Permanent Part-Time Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:

    2019-04-15 00:00:00

  • Salary:

    Competitive - Dependent on experience

  • Contact:

    Tracy Atkinson

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -012019-8546

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Contact:

    Tracy Atkinson

We are working with an established small animal veterinary practice that due to expanding their current team is looking to recruit a part-time Veterinary Surgeon. The practice is quite flexible on the hours for this role and this could be 2 mornings a week or 2 half days, dependent on the successful candidate's needs.

The Practice:

This is a small friendly, independent family practice that currently has a team of 10 vets, nurses, and support staff. They provide individual care for dogs, cats, rabbits and other companion animals. Their objective is to provide a complete healthcare package for their clients’ pets which includes the following: vaccination, nurse clinics & puppy parties, behavioral advice, neutering, micro-chipping, pet dentistry, surgical procedures, radiography & cruciate repair. They are well-equipped with a digital X-ray and IDEXX laboratory system, plus a separate cat and dog wards, and much more. 

The Role:

This is a part-time role and the practice is quite flexible on the hours, this could be 2 mornings a week or 2 half days, dependent on the needs of the successful candidate. The role will include Saturdays on a rota basis of 1:3 or 2:3 working 08:30-11:30. There are no out of hours required for this role.

Your typical daily duties will include both operations and consults. As there may be periods of sole charge you must be comfortable with this.

In return, our client is offering a competitive salary that is reflective of experience and hours agreed. The benefits on offer are:

  • 33 days holiday (full-time equivalent) - including Bank Holidays
  • Pension
  • RCVS and VDS fees paid
  • CPD allowance
  • Certificates supported

The Candidate:

Our client is looking for a Veterinary Surgeon with at least 1-year post-graduate experience. They are looking for a vet that hands-on and will want to cover all aspects of the role, interest in orthopaedics would be preferred but not essential.

Are you a happy, bubbly vet that is happy to support the nurses in the practice? Are you ambitious and a good team player? This could be the role for you.


Role: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Hours: Part-time

Weekends: 1:3 or 2:3 Saturday mornings

OOHS: None.

Sole charge: Yes - Fridays

Salary: Competitive Salary - Reflective of experience and hours agreed

Ref: JN -012019-8546

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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