Permanent Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon - Ripon

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  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


  • End date:


  • Salary:

    Up to £45,000 p/a (DOE)

  • Contact:

    John Watchorn

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  • Job ref:

    JN -102021-22746

  • Published:

    12 days ago

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Permanent Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon - Ripon

Job: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small animal

Location: Approximately 8 miles away from Ripon in beautiful North Yorkshire!

Practice: Rural practice in the beautiful Yorkshire with excellent access to York, Harrogate, Ripon, The Yorkshire Dales, North York Moors, The East Coast, and the Howardian Hills. 

Team: They are a friendly, traditional, 6 Veterinary Surgeon, 2 Registered Veterinary Nurse, 5 Auxiliary Nurse, and two receptionist practice

Hours: Full-time, four-day week and weekend every other week (ideal shift pattern would be, Week 1, Monday - Thursday, Week 2, Tuesday to Friday, back to week 1 and so on, but happy to consider a part-time person for the role)

Weekends: 1 in 4 Saturday mornings - with a generous allowance for time off and long weekends.

OOHs: None

Duties: Varied caseload and excellent opportunity for supportive ongoing development

Applicant Requirements:

  • They are looking for a conscientious Veterinary Surgeon who possesses excellent communication skills and team-working abilities.
  • Ideally, they are looking for a Veterinary Surgeon whose level of experience means they are comfortable with sole charge.
  • The ideal candidate demonstrates an ability to work up their own caseload, and successfully manage client expectations.
  • They actively encourage further development and would be interested to learn more about your clinical preferences.

Salary: Up to £45,000 p/a (DOE)


  • 5 weeks paid holiday, not including bank holidays
  • 5 days paid CPD leave
  • £1250 CPD Allowance per annum
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • VDS Membership paid
  • BVA Membership paid
  • Service-based holiday entitlement increases
  • Enhanced maternity, adoption, shared parental leave and surrogacy pay
  • Enhanced paternity pay
  • Birthday leave
  • Discounted veterinary fees
  • My Benefits - various discounts including retail & gym memberships
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Pension
  • CPD/training support
  • Paid bereavement leave
  • Company sick pay
  • Employee opinion survey
  • Free uniform in a number of roles
  • Annual pay reviews
  • Social events
  • Sponsorship for overseas employees
  • Academy & Leadership courses
  • Focus on employee wellbeing
  • Relocation packages
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Free flu jabs

Ref: JN -102021-22746

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