​Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Bicester

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    up to £75,000 (FTE) p/a

  • Contact:

    James Gordon

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    01423 7012321

  • Job ref:

     JN -042023-28616

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:


Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Bicester

Type: Small animal

Location: Bicester, Oxfordshire

Practice Type: Part of a group

Facilities:They have a wide range of equipment available to you at all times including:

  • Sedecal DR x-ray (purchased this year)

  • Philips iu22 Abdominal Ultrasound

  • Philips ie33 Cardiac Ultrasound

  • Ligasure

  • Range of digital endoscopy

  • Multiparameter monitoring including capnography & blood pressure at all stations

  • Full range of Idexx lab equipment

  • Incubator

Team:They have a team of 11 full-time equivalent vets, 13 nurses, two dedicated night nurses, and a growing number of Animal Nursing Assistants. One surgery certificate holder and one working towards hers, one GP certificate holder and one working towards hers. They have a culture of excellence at Hart Vets where nothing is too much trouble for the clients and their pets. Well-being is very much at the heart of the ethos and that extends to every single member of the team.

Role:They are looking for a vet who would like to work at the weekend in a very busy small animal hospital. Working 9 hours on Saturday and Sunday, the successful applicant can choose the weekend frequency to fit in with their commitments. From every weekend to once a month, you can let them know what suits you. They are flexible in how they run the weekend days, so if you'd prefer to consult rather than operate, they'd be happy to discuss any scenario.

Applicant Requirement: The new colleague should be a compassionate, efficient, perfectionist, diligent, and hard-working all-rounder who is, above all, an excellent communicator.

Hours: Weekends, working 9 Hours on Saturday and Sunday.

Salary: The salary is up to £75,000 p/a (pro rata) depending on experience.

Benefits - Subject to Pro Rata:

Work-life balance

  • 6.6 weeks annual leave including bank holidays FTE

  • Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service


  • Private medical insurance

  • Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay

  • Cycle to Work scheme

  • Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing

  • Non-accidental injury support


  • £1,500 CPD allowance with 20 hours paid pro-rata 

  • Certificate support 

  • Learning and development opportunities via the Group Academy

  • Access to Vetlexicon – online encyclopaedia provider

  • All Vets & Nurses can apply for research funding

  • All Vets get £1000 per annum to spend via our Care Fund

  • Infection Prevention and Control Programme

  • Quality Improvement Programme

Professional Memberships

  • BVA membership

  • VDS cover

  • RCVS fees 

Ref: JN -042023-28616

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