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Permanent Veterinary Surgeon (VETSEEK-39233)

Mitcham, Greater London

Veterinary Surgeon

£40,000 to £60,000 per annum

Full time / Permanent

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Job description

Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Mitcham, Greater London

  • Are you a qualified and RCVS registered veterinary surgeon or soon to be?
  • Are you looking to join an established practice in London?

We are recruiting on behalf of a small animal practice in Mitcham, Greater London who need a Permanent Veterinary Surgeon to join their team. The position is full time for 40 hours per week, along with 1 in 4 weekends. There will be no OOH work or on-call duties.

About the practice:

This is an established practice with all the latest diagnostic technology and facilities. If you have an advanced surgical bias, then the facilities are well suited to this passion. The practice sees a wide variety of cases including more complex surgeries which enables the development of clinical skills and knowledge.

This is a growing and thriving practice and have a caring team of people who are passionate about the pets that they treat and offer high quality affordable veterinary care to all customers without ever compromising on standards. They are a progressive forward-thinking practice and their value all team members and actively encourage and support career progression and development.

About the role

The role will involve all aspects of veterinary work on top of working closely both fellow team members and the clinical director. The practice boasts a professional and friendly team of 2 vets, 4 nurses and 1 SVN, along with supporting non-clinical staff.

The right candidate would be passionate about clinical coaching, teaching and mentoring colleagues. They will be comfortable with most veterinary medicine and surgical procedures. Areas of special interest and certificates are supported and funded. Ideally the vet will be looking for a position where they can continue to develop their clinical knowledge and levels of experience. Excellent communication skills are essential in order to educate pet owners.There is a generous package which is commensurate with experience.

Key details:

  • Type: Small animal
  • Hours: Full time, 40 hours per week
  • Weekends: 1 in 4 weekends
  • OOH: None
  • Sole charge: Occasionally
  • Team: 2 vets, 4 nurses and supporting staff

About you:

  • You will have a good level of experience in surgery and medicine
  • You will be ambitious and looking to play an integral role in the development of a practice
  • You will enjoy working in a fast-paced environment
  • You will be passionate about coaching, teaching and mentoring colleagues to utilise their skills to the maximum
  • You will support and encourage career development within the team
  • You will actively input into the progression of the practice and the company ensuring both remain at the forefront of clinical thinking
  • You will be a passionate dedicated veterinary surgeon committed to delivering a high standard of clinical care.
  • You will have excellent communication and customer service skills
  • You will have a caring attitude and strive to continually improve your professional knowledge
  • You will have a genuine passion for animal welfare and actively educate owners about their pets


The practice provides a wide range of modern veterinary services with state-of-the-art equipment, including:

  • Ultrasound
  • X-ray
  • Orthopaedic services and surgeries
  • Dental suite
  • In-house laboratory


  • Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum, commensurate to experience
  • Holidays: 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • CPD: Generous allowance
  • Memberships: Professional fees paid
  • 5% pension contribution
  • Certificates supported and funded
  • Private medical insurance
  • Income protection
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free lunch on Fridays
  • Staff discount

Must haves:

  • RCVS registered and qualified or soon to be
  • Possess the right to work in the United Kingdom
  • Have excellent verbal and 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 Vet Seekers team (details below) to discuss your veterinary career aspirations further.

Please quote job reference: 39233

T: 0333 014 7374

E: hello@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 was established in 2016 and is a multi-award-winning specialist veterinary recruitment agency (2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023) and acts as an employment business for the supply of locum and permanent staff for the veterinary industry across the UK and overseas.

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Thanks from the Vet Seekers team.

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