Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Reading

Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Reading

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  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Up to £60,000 p/a (DOE)

  • Contact:

    John Watchorn

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -062022-25466

  • Published:

    3 months ago

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Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Reading

Our client looking for an experienced Veterinary Surgeon to further expand their team of dedicated vets and help increase the services they offer to clients.

Type: Small Animal

Location: Reading

Practice: part of a group

Team: The practice is a 5-vet team, with 2 RVNs, 1 SVN, and 3 ANAs. All supported by the wonderful reception team and dedicated Practice Principal. The team is passionate about providing gold standard care to the clients and their pets and they have a strong ethos of teamwork and communication. The highly experienced Practice Principal regularly provides rewards to the team with Costa Fridays and a monthly practice star award celebrates the employee’s achievements as they are very much focused on the team’s well-being. 


  • Large and modern practice

  • 4 consult rooms

  • A dedicated x-ray and ultrasound room

  • Large modern theatre and prep room

Role: An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Veterinary Surgeon to join an outgoing team

Hours: Typically, this role is Full Time over 4 or 5 days, (40-hour working week) however we offer flexibility around the standard pattern. Saturdays mornings (8.30 am - 12.30 pm) are 1:3 with no OOH. Part-Time applicants will also be considered.


  • You will be working closely with their Head Vet and the Practice Principal to ensure that core values are met and to provide gold-standard care to all patients who come through the door.

  • This role provides a varied caseload that will allow you to develop your skills, along with the help and support of the Head Vet.

  • The opportunity to perform surgery will be accommodated on a rotational basis and time is allocated for admin on a daily basis which allows you to concentrate on your patients during consult time without the pressure of needing to squeeze admin in between.

Sole Charge: TBC

Branch Work: No

Applicant Requirements: The ideal candidate would have post-graduate experience however their Head Vet is happy to mentor those who are wanting to professionally develop their knowledge/skills. Both Full Time and Part Time applicants are welcome.

Salary: They are offering a salary of up to £60,000 p/a DOE

Benefits: Excellent Package that includes -

Work-life balance

• 6.6 weeks number of holidays including bank holidays

• Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service

• 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


• £1,250 per annum CPD allowance with 5 days paid pro-rata

• Learning and development opportunities via the Group 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

Professional Memberships

• 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 -062022-25466

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