Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    Swindon, Wiltshire

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    £35,000-£40,000 per annum (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Nicola Baird

  • Contact email:

  • Salary high:


  • Salary low:


  • Job ref:

    JN -032019-9711

  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • End date:

    2020-03-26 00:00:00

  • Expiry date:


We are working on behalf of an independent, family-run practice, based in Swindon, Wiltshire, who is looking to recruit a permanent Veterinary Surgeon to join them in September 2019.

The Practice:

This is a busy, first opinion practice with a full range of services and facilities including:-

Fully equipped theatre


Dental room

Digital X-ray

Separate kennels and cattery

Orthopaedic surgery

Keyhole surgery and bronchoscopy

Soft tissue surgery

K-laser therapy

The Role:

This is a full-time, permanent role, working 4 days per week with a weekend rota of 1 in 5 full weekends with consultations on a Saturday and Sunday and 1 in 5 Saturdays. You would also be part of a rota of 1 in 5 for inpatient care but there is no emergency work. The role will be based between 2/3 local branches. In return, our client is offering a competitive package, dependent on experience, which includes a starting salary of £35,000-£40,000 per annum.

The Candidate:

You should be a confident first opinion Vet with good all-around skills. Strong communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team are a must.


Role: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Start: September 2019 but can start earlier if available

Hours: Full-time. 4 days per week

Weekends: On a rota of 1 in 5 full weekends and 1 in 5 Saturdays

Out of hours: On a rota of 1 in 5 for inpatient care but no emergency work

Sole charge: Some

Salary: Starting salary of £35,000-£40,000 dependent on experience

Ref: JN -032019-9711

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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