Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:

    2018-07-16 00:00:00

  • Salary:

    Competitive (DOE and Skills)

  • Contact:

    Maxine Hollis

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -072018-4904

  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Contact:

    Maxine Hollis

Our client is able to offer a wonderful opportunity for a Veterinary Surgeon to join their team in a permanent full time vacancy based in York at their independent RCVS accredited practice.

The Practice:

The practice was established as a 100% small animal, first opinion practice in 2000. The current owner, has been a vet in the Helmsley area since 1986. As well as his clinical work, owner also manages the practice, supported by the head nurse and admin. team. The practice is RCVS accredited and is a Veterinary Nurse training practice.

The main surgery is in Helmsley and is in spacious, purpose built premises on the edge of the town. The practice has a long established branch surgery in Kirkbymoorside and in 2011 they opened another, larger branch in Pickering. All three are thriving and expanding market towns in Ryedale on the edge of the North Yorkshire Moors National Park.

The Role:

Most days consist of 8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. working hours, with evening surgery finishing at 6:30 when on call. They undertake their own out of hours emergency cover, with a vet and qualified nurse on call at all times. This is undertaken on a rota basis, with one week night “on call” and a weekend (Friday eve– Monday) rota of 1:4 at most. There is a Saturday morning surgery after which the weekend cover is on an “as needed” basis. The on call is not onerous and is usually quite quiet, as they only provide cover for their own clients There is a day off in lieu of working the weekend.


Role: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Hours: Full Time 8.30am to 6pm

WE: 1:4 Saturday mornings

OOHs: Yes

Sole Charge: No

Salary & Benefits: Depending on experience - £35,000+ Plus CPD - Holidays

Rel: JN -072018-4904

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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