Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Kent

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


  • End date:


  • Salary:

    Competitive Salary (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Cathy Grimshaw

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -072021-21569

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:


Permanent Veterinary Surgeon (Clinical Director) - Kent

Type: Small Animal

Location: Kent, Ashford

Practice Type: Part of a group

Sole charge: Yes

Team Info: In total there are 12 veterinary surgeons (three with certificates, four studying for one), 24 nurses (a mix of part-time and full-time including night nurses), and 18 administrative/reception staff.

Facilities: Access to CT on-site, laparoscopic/arthroscopic equipment, upgraded ultrasound, a full suite of orthopaedic kits (TPLO, APLS locking, AO/ASIF), dental radiography, and two surgical theatres, you will be hard-pressed to find a more equipped and able veterinary practice for the vast majority of first and second opinion veterinary needs.

Hours: The working pattern is 4 days/week. Consulting hours run from 8 am-8 pm. Vets either start at 8 am, 9 am, 10:30 am or 11 am, with finish times of 6 pm, 7 pm, or 8 pm. 

Weekends: TBC

OOHs: Cases are referred to an external provider.

Branch work: No

Salary: Competitive Salary (DOE)


•   6 weeks paid holiday, not including bank holidays

•   5 days paid CPD leave

•   £1500 CPD Allowance per annum

•   Company bonus scheme

•   Private Medical Insurance

•   RCVS membership paid

•   VDS membership paid

•   BVA Membership paid

•   Service based holiday entitlement increases

•   Enhanced maternity, adoption, shared parental leave and surrogacy pay

•   Enhanced paternity pay

•   Birthday leave

•   Discounted veterinary fees

•   My Benefits - various discounts including retail & gym memberships

•   Cycle to Work scheme

•   Pension

•   CPD/training support

•   Paid bereavement leave

•   Company sick pay

•   Employee opinion survey

•   Free uniform in a number of roles

•   Annual pay reviews

•   Social events

•   Sponsorship for overseas employees

•   Academy & Leadership courses

•   Focus on employee wellbeing

•   Relocation packages

•   Career progression opportunities

•   Free flu jabs

Ref: JN -072021-21569

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