Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Plymouth

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


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  • Salary:

    £32,000-£55,000 (DOE)

  • Contact:

    John Watchorn

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -072022-25874

  • Published:

    28 days ago

  • Expiry date:


Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Plymouth

Type: Small Animal

Location: Outskirts of Plymouth - near the border of Devon and Cornwall

Practice Type: Independent Practice

Facilities: RCVS accredited Small Animal Practice, in purpose-built premises located on the edge of Dartmoor, near Plymouth

Team: They have 3 RCVS GDP advisors, between them holding GP Certs in ophthalmology and surgery. A further 2 vets with interests in dentistry and cardiology. They have a strong nursing team consisting of RVN’s, SVN’s and additional support staff

Hours: They are currently looking to recruit a full-time, 4-day week, but will consider part-time.

Duties: The role includes a dynamic mix of consultations and surgery. They encourage following through with your own cases (surgical and medical). The veterinary team is supportive and encourages clinical discussion and collaboration with complex cases.

OOHS/Weekends: The rota is a 1:5 night and weekend rota with 2 days off for doing a weekend.

OOHS: They are proud to offer their clients and patients continuity of care by providing their own ‘out of hours’ service. The out-of-hours is generally quiet with on-site nursing staff covering nights, and weekend hospital cases.

Skills/Exp: At this stage, they would prefer a candidate with some experience.  

Remuneration: The salary is from £32,000 up to £55,000 depending on experience. Plus extras


  • RCVS and VDS paid + 8% pension contribution + full access to webinar vet + extra cpd as required+ ooh bonus.
  • Full package equivalent to approximately £36,000 - £60,000 1:5 rota and 4-day week

Ref: JN -072022-25874

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