Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    Chelmsford, Essex

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Competitive Salary (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Tracy Atkinson

  • Contact email:

  • Salary high:


  • Salary low:


  • Job ref:

    JN -102019-12778

  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • End date:

    2020-10-02 00:00:00

  • Expiry date:


We are currently recruiting on behalf of a well-established, small animal veterinary practice based near Chelmsford in Essex who is looking for a full-time Registered Veterinary Surgeon to join their team on a permanent basis.

The Practice:

This recently expanded practice is a dedicated, small animal hospital based in Chelmsford, Essex, which also has a number of local branches in the area. They see all small and companion animals, providing a high level of service at a reasonable cost, with all staff which consists of 9 vets, 13 nurses, and 15 admin staff are committed to excellent pet care and customer service. The facilities, equipment and services that they provide are of the highest of standards and are of the latest specification.

  • Separate cat and dog kennels
  • Isolation room
  • in lab facilities
  • Scanning
  • dental room
  • ultrasound

The Role:

This is a full-time position, working 40 hours a week over 5 days 08.00 - 19.00, with some sole charge involved, and branch work with 2 days at the other branch and 3 days in the hospital. On-call commitments are 1 night a week (impatient checks). A weekend rota of 1 1/2 days every 8 weeks, Saturday 09.00 - 12.00, Sunday 13.00 - 16.00. In return, our clients are offering a competitive salary, depending on experience, that includes:

  • Competitive salary
  • RCVS fees
  • Subscriptions
  • Pension
  • Enhanced annual leave - 32 days holidays
  • CPD allowance £1000 plus 5 days

The Candidate:

Our Client is currently seeking a confident, very ambitious vet with a few years experience. You will have a client-oriented approach and excellent communication skills, and a good team player.


Role: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Location: Essex

Start: ASAP

Hours: Full time 40 hours

Weekends: On an 8-week rota

Salary: Competitive salary (DOE)

Ref: JN -102019-12778

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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