Permanent Veterinary Surgeon, Northampton

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  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


  • End date:


  • Salary:

    Up to £60,000 p/a (DOE)

  • Contact:

    John Watchorn

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  • Job ref:

    JN -062022-25606

  • Published:

    7 days ago

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Permanent Veterinary Surgeon, Northampton

Type: Small Animal

Location: Northampton

Practice Type: A well-established practice that is part of a group

  • 45+ years' experience in keeping animals healthy
  • Excellent standard of care and very supportive team
  • Nurses on-site 24 hours a day - inpatient care
  • Highly trained and experienced staff in all pet animal care
  • Certificate holders in small animal surgery, and vets working towards certs in Dentistry and Ophthalmology
  • Certificates encouraged and funded
  • Working towards iiE bronze environmental award
  • Working towards Silver ISFM award

Facilities: They have two branches, a large, well-equipped RCVS accredited hospital, and a recently expanded GP accredited surgery. They have certificate holders in Surgery and ECC and vets with a special interest in Orthopaedics, Laparoscopy, Dentistry, Rabbit medicine, Ophthalmology, and Dermatology. They have all of the usual equipment including Doppler ultrasound, digital x-ray including dental x-ray, monitoring equipment, and an in-house lab.

Team: You will be working with their team of well-established Vets, Nurses, Customer Care Team, and Patient Care Assistants. As a team they are always happy to collaborate with each other with complicated cases or support a colleague should they want to progress more in a certain role.

Role: Join a friendly, experienced, supportive and dedicated vet team where they provide an excellent rota which gives their associates a great work/life balance to explore the fabulous countryside around the historic town

Hours: Full-time and part-time applications considered

  • 4 day week and no OOHs (provided by Vets Now) 
  • 2:8 Saturdays (08:30-17:00 consults only)
  • Inpatient rota includes:
  • 1:8 weeknights
  • 1:8 full weekend 
  • A shared rota of surgeries and consults 

Skills/Exp: The ideal candidate will be experienced and confident in both general surgery and medicine with exceptional communication skills. Someone who is friendly and keen to be part of a great team is essential. They actively encourage all of their associates to take CPD in their chosen area and they have lead nurses now developing the nursing roles in the team which is something they are extremely proud of. For all your hard work, they offer generous time off following inpatient duties. 

Salary: Competitive salary of up to £60,000 D.O.E. + £4,000 relocation package available 


  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays + Birthday Leave
  • RCVS & VDS fees paid
  • External CPD funded
  • Extensive free online Linnaeus CPD program
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Staff discount schemes
  • Enhanced sickness pay
  • Enhanced Equal Family leave for birth/adoption
  • Recruitment referral reward scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Wellness program includes:
    • Employee assistance program
    • Eyecare voucher scheme
    • Free annual Flu jab
    • Cycle-to-work scheme

Ref: JN -062022-25606

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