Veterinary Surgeon – Essex/Great exotics caseload available if desired

Location Essex
Discipline: Clinical
Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
Contact name: Laura Collings

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Published: 24 days ago

Step into a role that promises a blend of surgical engagement and exposure to a diverse range of cases, including a variety of exotics, at a proudly independent veterinary practice. This modern start-up, equipped with state-of-the-art facilities, is dedicated to delivering outstanding, personalised client care with a commitment to fair and transparent pricing. The practice, which opened its doors in 2023, is the brainchild of two visionary vets who sought to challenge the corporate norm, fostering a family atmosphere and maintaining case consistency.

The practice is seeking a conscientious and enthusiastic small animal Veterinary Surgeon to enhance their small yet dynamic team. Ideally suited for an individual with a positive attitude, a willingness to learn and grow and 1-3 years of post-graduate experience.  This role offers the chance to work alongside a team member who holds a surgical certificate, ready to provide support and mentorship in this area and with the absence of sole charge responsibilities which ensures a collaborative environment, it is perfect for those looking to further hone their skills.

The clinical team, comprising 3 veterinary surgeons, 4 Registered Veterinary Nurses (RVNs) and 6 Student Veterinary Nurses (SVNs), places a strong emphasis on the wellbeing and professional growth of each member. The practice is committed to nurturing recently qualified Veterinary Surgeons, aiding them in gaining confidence, skill, and expertise.

In recognition of the invaluable contributions of the staff, the practice offers a competitive base salary for this full time, permanent role and a benefits package designed to support work-life balance and professional development, including a 4-day working week, 1 in 4 weekends, and no out-of-hours commitments.

The practice is an inclusive employer, welcoming applications from individuals of all backgrounds, including BAME and LGBTQ+ communities, and is a Disability Confident Employer, eager to engage with candidates who have disabilities or long-term health conditions, ensuring any necessary adjustments during the recruitment process.

•    Annual salary of £45,000 to £55,000 depending on experience
•    Professional membership fees paid
•    On-site gym, swimming pool, spa and sports hall (membership paid for by the practice)
•    No out-of-hours requirements
•    Generous staff discount
•    Annual CPD allowance
•    Company pension
•    Employee discount
•    Free on-site parking

If you are passionate about veterinary medicine and seek a role in an Independent veterinary practice that is redefining the standards of animal care, we’d love to hear from you!  

Contact Laura Collings through or 07570 606201 today.

Please note you must be a qualified Veterinary Surgeon eligible to register with the RCVS and able to demonstrate right to work in the UK to be considered for this role. 

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