Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Norwich

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  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


  • End date:


  • Salary:

    up to £65,000 (DOE)

  • Contact:

    John Watchorn

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -022024-30609

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:


Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Norwich

Type: Small Animal

Location: Norfolk

Practice Type: Part of a group

Facilities: The practice is located in a village setting on the edge of Norwich in Norfolk. Norwich is a vibrant city with good links to both the countryside and beautiful Norfolk coastline, as well as relatively easy access to Cambridge and London. The surgery is purpose-built with a large reception area and 4 consulting rooms. There is a dedicated theatre; a separate diagnostics room with digital radiography, dental x-ray, and ultrasound; and a large prep room with a dental area. A window in prep allows for easy viewing directly into the cattery to help with monitoring patients and the kennels and isolation suite are nearby.

Team: They are a friendly, supportive team of 5 experienced Veterinary Surgeons, 5 Registered Veterinary Nurses, 2 Student Veterinary Nurses, a Dispenser, 4 Receptionists, and a Practice Manager, many of whom have worked there for a long time. 

Role: They are looking for a well-rounded and keen small animal Veterinary Surgeon to join the single-site practice. The ideal candidate will enjoy consulting and working up cases and value developing good client relationships. You will have confidence in general surgery and medicine, and a willingness to continue building on these skills with support from our experienced team.

Hours: The full-time rota for this position would be working 40 hours over the choice of 4 or 5 days between the hours of 8.30 am- 7.30pm, but they are also happy to speak with candidates looking for part time hours or flexible working arrangements. You will also be included in a share of 1 in 5 Saturday mornings with half a day off the previous week and no out-of-hours.

Salary: Up to £65,000 depending on experience

Benefits - Subject to Pro Rata:

  • 6.6 weeks annual leave
  • Your birthday as a paid day off
  • Private medical insurance
  • Certificate support
  • 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
  • Learning and development opportunities via the IVC Evidensia Academy
  • Access to Vetlexicon – our online encyclopaedia provider
  • All our Vets & Nurses can apply for research funding
  • All our Vets get £1000 per annum to spend via our 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 -022024-30609

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