Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    Near Biggleswade, Bedfordshire

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • End date:

    2021-01-08 00:00:00

  • Salary:

    From £31,000 p/a DOE

  • Contact:

    Tracy Atkinson

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -012020-13715

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Contact:

    Tracy Atkinson

We are currently recruiting on behalf of a busy, first opinion small animal practice based near Biggleswade in Bedfordshire, who is looking for a Veterinary Surgeon to join their team on a permanent basis.

The Practice:

Established in 1982, our client is an independently owned small animal practice. They strive to give excellent customer care by providing a sympathetic, flexible and efficient service as they offer the personal touch and do their best to encourage case continuity. They are proud to be one of the only local practices to offer their own out of hours service. In addition, they offer the following facilities:

  • Large outdoor dog exercise paddock
  • Separate dog and cat waiting area
  • Digital X-ray
  • Ultrasound
  • Separate dental suite with ultrasonic descaler
  • Hospitalisation facilities
  • ECG
  • Blood pressure monitoring
  • In-house laboratory
  • Microscopy to enable in-house cytology
  • Operating theatres

The Role:

This is a full time role with a 4 week shift pattern as follows:

Weeks one to three - 3 x 09.00-19.00, 1 x 09.00-17.00 1 x 09.00-13.00

Week four - 1 x 09.00-17.00, 1 x 09.00-13.00, 1 x 09.00-19.00

Weekends are on a rota basis of 1 in 4 full weekends with the following Monday and Tuesday off. There is also a requirement to work one night each week in a sole charge position. In return, our client is offering a salary and benefits package from £31,118 upwards, depending on experience. Certificates are also supported.

The Candidate:

You should have at least 1 year of post graduate experience, be confident, enthusiastic and a good team player.


Role: Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Start: End Feb/early March 2020

Hours: Full-Time

Weekends: 1 in 4 full weekends with the following Monday and Tuesday off

Out of hours: One night per week in a sole charge position

Salary: From £31,118 upwards plus benefits, depending on experience

Ref: JN -012020-13715

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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