Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Sunderland

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


  • End date:


  • Salary:

    Starting salary is £50,000 p/a (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Jack Stapley

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    01423 701321

  • Job ref:

    JN -052023-28724

  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Expiry date:


Permanent Veterinary Surgeons, Sunderland

Type: Small Animal

Location: Sunderland

Practice Type: They are an independent busy first opinion practice, that appreciates and values its employees.  

Branch work: Based at one site (so no traveling from branch to branch), allowing for client continuity. 

Facilities: They have brand new equipment and have a dedicated team ready to train over a 4-week - 6-month timescale. Alongside this, their general equipment includes a digital dental X-ray machine, colour ultrasound, endoscope, and full internal IDEXX lab.  

Role: They are a small animal, single site, fully independent veterinary practice looking for a vet who is confident in their ability but wants to progress into laparoscopic surgery.  This is a service we currently offer but would like to expand.  

Duties: They run 15-minute consults, and have an excellent fully utilised nursing team allowing their vets to complete veterinary work only. They operate with no targets to meet.


  • Their shifts are 8.30 am - 6.30 pm & 8.30 am - 4.30 pm over a 4-day week
  • Plus 1:3 Saturday mornings 8.30-12noon.  
  • No OOH's, no on-call or Bank Holiday working, 
  • Part-time hours are also available

Support: They encourage the spending of the annual £1500 CPD budget (plus allocated days for CPD events) and fully support any vet wanting to progress into specialist certificates.  

Salary: The starting salary is £50,000 p/a and they are happy to discuss salary packages up to £65,000 (pro-rata for part-time)


  • 33 days holiday,
  • RCVS/VDS fees,
  • Company pension
  • Offer discounted treatment for staff pets. 
  • They offer a relocation package, have a VISA sponsorship licence in place, and a beautiful 2-bedroom property less than a minute from the practice. (This is offered free for the first 2 months of employment and can be privately rented ongoing if desired).  

Ref: JN -052023-28724

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