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Permanent New Graduate Mixed Veterinary Surgeon (VETSEEK-39257)

Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear


Veterinary Surgeon

£34,500 to £46,000 per annm

Full time / Permanent

Job description

Permanent New Graduate Mixed Veterinary Surgeon - Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear

  • Are you a qualified and RCVS registered veterinary surgeon or soon to be?
  • Are you a new graduate mixed animal vet looking for your first role?
  • Are you a recently graduated vet looking for mixed animal work?

Are you looking for...

  • The opportunity to work in an independent practice?
  • A supportive working environment?

We are recruiting for a Permanent New Graduate Mixed Veterinary Surgeons to join an independent practice in Newcastle. They require a mixed animal vet to join their large, supportive team working a mixture of 80% small, 10% equine and 10% farm work mix.

This role is full time for 4 days per week, along with 1 in 6 weekends on-call and 1 in 3 Saturday mornings. One of these Saturday mornings will be part of the full weekend on-call. There will also be 1 night on-call per week. For every full weekend worked, there will be no night on-call the following week and a Friday or Monday off to make a long weekend. The bank holiday cover rota is equally shared.

The practice pride themselves on providing an encouraging working environment and are committed to offering a high level of modern veterinary medicine and surgery.

Applicants must have a full UK driver's license.

Key details:

  • Type: Mixed animal
  • Hours: Full time, 4 days per week, shifts between 8am to 7pm
  • Weekends: 1 in 6 full weekends on-call and 1 in 3 Saturday mornings
  • OOH: 1 night on-call a week (with another vet), as well as the weekend rota
  • Sole charge: None

About them:

A 100-year established group of practices who provide 24hr emergency care to the local area and beyond. Each practice is equipped with a range of modern facilities that include a full range of diagnostic equipment, in house laboratories, hospital facilities and much more.

About you:

You will be a qualified veterinary surgeon with a desire to work with a forward thinking, fast paced veterinary practice. You must have a real passion for the industry and strive to provide the highest standards of care. Excellent customer service skills are also essential.

The role is open to all qualified veterinary surgeons who are registered with the RCVS, and the practice is open to various levels of experience. New graduates apply and can be supported fully. For more experienced Vets ideally you will have a couple of years' experience to be able to hit the ground running. Driving license is essential.


  • Salary: From £34,500 per annum, commensurate to experience
  • Holidays: 6 weeks annual leave
  • CPD:Generous allowance
  • Memberships: RCVS and VDS fees paid
  • Salary starts at £39,000 for a 5-day week
  • Annual salary reviews after initial 6-month successful probationary period review
  • Profit sharing scheme available after 1 year service
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • Certificates are funded and supported with in-house CPD events
  • BUPA healthcare scheme
  • Accommodation provided for relocation package
  • Company vehicle or fuel allowance can be provided
  • Mobile phone
  • Full sickness pay after 1 year employment
  • Staff bonus scheme

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: 39257

T: 0333 014 7374

E: hello@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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