Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Watford

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


  • End date:


  • Salary:

    Up to £45,000 p/a (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Sue Hanson

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -022021-18547

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:


Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Watford

We are currently recruiting on behalf of an independent practice based in the Watford area of Hertfordshire, who are currently recruiting for a small animal Veterinary Surgeon to join their team. This is a full-time permanent position and would suit a vet with circa 2 years of MRCVS experience that is competent with surgeries and consultations.

The Practice: 

Our client has an experienced and friendly team, which aims to provide a high standard of care for all pets in their care. They an independent and longstanding veterinary practice that has been established for a number of years and offer a range of expertise to look after animals in sickness and health. They have a small team currently made up of 3 FT Vets and 3 PT Vets, 2 FT RVN's, 3 PT RVN's and 3 SVN's and a Reception team of 7 members, and everyone do a share of the work. The team is very friendly and welcoming and they deal mainly with clients based in the Hertfordshire area.

Services include consultations, surgery, hospitalisation, in-house lab, dental care, X-ray, ECGs, Ultrasound. and Robovet is their PMS.

The Role and Candidate: 

This is a full-time position working 4 days per week (8 am-5.30 pm/9.30 am-6 pm/10.30 am-8 pm) 1:4 Saturdays 9 am-6 pm and 1:12 Sundays at St Albans 1 pm - 6.30 pm and 1 Bank Holiday a year at St Albans.

The weekend rota is 1:4 Saturday 9.00-16.00 with on-call over the weekend. There is also an on-call requirement of 1 night per week. 

The role is predominantly based at their main site, with occasional shifts requirements at their consult-only site 3 miles away.

The right candidate would be at least 2 years of MRCVS and must be competent with routine surgeries and consultations.

The Package:

In return, the practice is offering a highly competitive salary of up to £45,000 pa (DOE) + 20 days holiday + CPD.

The Summary:

Role: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Hours: Full-time

On-call: Yes

Weekends: 1 in 4

Salary: Highly competitive salary

Ref: JN -022021-18547

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