Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    South Shields, Tyne & Wear

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Competitive salary (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Nicola Baird

  • Contact email:

  • Salary high:


  • Salary low:


  • Job ref:

    JN -072019-11567

  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • End date:

    2020-07-03 00:00:00

  • Expiry date:


We are working on behalf of a client based in South Shields, Tyne and Wear, who is hoping to recruit a permanent full-time Veterinary Surgeon to join their busy practice.

The Practice:

This bright, spacious, air-conditioned surgery is purpose-built to industry-leading standards and has state of the art equipment, including a dedicated operating theatre, digital X-ray, Idexx in-house laboratory, ultrasound and dentistry facilities. They are a progressive practice and have ambitions to provide world-class clinical care at the very heart of their community. 

The Role:

This is a full-time role, working up to 40 hours per week with just 1 in 4 Saturdays and no OOH's. In return, our client is offering career development opportunities and an excellent package and benefits that include:

  • Competitive salary, dependent on experience
  • RCVS/VDS fees paid
  • Pension scheme
  • Relocation package available

The Candidate:

Our clients are looking for an experienced general practitioner to join the team of 14 colleagues in the busy first opinion practice, helping to put pets first and provide exceptional client care. You should be a confident surgeon with excellent communication skills. Genuine empathy for patients and a consistent drive for excellence and improvement are also pre-requisites. You should be experienced and confident with routine and advanced surgery, consultation workups, and have the ability to help to drive the business forward.


Role: Permanent Full-Time Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Start: ASAP

Hours: Full-time

Weekends: 1 in 4 on a Saturday

Out of hours: None

Salary: Competitive salary and benefits, dependent on experience

Ref: JN -072019-11567

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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Call: 01423 701 321




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