Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:

    2018-12-03 00:00:00

  • Salary:

    Excellent package (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Keith Balfour

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -072018-4605

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:

    Keith Balfour

We are working with an independent small animal practice in Sevenoaks that has a growing reputation as one of the most progressive and forward thinking practices in the UK. They are looking for an experienced Veterinary Surgeon to join them on a full-time permanent basis.

The Practice:

This practice was initially a mixed practice and established over a 100 years ago in the 20's before changing its name to the current clients in the 80's, today they are a small animal practice only. Their equipment includes digital radiography, ultrasound and endoscopy, 15 mins consultations, health check-ups and vaccinations, diagnostic imaging, surgical services, dental services, laboratory services, rehabilitation and fitness, dermatology, nurse consults, pet passports, 24-hour hospitalisation and emergency care and euthanasia services.

Their stated values are to consistently deliver the highest levels of clinical care with their strong ethos in preventative health care. The Pet Health Club actively encourages strong membership with excellent value including consultations.

Situated in Sevenoaks this is a perfect location in the ‘Garden of England’ - Kent with London only 35 minutes by train.

The Role and Candidate:

This practice are looking for someone who is passionate about working to the highest of standards as an integral part of a happy team. You will be working in an exceptional environment where working up your own cases and building relationships with clients is positively encouraged along with developing skills and actively promoting CPD. You will have a minimum of 3 years port graduate experience.

This is a full-time position that includes working a weekend rota of 1 in 12 Saturdays mornings 08:00-12:00. Although the practice delivers seamless 24 hour care for clients and pets this is cover by a dedicated team so you will have no OOH to cover. There will be a requirement of branch work so a vehicle will be required.

In return, the practice can offer a highly competitive salary based on experience, as well as generous CPD and other benefits.


Role: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Hours: Full-time

Weekends: 1 in 12 Saturday mornings

Out of hours: None

Salary: Excellent package depending on experience and skills

Ref: JN -072018-4605

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To qualify for this position, you must be fully registered with the RCVS and eligible to work in the UK.

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