Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Chatham

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


  • End date:


  • Salary:

    Competitive Salary (DOE) up to £45,000

  • Contact:

    John Watchorn

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  • Job ref:

    JN -102021-22508

  • Published:

    3 months ago

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Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Kent

Type: Small Animal

Location: Chatham

Practice Type: Part of a group

Sole charge: Yes

Team Info: The practice is a 5 Veterinary Surgeon team, with 6 Registered Veterinary Nurses supported by a wonderful Reception team and dedicated Practice Principal.

Facilities: A first opinion practice, large and modern with 4 consult rooms; a dedicated x-ray and ultrasound room; a large modern theatre and prep room. 

Hours: Typically, this position is 4/5 days per week, with 1:3 Saturdays only, however, they understand that one size doesn’t necessarily fit all, and so they may be able to offer a degree of flexibility around this standard pattern. No OOH or On Call.

Duties: The opportunity to perform surgery will be accommodated on a rotational basis, and you will be fully supported by a long-standing and experienced nursing team. Consultations are 15mins, with admin time incorporated into your diary allowing you to focus on delivering patient care, without the pressure of needing to squeeze admin in between.

Branch work: No

Applicant Requirements

  • A love for Pizza, Coffee/Tea & Cake is an absolute must!
  • Champion of the practice core values
  • Ability and willingness to share knowledge and mentor/be mentored by others
  • Contribute to the practice protocols to facilitate the continuous improvement of clinical standards
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Approachable, caring, and empathic whilst instilling a positive “can do” attitude amongst fellow colleagues.
  • Be passionate about all aspects of your veterinary work

Salary: Competitive Salary (DOE) - up to £45,000 p/a


  • Enhanced holiday entitlement and increasing holiday based on length of service
  • CPD paid days and allowance
  • L&D opportunities through the Group Academy
  • Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • BVA Membership paid
  • VDS cover
  • Birthday leave
  • Discounted veterinary fees
  • Plus much much more

Ref: JN -102021-22508

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