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  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Competitive Subject to Experience

  • Contact:

    Tracy Atkinson

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  • Job ref:

    JN -012019-8311

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • End date:

    2020-02-29 00:00:00

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:

    2019-01-28 00:00:00

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We are currently recruiting on behalf of an excellent independent practice in Taunton, a Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon on a permanent basis.

The Practice:

Our client is an independent practice, in Taunton, that has been looking after local pets for over 35 years. They care for dogs, cats and small furries in Taunton, North Petherton and Bishops Lydeard, providing traditional values with modern facilities and techniques. They cover most aspects of veterinary surgery and medicine including vaccinations, routine and emergency services, medical investigations, dental work, dietary advice, etc. They strongly believe in preventative care for pets and provide their own out of hours service. Our client is approved by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons as a practice that can train small animal nurses. They invest strongly in training and equipment to provide a modern Veterinary Practice

The Role:

Our client is looking for a full time permanent veterinary surgeon working 4.5 days a week. Shifts are 8:45am-7pm however there is usually time off during the day. There are 1:5 nights per week and a 1:4 weekend rota. You will be joining a team of 3 vets, 3 nurses and 4 reception staff. There are periods of sole charge and duties are a mix of consults and surgery. Our client will consider applicants with a minimum 1 years experience post qualification. The ability to perform spays are essential for this role.

The Candidate:

Our client is looking for a pleasant polite team player who will hit the ground running and fit into the team environment. This is a truly supportive role so ambition and a keenness to progress are essential.


Role: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Start: ASAP

Hours: Full time 4.5 days a week

Weekends: 1:4

Out of hours: 1:5 nights per week

Sole charge: No

Salary: £Competitive salary subject to experience + CPD + RCVS fees + Benefits

Ref: JN -012019-8311

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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