Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    Somerset, Somerset

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


  • End date:


  • Salary:

    Competitive salary (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Ella Snowball

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -112019-13323

  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Client:

    Independent Practice

  • Contact:

    Ella Snowball

We are currently working with an independent practice based in a small market town in rural Somerset that is looking for a Permanent Veterinary Surgeon to join their team on a permanent basis.

The Practice:

The vet practice is proud to be an independent practice promising to be a caring and compassionate and to provide clients with pets the professional veterinary service that they deserve offering the highest standard of veterinary care from an experienced and professional veterinary team. The very professional and busy team consist of 8 vets, 11 day RVN's, 2-night nurses and 7 receptionists. All members of the veterinary team are continually training to ensure that the clients and pets receive the most up to date advice and treatment. They also provide a dedicated small animal emergency service 24 hours a day 7 days a week. Also, home visits, repeat prescriptions, operations, nursing clinics and behaviour & puppy parties.

The Role:

This is a full-time role working a 4 day week, with a fixed day off each week. Some out of hours. Maybe some consulting at one of the branch surgeries once or twice a week required with this role. A weekend rota of 1 in 7. Typical daily duties are ops & consultations. No sole charge. In return, our client is offering a competitive salary and benefits package, depending on experience, including:

  • A competitive salary of circa £30,000 - £45,000 p/a (DOE)
  • CPD allowance
  • Health insurance scheme
  • Pension

The Candidate:

Our clients are looking for an experienced Veterinary Surgeon with a least 3/4 year's experience, and be confident with 1st opinion routine surgery. You will be a team player and have a good keen interest in veterinary medicine.


Role: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Start: March 2020

Hours: Full-time 4 days a week

Weekends: 1 in 7

Sole charge: No

Salary: Competitive salary of circa £30,000 - £45,000 p/a (DOE)

Ref: JN -112019-13323

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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