Senior Veterinary Surgeon - Independent Practice

Veterinary Surgeon - Cardiff, Wales

Ref: 255Wednesday 27 July 2022

£45,000 - £54,000

Opportunity for an experienced Senior Veterinary Surgeon to join an independent RCVS accredited small animal hospital in South Wales

Situated between Swansea and Cardiff with excellent links to the M4 enabling easy commutes/access to the city, the practice is just  10 minutes away for water sports or walking in the beautiful Brecon Beacons. 


If you :

  • Are passionate about supporting recent graduates
  • Are confident with emergency medicine and surgery
  • Are in the process of completing your VetGDP training
  • Have worked for at least 5 years in first opinion practice

Then this role can offer:

  • Structured time for you to teach/mentor
  • Varied GP work with flex to focus on your area of interest 
  • Regular team meetings to facilitate team-led change 
  • Protected breaks & scheduled admin time
  • the chance to work with colleagues with interests including: exotics, feline medicine, surgery and diagnostic imaging. 


The important stuff:

Your day will be spent working alongside our Senior Vet team and two Directors to provide mentoring, leadership and practical support to new graduates during the day. 

- A 4 day week (8 hour shifts). 

- 1 in 4 weekend mornings providing care to hospital inpatients. 

- 1 in 4 as 2nd on call OOH 


Benefits include:

  • enhanced holidays (33 days)  with the opportunity to purchase an extra 5 days.
  • 5 days and £1500 CPD
  • RCVS, VDS and 1 other membership paid.

For more information on a typical day and the OOH provision and to discuss your particular strengths and interests, contact Laura on 07570 606201 or email