Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    Maidstone, Kent

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Up to £55,000 p/a subject to experience

  • Contact:

    Nicola Baird

  • Contact email:

  • Salary high:


  • Salary low:


  • Job ref:

    JN -122019-13468

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • End date:

    2019-12-30 00:00:00

  • Expiry date:


We are working with a well-established practice in Maidstone, Kent that is looking for a small animal Veterinary Surgeon to join them on a full-time permanent basis. The ideal candidate would have at least 2-3 years post-graduate experience.

The Practice:

The Practice which is in the heart of the community is not only committed to investing in state of the art equipment to give patients access to the best possible facilities, but they are also dedicated to being able to offer the best possible care for all pets through their dedicated and experienced vets and nurses. They offer a full range of services including X-rays and dental care, ECG, in-house lab, endoscopy and more. 

The Role:

This is a full-time permanent role for a small animal Veterinary Surgeon, with ideally at least 2-3 years post-graduate experience. You will be working a four day week, with a weekend rota of 1 in 3 Saturdays - offering an attractive work-life balance.

In return, our client is offering an excellent package including:

  • A very competitive salary of up to £55,000 p/a, depending on experience.
  • Accommodation allowance of £9,600
  • Vehicle or £2,500 vehicle allowance
  • £1,500 CPD allowance with 3 days CPD leave, in house CPD training
  • VDS, RCVs, BVA fees paid
  • 5 weeks annual leave plus bank holidays

This role will function in an environment where colleagues support each, by sharing skills and knowledge, to give patients the best outcomes.

The Candidate:

The ideal candidate will be confident, with at least 2-3 years' post-graduate experience. Your role will be vital in maintaining the high standards that this practice boasts. You will be accompanied by a Lead Veterinary Surgeon, three Nurses, and two support staff. Our client offers excellent long term prospects for the right candidate, with the advancement in skills and specialism, actively encouraged.

They also offer outstanding career progression, including post-graduate studies.


Role: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Hours: Full-Time, 4 days a week

Weekends: 1 in 3 Saturdays

Out of hours: No

Sole charge: No

Branch work: No

Salary: Up to £55,000 p/a subject to experience

Ref: JN -122019-13468

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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