Permanent Veterinary Surgeon Leigh on Sea Essex - Essex

£40,000 - £45,000 - Veterinary Surgeon
Ref: 5281 Date Posted: Tuesday 04 Feb 2020
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A small animal practice in Leigh on Sea are recruiting a permanent veterinary surgeon to work full time at the practice. The role is 40 hours per week with a 1:3 Saturday rota which is sole charge. This is a well-established practice with a large client base. They are looking for a professional and enthusiastic veterinary surgeon with at least 2 years’ experience as a minimum.  The practice is located at the seaside with only being 45 minutes away from London. It offers modern facilities and equipment.  

Key Details:

  • Type: Small Animal         
  • Hours: Monday – Friday 8.30am- 7pm
  • Weekends: 1:3 Saturday 9am – 3pm
  • Sole Charge: Some
  • OOH: None 
  • Branch work: None
  • Computer System: RX Works  
  • Consultations: 15 Minutes
  • Team: 3 Vet 3 RVNs and support team

About them:

  • Bright spacious air-conditioned practice with modern facilities
  • Offers an exciting workload with a mix of cases each day
  • Offers career development opportunity
  • 15 staff practice
  • Dedicated and committed to providing a high standard of client and patient care
  • Offers a good work / life balance
  • Offers clinical freedom and the ability to work up cases and see them through from start to finish.
  • Offers opportunity to expand clinical skill set and knowledge
  • Certificates supported and generous budget for CPD.
  • Onsite parking available

About You:

  • You must have a strong work ethic and provide an excellent high standard of clinical service
  • You will be fully confident in all areas of routine surgeries, medical cases and diagnostics
  • You will be confident with some sole charge work
  • You will have 2 years’ experience
  • You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to develop a great rapport with both clients and staff.
  • You will have previous experience of working in a busy practice with a varied case load


 •            Emergency cover

•             Operating Theatre

•             Digital X-Ray

•             Isolation Unit

•             Ultrasound

•             Biochemistry

•             Haematology

•             In-house Laboratory

•             Dental X-Ray

•             Dentistry


  • Salary: £40,000 - £45,000
  • Holiday allowance: 4 Weeks
  • Workplace Pension Scheme
  • CPD: Generous Allowance  
  • Certificates funded and supported
  • Healthcare Scheme
  • Rewards: Exclusive colleague rewards including discounts with High Street retailers and restaurants
  • Staff Bonus Scheme
  • Memberships: Paid memberships (RCVS, VDS and BVA)
  • Staff Discount

Must haves:

  • RCVS registered and qualified
  • Possess the right to work in the United Kingdom.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • 1 years’ post-grad UK experience

What happens next?

If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply with your latest CV. 

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