Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Full or Part-time

Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Full or Part-time

  • Location

    Truro, Cornwall

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Competitive salary and benefits (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Tracy Atkinson

  • Contact email:

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  • Salary low:


  • Job ref:

    JN -032019-9242

  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • End date:

    2019-12-31 00:00:00

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We are working on behalf of a client who is looking to expand their team with a permanent Veterinary Surgeon to join them at their independent, family-run practice based in Truro, Cornwall. Our client will consider full or part-time hours.

The Practice:

This purpose-built practice offers excellent facilities including operating theatres, dental area, kennels and a radiography suite. Services provided are extensive, including:-

  • Surgical procedures including emergency and orthopaedic
  • Radiography
  • In-house laboratory
  • Blood pressure monitor
  • ECG machine
  • Endoscopes
  • Blood-testing facilities
  • Ultrasound

This 3-branch practice employs 20 staff including 4 Vets, 15 Nurses and Support Staff.

The Role:

This is a full or part-time role working shifts within practice opening hours of 08.00-19.00. There will be one late shift per week of 08.00-19.30 and a weekend rota of 1 in 5 full weekends where you will be on-call from Friday evening, work Saturday 08.30-14.00 and then remain on-call until Monday morning. You will be expected to work some Bank Holidays on a rota basis. Typical duties will be operations and consultations. In return, our client is offering a competitive salary and benefits package, subject to experience, including:-

  • Pension
  • CPD allowance
  • 5 weeks holiday
  • Accommodation can be provided
  • Certificates could be supported

The Candidate:

You should be an experienced Vet with good basic surgery skills. Ideally, you will have at least 4 year's experience but our client will consider applications from strong applicants with less experience. You should have good communication skills, be confident and have a good sense of humour. You will be joining a friendly, hard-working team, so the ability to get on well with everyone is important.


Role: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Full or Part-time

Type: Small animal

Hours: Shifts between 08.00-19.00 and one late shift per week until 19.30

Weekends: 1 in 5

Out of hours: On-call shared rota

Sole charge: Yes

Salary: Competitive salary and benefits, subject to experience

Ref: JN -032019-9242

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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