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Locum Veterinary Surgeon (VETSEEK-39378)

Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire

6 to 12 months

Veterinary Surgeon

£35,000 to £55,000 pro rata

Full time / Fixed Term

Job description

Locum Veterinary Surgeon - Haverfordwest, Wales

  • Are you a qualified and RCVS registered veterinary surgeon?
  • Are you looking to join an experienced veterinary team in Wales?

Are you looking for...

  • A fixed term contract?
  • No OOH work?
  • A great salary of up to £55,000?

We are recruiting on behalf of a small animal practice in Haverfordwest for a Locum Veterinary Surgeon to join their team on a fixed term basis. This role is full time for 5 days per week with shifts of 7.5 hours from 8:30am to 5pm, along with Saturdays on a rota. There will be no OOH work or on-call duties.

Key details

  • Type: Small animal
  • Hours: Full time, 5 days per week, shifts of 7.5 hours from 8:30am to 5pm
  • Weekends: Saturdays on a rota
  • Sole charge: None
  • OOH: None
  • Branch work: N/A
  • Computer system: Merlin
  • Team: 9 vets, 6 RVNs, 2 SVNs and a supportive non-clinical team

The role

  • The role offers a varied caseload with a mixture of consultations and surgeries
  • There will be no OOH or on-call as the practice recognises the need for a good work-life balance

About them

  • They offer a wide range of modern veterinary services and diagnostics, including an in-house laboratory, endoscopy, dentistry, x-ray and ultrasound
  • They have the facilities and caseload to support clinical development
  • They have a supportive and friendly team
  • They can offer support for areas of special interest, along with funding for certificates
  • They offer a great bonus package in addition to salary

Team culture

  • The practice is home to a strong team of 9 vets, 6 RVNs, 2 SVNs and a supportive non-clinical team
  • They pride themselves on a supportive team culture and they value each and everyone's roles within the practice
  • They understand the difficulties that the vet industry can face and support each other to provide a positive and encouraging work environment
  • Investing in their people, premises and processes is at the heart of what they do

About you

  • They are looking for a vet who has a good level of experience in medicine and surgery
  • You will have excellent communications skills and client facing skills
  • You will have a positive attitude and show empathy to both clients and team members
  • You will encourage ongoing development of the team
  • You will be a team player and be able to work in a collaborative manner


  • Salary: Up to £55,000 pro rata, commensurate to experience
  • Holidays: 6.6 weeks annual leave with birthday off
  • CPD: Generous allowance of £1,250 with 5 days to attend
  • Memberships: RCVS, VDS and BVA fees paid
  • Relocation support
  • Medical insurance
  • Workplace pension
  • Family friendly policies
  • Employee wellbeing programmes
  • Ongoing learning and development platforms available

Must haves:

  • RCVS registered and qualified or soon to be
  • Possess the right to work in the United Kingdom
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills

What happens next?

CLICK APPLY NOW or if you have any pre-application questions or if this role is not quite right for you, please contact the Vet Seekers team (details below) to discuss your veterinary career aspirations further.

Please quote job reference: 39378

T: 0333 014 7374

E: hello@vetseekers.co.uk

W: www.vetseekers.co.uk


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Vet Seekers was established in 2016 and is a multi-award-winning specialist veterinary recruitment agency (2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023) and acts as an employment business for the supply of locum and permanent staff for the veterinary industry across the UK and overseas.

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