Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • End date:

    2020-06-12 00:00:00

  • Salary:

    Competitive Salary (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Tracy Atkinson

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -062019-11206

  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Contact:

    Tracy Atkinson

We are currently recruiting on behalf of a friendly independent practice based in a market town, located south of Oxford that is looking for a full-time Veterinary Surgeon to join their team.

The Practice:

The practice is a large mixed practice, which provides veterinary care and advice to pet owners as well as the local farming and equine community. Our clients have several branches across South Oxfordshire. The main branches have extensive modern hospital facilities and are well equipped to deal with a wide range of animal healthcare services. Two of the surgeries aim to provide convenient consultations locally, with surgical and hospitalisation facilities within easy reach at the main surgeries. Livestock and equine care is provided through the large animal department at the Cholsey practice or for Buckinghamshire clients, from Fleet Marston near Aylesbury (farm only) The practice aim is to provide the best veterinary care with the expert team of 7 vets, nurses and support staff and are always on hand to offer excellent service and modern well-equipped facilities including:

  • Orthopaedic operating suite
  • Digital radiography including dental radiography
  • Ultrasound
  • Endoscopy
  • 24-hour on-site nursing team
  • In house IDEXX laboratory
  • OOH service on a shared rota
  • CPD and further specialisation encouraged.
  • Certificates funded

The Role:

This is a full-time permanent position working 4 days per week, including one-night duty every 3 weeks. A weekend rota of 1 on 4. Some branch work is involved and also some sole charge is required so you must be comfortable with this.

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

  • competitive salary (DOE)
  • 20 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • 4-day week
  • Auto-enrolment into our company pension scheme with 8% employer contribution
  • Veterinary care staff discount package 
  • Onsite parking
  • Access to cycle to work scheme

The candidate:

The practice is looking for a very ambitious experienced vet with at least 2 years plus experience. The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills and be a strong team player. Will need to work effectively as part of the Team to provide a quality service with care and compassion. Friendly, team player and a good all-rounder.


Role: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Hours: Full-time

Weekends: 1 in 4

On call: None

Salary: Competitive Salary (DOE)

Ref: JN -062019-11206

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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