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Permanent Veterinary Surgeon Cambridge (VETSEEK-1883)

Longstanton, Cambridgeshire

Veterinary Surgeon

£35,000 - £50,000

Full time / Permanent

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Job description

We are recruiting a permanent veterinary surgeon to join a small animal practice in Cambridge. This is a full time position working 41 - 45 hours per week over 4 days. 3 Days from 8.30am - 7pm and 1 day 8.30am - 5pm.

There is a 1:4 weekend rota which is based at their animal Hospital.

The practice boasts an excellent local reputation and are committed to delivering a high standard of clinical care. They are fully equipped and offer a wide range of modern veterinary services.

The role involves working alongside the head Veterinary Surgeon as well as independently. There is a team of nurses and PCAs for support along with reception staff.

The Vet must be competent in routine surgeries and consultations and have excellent client facing skills. They must be motivated and ambitious and wish to continue their professional development. The role offers exposure to more complex cases with access to their animal hospital.

Key Details:

  • Type: Small Animal
  • Hours: Monday - Friday 41 - 45 hours per week 4 days
  • Weekends: 1:4 weekend rota
  • OOH: None
  • Sole Charge: Some
  • Team: Multi Vet and RVN practice with supporting staff
  • Consultations: 15 Minutes

About them:

  • Part of a large group of Multiple practices and Hospitals across the area
  • Forward thinking and professional practice
  • State of the at facilities and equipment
  • Experienced Vet/ RVN team with certificate holding veterinary surgeons
  • Well established with a large client base
  • Practice sees a varied case load - emergency medical cases
  • Supportive veterinary team.
  • All staff are motivated and supported and encouraged to develop their skills and work towards certificates
  • Experienced Nursing team with coaching experience
  • Supportive and friendly practice.
  • 6 monthly staff reviews are offered.
  • Ongoing career opportunities are offered.
  • On street parking


  • You will always deliver a high standard of clinical care
  • You will have a minimum of 2 years' experience
  • You will be passionate and motivated to drive the practice forward
  • You will be looking to develop your medical and surgical skill set
  • You will be happy with sole charge work
  • You will be competent in all areas of routine surgery and medical cases
  • You will have excellent customer facing skills and be able to motivate other team members
  • 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 boasts a full range of the latest diagnostic equipment's with ultrasound, blood machines, digital x ray, dental, ECG - everything that you would expect from a modern 24hr animal hospital.


  • Salary - 35,000 -50,000 commensurate to experience
  • Career development opportunities
  • Holiday 25 days per annum plus 8 bank holidays and birthday off - holiday entitlement increases with years' service
  • Company Bonus scheme
  • CPD Allowance 1,000 with 5 days off to attend and higher budget courses are also negotiable
  • Additional CPD allowance for clinical coaches
  • 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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