Permanent Senior Veterinary Surgeon

Permanent Senior Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    Buckhurst Hill, Essex

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    £50,000 - £65,000 p/a (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Tracy Atkinson

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  • Salary low:


  • Job ref:

    JN -102019-13044

  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • End date:

    2020-10-16 00:00:00

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We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced small animal Veterinary Surgeon to join a small group of practices in Essex and East London as a Senior Veterinary Surgeon. You will be based at their practice in Buckhurst Hill where you will support and mentor junior members of the team, so they are looking for a vet with 5-7 years in practice experience.

The Practice:

Our clients’ are a dedicated hospital practice who are committed to not only investing in state of the art equipment to give patients access to the best possible facilities, but they are also dedicated to being able to offer the best possible care for all pets through their dedicated and experienced vets and nurses.

They have 3 practices and 1 of these is an RCVS accredited Veterinary Hospital, this means that the standards cover a wide range of areas, from nursing staff on duty 24 hours each day of the year to monitoring anaesthetised pets and hygiene, to providing an isolation nursing care area.

The Role:

This is a full-time permanent position where you will be working 4 days a week (Monday-Friday 08:30-19:30). The weekend rota includes 1 in 6 full weekends, consulting 09:00-16:00 and Sunday 10:30-12:00, and 1 in 6 Saturday mornings 09:00-13:00. One evening on-call per week with 19:00-22:00 Monday-Thursday or Fridays from 19:00/20:00. Outside these times you will also be responsible for inpatients care/liaising with the 24/7 on-site nursing team, as required by the rota system.

The Candidate:

As this role is for a Senior Veterinary Surgeon, our client is looking for a vet with 5-7 years in practice experience that has the clinical experience to support and mentor junior members of the team. You must have excellent communication skills with clients and colleagues alike, and enjoy working as part of team.

Remuneration Package:

In return, our client is offering an excellent package that includes:

  • £50,000 - £65,000  p/a (DOE)
  • A generous holiday of 6 weeks (24 days plus 8 Bank holidays)
  • Healthshield
  • Work-based pension
  • Generous CPD
  • RCVS fees and one other professional subscription paid


Role: Permanent Senior Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Hours: Full-Time

Weekend: Yes, as part of the rota (see above)

OOH: Yes

Salary: Competitive salary £50,000 - £65,000  p/a (DOE) plus benefits

Ref: JN -102019-13044

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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