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Permanent Veterinary Surgeon (VETSEEK-7489)

Great Dunmow Dunmow, Essex

Veterinary Surgeon

starting from £33,000 commensurate to experience

Full time / Permanent

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Job description

We are recruiting on behalf of a small animal practice in Great Dunmow Essex for a Permanent full time Veterinary Surgeon to join their team.

The position offers a 4 day working week from 9am - 6.30pm with one early finish per week. There is no OOH requirement or on call but there is shared weekend rota which is a maximum of 1:5 Saturday and Sunday mornings. The practice can be flexible on working hours as they can appreciate sometimes there are childcare commitments.

The Vet would be joining a team of 6 Vets. The practice ensures they have long term relationships with their clients and ensure that they provide case continuity to clients which encourages stronger bonds. This allows a Vet to see cases right through.

The practice also have visiting specialists that come to the practice for medicine, imaging, cardiology and ophthalmology cases which means that they can provide in house referrals.

We are lucky to have long standing clients and excellent case continuity enabling strong bonds to be made and cases to be followed through by one vet. Visiting medicine, imaging, cardiology and ophthalmology specialists are regularly at our clinic making in house referrals possible.

Key Details:

  • Type: Small Animal
  • Hours: Monday - Friday 4 days per week
  • Weekends: 1:5 Saturday & Sunday mornings
  • OOH: None
  • Sole Charge: None
  • Team: 6 Vets and supportive nursing team
  • Consultations: 15 Minutes

About them:

Their ethos is providing a happy and welcoming environment to work in and providing a high standard of clinical care to all patients and a high level of customer service to clients

  • Nurse Training practice
  • Branch practice
  • Large supportive team of highly experienced Certificate holding Vets and Nurses
  • Offers the opportunity to develop area of specialism
  • Supportive team culture
  • Offers an environment where a Vet can thrive and develop their clinical skills and knowledge
  • Experienced team - certificate holding surgeons
  • On site OOH service
  • 15 Minute consultations
  • Offers an exciting and varied case load
  • Support available within the role - can offer the position to various levels of experience
  • Offers a good work / life balance
  • Practice provides clinical freedom for personal growth and development

About you:

  • You will be competent in routine surgeries - dependent on experience support available
  • The role is determined on years of experience and be catered to suit but ultimately the Vet needs to be ambitious looking to develop clinical skills and knowledge further and work towards a certificate
  • You will always deliver a high standard of clinical care
  • You will have excellent customer facing skills and enjoy establishing and building your own client base
  • 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
  • ECG
  • Radiography
  • Digital X-Ray
  • Dental X-Ray
  • Dental Suite
  • Nurse Clinics
  • Isolation unit
  • In House Laboratory
  • Separate cat and dog wards


  • Salary - starting from 33,000 commensurate to experience
  • CPD Generous allowance 1750 and 5 days to attend
  • Certificate training supported encouraged potentially funded for the right candidate.
  • 5 weeks holiday allowance plus bank holidays
  • RCVS and VDS fees paid
  • Exclusive company discounts and rewards
  • Workplace Pension Scheme
  • Health Insurance scheme
  • 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: 7489

T: 0333 014 7374

E: info@vetseekers.co.uk

W: www.vetseekers.co.uk

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