Permanent Veterinary Surgeon St Austell Cornwall - Cornwall

£35,000 - £55,000 - Veterinary Surgeon
Ref: 5399 Date Posted: Tuesday 17 Mar 2020
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A small animal practice in St Austell are recruiting a permanent veterinary surgeon to join their team. This role would suit a veterinary surgeon who is perhaps looking to relocate and have a better working life balance located in beautiful surroundings. This is a full-time role working 9am – 7pm Monday – Friday with a 1:2 weekend rota. There is no OOH. There is some sole charge work on the weekends, so it is important that the vet is confident in this area. This is a purpose-built state of the art practice with modern facilities and equipment. It has a growing client base with an excellent reputation. The ideal vet would have had previous experience working in emergency surgery and have good general surgical and medical skills.

Key Details:

  • Type: Small Animal        
  • Hours: Monday – Friday 9am – 7pm
  • Weekends: 1:2 Saturday Morning 9am – 6pm Sunday 10am – 4pm
  • Sole Charge: None   
  • OOH: None 
  • Branch work: None
  • Computer System: RX Works  
  • Consultations: 10 Minutes
  • Team: 3 Vet 2 RVN and support team

About them:

  • State of the Art equipment including Lab, Digital X Ray, Pharmacy and Ultrasound
  • Bright spacious air-conditioned practice with modern facilities
  • Growing client base
  • Offers opportunity to expand clinical skill set and knowledge
  • Practice provides clinical freedom for personal growth and development
  • Areas of special interest supported
  • Committed to delivery a high standard of clinical care and having an excellent reputation within the community.

About You:

  • You must have a strong work ethic and provide an excellent high standard of clinical service
  • You will be competent in all areas of routine surgeries and medical cases
  • You will be confident with sole charge work
  • Previous experience in emergency surgery would be advantageous
  • You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to develop a great rapport with both clients and staff.
  • You will be a strong team player
  • Areas of special interest would be advantageous


 •            Emergency cover

•             Operating Theatre

•             Digital X-Ray

•             Isolation Unit

•             Ultrasound

•             Biochemistry

•             Haematology

•             In-house Laboratory

•             Dental X-Ray

•             Dentistry


  • Salary: £35,000 - £55,000 pro rata
  • Holiday allowance: 4 Weeks Plus Bank Holiday and Birthday leave
  • 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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