Veterinary Surgeon – Fixed Term Maternity Contract 1 Year Folkstone - Kent

£30,000 - £45,000 Pro Rata - Veterinary Surgeon
Ref: 5241 Date Posted: Tuesday 03 Dec 2019
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A small family owned independent practice on the coast of Folkstone need a veterinary surgeon to join the team on a fixed term maternity contact. The position is available for up to 1 year. This is a full or part time role working with 2.5 vets and is a RCVS award winning practice. It comprises if a friendly and professional ream and delivers a personal and compassionate service to all its clients. The case load is varied and there will be some sole charge involved so it is important that the veterinary surgeon is confident in this area.  

Key Details:

  • Type: Small Animal
  • Hours Full / part time Monday – Friday
  • Weekends: 1:4 Saturdays mornings 8.30am – 12pm
  • Sole charge: Yes, when on call
  • OOH:  None
  • Team: 2:5 Vets 4 RVN and support team
  • Consultations: 15 Minutes
  • Branch work: None

About them:

  • Small independent family ruin practice
  • Allows clinical freedom to work up own cases and build rapport with clients
  • RCVS award winning practice
  • Supportive friendly practice
  • 2.5 vets
  • Sees a varied case load
  • All modern facilities and services offered
  • Can offer the veterinary surgeon full or part time hours


  • You will be competent in all areas of general surgery and medical cases
  • You will be confident in sole charge work
  • You will have excellent diagnostic skills
  • You will always deliver a high standard of clinical care
  • You will have excellent customer facing skills and be able to motivate other team members
  • You will be a passionate and motivated veterinary surgeon with a genuine interest for animal welfare


The practice has state of the art facilities and equipment such as Digital X-Ray, Ultrasound, In House Lab, IV laser etc.


  • Salary - £30,000.00 -£45,000.00
  • Career development opportunities
  • CPD supported and funded
  • Exclusive company discounts and rewards
  • Holiday – 4 weeks  
  • Pension Scheme
  • Health Insurance scheme
  • 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?

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