Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    Leigh-on-Sea, Essex

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    £40,000-£45,000 p/a (DOE) plus benefits

  • Contact:

    Ella Snowball

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -012020-13836

  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

  • End date:

    2020-05-01 00:00:00

  • Expiry date:


We are working with an established small practice in Leigh-on-sea that is looking to recruit an enthusiastic and professional Veterinary Surgeon to join their friendly team. Our client is looking for a vet with at least 2 years of post-graduate experience with good medical and surgical skills.

The Practice:

The practice offers excellent facilities and equipment including a digital X-ray, a superb ultrasound suite, 4 consulting rooms, piped gas, and separate dog and cat wards!

By joining our client you will be part of a team of 15, dedicated to providing superb standards of client and animal care. As this role plays a key part in a friendly team, the ideal candidate will be adaptable and flexible.

Leigh-on-sea is a seaside location just 45 minutes from London by train or car. 10 minutes from the airport and voted as one of the best locations to live in the UK. Close the town centre with coffee shops and bars and within just a few minute’s walk from the beach.

The Role:

This role is a full-time permanent position which will include Saturdays on a rota basis of 1 in 3. There is no out of hours requirements, giving you a great work/life balance. The weekends will be a sole charge shift so you must be confident and comfortable with this.

You will have at least 2 year's post-graduate experience and possess good medical and surgical capability with sound diagnostic skills. Our client is looking for a vet that will fit in well with their friendly hardworking team and the ideal candidate will be adaptable and flexible. Good interpersonal skills are essential for this position.

The Remuneration Package:

In return, our client is offering excellent career opportunities and development along with a generous benefits package that includes:

  • Competitive salary - £40,000 - £45,000 p/a depending on experience
  • Contributory pension scheme 
  • Generous CPD and funding of certificates for the right individual
  • Paid memberships (RCVS, BSAVA, and VDS)
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Exclusive company and High Street discounts and rewards

The Summary:

Role: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Hours: Full-time

Weekends: 1 in 3

OOH: None

Sole Charge: Yes, at weekends

Salary: Excellent Package

Ref: JN -012020-13836

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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