Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - North Cambridgeshire

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  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


  • End date:


  • Salary:

    Up to £68,000 p/a (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Ella Snowball

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  • Job ref:

    JN -012024-30450

  • Published:

    5 months ago

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Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - North Cambridgeshire

Type: Small Animal

Location: Within 20 miles of Peterborough

Practice: Part of a group

  • They are a small animal practice that is a firmly established part of the village they are based in. Due to housing expansion and changes in local competitors, they have seen a huge increase in client registrations.
  • They have the usual range of equipment, Ultrasound, digital x-ray, in-house bloods, etc.

Team: You will be stepping into a highly experienced, close-knit team that includes 3 certificate holders alongside their CD who has a Masters in Histopathology. Not forgetting their fabulous nursing and support team. As there is such a range of skills, experience, and interests within the team, and they try to encourage people to follow what they enjoy and are passionate about as much as possible. The team takes part in regular dog walks, often paired with picnics in finer weather. Additionally, they enjoy sharing homemade treats during lunch breaks. They are a tightly bonded team that collaborates effectively, providing support and guidance to one another.

Role: They are looking for an experienced small animal Veterinary Surgeon to join their team

Candidate: They would consider a consulting-only Vet if this was desired but would equally like someone with all-round GP experience.

Duties for the role would include:

  • Examining and observing animals to diagnose health problems and assess their health
  • Performing laboratory tests on samples and specimens
  • Dressing and treating wounds, performing surgery and prescribing medication
  • Testing for diseases and administering vaccinations
  • Performing ultrasound and diagnostic imaging tests
  • Advising animal owners on preventive healthcare, general care and nutrition
  • Maintaining medical records of animals
  • Predominantly a consulting position, however an interest in dentistry would be desirable

Hours: Their people are at the heart of everything that they do, that’s why they know that work-life balance is vital in supporting people to be their best selves.

  • They are looking to fill 40 hours, but this could be a mixture of part-time or full-time hours as they understand the pressures of family life and personal time.
  • There is no out-of-hours requirement as this is covered by a local practice.

Salary: Up to £68,000 p/a depending on experience plus a relocation allowance up to £5,000


  • 6.6 weeks annual leave
  • 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
  • £1250 CPD allowance with 40 hours paid pro rata
  • Certificate support
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Access to Vetlexicon
  • 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
  • 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 -012024-30450

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