Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Herne Bay

  • Location

    Herne Bay

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


  • End date:


  • Salary:

    Up to £46,000 p/a (DOE)

  • Contact:

    John Watchorn

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -052022-25210

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:


Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Herne Bay

Our client looking for an experienced Veterinary Surgeon to further expand their team of dedicated vets and help increase the services they offer to clients.

Role: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Location: Herne Bay, Kent

Practice: Small Animal

Team: They are an established team of 5 Veterinary Surgeons and 9 Nurses with the support of 5 members on the support team. They have one Medicine certificate holder and have the vision in the practice of encouraging and supporting more certifications from any who holds the interest.

The strongest asset and why people want to work for them is the team. They have a low staff turnover and you will be joining an established team of five vets, nine RVNs, and four receptionists. The full team of experienced RVNs is confident in nurse-led care and will prove to be invaluable in assisting with diagnostics, patient care, and procedures.

Facilities: The facilities include, four consulting rooms, two theatres, a dental suite with x-ray, ultrasound, an in-house lab, and a digital x-ray.

Hours: You will be working 40 hours over a 5-day week (9-6 or 10-7) with 2 hours within each day for lunch and message time to ensure you will have adequate time to keep on top of your caseload. Weekends are shared at 1:5 on Saturday and Sunday mornings and are consulting only. You will get the following Friday off in lieu so you can enjoy a long weekend. There are no out-of-hours duties. Our rota is structured to allow a good balance between 15-minute consults and surgery, to allow good case continuity and time for case workup.

Sole Charge: TBC

Branch Work: No

Applicant Requirements: They are seeking someone who has a good grounding in routine surgeries and who is confident in consulting. Having an innovative approach to the role fits with the team culture. They are hoping the newest Veterinary Surgeon will have excellent communications skills and a positive can-do attitude. 

Salary: They are offering a salary of up to £46,000  p/a DOE and a generous relocation allowance plus many company benefits including wellbeing support.

Benefits: Excellent Package that includes -

  • Enhanced holiday entitlement and increasing holiday based on length of service
  • CPD paid days and allowance
  • L&D opportunities through the IVC Evidensia 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
  • Various discounts including retail & gym memberships
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Service-related company sick pay
  • Sponsorship for overseas employees
  • Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing
  • Relocation packages
  • Career progression opportunities

Ref: JN -052022-25210

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