Permanent Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    Southend-on-Sea, Essex

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


  • End date:


  • Salary:

    Excellent Salary and Benefits

  • Contact:

    Ryan Thwaite

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -072020-15677

  • Published:

    16 days ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Client:


  • Contact:

    Ryan Thwaite

We are working with a friendly small animal practice in Southend-on-Sea that is looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Veterinary Surgeon to join them on a full-time permanent basis. Due to the need for some sole charge in this position, this role would best suit a Veterinary Surgeon with a minimum of 2 years of post-graduate experience.

The Practice:

The partners in this practice have 35 years of veterinary experience between them and they work alongside a talented and supportive onsite team of 3 Vets, 2 RVNs, 2 Student Nurses, 1 practice manager, and 5 Client Care Advisors.

The practice is purpose-built with state of the art facilities including digital X-ray, ultrasound scanner, laser therapy, machine, multi-parameter monitor with ECG and access to endoscopy and CT facilities. The practice is based area with lots of free on-site parking, excellent transport links on the doorstep, and close proximity to the famous seafront!

The Role and Candidate:

The sought after colleague will be confident in dealing with all routine surgical and medical cases and enjoy building strong relationships with patients and clients as well as providing support to the wider team. The team holds a variety of individual interests including cardiology, internal medicine, and reproduction and the partners fully support all members of the team in developing their own areas of interest, offering a min. of £1000 towards CPD for each vet, each year.

This role is a full-time position where you will be working 40 hours per week, initially with a weekend rota of 1 in 2 with a view to change to 1 in 3. There is no OOH's responsibility ensuring an excellent work/life balance!

Due to the need for some sole charge in this position, this role would best suit a Veterinary Surgeon with a minimum of 2 years post-graduate in practice experience.

The Package:

In return for all your hard work and dedication, our client is offering a competitive package that includes:

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience and or individual skills set
  • Generous CPD with support for the study towards a Certificate
  • Enhanced annual
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • 1 in 3 weekends
  • No OOHs
  • Exclusive company and high street discounts

The Summary:

Role: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Hours: Full-time, 40 hours per week

Weekends: 1 in 2 with a view to moving to 1 in 3

On-call: None

Salary: Excellent Salary and Benefits

Ref: JN -072020-15677

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