Graduate Veterinary Surgeon – Graduate Development Programme

Job Overview

  • Date Posted
    June 12, 2024
  • Expiration date
    June 12, 2025

Job Description

Our client, a small animal practice, is looking to recruit a full-time new graduate Veterinary Surgeon to join their busy team. This practice is dedicated to providing high-quality veterinary care and a supportive environment for career development.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work alongside two experienced vets, five nurses (including three RVNs), one qualified behaviourist, one trainee nurse, and a strong team of receptionists. The practice is purpose-built to industry-leading standards, featuring state-of-the-art equipment such as digital x-rays, an in-house laboratory, and an ultrasound scanner. The head vet has interests in surgery, including BOAS procedures and reproductive health. The practice promotes and utilises nurses for Schedule 3 procedures and collaborates closely with an external mobile ultrasonographer and orthopaedic surgery team.


  • Perform day-to-day consultations, operations, and other veterinary duties.
  • Work collaboratively with the veterinary team to deliver high-quality care.
  • Build relationships with patients, clients, and colleagues.
  • Participate in OV training to expand practice services.


  • Qualified new graduate Veterinary Surgeon.
  • Eager to learn and engage in all aspects of veterinary care.
  • Strong interpersonal skills for building relationships with clients and colleagues.
  • Commitment to professional growth and development.


  • Competitive salary of £35,500.
  • Opportunity to join the Vet Graduate Development Programme.
  • CPD allowance (approximately £3,000 per year).
  • RCVS fees paid.
  • Pension scheme.
  • Exclusive company discounts and rewards, including 20% off at affiliated stores.
  • Assistance with accommodation for those relocating.


Our client’s practice is located in a beautiful seaside town with excellent transport links to nearby cities and an airport. By joining this team, you will become part of a dynamic group dedicated to delivering outstanding pet healthcare and exceptional customer service. They offer a supportive and friendly working environment, encouraging professional growth and career development.

They value diversity and inclusion, working to break down barriers and create a culture where everyone can thrive. If you share their passion for veterinary care and are eager to join a friendly, slightly quirky team, they would love to hear from you.

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