Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    Gloucester, Gloucestershire

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • End date:

    2020-04-01 00:00:00

  • Salary:

    Generous salary and benefits

  • Contact:

    Tracy Atkinson

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -062019-11456

  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Contact:

    Tracy Atkinson

We have a fantastic permanent opportunity for a small animal Veterinary Surgeon in Gloucester, on a full-time basis. The practice is looking for a vet with at least 2+ years of experience that is confident in a sole charge role.

The Practice:

This is a multi-site vet across 4 practices in the Gloucestershire area. The practice was extensively redeveloped to provide a modern air-conditioned clinic with superb facilities for providing the best veterinary care in Gloucester. They offer a full range of treatments from health checks to emergency operations and intensive care facilities for critical care. Run a fully equipped lab so results can be accessed as quickly as possible. In-house, the investigation is backed up with a referral to a large commercial outside lab who specializes in a fast turn around to get the answers as soon as possible. The imaging suite includes a state of the art digital x-ray machine with a floating bucky table for all things orthopaedic and cardiothoracic, a flexible fibre optic endoscope for gastrointestinal investigation and a colour flow Doppler ultrasound machine for investigating soft tissue diseases and heart disease. One of the strengths of the practice is the extensive range of surgical equipment and surgical expertise they possess.

  • Orthopaedics - fractures, growth plate deformities 
  • OCD surgery 
  • Cruciate surgery - TTA and De Angelis surgery
  • Spinal surgery
  • Soft tissue 
  • Thoracotomy - lung lobectomies 
  • Pericardial surgery 
  • Oesophageal surgery
  • Total ear canal ablation 
  • Laryngeal Tieback

The Role:

This is a full-time position working 5 days per week. A weekend rota of 1 in 4. You will be working across our clients 3 other branches in the Gloucestershire area. No out of hours required for this position. 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
  • Holidays 5 working weeks, plus birthday off
  • 8 days of bank holidays
  • Pension
  • CPD - £2000 + 5 days cpd allowance/year

The Candidate:

The practice is looking for a veterinary surgeon with at least 2 years 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 and be able to stand on their own two feet.


Role: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Hours: Full time (5 days per week)

Weekends: 1 in 4 rota

Out of hours: No

Sole charge: Yes

Salary: Generous salary and benefits package

Ref: JN -062019-11456

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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