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Permanent Veterinary Surgeon Ashford Kent (VETSEEK-1885)

Ashford, Kent

Veterinary Surgeon

£35,000 to £55,000

Full time / Permanent

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Job description

We are recruiting two Permanent Veterinary Surgeons to join a small animal practice in Ashford Kent.

The positions are full time working 4 days per week with a shared weekend rota of 1:4. Here is some sole charge work involved. There is no OOH.

The practice and the branches are well established and provide a wide range of modern veterinary services and facilities. They have state of the art equipment and offer 24-hour care. They boast an excellent reputation within the local areas and pride themselves on taking part in local events. They offer excellent veterinary care to all patients and have a traditional value. They have a large team of highly experienced Veterinary Surgeons and see a wide variety of cases both routine and more complex. They also offer visiting specialists.

About the role

The practice requires two Veterinary Surgeons. Both of which to work in one of the branch surgeries. The Vet must have 3 years' experience as a minimum and be computable with sole charge work. they must share the practices traditional core values and provided excellent veterinary care. They must be able be able to establish excellent working relationships with clients and have excellent communication and customer care skills. They will have a caring and approachable attitude with a genuine passion for animal welfare. Areas of special interest are supported.

Key Details:

  • Type: Small Animal
  • Hours: Monday - Friday 4 days per week
  • Weekends: 1:4 Saturdays
  • OOH: Yes
  • Branch work: Yes
  • Team: Large team of Multiple Vets, Nurse and supporting staff
  • Consultations: 15 Minutes

About them:

  • Established with an excellent reputation
  • Multi branch practice
  • Excellent local reputations
  • Provides an excellent veterinary care service
  • Highly experienced Veterinary Team
  • Excellent opportunity to develop clinical skills and knowledge
  • Opportunity to study towards a certificate
  • Onsite parking
  • 24 Hour Hospital Care
  • Large supportive friendly team
  • Offers a wide range of modern veterinary services and facilities with state-of-the-art facilities
  • Ethos of family friendly, close knit supportive practice.


  • You will always deliver a high standard of clinical care
  • You will have a minimum of 3 years' experience
  • You will be comfortable with sole charge work
  • You will have an enthusiastic and caring attitude
  • You will want to be at the forefront of the practice help growing and developing the services and facilities provided.
  • You will have excellent customer facing skills
  • You will establish good working relationships with clients
  • You will be professional and courteous as all times
  • You will work well within the team alongside other veterinary specialists and clinicians
  • You will be a passionate and motivated veterinary surgeon with a genuine interest for animal welfare


  • The practice offers a wide range of veterinary services and facilities with state-of-the-art equipment including:
  • 24 Hour Emergency Service
  • Nurse Clinics
  • In-House Laboratory Facilities
  • Dentistry
  • X-Ray Imaging
  • Orthopaedics
  • ECG
  • Visiting Ophthalmologist's
  • Radiograpy
  • Keyhole Surgery
  • Ultrasonography
  • K-Laser Facilities
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Ambulatory services between practices
  • Ultrasound Imaging


  • Salary 35,000 - 55,000 pro rata
  • CPD Generous allowance
  • Certificates encouraged
  • 5 weeks annual leave plus Birthday
  • RCVS and VDS fees paid
  • Exclusive company discounts and rewards
  • Workplace Pension Scheme
  • Health Insurance 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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