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Permanent Veterinary Surgeon (VETSEEK-6644)

Bridgwater, Somerset

Veterinary Surgeon

£38,00 - £50,000 commensurate to experience

Full time / Permanent

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Job description

We are recruiting on behalf of an RCVS accredited Hospital in Bridgewater Somerset for Permanent Veterinary Surgeon to join them on a full-time basis. This role would suit a Vet who has an exotic bias or looking to move into exotics as the Hospital are currently expanding their exotic services.

The role is full time working 4.5 days per week with a 1:6 weekend rota.

The Hospital is fully equipped with state-of-the-art facilities. It is in the beautiful countryside of Somerset. They boast a team of 6 Vets, 8 Nurses and 8 members of the support team. They also operate a separate OOH emergency team.

They pride themselves on providing a supportive and friendly culture within the practice with a large focus on staff wellbeing.

They provide veterinary services to small animals, wildlife and are currently developing the exotics service within the Hospital. They are known for their varied case load and their surgical experience with wildlife.

Who are they looking for:

  • Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon ideally with exotics experience but this is not essential
  • They will have a good level of small animal experience and be able to treat the wildlife and exotic cases
  • An enthusiastic and motivated Vet who is looking to develop their surgical and medical skills.
  • A vet with excellent client skills and communication skills
  • Enthusiastic and approachable manner

About them:

  • 24hr State of the Art Animal Hospital
  • RCVS Accredited Hospital
  • Award winning practice
  • Provides the highest Hospital standard of veterinary facilities
  • Offers the highest standard of advanced veterinary diagnostic and treatment equipment
  • Provides advanced diagnostic, medical and surgical treatments
  • Nurse training practice
  • Large team of highly experienced Veterinary Surgeons
  • Certificate holding Vets and Nurses
  • Can provide support and training towards areas of special interest
  • Treats a wide variety of complex cases
  • Small Animal, Wildlife and Exotic services


The Hospital boasts the highest standards of diagnostic facilities and services and treatments including:

  • Intensive Care
  • Hospitalisation facilities
  • Operating Theatres
  • In House Laboratory
  • Pharmacy
  • Rehabilitation room
  • Dental Suite


  • Salary: 38,00 - 50,000 commensurate to experience
  • CPD 1750 allowance per annum, 5 days
  • Funding available for certificates
  • Holiday allowance: 25 days holiday per year plus the option to buy additional holidays
  • Workplace Pension Scheme
  • Employee welfare supported
  • Certificates funded and supported
  • Healthcare Scheme
  • Memberships: Paid memberships (RCVS, VDS)
  • Staff Discount

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: 6644

T: 0333 014 7374

E: info@vetseekers.co.uk

W: www.vetseekers.co.uk

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