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Permanent full time Veterinary Surgeon Braintree Essex (VETSEEK-0630)

Braintree, Essex

Veterinary Surgeon

£35,000 - £55,000

Full time / Permanent

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Job description

A small Animal practice in Braintree Essex are recruiting for a permanent full-time veterinary surgeon to join their team.

This is a full-time role Monday - Friday and a 1:3 Weekend rota. There is no OOH. This is a purpose-built spacious practice with state-of-the-art facilities. The practice comprises of a friendly team of 3 Vets, 5 RVNS, 1 SVN and supporting team. It is located close to transport links and offers onsite parking.

They are looking for an experienced confident vet who is happy to do sole charge work when required. Therefore, they require the surgeon to have a minimum of two years' experience and who is confident in routine surgeries and consultations.

This position offers career development opportunities for the right applicant by offering a large varied case load, a loyal client base, generous CPD allowance and the support of special interests. They pride themselves on customer service and delivering a high standard of clinical care.

Key Details:

  • Type: Small Animal
  • Hours: Monday - Friday 9am - 7pm Part time hours negotiable
  • Weekends: 1:3 - Saturday 9am - 6pm Sunday 10.30am - 4.30pm
  • Sole Charge: Occasional sole charge weekends and some afternoons
  • OOH: None
  • Branch work: None
  • Computer System: RX Works
  • Consultations: 10 Minutes
  • Team: 3 Vet 5 RVN, 1 SVN and support team

About them:

  • State of the Art equipment including Lab, Digital X Ray, Pharmacy and Ultrasound
  • Bright spacious air-conditioned practice with modern facilities
  • Established practice with a growing client base
  • Offers an exciting varied case load
  • Offers a good work / life balance
  • Offers opportunity to expand clinical skill set and knowledge
  • Practice provides clinical freedom for personal growth and development

About You:

  • You must have a strong work ethic and provide an excellent high standard of clinical service
  • You will be competent in all areas of routine surgeries and medical cases
  • You must be happy with sole charge work when required.
  • You will want to contribute to the practice enabling them to stay at the forefront of clinical thinking whilst also maintaining the ethos of providing a high standard of clinical care to all pets.
  • You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to develop a great rapport with both clients and staff.
  • You will be a strong team player
  • You will have 2 years' experience


  • Emergency cover
  • Operating Theatre
  • Digital X-Ray
  • Isolation Unit
  • Ultrasound
  • ECG
  • Biochemistry
  • Haematology
  • In-house Laboratory
  • Pharmacy
  • Dental X-Ray
  • Dentistry


  • Salary: 35,000 - 55,000 Pro rata
  • Holiday allowance: 4 weeks including Bank Holiday and Birthday leave
  • Workplace Pension Scheme
  • CPD: Generous Allowance
  • Certificates funded and supported
  • Healthcare Scheme
  • Rewards: Exclusive colleague rewards including discounts with High Street retailers and restaurants
  • Staff Bonus Scheme
  • Paid memberships (RCVS, VDS and BVA
  • 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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