Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    Sudbury, Suffolk

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


  • End date:


  • Salary:

    Up to £50,000 p/a (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Ella Snowball

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -082019-12256

  • Published:

    12 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Client:

    Independent Practice

  • Contact:

    Ella Snowball

We are currently recruiting on behalf of a well-established practice based in Southern Suffolk, near Sudbury. The practice requires a confident Veterinary Surgeon to join their team on a permanent basis.

  • 4-day week
  • Busy, well-equipped practice
  • Friendly team environment
  • Salary up to £50,000 

The Practice:

This is a 6 vet, independent practice with one branch surgery. They offer modern equipment such as digital x-ray, endoscopy, ultrasound and all the usual practice toys. The practice is also ESFM and RCVS accredited and is also a nurse training centre and a Cat-Friendly Practice. They see a varied caseload including orthopaedic cases as well as accommodating visiting specialists from other local referral centres. 

The Role:

This is a full-time position over 4 days per week covering shifts at the main hospital as well as a local branch practice. There is also 1 night per week on-call, 1 in 5 Saturday mornings and 1 in 5 weekends working Saturday morning and the remaining weekend on-call.

The practice has an experienced and flexible team of 6 vets who try to share all duties equally.

The Candidate:

The practice is ideally looking for a confident and experienced Veterinary Surgeon to join their team who can participate in all duties including the OOHs rota. 

Remuneration Package:

In return, the practice can offer a generous salary between £35,000-£50,000 based on experience (possibly more for highly experienced Vets that can bring a large amount of experience to the practice) as well as generous CPD allowance, 5 days extra leave for CPD, OOHs bonus scheme, pension etc.

The Summary:

Role: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Anima;

Hours: Full-time

Weekends: 1 in 5 Saturday mornings and 1 in 5 full weekends

OOHs: Yes

Salary: £35,000-£50,000 p/a based on experience

Ref: JN -082019-12256

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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