Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Clevedon

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  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


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  • Salary:

    £45,000 - £63,000 FTE (DOE)

  • Contact:

    John Watchorn

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  • Job ref:

    JN -032023-28155

  • Published:

    4 months ago

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Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Clevedon

Type: Small Animal

Location: Clevedon, North Somerset

Practice Type: Part of a group

Facilities: Well-equipped practice. Most mod cons of general practice are already at their disposal, they have a progressive approach to expanding the kit: idexx haematology and biochemistry, microscopy used daily, brand new ultrasound with doppler, digital x-ray DR system, dental DR, multiparameter monitors, ophthalmic algerbrush, electrocautery, and a therapeutic laser machine. 

Team: They are lucky enough to be well supported by both longstanding staff and keen trainees, with a great nursing team and a wealth of experience. The superb nursing team is encouraged to contribute at every level, building great relations with loyal clients. They have an experienced Senior Vet at each end part-time, and an enthusiastic younger Vet that they work alongside- growing their own expertise for the future. 

Role: Looking for a confident Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon to develop and expand their interests in a sole charge role. Bring your enthusiasm, sense of humour, and love for the job and meet a warm welcome. 

Applicant Requirements: They are looking for someone who strives for clinical excellence and will continue to deliver the high standard of client care that is known for. You must be RCVS registered and able to work in sole charge.

Hours: Happy to consider both full (4 days) and part-time applications for the role, with a variety of working arrangements across the two North Somerset branches to consider. There is a 1 in 4 Saturday rota, well supported by the local neighbouring friendly OOH service provider. The Saturday clinic is solely consulting and is the only day requiring travel between the two small sole-charge branches at Clevedon and Worle. There are no OOH duties, allowing you to enjoy a healthy work-life balance, which they positively encourage. 

Salary: A competitive salary is on offer for the right candidate, commensurate with experience, around the figure of £45,000 - £63,000 FTE. 


Work life balance

6.6 weeks annual leave 

Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service

Your birthday as a paid day off! Woohoo!


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 (wellbeing Wednesday with chocolate)

Non-accidental injury support


£1250 CPD allowance with 40 hours paid pro rata 

Certificate support 

Learning and development opportunities via the Group Academy

Access to Vetlexicon – our online encyclopaedia provider

All our Vets & Nurses can apply for research funding

All our 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 


Pawsome Benefits – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers

Pension – 5% Employee/3% Employer

Discounted staff pet care

Ref: JN -032023-28155

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