Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Excellent Salary and Benefits

  • Contact:

    Cathy Grimshaw

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  • Job ref:

    JN -032019-9327

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • End date:

    2020-03-13 00:00:00

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We are working with an established practice in Thurrock that is looking for an experienced and forward thinking Veterinary Surgeon to join their team on a permanent basis.  This exciting opportunity has become available due to expansion within the team and could be full or part-time.

The Practice: 

This is a growing practice, established 3 years ago in Thurrock. Their spacious surgery is purpose-built to industry-leading standards with state of the art equipment including a dedicated operating theatre, ultrasound, in-house laboratory, and digital radiographs. You will be joining a friendly and talented team made up of 2 permanent vets, 1 head nurse, 1 registered veterinary nurse, 1 student nurse, 3 veterinary care assistants, 2 receptionists, and a practice manager. Their busy practice is based in the heart of Thurrock which is easily accessible by car and public transport and they offer free onsite parking.

The Role: 

Our client can consider applications from full or part-time candidates. The full-time role is a 4 day week, working 9.00-19.00 and the part-time a minimum of 2 days during the week.

The weekend rota is 1:3 Saturday 9.00-18.00 and Sunday 10.30-16.30, with no out of hours involved for either role. The practice work to 15-minute consults.

In return, the practice can offer an excellent package which includes:

  • Competitive salary (dependent on experience)
  • Enhanced annual leave
  • Pension scheme
  • Generous CPD
  • Paid memberships (RCVS, BVA, VDS)
  • Exclusive colleague discounts including High Street retailers and restaurants

The Candidate: 

Due to the experience within the existing team, our client can consider applications from recently qualified vets as well as experienced vets. You will ideally be confident with all routine surgical and medical cases and enjoy building relationships with patients and clients. You will have clinical freedom and the opportunity to work with a varied and loyal client base, working up cases to a high standard. 

The practice is looking for a vet that will share their passion for delivering outstanding pet healthcare and great customer service.


Role: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon 

Type: Small Animal 

Hours: Full or Part-time

Weekends: 1:3

Out of hours: None

Sole charge: Some

Salary and benefits: Competitive salary & benefits package

Ref: JN -032019-9327

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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