Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    Frome, Wiltshire

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Excellent Salary and Benefits Package

  • Contact:

    Cathy Grimshaw

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -112019-13387

  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

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  • Client:


We are working with an independent veterinary practice in Frome, Wiltshire that is looking for a small animal Veterinary Surgeon to join their friendly and committed team on a full-time permanent basis. This position has become available due to the expansion of the clinic and they are looking for an enthusiastic and friendly vet.

The Practice:

Our client has a small close-knit team in their independent practice in the beautiful rural Wiltshire location, they work together in a supportive environment to ensure that they deliver the very best for their clients and patients. The practice owner wanted to create a veterinary clinic that would provide the best possible care for horses and small animals using advanced treatment methods but with traditional values of personal customer service, professionalism, integrity and community spirit.

The team is made up of equine veterinary surgeons, small animal surgeons, veterinary nurses and, of course, the administration team who keep everything running smoothly.

They are committed to advance veterinary treatment which extends beyond their highly trained team. They have a wider team of colleagues that includes some of the UK’s leading visiting veterinary consultants with specific expertise who regularly visit the practice offering treatments including orthopaedic surgery, soft tissue surgery, advanced dentistry, and remedial acupuncture. They also have an expert Farrier to provide regular and remedial shooing.

The Role and Candidate:

Our client is looking for an experienced small animal Veterinary Surgeon to complement their existing friendly team. The position is full-time working 4.5 days per week with a 1 in 4 OOHs rota and weekends. Ideally, they are looking for a vet with at least 2 years' experience in a small animal practice and part-time candidates would also be considered.

The core opening hours of the practice are:

Monday-Thursday 08:30-18:30

Friday 08:30-17:30

Saturday 08:30-13:00

The Remuneration Package:

In return, our client is offering an excellent package that includes:

  • Competitive Salary - commensurate with experience
  • CPD - including certificates are encouraged and fully supported
  • Potential for career development and investment in the practice for the right candidate


Role: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Hours: Full time, 4.5 days a week

Weekends: On a rota basis

Out of hours: 1 in 4

Salary: Excellent Salary and Benefits

Ref: JN -112019-13387

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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