Veterinary Surgeon

Surgical Vet

Ref: SK - 12229

Contract Type
£40,000 - £60,000
Practice Type
May Need To Work Weekends
Accommodation / Relocation

Need to Know!

  • This is a corporately owned hospital/practice
  • Salary of up to £60,000
  • 5 Week holiday + bank holidays
  • Sponsorship for international candidates
  • Excellent CPD funding and additional funding and support for Certificates
  • Excellent career progression

(You can see a general overview of the role in the box to your left with a full overview below)

The Role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Surgical Veterinary Surgeon to join our 24-hour hospital. As a surgical vet, you will see surgical cases for 13 branches (as well as our own routine and more complex cases!). There is a varied caseload; mainly consisting of cruciate repairs, fracture repairs, complex lump removals and wound management, BOAS assessment etc.

Orthopaedic confidence is a must and ideally, experience with TPLO surgery however there is an opportunity to learn new techniques and develop your skills with ease in the role.

This role works to a 4-day rota with either 1:3 Saturdays or Sundays or 1:6 full weekends and 2 to 3 weeks on call per year.

Salary & Benefits:

-Very competitive salary depending on experience

-£10,200 accommodation allowance per annum

-Vehicle or £2,500 vehicle allowance per annum

-£1,500 CPD allowance with 3 days CPD leave per annum

-VDS, RCVS, BVA fees paid

-5 weeks annual leave plus bank holidays per annum

Benefits include: fantastic career progression, paid sabbatical after every five years’ service, company discounts and reward scheme, access to Employee Assistance Programme, additional benefits, including 100% attendance scheme and ‘peternity’ leave.

Our client can also support Certificates and Sponsorship for a Tier 2 (General) Visa if you meet the criteria and are eligible to register as a veterinary surgeon with the RCVS upon arrival in the UK.

There will be questions about this role as we try not to overload the job posting with lots of information. For a private and confidential chat about this role please contact Sam on 01626 249 108 or email [email protected]