Veterinary Surgeon

Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    County Durham

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Package from £30,000 (DOE)

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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We are currently recruiting on behalf of an independent mixed practice based in Country Durham. They are currently looking for an enthusiastic Veterinary Surgeon to join their team on a permanent basis.

• 4 days per week rota
• Busy Market town
• Interesting caseload
• Purpose built/modern facilities
• Generous salary/package including basic salary, accommodation allowance, car allowance, mileage, OOHs bonus' etc.

The Role:
This is a full-time position, 4 days per week. There is 1 night per week on-call and a shared weekend rota.
This position would suit an enthusiastic new graduate veterinary surgeon looking to gain experience within a highly supportive team.

The position is mainly small animal, however, willingness/experience to view equine/large animal on occasion is required (lameness, possible calvings, vaccinations etc.)

In return, the practice can offer a Generous package from £30,000 plus, based on experience. This includes basic salary, car allowance, accommodation allowance etc. As well as CPD paid annual leave and OOHs bonus.

The practice has a highly experienced team with a wealth of experience in many different areas, including small animal, large animals, equine, exotic, reptiles, acupuncture and animal behaviourists. Own interests are greatly supported and further training and support is always available.

The Practice:
Our client is situated in a small market town just off the A1M in a lovely part of County Durham. Local shops are within easy walking distance for lunchtime shopping and even a swimming pool close enough for lunch time dips! The practice was established in the 90s and moved into brand new premises 4 years ago. They have full facilities and equipment for small and large animals. With a team of 5 vets, RVNs and Trainee nurses they pride themselves on treating patients as though they were their own pets and have an interesting caseload with only the most complex cases being referred (i.e. orthopaedics, colic's)   The team are happy, very friendly and often go out for lunch together when ops are quiet. The promoted a great work life balance and relaxed working atmosphere.

To qualify for this position you must be fully registered with the RCVS and you must be eligible to work in the UK.

What happens next:
Please call or email our team to discuss the specific details for this role such as practice details, exact location, salaries or any other queries you may have. Please also quote reference SA/25432 when enquiring about this vacancy.

To have a no obligation confidential discussion or to enquire about other positions in this area please contact us today on 01423 701 321, alternatively email

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