Permanent Full Time Veterinary Surgeon

Permanent Full Time Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    Clacton-on-Sea, Essex

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Competitive subject to experience

  • Contact:

    Tracy Atkinson

  • Contact email:

  • Salary high:


  • Salary low:


  • Job ref:

    JN -082019-11957

  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • End date:

    2020-08-03 00:00:00

  • Expiry date:


Our client is a well-established practice with two branches in Essex. They are now looking to recruit a full-time Veterinary Surgeon to join their very busy, friendly team.

The Practice:

The practice was one of the earliest registered Veterinary Animal Hospitals in the country and they invest heavily in staff training across the board and are currently registered as a Veterinary Nurse Training Centre as well as being an accredited practice with the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons. The current team comprises of 8 Vets, 12 Nurses, 5 Receptionists and an admin team. Their recently refurbished and extended facilities include:-

  • Brand new ultrasound machine
  • Digital X-ray
  • In-house laboratory
  • Video endoscopy
  • Separate dog/cat waiting and consultation rooms
  • Isolation facilities.

The Role:

This is a permanent full-time Veterinary Surgeon position with one day off during the week. Weekends are on a rota of 1 in 4 Saturday mornings. The role is a mix of consultations and operations with some sole charge on a Friday evening, depending on experience. In return, our client is offering a competitive salary and benefits package, subject to experience, including:

  • Generous CPD allowance
  • RCVS, VDS and BVA fees paid
  • Pension
  • Gym membership
  • Support for Certificates

The Candidate:

Our client will consider a newly-qualified graduate for this role but equally, candidates with more experience are welcomed. You should have good interpersonal skills and be a good team player.


Role: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Start: End of September

Hours: Full-time

Weekends: 1:4 Saturday mornings

Out of hours: No

Sole charge: Possibly on a Friday evening depending on the candidate

Salary: Competitive - subject to experience

Ref: JN -082019-11957

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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