Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    Watford, Herfordshire

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Generous Salary and benefits

  • Contact:

    Tracy Atkinson

  • Contact email:

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  • Job ref:

    JN -042019-10178

  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • End date:

    2020-04-13 00:00:00

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We have a fantastic permanent opportunity for a small animal Veterinary Surgeon in Watford, Hertfordshire on a full-time basis. The practice is looking for a vet with at least 18 months plus experience.

The Practice:

This is a friendly independent family-owned practice. They offer a full range of treatments from health checks to emergency operations and they are always committed to providing exceptional veterinary services. The friendly team includes 2 Vets and 2 nurses, 2 veterinary care assistants and a practice manager. They have a wide range of facilities available including ultrasound, x-ray, endoscopy, pharmacy, operating theatre and an in house lab. The practice prides themselves in providing owners and their pets personable and compassionate medical and surgical support. 

The Role:

This is a full-time position working Monday - Friday, with Thursday off. A weekend rota of 1 in 2 or half day Friday and no out of hours. In this role, you will be covering duties that include basic medical and surgical procedures and sole charge is required so you must be comfortable with this.

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

  • Competitive salary
  • 5 weeks holiday
  • Bank holidays
  • RCVS fees

The Candidate:

The practice is looking for a veterinary surgeon with at least 18 months of experience. The vet will enjoy caring for clients and their pets on an individual basis. You will have excellent communication skills and bedside manner, and strive to deliver outstanding veterinary care and customer service to the practice’s loyal clients. You will have a strong desire to bond with clients and get to know their pets. This role would suit a confident and ambitious vet who works well within a team.


Role: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Hours: Full time

Weekends: 1 in 2 Friday 8.30 - 19.00. Saturday 08.30 - 12.00

OOH: None

Salary: Competitive salary, subject to experience

Ref: JN -042019-10178

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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