Permanent Mixed Veterinary Surgeon

Permanent Mixed Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Excellent Package

  • Contact:

    Cathy Grimshaw

  • Contact email:

  • Salary high:


  • Salary low:


  • Job ref:

    JN -022019-8772

  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:

    2019-05-13 00:00:00

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We have an amazing opportunity for a talented and passionate mixed Veterinary Surgeon, the mix will be 70% small animal and 30% farm and equine. This busy, independent veterinary practice is based in the heart of beautiful Cumbria and is expanding rapidly, that is looking for a vet of any experience level to join their friendly and enthusiastic team.

The Practice:

Our client is a rapidly expanding, independent practice that is looking for a mixed animal vet (covering small animal, farm and equine). Our client has the benefit of not only the coast but being situated on the fringe of the beautiful Cumbrian Lake District perfectly located for the lovers of the outdoors. You will be joining a team of 3 vets, who are supported by a lovely nursing team with clerical staff and receptionists.

This state of the art facility with up to date equipment is regularly inspected by the RCVS to ensure that high standard is continually maintained.

The Role:

The practice is looking for a mixed animal Veterinary Surgeon, 70% small animal and 30% farm/equine.

This is a full-time role, working Monday-Friday 08:30-18:30 (with a 1-hour lunch) and early finish a week of 17:00. The weekend rota is 1 in 3 Saturday mornings until 13:00 and then remaining on-call for the weekend. There is an out of hours rota of 1 in 3 evenings on-call. You will be required to complete sole charge during the on-call periods so you will need to be comfortable with this, with some branch work also being required.

The Candidate:

Our client is looking for a Veterinary Surgeon that has excellent communication skills and is passionate about the service they provide. They are happy to consider applications from candidates of all levels of experience from a new graduate through to an experienced vet.

Salary and Benefits:

In return, our client is offering an excellent package that is reflective of experience.

For a New Graduate -

The package on offer is circa £27,000 p/a which includes salary, car, and accommodation.

For a vet with 2 years experience -

The package on offer is between £35,000-£40,000+ p/a which includes salary, car, and accommodation.


Role: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Mixed animal (Small, Farm & Equine)

Hours: Full-time

Weekends: 1:3

Out of hours: 1:3

Sole charge: Some

Salary and benefits: Excellent package that is reflective of experience

Ref: JN -022019-8772

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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