Permanent Full-Time Veterinary Surgeon - Torquay

  • Location

    Torquay, Devon

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


  • End date:


  • Salary:

    Competitive Salary and Benefits DOE

  • Contact:

    John Watchorn

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -052022-25082

  • Published:

    18 days ago

  • Expiry date:


Permanent Full-Time Veterinary Surgeon - Torquay

Type: Small Animal

Location: Torquay

Practice Type: Part of a group - They are a very close-knit, collaborative team with a great sense of humour. The practice is independently owned. They have no targets

Team Info: 4 vets (core team of 3 vets has 19, 10, and 5 years of experience, respectively), 4 nurses, 2 veterinary care assistants, 4 receptionists, and 1 practice manager. Multiple certificates are held within the practice and one RCVS advanced practitioner in surgery. 

Role: Our client is looking for a Veterinary Surgeon to join them on a full or part-time basis

Duties: What they do have is complete clinical freedom. They focus on doing quality work rather than quantity. Average of only 10 consults per vet per day with a reasonable procedural load.

Hours: With short shifts and a reasonable workload allow for a life outside of work.

  • The shifts run 08h30 - 16-30 or 11h00-19h30. Three early shifts for every 2 late shifts.
  • Practice is open 9 am - 7 pm so admin time is scheduled into the work rota.
  • There are No out-of-hours
  • One in four weekends with time off in lieu for hours worked during the weekend: every 4th Friday off and every 4th Monday a half day.

Applicant Requirements: They are looking for someone who aims to be a good all-around GP with a surgical bias but all interests would be considered for the right candidate. They prioritise personality over experience although some experience would come in handy

Salary: The salary is open to negotiation - will be reflective of skills and experience


  • 25 days leave + 6 public holidays + 1-day birthday leave.
  • RCVS membership, professional indemnity, BVA membership are all paid.
  • Other memberships are paid on request.
  • Pension scheme, private health care, retail bonuses, and more. 
  • No cap on CPD

Ref: JN -052022-25082

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