Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon

November 16, 2023
£63000 / year

Job Overview

  • Date Posted
    November 16, 2023
  • Offered Salary
    £63000 / year
  • Expiration date
    January 16, 2026

Job Description

Our client is looking for an experienced veterinary surgeon to join their exceptional team. This role is ideal for a vet who has experience in first-opinion small animal practice and is up to date with their CPD. You will be competent in operating and working solo when necessary.

About the Role:

4-day week with set rota with shifts between 9 am – 6:30 pm, a fixed day off on a Thursday, and 1:3 Saturday mornings 9 am – 12 pm. There is no out-of-hours requirement as this is covered by their VetsNow team.

About the Practice:

State-of-the-Art Facilities: Their newly refurbished practice boasts a range of modern equipment, including x-ray, endoscopy, ultrasound, lab machines, and multiparameter machines.
Specialized Rooms: Benefit from a dedicated dental room and imaging room, a double theatre, separate kennels, and cattery areas.
Scenic Location: Located in a picturesque village near Cwmbran, we offer the tranquillity of village life while being close to local amenities.
Established Legacy: With over 60 years of service, our practice has built a strong and loyal client base.

Their Team is made up of 4 Vets,  6 Registered Veterinary Nurses and 1 Veterinary Care Assistant, supported by our 4 dedicated Receptionists and our Practice Manager. They are eager to expand the services they offer so a vet with a certificate/special interest would be ideal for this position.


They recognise that their people are fundamental to the success of their business. Investing in their people, premises and processes is at the heart of what they do. In addition to a competitive base salary, you will benefit from –

Work-life balance

  • 6.6 weeks annual leave including bank holidays
  • 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


  • £1250 CPD allowance with 40 hours paid per annum
  • Certificate support
  • Learning and development opportunities via the IVC Evidensia Academy
  • Access to Vetlexicon – our online encyclopaedia provider
  • All our Vets & Nurses can apply for research funding
  • All our Vets get £1000 per annum to spend via our Care Fund
  • Infection Prevention and Control Programme
  • Quality Improvement Programme

Professional Memberships

  • BVA membership
  • VDS cover


  • Pawsome Benefits – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers
  • Pension – 5% Employee/3% Employer
  • Discounted staff pet care