Permanent Assistant Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    Staines, Middlesex

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:

    2019-04-01 00:00:00

  • End date:

    2020-03-27 00:00:00

  • Salary:

    Competitive salary and benefits (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Tracy Atkinson

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -022019-8743

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Contact:

    Tracy Atkinson

We are working on behalf of a well-established practice who are looking to recruit an Assistant Veterinary Surgeon to join their expanding team in Staines, Middlesex.

The Practice:

Our client prides themselves on offering clients and their pets a professional and caring service, utilising modern surgical and medical techniques in an open and friendly environment. The practice boasts excellent facilities, including ultrasonography, digital radiography, laparoscopy, arthroscopy and MRI, which enables a full range of medical and surgical (soft tissue, orthopaedic and key-hole) procedures. Expansion of the main site is planned to increase theatre space.  

The Role:

This is a permanent, full-time role, working 4 days per week and a shared weekend rota of 1 in 4 Saturdays. Out of hours are shared with Vets Now but some out of hours will be required. There will be some branch work where you will have sole charge and where you will be well supported, but you should be comfortable with this. Typical daily duties will involve consultations and operations, working alongside a team of 12 dedicated and professional Vets. In return, our client is offering a competitive salary and benefits package, subject to experience, including:

  • RCVS, VDS, BVA and BSAVA fees paid
  • Pension
  • £1,500 CPD allowance plus 5 days
  • Bike to work scheme

The Candidate:

Ideally, you will have at least 2 years' experience, but a recently qualified graduate may be considered if they have good first opinion experience. You will be confident and professional with strong communication and team skills.


Role: Assistant Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small animal

Hours: Monday to Friday - 4 days per week

Weekends: 1 in 4 Saturdays

Out of hours: Shared with Vets Now but some out of hours required

Sole charge: Yes, for branch work

Branch work: Yes

Salary: Competitive salary and benefits subject to experience

Ref: JN -022019-8743

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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