Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    Grimsby, Lincolnshire

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:

    2019-04-01 00:00:00

  • End date:

    2020-04-03 00:00:00

  • Salary:

    Highly competitive salary and benefits

  • Contact:

    Tracy Atkinson

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -012019-8356

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Contact:

    Tracy Atkinson

We are currently recruiting on behalf of an independent, first opinion small animal practice based in Grimsby. This well-established practice is looking for a Veterinary Surgeon to join them on a full-time permanent basis. Although they are looking for an experienced vet with 3 years plus experience, they would consider a New Grad.

The Practice:

Our client is a friendly, family ran small animal practice based in Grimsby whose services and facilities are designed to assist in routine care for all small animal pets. Our client has a dedicated team of vets, nurses and support staff who understand the special role that a pet plays in the family and are dedicated to providing a dedicated service for young, healthy pets. Their goal is to practice to the highest quality and to provide a personal service for the unique concerns of each individual pets. This practice has an extremely low turnover rate and currently has 4 Vets and 5 RVNs, 3 SVNs, 7 auxiliaries, and 3 receptionists. Their facilities include ultrasound, digital x-ray, dab machines, theatres, kennels, and isolation facilities.

The Role:

This is a full-time permanent position working 40 hours a week. The duties a shared on a rota basis and you will have consults 4 days week 09:00-12:00 and 15:00-18:09, with a day in theatre each week. The night on-call requirements are 1 night per week and the weekends are 1 in 4. The on-call and weekend are sole charge, so you must be comfortable with this.

In return, our client is offering a competitive salary that is reflective of experience, CPD allowance of £1000 p/a, RCVS and VDS fees paid plus 1 further subscription, pension, discount rates, and bonus schemes.

The Candidate:

Although our client is ideally looking for a Veterinary Surgeon with a minimum of 3 years experience a confident New Grad would also be considered. You will be part of a vet team that covers consults, operations and theatre so you will get a varied workload.

You will be an excellent communicator, a good team player, be able to remain calm under pressure, friendly and fit in with this friendly team.


Role: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Hours: Full-time - 40 hours a week

Weekends: Yes, 1 in 4

OOHs: 1 night on call per week

Salary: Highly competitive salary and benefits package

Ref: JN -012019-8356

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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