Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Sutton, Surrey

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  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


  • End date:


  • Salary:

    £45,000 - £60,000 p/a FTE (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Jack Stapley

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  • Job ref:

    JN -012024-30424

  • Published:

    5 months ago

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Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Sutton, Surrey

Type: Small Animal

Location: Sutton, Surrey

Practice: Part of a group

  • The practice has vibrant and caring teams who are passionate about their patients and careers.
  • Currently, they have 10 vets, 6 of whom have post-graduate certificates, 12 Registered Veterinary Nurses (RVNs) with 3 Student Veterinary Nurses, and they are supported by 4 Veterinary Care Assistants (VCAs).
  • Additionally, they have a dedicated Client Care team of 9 and a Practice Manager.
  • They are supported with 24-hour provision from Vets Now who are on-site to provide an after hours service.

Role: This is an exciting opportunity for a Full or Part Time Veterinary Surgeon to join a multiple award-winning 100% small animal practice with Gold Cat-Friendly Clinic status and 4 Outstanding RCVS Awards.

Hours: Full or part time applications welcome

  • Full-time: 43 hours a week
  • Part-time: 26 hours per week
  • 1 in 9 weekends (8-4 Saturday, 10-2 Sunday) and 1 in 9 Saturdays (8-4) with time off in lieu the following week
  • No out-of-hours or bank holidays as these are covered by the Vets Now clinic on-site.

Shifts: The shift patterns are variable to support their commitment to a work-life balance. The hours include both early (7.30 am - 3.30 pm or 8 am – 4 pm) and late (10 am – 8 pm) shifts plus 1 in 9 weekends. Their consulting appointments are 15 minutes long. 

Skills/Exp: Applicants will have at least 2 years of practice experience post qualification and have medical, imaging, and surgical skills. Applicants must demonstrate experience in a small animal practice, be able to work well within a team and be able to focus on maintaining high levels of both patient and client care. Applicants will be warm, compassionate, self-motivated, and have a positive attitude and approach with the team, patients, and clients.

Daily Routine: A typical day in the practice sees an interesting and varied caseload for both medical and surgical cases. They strive to exceed expectations by providing expert care for clients and their pets. They are a friendly and compassionate team, with 8 Veterinarians that include multiple certificate holders.

Salary: £45,000 - £60,000 FTE p/a dependent on experience


  • 5 weeks holiday + bank holidays + Birthday Leave
  • RCVS & VDS fees paid
  • External CPD funded
  • Extensive free online Group CPD program
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Staff discount schemes
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced sickness pay
  • Enhanced equal family leave
  • E-car salary sacrifice scheme
  • Employer contribution pension scheme
  • Wellness program including:
    • Employee assistance program
    • Eyecare voucher scheme
    • Free annual Flu jab
    • Cycle to work scheme
  • Recruitment referral reward scheme

Ref: JN -012024-30424

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