Permanent Full-Time Veterinary Surgeon

Permanent Full-Time Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    Braintree, Essex

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Generous Salary (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Nicola Baird

  • Contact email:

  • Salary high:


  • Salary low:


  • Job ref:

    JN -032019-9598

  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • End date:

    2020-03-21 00:00:00

  • Expiry date:


We are recruiting for a permanent Veterinary Surgeon to join an independent hospital practice situated in the Braintree District of Essex. This is a full-time role that would suit a vet that is confident in all areas and is a good all-round vet.

The Practice:

The practice is RCVS accredited tier 3 veterinary hospital and has 6 branch practices within the local area. They have excellent facilities and equipment that you would expect to find in a hospital practice and branch practices are also modern and equipped with diagnostic and surgical facilities. With a team of 10 vets, 16 nurses, VCAs and at each clinic dedicated receptionists they are a busy practice with varied cases. Five of the vets are specialists or studying to be specialists in surgery, dermatology, acupuncture, and emergency, critical care offering the highest standard of care to their patients and clients.

The Role:

The role would be mainly based at the hospital but occasional branch work will be required. Duties include all general veterinary duties within a busy practice.

This position is full-time, working a 4 day week with one late finish until 20:00, all other weekdays shifts are 18:30. The start time would be 08:00/08:30 depending on the branch you are working at.

The weekend rota is 1 in 4 1/2 Saturday mornings where you will finish at 10:45 or 12:15 depending on the branch. There is also 1 in 10 full weekends at the min hospital, additional paid bonus for this.

The Candidate:

Our client is looking for a Veterinary Surgeon who is a good team player and can work within a diverse, friendly team. You will be a good all round vet that is competent in a sole charge role.

They are looking for a vet with at least 2 years post graduate experience. All the branches are 20m minutes apart so you will need your own vehicle.

In return, the practice can offer a generous salary and package based on experience, including CPD, annual leave etc.


Role: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Hours: Full-time

Salary: Generous Salary and Benefits

Ref: JN -032019-9598

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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