Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Full Time

Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Full Time

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Competitive Salary & Benefits (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Tracy Atkinson

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  • Job ref:

    JN -012019-8475

  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • End date:

    2020-03-05 00:00:00

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:

    2019-04-15 00:00:00

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We are working with a small animal practice near Trowbridge, Wiltshire, who are looking to expand their team by recruiting a Veterinary Surgeon to join them on a permanent full-time basis. The practice is ideally looking for a full-time vet with at least 5 years experience but will consider strong applicants with less experience or applicants who wish to work part-time.

The Practice:

This Veterinary Centre is a dedicated RCVS Accredited Small Animal Practice looking to expand their team. They take pride in providing excellence in patient and client care alike while being part of a fun and supportive team. This friendly, well-established practice aims to make full use of and develop staff skills within an open and trusting environment and to encourage education for their team members as well as clients. Practice facilities include:-

  • digital x-ray
  • dental services
  • ultrasound
  • in-house laboratory
  • separate cat/dog wards
  • isolation facilities

Planned enhancements to the practice include a 3rd consultation room and new laboratory equipment.

The Role:

This role is for a permanent full-time small animal Veterinary Surgeon. The weekday shifts are either 08.30 - 19.00 or 09.00 - 19.30 with a weekend rota of 1 in 4 Saturdays 09.00 - 16.00 and Sundays 10.00 - 12.00. There are no out of hours shifts, giving a great work-life balance.

You will be joining a well-established team of experienced vets, nurses and support staff and will be responsible for building client loyalty through excellent clinical care. Case discussion is encouraged, as is the development of new ideas and skills. Duties will include consults and operations and sole charge when covering holidays.

In return, our client is offering a competitive salary and benefits package which includes:-

6.6 weeks holiday plus Birthday day off

Holidays increase after 2 and 5 years service

Pet Health Club


Certificates are supported

The Candidate:

Our client is looking for a friendly and approachable vet with 5 years post graduate experience and a genuine passion for animal welfare and client care. You will be passionate about providing excellent service and working as part of a highly-skilled team. Enthusiasm, energy and a positive attitude are a must, as is a willingness to communicate with colleagues and clients, in the best interests of your patients. Confidence in surgery is essential and a special interest in a particular field of veterinary care would be welcomed. Consideration will be given to strong candidates who have less than 5 years experience.


Role: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Hours: Full-time - Weekday shifts or either 08.30 - 19.00 or 10.00 - 19.30

Weekends: 1 in 4. Saturday 09.00 - 16.00. Sunday 10.00 - 12.00

Out of Hours: No

Sole charge: Yes, when covering holidays

Salary: Competitive - Subject to Experience

Ref: JN -012019-8475

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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