Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Ashford, Kent

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


  • End date:


  • Salary:

    Competitive package

  • Contact:

    John Watchorn

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -062022-25368

  • Published:

    24 days ago

  • Expiry date:


Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Ashford, Kent

Type: Small Animal

Location: Ashford, Kent

Practice Type: Part of a group

Team Info: You will be part of a friendly and supportive team made up of 5 Vets, 7 RVNs, 2 VCA's, and 3 Receptionists. 

Facilities: Their practice is extremely well equipped with digital x-ray, ultrasound, etc, as well as endoscopic and laparoscopic equipment - so it would be ideal for someone who wants to learn more or already had a special interest in this area. They offer free onsite parking and a bright, air-conditioned surgery built to industry-leading standards. 

The Role: The practice sees a wide variety of cases and has loyal bonded clients.

As a team, They work hard but appreciate the importance of a good work/life balance - Their Vets work a 35-hour week to enable this. 

Hours: This is a full-time role (35 hours) with a weekend rota of 1 in 3 (Sat/Sun) and no OOH. 

Skills/Exp: They welcome applications from anyone who thrives on variety and enjoys the day-to-day buzz of 1st opinion practice, and will consider new or recent graduates. For New and Recent Graduates you will join a supportive practice that will offer

  • Mentoring and support from day one
  • To be surrounded by a team with patience and experience in coaching new graduates
  • A varied caseload from the start and not just boosters all-day
  • A place where you will be trusted and supported to develop your abilities and skills, take on interesting cases, and more complex surgery
  • The tools to investigate cases thoroughly and not routinely referring
  • A work/life balance - you get your lunch break, actually leave on time, and after a year qualified your hours to reduce to 35 hours a week automatically
  • You get to live in the Garden of England with excellent transport links to both London and Europe.
  • A place where your opinion is important and valued

Salary: They are offering a competitive salary that will be reflective of your skills and experience


  • Generous CPD
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Paid memberships (RCVS, VDS, and BVA)
  • Exclusive colleague discounts
  • Friendly and supportive work environment

Ref: JN -062022-25368

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