Senior/Head Veterinary surgeon - small animal - Dartford, Kent

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    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

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  • Salary:

    Excellent Salary and Benefits

  • Contact:

    Ella Snowball

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  • Job ref:

    JN -062024-31371

  • Published:

    6 days ago

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Senior/Head Veterinary surgeon - small animal - Dartford, Kent

Type: Small Animal

Location: Dartford, Kent

Practice: group practice - They are an established practice with easy access to Dartford town centre and London

Facilities: the practice has a designated space for diagnostic imagery & dentistry and the team have access to ultrasound, multiparameter, ECG, in house lab Inc. microscope, digital x-ray, dentistry & doppler.

Role: They offer a nice mixture of surgery and 15 minute consultations with time available to work up complex cases and they are in a great position where they can offer a higher volume of surgery time. 

Hours: Flexible working, no OOH. However normal working week is 40 hours over 4 days with a protected day off and 1in3 Saturday morning.

Applicant Requirements: We are looking for an experienced Senior/Head Veterinary Surgeon to join our dedicated team at Dartford.

Salary: Salary up to £80,000 depending on experience plus, up to £5,000 Relocation Allowance


  • 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
  • Access to the practice Mental Health First Aider 
  • £1250 CPD allowance with 5 days paid pro rata
  • Certificate support 
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Access to Vetlexicon
  • All their Vets & Nurses can apply for research funding
  • All their Vets get £1000 per annum to spend via their Care Fund
  • Infection Prevention and Control Programme
  • Quality Improvement Programme
  • 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

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