Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Fareham

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


  • End date:


  • Salary:

    Up to £75,000 (DOE)

  • Contact:

    John Watchorn

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -062023-29089

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Fareham

Type: Small Animal

Location: Fareham, Hampshire

Practice Type: Part of a group

Facilities: The practice is set within the heart of a lovely community, with modern facilities including digital X-rays, dental X-rays, a new ultrasound machine, Idexx laboratory suite, dedicated cat and dog wards, and a K Laser machine. 

Team: Currently have 3 vets in the practice, one of whom is close to completing a surgical certificate. There are 5 fabulous RVNs, and currently one Student Nurse, very ably assisted by 2 ACAs and 3 reception staff.

Role: They are looking for a Veterinary Surgeon to join their team. The role is a mix of consults and operating, with the option to be flexible for days and hours worked, to allow the best for the candidate and the practice. Good communication skills are valued, with the ability to do routine neuters, lump removals, dental, etc seen as essential.

Hours: They offer flexible working patterns that flex with you and your lifestyle. Whether you are looking to flex your rota hours to balance the school holidays, fix to navigate the school runs or just looking to strike that balance between home and work life. They can offer flexibility that actually works for you. The weekends are generally one in three, with only Saturday mornings required. There is no OOH as this is covered by VetsNow.

Applicant Requirements: They are looking for an MRCVS with at least 3 years experience post qualification, who enjoys the variety of general practice work and wants to get the full benefit of the range of talents and support available in our team. 

Salary: The salary for this role is up to £75,000 (FTE) depending on experience.

Benefits - Subject to Pro Rata:

Work-life balance

6.6 weeks annual leave 

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

Non-accidental injury support


£1,300 CPD allowance with 50 hours paid pro-rata 

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 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 -062023-29089

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