Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    Milton Keynes

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


  • End date:


  • Salary:

    Up to £42,500 p/a (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Cathy Grimshaw

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -112020-17440

  • Published:

    23 days ago

  • Expiry date:


We are working with a fast-paced friendly small animal veterinary practice in Milton Keynes that is looking for an experienced Veterinary Surgeon to join them on a full-time permanent basis. They are looking for a minimum three-year qualified, highly motivated, confident practitioner to join their experienced and close-knit team.

The Practice:

Our client has two practices approx. 8 miles apart and to support their client and patients they have appointments available throughout the day to enable them to receive prompt care. They aim to provide continuity of care with the veterinary surgeon or nurse of the client's choice where possible.

The main surgery is equipped with full facilities for routine cases, major surgery, and hospitalisation. They have a range of diagnostic, laboratory, and surgical equipment as well as in-patient facilities, which enable them to investigate and treat ailments fully with referral to specialists when appropriate.

It is equipped for consultations and routine day-case operations (neutering, spaying, dental treatment, minor surgery). It is also the site for their grooming service.

The Role and Candidate:

If you're looking for a rewarding career in a fast-paced friendly environment then this is the role for you. Small animal practice with an excellent reputation for providing high-quality care is looking for a minimum three-year qualified, highly motivated, confident practitioner to join their experienced and close-knit team

This is a full-time permanent role where you will be working 4 1/2 days per week 08:30-18:00 with 1 in 4 weekends consults at branch surgery 2hrs (am) and 1 ½ hrs (pm) at branch surgery Sat and Sunday. Remainder “on-call”. Nurse on call throughout. You will get an extra 1/2 day off after a weekend on-call, generally the Friday to make it a long weekend.

There is also 1 night a week on-call (they generally do the same night each week on call and have the same ½ day to create a routine Mon-Thurs). 

The Package:

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

  • A competitive salary - Up to £42,500 p/a - Dependent on skills and experience
  • Permanent Accommodation if required
  • 5 weeks of annual leave
  • Comprehensive CPD allowance
  • Professional membership & indemnity insurance
  • Excellent support structure

Ref: JN -112020-17440

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