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Permanent Veterinary Surgeon (VETSEEK-8744)

Berwick-upon-tweed, Northumberland

Veterinary Surgeon

£35,000 - £50,000 Commensurate to experience

Full time / Permanent

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Job description

We are recruiting a Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon to join a practice in Berwick Upon Tweed Northumberland. The position is full time position with an OOH rota shared across the tram.

This is a busy, friendly practice which has a supportive small animal team within their fully equipped, spacious, and modern practice. It is located close to the town of Berwick - Upon Tweed with the beautiful coastline on your doorstep.

The practice offers a wide range of veterinary services and facilities. They comprise of a team of 9 Vets in total each with various levels of experience and expertise in emergency medicine, internal medicine, orthopaedics, ophthalmology, and exotics. They encourage and support areas of specialism so id the Vet has a bias or would like to study towards post graduate qualifications this is supported. The Vet are all supported by a large team of RVNS and SVNS.

The offer a generous ooh rota allowing for a goo work / life balance. The role would suit either a confident experienced Vet or a recently graduated Vet due to the level of support available. There is opportunity for career progression within a large and growing practice.

They also have a "bring your dog to work policy"!

The practice prides itself on its core values which is to provide excellent veterinary care to all patients and a professional, friendly, and supportive service to all clients. They pride themselves on sharing best practice with each other and ideas and way to improve the running of the practice. They ensure they have the best skills and resources available to ensure the best care for all animals.

Key Details:

  • Type: Small Animal
  • Hours: Monday - Friday full time
  • Weekends: Yes on a shared rota across 9 vets
  • OOH: Yes on a shared rota
  • Sole Charge: No
  • Team: 9 Vets with a large team of RVNS, SVNS and supportive staff
  • Consultations: 15 Minutes

About them:

  • Supportive and friendly practice - provides training and mentoring
  • Offers an excellent work / life balance
  • Offers career progression with support and funding in further education
  • Provides a vast range of modern veterinary services and facilities
  • Provides state of the art equipment
  • Excellent reputation within the community
  • Offers opportunity to expand clinical skill set and knowledge
  • Focused on proactive healthcare and educating clients on pet health
  • Friendly and motivated team in place
  • Practice provides clinical freedom for personal growth and development

About you:

  • You will be competent in routine surgeries - dependent on experience support available
  • You will always deliver a high standard of clinical care
  • You will have excellent customer facing skills
  • 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
  • You will be ambitious to develop your clinical skill set and knowledge
  • You will enjoy working within a busy practice with a wide variety of cases


The practice offers a wide range of modern veterinary services and facilities including:

  • Ultrasound
  • Endoscopy
  • Digital X-Ray
  • Dental X-Ray
  • Dental Suite
  • Nurse Clinics
  • Isolation unit
  • In House Laboratory
  • Separate cat and dog wards


  • Salary - 35,000 - 50,000 Commensurate to experience
  • 5 days CPD with 1750 allowance pro rata
  • 31 days holiday pro rata
  • Enhanced Sickness cover
  • Life cover
  • Income protection
  • Further qualifications including certificate encouraged and supported.
  • Employee Assist programme
  • RCVS and VDS fees paid
  • Exclusive company discounts and rewards
  • Workplace Pension Scheme
  • Health Insurance scheme
  • Staff Discount
  • Cycle to work scheme

Must haves:

RCVS Registered & Qualified or soon to be.

Possess the right to work in the United Kingdom.

Have excellent verbal / 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 VS Team (details below) to discuss your veterinary career aspirations further.

Please quote job reference: 8744

T: 0333 014 7374

E: info@vetseekers.co.uk

W: www.vetseekers.co.uk

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