Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    Sunderland, Tyne and Wear

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • End date:

    2020-07-03 00:00:00

  • Salary:

    Excellent Salary and Benefits Package

  • Contact:

    Tracy Atkinson

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -072019-11568

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Contact:

    Tracy Atkinson

We are working with a client based in Sunderland, Tyne & Wear that has a fantastic opportunity for an established Veterinary Surgeon with the passion and drive to mirror the team's ambitions.

The Practice:

The practice is within walking distance to the sea and lovely beaches of the northeast coastline. Easy access from the A19 and A1 motorways and good transport links with bus routes passing frequently as well as the local Metro train station is close to the practice.

Their bright, spacious, air-conditioned surgery is RCVS accredited and purpose-built to industry-leading standards including 2 theatres, imaging/dental suite, dog ward, cat ward, rabbit ward, separate cat waiting room, 4 consult rooms (expansion coming in 2017 to 6 consults), large reception area, digital x-ray, ultrasound, capnography. They have a visiting referral team that attend the practice fortnightly for orthopaedic referral cases and ultrasonography cases. They are a Gold Standard Feline Friendly Practice (ISFM) and also an Accredited Rabbit Friendly Practice (RAW). 

The Role:

Our client is a family orientated business with a number of working parents amongst them, thus the available role can be flexible and open for discussion to suit the needs of the successful candidate. 

In return, our client is offering career development opportunities and an excellent package and benefits that include:

  • Competitive salary
  • Uncapped CPD allowance
  • Enhanced pension scheme
  • Annual growing holiday allowance
  • Relocation package
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • No OOH/Sunday hours

The Candidate:

Our clients are looking for a confident surgeon with excellent communication skills. This is an ideal position for an established Veterinary Surgeon with the passion and the drive to mirror the team’s ambitions. You should have 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 Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Hours: Flexible

Weekends: Flexible working opportunities

Out of hours: None

Salary: Excellent Salary and Benefits Package

Ref: JN -072019-11568

To qualify for this position, you must be fully registered with the RCVS and you must be eligible to work in the UK.

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