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Permanent Veterinary Surgeon (VETSEEK-8676)

Guernsey, Channel Islands

Veterinary Surgeon

£37,000 +

Full time / Permanent

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Job description

We are recruiting a permanent Veterinary Surgeon to join an independent small animal practice on the beautiful island of Guernsey. They are open to all levels of experience from new graduates through to specialist vets.

This is a full-time position Monday - Friday 9am - 6pm with a 1:4-night rota.

This is a 99% Small animal role with 1% equine and farm. However the practice will accept applications from small animal veterinary surgeons. Due to the level of support in the practice they will also accept applications from new graduate surgeons.

This is an established independent practice located in Guernsey with four branches in total. The team comprises of 3 vets (normally 4) with 8 RVNs who also support the reception desk. The OOH rota is a 1:4 but is generally quiet. Usually there would be no more than 1 call every three nights when on call, and there is a Vet who mans the phone and takes the call. There is also a night nurse rota so the vet on call will have additional support from a nurse.

Key Details:

  • Type: Small Animal mainly (99%) with 1% element of equine and farm
  • Hours: Monday - Friday 4 days per week
  • Weekends: Yes on a rota
  • OOH: 1:4
  • Sole Charge: Yes when on call
  • Team: 3 vet 8 RVN
  • Consultations: 15 Minutes


  • You will always deliver a high standard of clinical care
  • For an experienced surgeon you will be competent in routine surgeries and consultations.
  • Some experience in equine and farm would be advantageous but not essential
  • You will have excellent customer facing skills and be able to establish excellent working relationships with your clients
  • You will be a passionate and motivated veterinary surgeon with a genuine interest for animal welfare


  • The practice provides a full range of modern services and treatments:
  • Operating theatre
  • Radiology
  • Ultrasound
  • Haematology
  • Cardiology
  • Physiotherapy
  • X - Ray
  • Dental Suite
  • Separate waiting rooms and wards for dogs and cats


  • Salary - 37,000 - 55,000
  • Accommodation can be factored in
  • Vehicle can also be factored in
  • CPD allowance
  • 4 weeks holiday
  • Career development opportunities
  • Certificates supported
  • Two professional subscriptions
  • 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: 8676

T: 0333 014 7374

E: info@vetseekers.co.uk

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