Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    South West Cumbria

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    £22,000+ per annum (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Sarah Willis

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -022018-537

  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Expiry date:


We are currently recruiting for a busy, traditional mixed practice in Cumbria who requires an additional Veterinary Surgeon to join their team on a permanent basis.

The Practice:
This is a well-established practice which has been offering veterinary care in the local area for over 60 years! The practice has a busy caseload, equally split between Large Animal and Small animal. The practice also has a dedicated team of 5 experienced mixed veterinary surgeons as well as a strong team of support staff. As well as providing farm visits for emergencies, hoof trimming, calving, castrations, dehorning and TB testing, the practice and also offer modern on-site facilities for their smaller patients include ultrasound, in-house lab, digital x-ray and much more.

The Role:
This is a full-time position, 4.5 days per week, 8:30 am -17:00 pm Monday to Friday with 1 in 3 nights on call and 1 in 3 weekends on call (no routine weekend surgery)
This position is 50% large animal (dairy, sheep, beef, TB testing, family smallholdings etc) and  50% Small animal. Candidates must be confident in all areas.
In return, the practice can offer a generous package, with salary starting from £22,000 (plus accommodation, car, VDS and RCVS fees, 5 days CPD, pension and annual leave) for newly graduate veterinary surgeon raising on experience.

The Candidate:
The ideal candidate will have minimum 12 months experience and have experience with both small animal and large animal practice, as well as on-call. There is back up available from the more senior vet for the right candidate who is ambitious and a good team player.

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: Click APPLY to apply for this role and a member of our team will be in touch if you have been successful.
To discuss the role in more details:
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 SW/27659 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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