Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    Southend-on-Sea, Essex

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Excellent salary and benefits package

  • Contact:

    Cathy Grimshaw

  • Contact email:

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  • Salary low:


  • Job ref:

    JN -102019-12942

  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • End date:

    2019-12-16 00:00:00

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We are working with a 24-hour hospital in Southend-on Sea, Essex, who is looking for an experienced Veterinary Surgeon to join them on a permanent basis.

The Practice:

Committed to providing truly exceptional care, our client is forward-thinking and offers progressive, around-the-clock care using the very best equipment. Facilities include in-house MRI machines and state-of-the-art operating theatres.

The Role:

This is a full-time position working 39 hours per week over 4 days. The shift pattern includes 1 in 3 half weekends or 1 in 6 full weekends. You will be required to aid the management of a challenging caseload and the role will involve a mixture of running the hospital, consulting patients and surgery. In return, our client is offering a competitive salary and benefits package, depending on experience, including:

  • Accommodation allowance of £7,800
  • Vehicle or £2,500 vehicle allowance
  • £1,500 CPD allowance with 3 days CPD leave and in-house CPD training
  • VDS, RCVS, BVA fees paid
  • 5 weeks annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Fantastic career progression

The Candidate:

You should be an experienced medical clinician, preferably holding or working towards a certificate in Internal Medicine. Confidence working sole charge is essential.


Role: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Start: ASAP

Hours: Full-time 39 hours per week over 4 days

Weekends: 1 in 3 half weekends or 1 in 6 full weekends

Sole charge: Yes

Salary: Excellent salary and benefits package, depending on experience

Ref: JN -102019-12942

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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