Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire

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  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


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  • Salary:

    Up to £55,000 p/a (DOE)

  • Contact:

    John Watchorn

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  • Job ref:

    JN -112022-27211

  • Published:

    9 months ago

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Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire

Type: Small Animal

Location: Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire

Facilities and Services: They are kitted out with digital radiography, ultrasound, endoscopy, and on-site IDEXX laboratory equipment allowing them to run most blood tests in-house. They do a lot of their surgeries including orthopaedics, TECAs, and wound reconstruction. They also have an aquatic treadmill in their branch surgery and a dedicated hydrotherapy/physiotherapy team.

Team: They currently have a team of 7 small animal vets, 5 registered veterinary nurses, 4 student veterinary nurses, and a large team of receptionists and support staff. Their Clinical Director is a Certificate holder in Small Animal Surgery 

Role: They have an exciting opportunity for a compassionate, small animal, Veterinary Surgeon to join their practice, where teamwork and excellence in clinical care are high on the agenda. 

Duties: Day-to-day duties include assessing and treating inpatients, consulting, operating, interpreting laboratory results, and communicating with clients.


  • Their normal working day runs from 8.30 am till 5 pm with an hour lunch break.
  • They take pride in being able to provide their own out-of-hours emergency service based in the Haverfordwest practice for their registered clients.
  • With this role, you’ll be working practice hours only meaning no out-of-hours required! 
  • They are firm believers in work-life balance and encourage vets to leave on time and make time for phone calls etc during the working day diary wherever possible to ensure that breaks are taken.
  • 7.5hrs per day, Monday - Friday working with the occasional Saturday cover.

Applicant Requirements: They welcome applications for Veterinary Surgeons with all levels of experience including recent graduates. They encourage and fund CPD and the development of clinical interests. The certificate-level study is encouraged, and for new grads they offer the Graduate Academy, including coaching, mentoring, and relevant CPD.

Salary: The salary for this role is up to £55,000 p/a depending on experience.

Benefits: They recognise that people are fundamental to the success of their business. Investing in people, premises, and processes is at the heart of what they do. In addition to a competitive base salary, you will benefit from:

Work-life balance

  • 6.6 weeks annual leave
  • Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service
  • Your birthday is 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


  • £1250 CPD allowance with 5 days 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 -112022-27211

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