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Permanent Veterinary Surgeon (VETSEEK-9861)

Hampstead, London


Veterinary Surgeon


Full time / Permanent

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Job description

We are recruiting for a permanent veterinary surgeon to join an independent practice in North West London near Hampstead. This role is a full time position, working 4 days per week (either 8am-6pm or 9am-7pm), no out of hours and a 1 in 3 Saturday rota.

The practice offers a referral service so has visiting specialists in Cardiology, Ultrasongraphy, orthopaedic and soft tissue. This is a client driven practice offering a high standard of customer and clinical care. They prioritise client and patient time by offering long consultations of 20 - 30 minutes and have a lower volume of procedures each day to ensure the continuation of a high standard of care. They offer a bespoke service to their clients and an individual approach.

They require a veterinary surgeon with a minimum of 4 years' post qualification experience. Clinical thoroughness and implementing current scientific based methods are essential and this would be expected of the veterinary surgeon. The surgeon must have excellent customer facing skills, be motivated and enthusiastic with a genuine passion for animal welfare.

The Vet would be joining a team of 4 Nurses, 2 Vets and a non clinical support team.

Key Details:

Type: Small Animal

Hours: Monday - Friday 4 days per week 8am - 6pm or 9am - 7pm

Weekends: 1:3 Saturdays with time off in lieu - 9am - 6pm

Lieu: Time off in lieu after working a weekend

OOH: None

Sole Charge: Some

Consultations: 20 - 30 Minute appointment times

Team: Experienced vet and nurse team

About them:

Established Veterinary Independent practice

1st Opinion and referral practice with visiting specialists

Large highly experienced team of Veterinary surgeons, Nurses and supporting staff with various areas of special interest

Provides state of the art equipment and facilities with veterinary expertise in internal medicine, surgery, dentistry, rehabilitation, surgery and more

Client driven practice offering an excellent bespoke service to all its clients

Offers excellent customer service and has an excellent reputation within the community

Provides state of the art equipment and facilities


You will have a minimum of 3 years' experience

You will be confident with routine surgeries and consults

You will enjoy building client relations and being a clinical veterinary surgeon

You must have excellent customer facing skills, empathy, work well as part of a team and have a genuine passion for animal welfare.


The practice offers a wide variety of veterinary services, equipment, and facilities as well as vising referral specialists.

Consulting rooms and Operating Theatre

In House Laboratory

Ultrasound, Endoscope and bronchoscope

Ocular Equipment


X - Ray

Dental Suite

Separate waiting rooms and wards for dogs and cats

Blood pressure monitoring


Salary - 45,000-65,000 per annum

CPD allowance negotiable

4 weeks plus bank holidays negotiable

Career development opportunities

RCVS and VDS and BSAVA 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: 9861

T: 0333 014 7374

E: info@vetseekers.co.uk

W: www.vetseekers.co.uk

Please note: All communications and applications are treated in the strictest confidence. When it comes to your privacy, as an ethical veterinary recruiter we do not send your details anywhere without your permission.

Vet Seekers established in 2016 and are a Multi-Award Winning Specialist Veterinary Recruitment Agency (2019, 2020, 2021) and act as an employment business & an employment agency for the supply of locum and permanent staff for the veterinary industry across the UK and Overseas.

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