Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Cornwall/Devon Border

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


  • End date:


  • Salary:

    Up to £75,000 p/a (DOE)

  • Contact:

    John Watchorn

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -012024-30434

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:


Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Cornwall/Devon Border

Type: Small Animal

Location: Cornwall/Devon Border - within 10 miles of Plymouth

Practice Type: Part of a group

  • They are a self-sufficient, established, single-site clinic that provides small-animal, first-opinion veterinary care.
  • They have a dedicated team of veterinary surgeons, with interests ranging from soft tissue surgery and exotics through to diagnostic imaging so there is always someone there to discuss a difficult case with!
  • Their motivated nurses have interests in nutrition, emergency, critical care, dentistry, and feline behaviour and enjoy running their daily nurse clinics. 
  • They are a friendly team who work well together and enjoy each other’s company both in and out of work! Come join them for wild swimming, a pub quiz, an escape room or watching one of the local bands. They also have summer and Christmas events, from Kayaking to tree-surfing, which are also a great deal of fun.

Role: Our client now has an exciting opportunity to join their friendly team as a veterinary surgeon. They pride themselves on giving high-quality care to all patients and clients

Hours: Find flexibility in a role with no out-of-hours and 1:3/4 Saturday

Duties: There will be access to a varied caseload with a mix of both consults and surgery with no OOH work and 1:3/4 Saturdays.

Support: They are keen for you to progress and further training/certificate study is encouraged and supported.

Applicant Requirements: Must be RCVS registered and experience in small animal work is preferred but would consider a new graduate. The ability to perform routine spays, castrates and dentals is advantageous, and a dedicated caring attitude is a must. 

Salary: They are offering a salary up to £75,000 p/a depending on experience plus a relocation allowance of up to £5,000


Work-life balance

  • 6.6 weeks annual leave including bank holidays
  • Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service
  • Your birthday as a paid day off


  • 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


  • £1250 CPD allowance with 5 days paid pro rata
  • Certificate support
  • Learning and development opportunities via the Group Academy
  • All Vets & Nurses can apply for research funding
  • All Vets get £1000 per annum to spend via Care Fund
  • 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 -012024-30434

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