Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

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  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Competitive - Dependent on Experience

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  • Job ref:

    JN -022018-942

  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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We are currently working with a trusted and respected practice that has been serving the community in Northumberland for many years. Our client has an expanding, dedicated and knowledgeable team that is looking for a like-minded caring vet to join their team on a permanent basis working with small animals.


The role is full-time and would suit an experienced (2yrs+) or a new grad with a passion for small animals, would consider a mixed vet with some equine experience.


The Practice:

Our client is a mixed practice which has 8 different branches in the area and treats small and large animals including equine and farm plus exotics.  

Their main animal hospital moved to a new purpose-built site and includes state-of-the-art new facilities with four operating theatres, a dental suite, fully-equipped diagnostic laboratory, X-ray room, ultrasound including Doppler for the investigation of complex heart conditions, and endoscopy facilities. There are separate wards for dogs, cats, birds, small mammals and exotics, a physio and hydrotherapy suite, and six consulting rooms. The practice employs more than 50 staff, including 16 vets, 11 qualified veterinary nurses, 4 trainee nurses, 5 nursing auxiliaries, a hydrotherapist and administration/support help. 


The Role:

This is an extremely busy practice and vets need to work to 10-minute consultations. The ideal candidate, therefore, will need to be level-headed and able to cope working in a fast-paced environment. 


The post would suit either a new/recent graduate with a passion for small animals and experienced Vet 2-years’ experience. The current team is a happy working unit which means adapting to and being a team player with good communication and customer care skills both internal and external being key.


Type: Permanent Small Animal (or a mixed vet with equine exp too) Veterinary Surgeon

Hours: Full Time. Monday - Friday, 8am - 6pm 

WE: 1 in 6 Sat & Sun

OOHs: 1:6 evening on call 

Salary: Competitive and negotiable based on skills and experience + CPD + BVA + VDS + private healthcare


To qualify for this position, you must be fully registered with the RCVS and you must be eligible to work in the UK.


What happens next: Click APPLY to apply for this role and a member of our team will be in touch if you have been successful.

To discuss the role in more details:

Please call or email our team to discuss the specific details for this role such as practice details, exact location, salaries or any other queries you may have. Please also quote reference JN -022018-942 when enquiring about this vacancy.


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