Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:

    2019-01-21 00:00:00

  • End date:

    2020-03-27 00:00:00

  • Salary:

    Competitive - Subject to Experience

  • Contact:

    Tracy Atkinson

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -122018-8135

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Contact:

    Tracy Atkinson

We are currently working with a small independent veterinary practice near North Station in Colchester who are currently looking for a full-time permanent Veterinary Surgeon to start early in the year. The position will be suitable for a veterinary surgeon that is looking for an opportunity to gain more experience and grow within the practice. 

The Practice:

This practice is based in Colchester, Essex. They’ve been making pets feel better since 1975, and that’s just one reason why they're such a popular family vet. They offer a continuity of care with a warm personal service so they can get to know the client and pet well. Also make every effort to make sure that clients and pets are seen by the same team member each time they visit. All employees are dedicated, experienced veterinary professionals who love what they do.

The Role

This is a full time position, working various early/evening shifts between the hours of 08:30 and 19:00 with no out of hours and 1:4 Saturdays from 08:30 until 12:00. The average working day consists of consults and operations with some sole charge. Salary is competitive which is subject to experience plus benefits including a generous CPD allowance and 20 days holiday.

The Candidate:

The ideal candidate will share their passion for delivering outstanding client and patient care, by being compassionate and friendly. You will be highly motivated, a forward thinker and ambitious. You will have great communication and great organisation skills and be able to take sole charge of the practice as well as being able to work as a team. You will have basic consultation and surgical skills as well as a minimum of 2 years previous experience to maintain high standards of client and pet care.

The Summary:

Role: Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small animal

Start: Mid January interviews

Location: Colchester, Essex

Hours: Full time 40 hours a week, various shifts between the hours of 08:30 and 19:00

Weekends: 1:4 Saturdays 08:30 - 12:00


Salary: Salary is depending on experience, also an excellent benefits package including generous CPD allowance, 20 days holiday.  

Ref: JN -122018-8135

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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