Permanent Senior Veterinary Surgeon

Permanent Senior Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Up to £54,000 p/a (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Keith Balfour

  • Contact email:

  • Salary high:


  • Salary low:


  • Job ref:

    JN -072018-4582

  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:

    2019-01-07 00:00:00

  • Client:


Are you an experienced Veterinary Surgeon looking for a Senior position in Bristol?

We are working with a growing, thriving team in a state-of-the-art, fully equipped, spacious, purpose-built clinic based in Bristol that is looking for an Senior Veterinary Surgeon to join them. This is a full-time permanent position that would suit an experienced vet that is looking for the next step in their career.

The Practice:

You will be joining a growing, thriving team in a state-of-the-art, fully equipped, spacious, purpose-built clinic where you’ll have the opportunity to develop your clinical skills with the benefit of an interesting and diverse case-load, the support of a fantastic, forward-thinking team while working for a company with strong values. Our client truly cares about all their team members and the people and pets they look after. They want to give more people access to high quality veterinary care by being affordable and convenient to their customers, whilst not compromising on veterinary standards. They have great facilities and a supportive team alongside a structured development programme will support you to be the best vet you can be. You will be supported to develop your skills and will have the opportunity to progress as they are a young, growing, thriving company with lots of new opportunities emerging.

The Role:

Your standard working hours will be 40 hours per week. You will be required to work shifts within the practice opening hours. You will also be part of the weekend rota too, working 1 in every 4 weekends. You will get time off during the week to make up for the weekend hours worked. Please note, these opening hours will change as the customer base grows.

The Candidate:

For this exciting opportunity, you must have good surgical experience and be confident working sole charge at times. You must be passionate about delivering top quality veterinary and customer care. Our client is looking for a Veterinary Surgeon with 4 year+ experience.

In return, our client is offering an excellent package that includes -

  • Competitive salary, up to £54,000 p/a (DOE)
  • 33 days holiday including bank holidays
  • 5% Pension Contribution, Cyclescheme & Childcare Vouchers
  • £1,500 CPD allowance per annum / 5 days off
  • VDS Fees covered
  • RCVS membership
  • Well structured rota
  • Good work life balance and a great place to work.


  • Role: Permanent Senior Veterinary Surgeon
  • Type: Small Animal
  • Start: ASAP
  • Hours: Full-time
  • Weekends: 1:4 Saturdays & Sundays (time off given during the week when a weekend is worked)
  • Out of hours: None
  • Salary: Competitive - up to £54,000 p/a (DOE)
  • Ref: JN -072018-4582

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 to discuss this vacancy in more detail

Call: 01423 701 321




If this position is not for you but you know someone who might be suitable refer them to us and receive £250 if successful

Recruit4vets are specialist recruiters for the veterinary industry and act as an employment agency for the supply of permanent staff and an employment business for the supply of locum staff.