Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:

    2018-12-17 00:00:00

  • Salary:

    £38,000 - £51,000

  • Contact:

    Emily Naden

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -122018-8115

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Contact:

    Emily Naden

We are currently recruiting a full time Permanent Day Vet for a we established practiced in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire

The Practice:

Our client is one of an elite group of Practices around the world to celebrate over 100 years of Veterinary care. Once a large animal practice, the Practice has evolved to become exclusively a small animal practice in 1997. Today the original surgery in Huntingdon has expanded to become a 24hr small animal hospital and now provides care to pets all over Huntingdonshire with branch surgeries in St Ives, St Neots, Ramsey, Cambourne and Sawtry. Our client was one of the first in the country to become accredited by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons as a Small Animal Veterinary Hospital. During the week we have 2 Vets performing booked procedures (such as neutering, dentals, x-rays and lump removals) and one Vet looking after all the in-patients and providing care to any emergency cases. They also have a resident specialist specialising in Dermatology. Our client has two state-of-the-art operating suites, a dedicated dental station, equipped with modern dental instruments including an ultrasonic de-scaler, polisher and drill unit. The hospital is very well equipped with a wide range of diagnostic equipment including ultrasound, endoscopes, ECG and blood pressure monitoring equipment, and top of the range digital x-ray machine. Our client also benefits from an onsite pharmacy and laboratory which houses the latest and most reliable diagnostic machines.

The Role:

Our client is looking for a day vet to work between either 7:45am-5pm or 9am and 6pm. Duties include Consults, Ops and branch work with elements of Sole Charge. There are 1:3 Saturdays 9am-1pm with some on-call where a retainer of £180 is paid although it is rare that you will be called upon. Some twilight shifts are occasionally required which are 1pm-9pm. In return our client is offering a salary of between £38,000 - £51,000 depending on experience plus RCVS, VDS, BSAVA fees and CPD.

The Candidate:

Our client is looking for a vet with a minimum 3 years post graduation experience. You must be comfortable with routine ops and sole charge. A professional and friendly manner is a prerequisite.


Role: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Start: ASAP

Hours: Full Time

Weekends: 1:2/3

Out of hours: NA

Sole charge: Some

Salary: £38,000-£51,000 DOE + Benefits

Ref: JN-122018-8115

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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