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Permanent Veterinary Surgeon (VETSEEK-13681)

Boston, Lincolnshire

Veterinary Surgeon

£35,000 to £55,000 pro rata

Part time / Permanent

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Job description

Our independent small animal clients in Boston, Lincolnshire are recruiting for a Permanent Veterinary Surgeon to join their team on a part time basis. The role involves working 2 to 3 days per week however the practice are flexible regarding the amount and which days worked.

This is an independent practice with a large, experienced team of 7 vets. Due to the increase in the growth of the business they are now in need of an additional Vet to join them.

The practice has a supportive team of both Vets and Nurses and pride themselves on offering the personal touch and a high standard of care to all patient and clients. As an independent practice they offer clinical freedom to vets with no set targets in place. Collectively the group have a large amount of experience and therefore would accept application from newly graduated vets as support is in place.

All vets are happy to share cases with each other and knowledge.

The practice has their own OOH service and this runs on a 1 in 6 rota. For newly experienced Vets a more experienced Vet will be available when on call. They also have their own orthopaedic referral service so for a Vet with a bias in this area would be an advantage.

The role involves being involved on the out of hours rota, which is currently 1 in 6 weeknights and 1 in 6 weekends. Nurses are always on back up when working on-call.

Who are they looking for

The practice are open to and have vacancies for both full and part time applications from both newly qualified Vets and more experienced Vets.

They will have excellent client skills and communication skills and work well as part of a team.

You will have a keen interest in both surgeries and consulting and have a real passion for providing a high level of care to all patients. It Is also important you have a compassionate and understand nature as well as the ability to provide a high level of customer service.

Key details:

  • Type: Small animal only
  • Hours: Part time, 2 to 3 days per week, 8am to 5pm or 10:30am to 7pm
  • Weekends: 1 in 6 weekends on-call
  • OOH: 1 in 6 weeknights and weekends on-call
  • Branch work: None required
  • Computer system: Robovet
  • Team: 7 vets
  • Sole charge: When on-call

About them:

A reputable, well established, independent veterinary practice in Boston, Lincolnshire. The practice offers all small animal services and a well equipped with a full in house laboratory, digital x-ray facilities, ECG, Ultrasound and also offer pet orthopaedic referrals


  • Salary: 35,000 to 55,000 pro rata, commensurate to experience
  • Holidays: 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • CPD: Generous allowance plus 5 days leave
  • Memberships: RCVS, BSAVA and VDS fees paid
  • Certificates funded for right person
  • 10 days sick pay at full pay per annum and unused days carried over to the next year. Max 30 days per annum
  • Mileage 45p per mile tax free
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • Staff discount 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.

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