Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Colchester

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


  • End date:


  • Salary:

    Between £48,000 - £55,000 p/a (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Sue Hanson

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -122020-17949

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:


Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Colchester

We are working with an independent, friendly, small animal practice based in Colchester, Essex that is looking for a Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon to join them on a permanent basis.

The Practice:

This practice strives to offer the highest quality medical, surgical, and nursing care for their clients and their companion animals. Their dedicated veterinary team of 13 staff bring a wealth of experience to the practice and have individually acquired high standards of professionalism and qualifications.  The clinic has undergone considerable refurbishment and now proudly has a new designated cat and dog kennels, separate cat consulting periods, and a cat advocate team that provides award-winning silver status for their feline patients. A wide range of modern diagnostic facilities enables the team to provide a thorough workup of cases and treatments at a local level while identifying patients that need to be referred to specialist hospital centres. Their diagnostic services include: - radiography, endoscopy, an in-house laboratory, Pulse oximetry, and blood pressure monitoring & ECGs The practice also has a designated emergency service for out-of-hours emergencies.

The Role:

This is a full-time permanent role working over 3 / 4 days, 37 - 40 hours per week, with shifts of 08.30 - 19.00, Monday - Friday,  1: 5 Saturday mornings including sole charge. There are no OOHs requirements or branch work for this role.

The Candidate:

Our client is looking for an experienced small animal veterinary surgeon, with at least 2 years of experience. The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate essential basic surgery skills, together with excellent communication skills. The post would suit a confident, forward-thinking, IT literate individual who has the ability to work well within a team.

The Package:

In return, our client is offering a competitive salary of between £48,000 - £55,000 p/a (DOE) plus benefits that include:

  • CPD
  • RCVS and VDS paid
  • 28 days holiday
  • Pension

Ref: JN -122020-17949

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