Veterinary Surgeon

Job Overview

  • Date Posted
    July 2, 2024
  • Expiration date
    July 2, 2025

Job Description

An exciting opportunity awaits an experienced Vet to join a vibrant team. They are an independent small animal practice offering comprehensive veterinary care, including weekday out-of-hours service.

The successful candidate will integrate into a dynamic team, contributing to exceptional patient care and practice development. They will engage in a range of clinical activities and benefit from continuous professional growth.



  • Perform small animal first opinion practice duties, including consultations, hospital rotations, and surgeries.
  • Collaborate with a supportive team of vets, nurses, and staff for case discussions and professional development.
  • Participate in the shared Out of Hours rota, involving one night on call per week and one weekend shift every four weeks.



  • Veterinary qualification with 2-3+ years of experience.
  • Enthusiastic, motivated, and sociable with a proactive approach.
  • Strong team player with effective communication skills.
  • Commitment to delivering outstanding veterinary care to patients and clients.
  • Special interests or certificates in relevant areas are advantageous.



  • Salary: £40,000-£70,000 per annum (dependent on qualifications and experience).
  • Reporting to Clinical Director.
  • Average 40 hours per week, with flexibility for 4 or 5 days.
  • Out of Hours: one night shift per week, 1 in 4 weekend shifts.
  • 6 weeks paid annual leave (including bank holidays).
  • £3,000 CPD allowance.
  • Birthday leave.
  • Pro-rata overtime pay.
  • Paid professional fees (RCVS, VDS + 1 other).
  • BHSF Health Plan covering dental, optical, therapies, and more.
  • Bring your dog to work policy.
  • Generous staff discount.
  • Company Pension Scheme (NEST).
  • Uniform and annual Flu Vaccination provided.


About Our Client:

They are an established, independent small animal practice committed to exceptional veterinary care and client service. Their practice philosophy emphasises patient welfare, continuity of care, and fostering a supportive team environment.

Organisational Background and Ethos:

The practice has thrived for over 40 years, with a dedicated team providing high-quality veterinary services. Our client prioritises independence in decision-making and provides weekday out-of-hours care to ensure continuity and familiarity for clients. They value their people and prioritise patient care over profit, fostering a strong team culture.

The practice offers abundant recreational opportunities and easy access to major cities via excellent transport links.

Join the team and be part of a practice that values professional growth, high clinical standards, and a supportive work environment. Apply today!

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