Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    Harrogate, North Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Up to £55,000 p/a (DOE)

  • Contact:

    James Haswell

  • Contact email:

  • Salary high:


  • Salary low:


  • Job ref:

    JN -112019-13174

  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • End date:

    2020-03-09 00:00:00

  • Expiry date:


Our client’s well-equipped practice in Harrogate, North Yorkshire, is looking for a small animal veterinary surgeon to join their dedicated team. You will be working alongside their lovely lead vet, so all levels of experience would be considered, however, you must be comfortable within a sole charge role.

The Practice:

They have extensive facilities and equipment including three consult rooms, two theatres, and X-ray machines. They are also a dental referral practice and have dental referral tools. Facilities include Hospitalisation, Anaesthesia, Surgical Procedures, Dental Care, Laboratory Investigations, Ultrasound Imaging, X-ray imaging, Endoscope Imaging.

The practice is within walking distance to the Harrogate shopping centre and is located close to stunning rural attractions. They are part of a small group of practices that includes a 24-hour centre and a large scope to generate a loyal client base.

The Role and Candidate:

Our client is looking for a veterinary surgeon that will work alongside a lovely lead vet. The position is full-time working 39 hours per week over 4 days. The weekend rota is currently 1:3 but they are looking to move this to 1:4 in the near future. The role will include sole charge, so you must be comfortable in a sole charge position.

Our client is open to applications from vets of all levels of experience and they will support those that are wanting to work towards certificate level with full funding available.

The Remuneration Package:

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

  • Salary up to £55,000 depending on experience
  • Housing Allowance of £5,400
  • Vehicle or vehicle allowance of £2,500
  • 5 weeks holiday plus Bank Holidays
  • Fully funded CPD £1,500 with 3 days CPD leave
  • VDS, RCVS, BVA fees paid
  • Pension scheme and private medical insurance


Role: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Start: ASAP

Hours: Full time, 4 days a week

Weekends: 1:3 (moving to 1:4 in the future)

Out of hours: No

Sole charge: Yes

Salary: Excellent Salary and Benefits Package

Ref: JN -112019-13174

To qualify for this position, you must be fully registered with the RCVS and you must be eligible to work in the UK.

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