week will allow enjoyment of the attractive Somerset countryside and within easy reach of the coast, so a great location in which to live and work. 

Our clients’ encourage and fund CPD including study for higher qualifications. A competitive salary commensurate with experience is offered and accommodation is available. They also offer exclusive company discounts, reward schemes and career development.

The Candidate:

Our client is looking for a friendly and approachable vet with a genuine passion for animal welfare and client care. Experienced vets will be confident with routine surgical and medical cases. Newly qualified applicants will be eager to learn and put their theory into practice with the support of this welcoming team. You will be passionate about providing an 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. 


Role: Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Start: ASAP

Hours: Full-Time

Weekends: 1 in 3

OOH: On a rota

Sole charge: Some

Salary: Competitive - Subject to Experience

Ref: JN -112018-7854

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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