Permanent Junior Veterinary Surgeon

Permanent Junior Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    Buckhurst Hill, Essex

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    £40,000-£45,000 p/a (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Tracy Atkinson

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  • Job ref:

    JN -102019-13046

  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • End date:

    2020-10-16 00:00:00

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We are working with a small group of well-estblished veterinary practices in Essex and East London that is looking for a Junior Veterinary Surgeon to join them on a full-time permanent basis. This role would suit a vet with 3-5 years of clinical experience that is looking to expand their experience in a hospital environment.

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:

This is an excellent opportunity for a vet with 3-5 years of clinical experience that is looking to gain experience in a hospital environment. You must have great communication skills and enjoy working as part of a busy team.

Remuneration Package:

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

  • £40,000-£45,000 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 Junior Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Hours: Full-Time

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

OOH: Yes

Salary: Competitive salary £40,000-£45,000 p/a (DOE) plus benefits

Ref: JN -102019-13046

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:

Click APPLY to apply for this role and a member of our team will be in touch to discuss this vacancy in more detail

Call: 01423 701 321




If this position is not for you but you know someone who might be suitable refer them to us and receive £250 if successful

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