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Full or Part Time Permanent Veterinary Surgeon (VETSEEK-0975)

Fishguard, Dyfed

Veterinary Surgeon

£35,000 - £55,000

Full time / Permanent

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Job description

An independent small animal practice near Haverfordwest in south Wales are recruiting a permanent full time Veterinary Surgeon to join their team. Surrounded by stunning beaches and countryside, they are a rural practice who prides themselves on a first class small animal service, practising excellent medicine with great clients. With the usual clinical equipment they enjoy working up their own cases and providing ongoing care. The caseload is interesting and varied, with a bias towards dogs, but plenty of cats, some small furries and the occasional exotic or bird. They do all of their own surgery including orthopaedics (including TTA), and have aquatic treadmill therapy for post-op rehabilitation.

They encourage and fund CPD and the development of clinical interests. Certificate level study is encouraged. The practice covers their own out-of-hours, with a rota of 1:6 or 7 and offer a generous leave allowance (5 weeks plus 8 bank holiday equivalents) and a 4 day working week. RCVS, VDS and BVA memberships are paid by the practice.

The practice have avet and nursing team that span all ages and experiences, and are very lucky to have several highly experienced members of the team, many of whom have been with them long-term.

The role involves a mixture of both consultations and operations. They require a veterinary surgeon with a minimum of 1 years' experience and competent in routine surgeries and consults. The vet must also work well as part of a team, have excellent communications skills with an easy-going friendly attitude.

The role is open to part time and full time applicants.

Key Details:

Type: Small Animal

Hours: Monday - Friday

Weekends: None required except cover

Sole Charge: None

Consultations: 15 Minutes

About them:

The Practice is a well-established independent small animal clinic offering all routine surgeries and consultations. They pride themselves on being a low-cost surgery so that they can offer their services to the whole community. Boasting an excellent reputation with modern facilities and services, this is a lovely friendly small animal practice.


You will always deliver a high standard of clinical care

You will be competent in all areas of routine surgery and medical cases

You will have 1 years' experience as a minimum

You will have excellent customer facing skills

You will be a "team player" with a relaxed easy-going friendly attitude

You will be a passionate and motivated veterinary surgeon with a genuine interest for animal welfare


The practice is fully equipped with equipment and facilities to service small animals in routine surgeries and consults.


Salary - 35,000 - 55,000.00 Pro Rata

Career development opportunities

Holiday 25 days plus bank holidays

CPD Allowance

RCVS and VDS fees paid

Workplace Pension 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?

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.

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