Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    Bexley, East London

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Generous Salary (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Ella Snowball

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -022020-14190

  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

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  • Client:


We are working with a first opinion, two-site, veterinary practice that is based in the Bexley area of East London that is looking for a full-time permanent Veterinary Surgeon. This role would suit an experienced Veterinary Surgeon that can exhibit team leadership skills and has exceptional interpersonal skills.

The Practice:

Our client is a first opinion, two-center, 100% Small Animal practice that provides service and veterinary care for dogs and cats with some guinea pigs & rabbits also being seen. They have on-site procedures, hospitalisation, full surgical and medical facilities. CR Radiography, Endo/Bronchoscopy (Video), Ultrasound, Idexxx up to date analyzers. The surgeries are both in residential areas and reputation is enhanced by the recommendation of their exciting clients. Their caseload is very busy and on average may examine 30-40 patients per day. The OOH service is located at Vets Now Thamesmead. They are proud to be an RCVS accredited and nurse training centre.

The Role

This is a full-time permanent position where you will be working Monday-Friday 08:00-19:00 with a Saturday half-day rota (excludes bank holidays and Sunday).

The principal role of this position is to undertake clinical duties at either of our client's two sites as required, with sole charge duties being required at times. You may have to attend to inpatients during unsociable hours, however, there is no OOH cover required for new cases.

The role will require you to diagnose and treat sick and injured animals, with all aspects of preventative

medicine surgery and to also deliver exceptional levels of client service. You will be working alongside the Senior Veterinary Surgeon in implementing cost-effective measures and assist in the training of the nursing team as required. You will ensure that you keep your skills up to date by attending in house CPD and external CPD activities.

You will be involved in the events and community projects, with priory notice being given if availability is needed at the weekends. You will also be part of the clinical governance and case discussion for the practice.

The Candidate:

Our client is looking for a qualified and RCVS Registered Veterinary Surgeon who will comply with the RCS code of professional conduct. You will exhibit team leadership skills, team motivation skills, and exhibit exceptional

interpersonal skills. You will also need to provide efficient transportation in order to travel between branches.

The Remuneration Package:

In return, our client is offering an excellent package that includes:

  • A generous salary, that is dependent on experience. (Probation period 6 months.)
  • Shifts will be 5 day week Mon-Fri and alternate Saturday 8:00- 14:00
  • Holidays 28 days per year including bank holidays.
  • CPD 5 days and £1000 (travel & accommodation not included).

The Summary: 

Role: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animals

Hours: Full-time

Weekends: Alternate Saturdays

Out of hours: See above

Salary: Generous Salary (DOE)

Ref: JN -022020-14190

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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