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Permanent Veterinary Surgeon (VETSEEK-4177)

Rotherham, South Yorkshire

Veterinary Surgeon

£35,000 - £55,000

Full time / Permanent

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Job description

We are recruiting for a Veterinary Surgeon to join an independent small animal practice in Rotherham.

This is a full-time position with a weekend rota. the practice is currently going through an extension and refurbishment with a new CT scanner being installed shortly and new orthopaedic and dental theatres.

The practice is one of 4 sites in the area and is proudly independent offering state of the art facilities. They are continuing to grow and expand are investing in state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment within their practices to expand their orthopaedic and soft tissue cases.

The role involves a mixture of both consulting and operating each day and the practice ensure that they Vets also have time built into their day in order to do call backs, medications and lab analysis.

They will be expected to provide clinical coaching and encourage development to continue to improve all knowledge and clinical skills. They will also be responsible for the recruitment of permanent and locum Veterinary Surgeons.

Responsibilities including:

Working closely with the Senior & Head Vet

Adhering to practice procedures and protocols

Maintaining clinical notes

Lead by example

Communicate effectively with all staff members ensuring investigations and follow up care and treatments are completed

Provide excellent in-patient care

Provide full in-depth handovers of patients to other team members

Support the management team in strategic management

Key Details:

  • Type: Small Animal
  • Hours: Monday - Friday
  • Weekends: Yes on a rota 1:3 or 1:4
  • OOH: On a rota
  • Team: Large Veterinary Team across 4 sites
  • Consultations: 15 Minutes

About them:

  • Progressive Independent Practices
  • 4 Sites in total - one brand new site
  • First opinion and referral practice
  • Investing in equipment to continue to expand their orthopaedic and soft tissue case load
  • Offers a fantastic work / life balance
  • Growing practice
  • Offers clinical freedom to a Vet
  • Offers accommodation on site for a relocation
  • Provides training agreement package - funding for a certificate
  • Operating theatres fully equipped
  • Large loyal client base
  • Offer a competitive salary package!
  • Comprises of a highly skilled veterinary team with various expertise and areas of special interest.
  • Certificate holding veterinary surgeons Medicine and Surgery.
  • Offers career progression with support
  • Provides a vast range of modern veterinary services and facilities
  • State of the art equipment - fully equipped with the latest diagnostic and surgical technology
  • Excellent reputation within the community


  • You will have 12 months experience as a minimum
  • You will be confident in all routine surgeries and consultations
  • You will always deliver and be committed to providing a high standard of clinical care
  • You will have an enthusiastic and caring attitude
  • Youi will have strong communication skills and organisational skills
  • You will work well under pressure with a calm and confident manner
  • You will have excellent people management skills
  • A kind and empathetic attitude is essential
  • You will be ambitious looking to study towards a certificate or be a certificate holding surgeon looking to progress further
  • You will be a team player
  • The role is determined on years of experience and be catered to suit but ultimately the Vet needs to be ambitious looking to develop your clinical skills and knowledge further
  • You will enjoy working in a busy environment
  • Areas of special interest would be an advantage
  • You will want to be at the forefront of the practice help growing and developing the services and facilities provided.
  • You will have excellent customer facing skills
  • 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 offers a wide range of modern veterinary services along with state-of-the-art technology and diagnostic equipment including:

  • Ultrasound
  • Blood pressure monitoring
  • Endoscope
  • Radiography
  • Ultrasonography
  • CT scanner
  • State of the art surgical suite facilities
  • Digital X- Ray
  • Dental X-Ray
  • In House laboratory
  • Nurse Clinics
  • Hospitalisation Facilities


  • Salary - 35,000 - 55,000 Commensurate to experience
  • CPD Generous allowance 1,000 and 5 days leave
  • Accommodation provided for relocation
  • Certificates supported and funded
  • Training package
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • RCVS and VDS fees paid
  • Exclusive company discounts and rewards
  • Workplace Pension Scheme
  • Health Insurance scheme
  • Health Plan and Mental Health support available
  • 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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