Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Bristol

  • Location

    Bristol, Avon

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


  • End date:


  • Salary:

    Competitive Salary and Benefits

  • Contact:

    Cathy Grimshaw

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -072021-21591

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:


Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Bristol

We are currently working with a state-of-the-art, expanding practice based in Bristol that is looking to recruit an experienced Veterinary Surgeon on a full-time permanent basis. They require a 3+ years qualified Veterinary Surgeon to deliver exceptional care to clients and their pets.

The Practice:

Join a growing, thriving team in a state-of-the-art, fully equipped, spacious, purpose-built clinic where you’ll have the opportunity to develop your clinical skills with the benefit of an interesting and diverse caseload, the support of a fantastic, forward-thinking team while working for a company with strong values.

Our client truly cares about all their team members and the people and pets they look after and want to give more people access to high-quality veterinary care by being affordable and convenient for customers, whilst not compromising on veterinary standards.

You will be supported to develop your skills and will have the opportunity to progress as they are a growing, thriving company with lots of new opportunities. The team is fully supported by a highly experienced team of qualified Nurses and development is a key focus within the team.

The Role and Candidate:

Our client offers a great work/life balance and a chance to work within a professional & up to date clinic alongside a Clinical Director and friendly team of Vets, Nurses, VCA’s and Receptionists. You will be supported to develop your skills and will have the opportunity to progress. 

Vets are rostered into a 4-day working week plus 1:4 weekends. This averages out to 37 hours p/w over a 4 week period. 

  • Shifts on weekdays - 8:00 am – 5:30 pm or 11:00 am – 20:30 pm (Monday to Friday)
  • Shifts on Weekends – 8:30 am – 16:30 pm (Saturday) 8:30 am – 13:30pm (Sunday) 
  • Shifts will consist of either Vaccine, consults or operations split between two early and two late shifts a week. 

What do they need? 

An enthusiastic small animal vet with at least two years of qualified experience, who is passionate about the provision of high-quality service to patients and clients. You will be a key participant in the running of this dynamic and forward-thinking clinic, supporting the Head Vet and the rest of the veterinary team. You are keen to continually improve your professional knowledge and experience and are an excellent communicator, understanding that educating pet owners about their pets’ welfare is just as important as providing high-quality treatment. 

The Remuneration Package:

In return for your hard work and commitment, our client is offering an excellent package that includes:

  • Competitive Salary - reflective of experience
  • 33 days holiday including bank holidays; 
  • Flexible working pattern;
  • 5% Pension Contribution; 
  • Cycle scheme; 
  • Mindful Living Courses;
  • Continuous professional development;
  • Group Income Protection;
  • Group Life Cover;
  • Compassionate leave on the loss of a pet;
  • Employee Discount;
  • £1,500 CPD allowance per annum / 5 days off; 
  • VDS & RCVS fee’s covered; 
  • Help@Hand Scheme;
  • Free food Friday’s. 

Ref: JN -072021-21591

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