Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Southampton

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


  • End date:


  • Salary:

    Up to £75,000 p/a (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Ella Snowball

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -022024-30670

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry date:


Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Southampton

Type: Small Animal

Location: Southampton

Practice: Part of a Group

  • They are a single-site practice with an array of equipment from in-house laboratory machines, digital X-ray, E.C.G., capnography, blood pressure, and ultrasound machines.
  • They are a friendly experienced team who strive to give the best patient care to all their clients, but also consistent support to each other. They are keen to share ideas and knowledge and particularly enjoys training nurses and new Graduates. 

Team: Their experienced team of 5 Veterinary Surgeons includes a certificate holder in surgery who is keen to support those with the same interest. They pride themselves on creating an environment that encourages professional growth, and their nursing team attests to that, comprising 8 RVNs who have all been trained and then qualified here. They have an excellent Animal Care Assistant, a dedicated Practice Manager (who is also an RVN), and two wonderful Receptionists.

Hours: Full or part-time

  • They are a single-site practice, and our current running times are between 9.00 am and 7.00 pm across 4.5 days a week.
  • As standard, they offer a half day off on a set day each week.
  • They also cover 1:4 Saturday mornings with no OOH required as this is covered by their sister company Vets Now. 

Branch Work: None - single-site practice

Applicant Requirements:

  • They are hoping to find an enthusiastic Veterinary Surgeon to join their dedicated team.
  • They pride themselves in offering their Vets excellent clinical exposure alongside versatility. Therefore, you will have a varied caseload of consultations and surgery.
  • You don’t need to worry if Surgery is an interest of yours, but you’ve not yet had much exposure, their experienced and supportive team is eager to invest in training and aiding in developing your existing skill set.
  • They also have the opportunity for some sole charge work if you are a more experienced Vet.

Salary: The salary will be up to £75,000 p/a depending on experience.


  • 6.6 weeks annual leave 
  • 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
  • £1250 CPD allowance with 3 days paid pro rata
  • Certificate support 
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Access to Vetlexicon
  • All Vets & Nurses can apply for research funding
  • All Vets get £1250 per annum to spend viaCare Fund
  • Infection Prevention and Control Programme
  • Quality Improvement Programme
  • BVA membership
  • VDS cover
  • Pawsome Benefits – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers
  • Pension – 5% Employee/3% Employer
  • Discounted staff pet care

Ref: JN -022024-30670

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