Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:

    2019-01-07 00:00:00

  • Salary:

    Competitive - Subject to Experience

  • Contact:

    Karl Harker

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -052018-3880

  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Client:


  • Consultant:

    Karl Harker

We are working with a practice based in the beautiful coastal town of Bournemouth, Dorset that is looking for a Veterinary Surgeon to join them on a full or part-time permanent basis.

The Practice:

The bright, spacious, air-conditioned surgery is purpose built to industry leading standards with a wide range of equipment including modern ultrasound, digital x ray (including dental), extensive orthopaedic equipment, full IDEXX top of the range in house lab, multiple infusion pumps, multi parameter vital stats monitoring, air conditioned consult rooms, large 2 storey standalone practice with multiple operating areas. They currently see 600 – 700 1st opinion consults per week (including small but significant number of exotics, especially reptiles) spread over a 24 hour day including 30 – 40 surgical cases per week. The practice is located in Bournemouth, which is home to the UK’s best beach with 7 miles of golden sand, ideally located for water sports, outdoor activities and with easy access to the New Forest, Purbecks and beyond. Bournemouth has a vibrant nightlife with a well- established university and student scene as well as many great restaurants, pubs and entertainment venues.

The Role:

This rewarding position is for a full or part time Veterinary Surgeon and will include some weekends on a rota basis. There is no sole charge or OOH requirement with this role due to the surgery being 24/7 and having a full onsite OOH team.

The Candidate:

The ideal candidate to join our clients' team will have good general surgical and medical skills and experience in emergency surgery. You must be adaptable and flexible and enjoy the variety provided by the clients and colleagues. Our clients’ can offer a supportive and friendly working environment together with career development opportunities and an excellent package and benefits that includes; competitive salary, flexible CPD allowance with time off to attend courses, and exclusive company discounts and rewards. 


Role: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Hours: Full or Part-Time

Weekends: Rota to be confirmed

Out of hours: None

Sole charge: None

Salary: Competitive – Subject to Experience

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: Click APPLY to apply for this role and a member of our team will be in touch if you have been successful.

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