Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    Colchester, Essex

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • End date:

    2020-05-25 00:00:00

  • Salary:

    Competitive - Dependent on Experience

  • Contact:

    Tracy Atkinson

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -122019-13600

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Contact:

    Tracy Atkinson

We are working with a growing small animal practice in Colchester, Essex that is looking to recruit a permanent Veterinary Surgeon to join their dynamic and dedicated team. Our client is open to receiving applications from all levels of experience and the role can be either full or part-time.

The Practice:

Our client is an independent small group of practices that provides excellent veterinary services to the Colchester and surrounding areas. They currently have 3 vets and 6 nurses in their team that is supported by admin staff. They are a graduate friendly and non-corporate practice that is well-equipped with excellent facilities and high standards of work. The services provided include:

  • Keyhole Surgery
  • Digital X-Rays
  • Endoscopy 
  • Ultrasound 
  • Dentistry
  • Small Exotics
  • Extensive Laboratory Facilities
  • Pet Passports
  • Pet Diets, Toys and Accessories
  • Laser Treatment 
  • Home Visits
  • Nurse Consults

The Role and Candidate:

This is a permanent role for a small animal Veterinary Surgeon that can be either full or part-time. With no out of hours requirements and only one weekend per month (Saturday 09:00-17:00 and Sunday 10:00-12:00 - and days off in return), this role gives great work/life balance.

You will be able to take your own cases as far as you want or work in co-operation with a more experienced vet, thus supporting vets of all levels of experience. Our clients truly believe that their vets are their greatest asset and support them in every way to ensure that exceptional care is provided.

In return, our client is offering a competitive salary that is above average, with paid PDP/CPD. They will also offer relocation cost contribution if required.


Role: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Hours: Full or part-time

Weekends: One-weekend per month

Out of hours: None

Sole charge: Flexible

Salary: Competitive - Dependent on Experience

Ref: JN -122019-13600

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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