Permanent Mixed Veterinary Surgeon - Retford

Permanent Mixed Veterinary Surgeon - Retford

  • Location

    East Retford

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Up to £63,000 (DOE)

  • Contact:

    John Watchorn

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -102022-26851

  • Published:

    3 months ago

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Permanent Mixed Veterinary Surgeon - Retford

Type: Small Animal

Location: Retford, Nottinghamshire

Practice Type: Part of a group

Facilities:   Well-equipped practice with ultrasound with Doppler and ECG, digital DR X-ray, video endoscopy, and full internal lab. 

Team: The main practice is located in central Retford and consists of 12 vets and 9 RVNs/SVNs with experience ranging from new graduates to 35 years. They have a fantastic team of support staff and a lovely loyal client base with both large and small animals. They are a welcoming and friendly team who are enthusiastic and dedicated to working together as a team

Role: The role will involve hands-on veterinary care of mixed animals, providing both emergency and routine healthcare. You will work alongside other Veterinary Surgeons, as well as experienced Nurses.

Key Responsibilities include;

  • Consultations

  • Small and large animal surgical procedures

  • Minor procedures

  • Client liaison

  • Working up cases

  • Caring for hospitalised animals

  • Treatment plans and visits

  • OV work

  • Sole charge

  • OOH work

Applicant Requirements: The successful candidate will be a qualified Veterinary Surgeon with good experience in all animal care and excellent communication and organisational skills. This position would suit a motivated and enthusiastic recent graduate keen to develop their career and gain further experience.

Hours: Rota; Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 6 pm. 2:6 OOH weekends and 1 weekday OOH. Occasional additional Saturday morning shifts (8:30 am - 12 pm)

Salary: Up to £63,000 (DOE)

Benefits - Subject to Pro Rata:

Work-life balance

•       6.6 weeks annual leave, including bank holidays

•       Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service

•       Your birthday as a paid day off


•       Private medical insurance

•       Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay

•       Cycle to Work scheme

•       Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing

•       Non-accidental injury support


•       £1500 CPD allowance with 5 days paid pro rata 

•       Certificate support 

•       Learning and development opportunities via the GRoup Academy 

•       Access to Vetlexicon – our online encyclopaedia provider

•       All our Vets & Nurses can apply for research funding

•       All our Vets get £1000 per annum to spend via our Care Fund

•       Infection Prevention and Control Programme 

•       Quality Improvement Programme

Professional Memberships

•       BVA membership

•       VDS cover

•       RCVS fees 

Plus one other membership


•       Pawsome Benefits – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers

•       Pension – 5% Employee/3% Employer 

•       Discounted staff pet care

•      Company vehicle

Ref: JN -102022-26851

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