Permanent Veterinary Surgeon Sunderland. - Tyne & Wear

£35,000 - £55,000 - Veterinary Surgeon
Ref: 5186 Date Posted: Tuesday 04 Feb 2020
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We are recruiting a permanent full-time veterinary surgeon to join a practice in Sunderland. Situated in a beautiful location close to the sea and beaches with easy access to the city. This is a close-knit family orientated team and therefore the hours within the role can be negotiable as the practice believes in a good work / life balance.

Key Details:

  • Type: Small Animal         
  • Hours: Monday – Friday 8am – 7pm     
  • Weekends: 1:4 Saturday 8.30am – 12.30pm   
  • Sole Charge: None  
  • OOH: None
  • Branch work: Yes
  • Computer System: RX Works  
  • Consultations: 10 Minutes
  • Team: 3 Vet 6 RVN

About them:

  • Purpose built practices with modern facilities including air conditioning
  • State of the Art equipment
  • Two operating theatres and four consulting rooms
  • Offers a great working / life ethos and a friendly environment
  • Supportive practice that loves teaching, offers one to one surgical coaching and clinical advice and case discussion
  • Large case load variety with a large client base
  • Certificate holding veterinary surgeons in surgery and ultrasonography
  • Delivers a high standard of clinical care.
  • Certificates and special areas of interest are supported an encouraged.
  • Offers clinical freedom and the ability to work up cases and see them through from start to finish.

About You:

  • You must have a strong work ethic and provide an excellent high standard of clinical service
  • You will be happy in all areas of routine surgeries and medical cases however support if required is provided
  • Special interests would be most welcome and encouraged at the practice.
  • For experienced veterinary surgeons you will be confident with sole charge work
  • 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


 •            Emergency cover

•             Operating Theatre

•             Digital X-Ray

•             Isolation Unit

•             Ultrasound

•             Biochemistry

•             Haematology

•             In-house Laboratory

•             Dental X-Ray

•             Dentistry



  • Salary: £45,00 - £55,000
  • Relocation package available for the right candidate
  • 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. 

Alternatively, contact us to find out more details or to have a confidential discussion about this or other opportunities.


T: 0333 014 7374     



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