Permanent Senior Veterinary Surgeon

Permanent Senior Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    Abingdon, Oxfordshire

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Excellent Salary and Benefits Package

  • Contact:

    Ella Snowball

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -112019-13424

  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

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  • Client:


We are working with a practice in Abingdon, Oxfordshire that is looking for an enthusiastic small animal Veterinary Surgeon to join them on a full-time permanent basis. They are looking for a vet with a minimum of 3-4 years post-graduate experience as you will be the senior vet in the practice.

The Practice:

This is an established practice that provides the highest quality veterinary services to their clients 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. This well-established practice is one of five in the group and is the primary centre for surgery.

The practice offers the latest state-of-the-art equipment, to ensure prompt diagnoses and the most effective treatments. Their surgery has been designed to industry-leading standards and has state of the art equipment including in-house operating theatre and laboratory, digital x-ray, specialist dental equipment and much more. Their highly trained veterinary surgeons and nurses are kept constantly updated on the latest innovations and protocols. They offer a full range of treatments from health checks to emergency operations and they are always committed to providing exceptional veterinary services.

The Role:

This is a full-time permanent position with working 4 days a week and no out of hours, as this is covered by a dedicated night team. The working shifts are Monday-Friday 08:00-19:00, Saturday 08:30-18:00 and Sunday 09:00-18:00. The weekend rota is 1 full weekend and 1 Saturday in 7 weeks. There will elements of sole charge as you will be the senior veterinary surgeon in the practice.

In return, our client is offering:

  • Competitive Salary - reflective of experience
  • 5.6 weeks holiday per year (including bank holidays)
  • CPD 5days and alliance for course fees
  • Pension
  • Plus other benefits of being part of the group

The Candidate:

You should be a confident surgeon with general surgical and medical skills, capable of working sole charge. You will be passionate about providing excellent service and working as part of a highly-skilled team. You will also enjoy a variety of cases and have the ability to work these up to a high standard. Enthusiasm and energy are a must, as is a willingness to communicate with colleagues and clients, in the best interests of your patients.

You will have a minimum of 3-4 years of post-graduate experience in practice.


Role: Permanent Senior Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Hours: Full-time,

Weekends: On a rota basis, as detailed above

Sole charge: Yes

Salary: Excellent Salary and Benefits Package

Ref: JN -112019-13424

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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