Veterinary Surgeon

Job Overview

Job Description

Our client, a modern and dynamic veterinary practice, is looking for an enthusiastic Veterinary Surgeon to join their dedicated team. This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a well-equipped clinic committed to excellent customer service and pet healthcare.


As a Veterinary Surgeon, you will join a small, hardworking team consisting of a practice owner and head vet, a full-time and part-time vet, a practice manager, a head nurse, a registered veterinary nurse, three veterinary care assistants, and three receptionists. Supported by a team of regular locum vets and nurses, you will contribute to delivering high-quality clinical and client care. The practice has a diverse case load, providing you with the opportunity to build your skills and develop strong bonds with clients.


  • Conduct routine and non-routine consultations.
  • Perform surgical procedures in a well-equipped operating theatre.
  • Work up cases independently and collaboratively with the team.
  • Provide high-quality clinical and client care.
  • Maintain and operate the clinic’s modern facilities, including digital x-ray, ultrasound, in-house laboratory, laser therapy, and a skin lump scanner.
  • Participate in a flexible rota, including approximately 1 in 3 Saturdays (8 am – 6 pm), ensuring a good work/life balance.


  • Veterinary degree and registration with the RCVS.
  • Experience in a first opinion practice.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Ability to work well both independently and within a team.
  • Capable of sole charge.
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development and career aspirations.


  • Competitive salary up to £75,000, dependent on experience.
  • Generous CPD allowance and support towards certificates and career development.
  • Paid professional memberships (RCVS, VDS, BVA).
  • Contributory pension scheme.
  • Life assurance and income protection.
  • Relocation allowance (if applicable).
  • Exclusive company discounts.
  • Free onsite parking.
  • Flexible working hours to ensure a good work/life balance.

If you are passionate about delivering outstanding pet healthcare and great customer service, our client would love to hear from you.

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