Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Northampton

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  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


  • End date:


  • Salary:

    Up to £50,000 p/a (DOE)

  • Contact:

    John Watchorn

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -072022-25923

  • Published:

    23 days ago

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Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Northampton

Type: Small Animal Hospital

Location: Northampton

Practice Type: They have newly refurbished sites around Northampton, with access to high-spec equipment. At their hospital site, there is a large kennel area, including a cattery, an isolation suite, and a large prep room that is shared with the surgical referral team.

Services/Facilities: They have a fully equipped in-house lab. This position has opportunities for career progression including becoming a Clinical Coach. They provide a great CPD budget with monthly in-house CPD. A staff car park is also available onsite.

Role: They are looking for an enthusiastic Veterinary Surgeon who wants to further their career by joining an existing highly skilled and supportive team.


  • Their First Opinion team enjoys working closely alongside 7ther referral Veterinary Surgeons, who are certificate holders in a variety of small animal disciplines.
  • You will have clinical independence, utilising the well-equipped internal lab alongside in-house endoscopy and on-site CT (as well as digital radiography, Doppler ultrasonography, purpose-built dental suite, and mobile MRI service).
  • Their referral teams are ready to help; you will rarely have to refer a case externally, and you can follow the investigations that will be happening in the same building.
  • They are the perfect environment for learning new skills and achieving advanced qualifications.
  • All of their branches have recently enjoyed full refurbishment to create a truly modern working environment, in line with other referral hospitals. 

Hours: This is a full-time role, with no OOH or on-call. Both 4x10 hours and 5x8 hours patterns are available with Saturday shifts on a rota (with time off in lieu). 

Applicant Requirements:

  • They require an MRCVS-qualified veterinary surgeon with a passion for gold standard animal care and providing exceptional service to their loyal client base.
  • The ideal candidate will be confident in consulting, performing first opinion surgical procedures, and providing dedicated inpatient care.
  • They encourage further development and can provide support for those seeking to pursue a certificate.

Salary: Highly competitive salary of up to £50,000 p/a (DOE)

The Package:

  • 5 weeks paid holiday, not including bank holidays
  • 5 days of paid CPD leave
  • £1250 CPD Allowance per annum
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • 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 -072022-25923

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