Permanent Mixed Animal Veterinary Surgeon - New Graduate

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:

    2019-05-06 00:00:00

  • End date:

    2020-03-26 00:00:00

  • Salary:

    Generous Salary and Excellent Benefits

  • Contact:

    Tracy Atkinson

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -012019-8369

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Contact:

    Tracy Atkinson

We are currently recruiting on behalf of a mixed practice in Dorchester that is looking to recruit a permanent mixed animal (70% small animal and 30% farm), Veterinary Surgeon. This is a New Graduate/Qualified position that is full-time working 40 hours a week.

The Practice:

Our client is a family owned busy Veterinary Practice that provides a friendly, caring, high-quality vet service to pet owners, farmers, and smallholders in West Dorset and South Somerset. Our client is a tier 2 RVS Accredited practice has two practices in the Dorchester area and a third another in nearby Somerset. They are an independent, non-corporate, graduate friendly mixed veterinary practice with 20 employees. Their practices are modern, purpose-built with onsite physiotherapy/hydrotherapy facilities and fantastic equipment that includes:

  • Full idexx in-house lab
  • Ultrasound
  • Digital x-ray
  • Endocrinology
  • Video Endoscopy
  • ECG and Lazer
  • Plus much more

The Role:

This is a permanent full-time role for a New Graduate / Qualified Mixed Animal Veterinary Surgeon (70% Small Animal / 30% Farm). The weekly hours are 40 working various shifts, with a weekend rota of 1 in 4/5 that includes being on duty Friday, Saturday and Sunday night and surgery between 09:00-12:00 on a Saturday morning. As this is a mixed practice your duties will be varied depending on the needs of the day, however, there will be no sole charge required.

In return, our client is offering a generous salary that is dependent on experience and benefits that includes:

  • 5 weeks annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • 5 days funded CPD
  • Certificates are supported
  • RCVS and VDS fees
  • Pension
  • Accommodation support available

The Candidate:

Our client is looking for a new graduate mixed veterinary surgeon who takes pride in giving truly exceptional service to clients and their pets. You must be keen to learn, happy to play an active role, be a strong team member and ambitious in the career,


Role: Permanent New Graduate Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Mixed Animal (70% SA / 30% Farm()

Hours: Full-time, 40 hours a week

Weekends: Yes, 1 in 4/5

OOHs: Yes, as part of the weekend rote

Salary: Generous salary and benefits package

Ref: JN -012019-8369

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:

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