Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    Coventry, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    c£32,000 per annum (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Emily Naden

  • Contact email:

  • Salary high:


  • Salary low:


  • Job ref:

    JN -042019-10245

  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • End date:

    2020-04-13 00:00:00

  • Expiry date:


We are working with a well-established RCVS accredited practice based in Coventry, West Midlands, who are hoping to recruit a permanent Veterinary Surgeon to join their busy team.

The Practice:

Our client has been caring for sick and injured animals in Coventry since 1985 and aims to provide the best possible service to the full range of small animals and exotic pets. The current team comprises of 3 Vets, 1 SVN, 5 RVNs and 4 Receptionists. They are committed to regular CPD in order to keep up to date with the continued progressions of veterinary medicine and give an advanced and comprehensive service to all their clients. They are also able to offer a specialist dermatology service to other veterinary surgeons requiring further help and diagnosis of complex dermatological cases. Their facilities include:

  • Ultrasound machines
  • Endoscopes
  • New digital dental x-ray
  • Designated laboratory
  • Dedicated theatres
  • Separate dog and cat kennel wards
  • Dental equipment

The Role:

This is a part-time, permanent role, working 4 days per week, from 08.00-19.00 with weekends on a rota of 1 in 4 Saturday mornings 08.30-12.00. However, this shift pattern can be discussed further. A typical week will be 2 consulting days and 1 surgery/operating day. On consulting days, consultations will take place from 09.00-11.00, you will support operations until 12.00 and then further consultations from 14.00-15.30 and 16.30-18.30. Saturdays will require sole charge so you should be comfortable with this and there is no out of hours requirements for this role. In return, our client is offering an excellent salary and benefits package, dependent on experience, including:-

  • A salary of c£32,000 per annum dependent on experience
  • 32 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays
  • CPD of £1,000/3 days
  • VDS and RCVS fees paid
  • Staff discounts

The Candidate:

You should be a competent Veterinary Surgeon with at least 2 year's experience and you must be capable and confident in surgery and consultations. Enthusiasm, good communication skills and the ability to get on well with team members are all essential.


Role: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Start: ASAP

Hours: 4 days per week - Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 08.00-19.00

Weekends: On a rota of 1 in 4 Saturday mornings 08.30-12.00

Out of hours: None

Sole charge: Yes, on a Saturday morning

Salary: c£32,000 per annum, dependent on experience

Ref: JN -042019-10245

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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