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Permanent Veterinary Surgeon (VETSEEK-39613)

Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan

Veterinary Surgeon

£45,000 to £65,000 per annum

Full time / Permanent

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Job description

Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Bridgend, Wales

  • Are you a qualified and RCVS registered veterinary surgeon?
  • Are you looking to join an independent practice in Wales?

Are you looking for...

  • A great salary of up to £65,000?
  • A supportive and forward thinking practice?
  • A generous CPD allowance?

Due to organic growth, we have an opportunity for a Permanent Veterinary Surgeon to join a purpose-built hospital in Bridgend, Wales.

The practice is looking for a veterinary surgeon who has good experience gained in a small animal practice, excellent communication skills and the ability to create trusting and dependable relationships with your clients. You will work to a very high standard both medically and surgically in order to provide the gold standard of care to the practice's patients and clients.the practice benefit from a varied caseload and a very skilled team.

This role is full time for 4 or 5 days per week, along with 1 in 4 weekends. There is also an OOH requirement with days off the following week.

Benefits of the role

The practice is made up of 14 vets with a mixture of experienced and newly qualified which contains multiple certificate holders, the practice also colaborate with visiting specialists in cardiology an opthomology resulting in a full and varied in house service. The successfull applicant will have an opportunity to expand surgical experience through a varied case load and will be able to gain Sole charge experience. They fully support further training ambitions and certificates are encouraged.

All staff and patients benefit from the access to the best diagnostic equipment such as MRI machines and CT scanners and state of the art operating theatres.

Key details

  • Type: Small animal
  • Hours: Full time, 4 or days per week
  • Weekends: 1 in 4 weekends
  • Sole charge: None
  • OOH: On a rota, time off in lieu
  • Branch work: N/A
  • Team: 14 vets, 10 RVNs and 8 SVNs
  • Consultations: 15 minutes

About them

  • Established independant small animal and exotic hospital
  • Large community of highly skilled veterinary professionals
  • Committed, forward thinking and deliver clinical excellence
  • Offers continual training with professional development
  • Provides advanced veterinary diagnostic equipment including MRI machines and state of the art operating theatres
  • Career progression opportunities available
  • Provides continual ongoing training to ensure personal growth and development
  • Provides state of the art diagnostic equipment
  • Access to a wide variety of cases including more complex cases to ensure continual learning and development

About you

  • You will have practical experience gained in a small animal practice
  • You will be comfortable with routine surgeries and consultations
  • You will be self-motivated and enthusiastic
  • An interest in pursuing a certificate would be supported and encouraged
  • You will be ambitious, driven, and forward-thinking
  • You will set a positive working environment and lead by example
  • You will enjoy mentoring and coaching others and sharing knowledge and experience
  • You will have a calming approach when dealing with a busy practice environment
  • You will be passionate and dedicated to providing excellent clinical care
  • You will have excellent customer service and communication skills
  • You will have career aspirations to continually develop your clinical skill set and knowledge


  • Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum, commensurate to experience
  • Holidays: 5 weeks annual leave plus bank holidays
  • CPD: Generous allowance
  • Memberships: RCVS, VDS and BVA fees paid
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • Access to a learning and development platform

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: 39613

T: 0333 014 7374

E: hello@vetseekers.co.uk

W: www.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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