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Permanent Veterinary Surgeon (VETSEEK-37065)

Stowmarket, Suffolk

Veterinary Surgeon

£40,000 - £75,000 commensurate to experience

Full time / Permanent

Job description

Permanent Veterinary Surgeon Stowmarket, Suffolk

  • Are you a qualified or soon to be RCVS registered veterinary Surgeon?
  • Do you have an interest in surgeries and emergencies?

Would you like

  • A salary between up to £75,000 pro per annum commensurate to experience?

We are recruiting on behalf of a small animal practice in Stowmarket, Suffolk for a Permanent Veterinary Surgeon to join them on a full time basis. The role offers a 4 or 5 day working week along with a 1:4 Saturday rota. There are no OOH. This role is ideal for a Vet who has an interst in surgery and emergencies.

Key details

  • Type: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon
  • Hours: Full time 4 or 5 Days per week Shifts between 8.15am - 6.15pm
  • Weekends: 1:4 Saturdays
  • TOIL: N/A
  • OOH: None
  • On call: None
  • Computer System: Merlin
  • Consultations: 20 Minutes
  • Team: 4 Vets 5 Nurses
  • Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum pro rata commensurate to experience

The role

  • Full time role working 4-5 days per week with shifts between 8.15am and 6.15pm.
  • The Vet will be responsible for carrying out consultations, diagnostics, surgeries, managing in patients and working alongside the team.
  • Flexible working and rota patterns available to accommodate a good work / life balance. EG Rota to work around the school run / holidays /lifestyle.
  • The Vet will be responsible for providing a high standard of veterinary care and customer service.
  • The Vet will be responsible to ensuring that there is excellent communication between themselves and the team and with clients.

About them:

  • Newly refurbished 1st opinion practice.
  • They understand the importance of a good work / life balance by ensuring the rotas stay the same and also having a wellness team in place on site.
  • The practice is fully equipped offering a wide range of diagnostics and veterinary services including equipment in house lab, separate dog and cat wards, ultrasound and digital x-ray and dental x-ray.
  • They have a great local reputation and pride themselves on the communication in terms of client care that they provide.
  • They support personal development with a generous CPD allowance and encourage and support certificates and additional training.
  • The practice provides a high standard of care and customer service to all its patients and clients.

Team culture:

  • The team work together to support one another and enable each other to achieve goals and continue to develop their clinical skills and knowledge.
  • They understand the difficulties that the vet industry can face, and they ensure that each member of staff support each other and strive each day to provide a positive and encouraging work environment.

Who are they looking for

  • Ideally the Vet will have an interest in surgeries and emergencies.
  • The Vet will be a team player, with good interpersonal skills and be able to establish strong working relationships.
  • The vet will have excellent communications skills and a compassionate attitude along with excellent client facing skills.
  • The Vet will be able to organise their own time well and remain calm under pressure.


  • Salary: Up to £75,000 pro rata commensurate to experience
  • Holidays: 6.6 weeks annual leave plus bank holidays increasing with service and birthday off
  • CPD: £1,250 allowance with 40 hours paid
  • Memberships: RCVS, VDS and BVA fees paid
  • Talk to the team regarding - Relocation Packages - Golden Handshakes and Sponsorship which are available for none UK nationals with RCVS registration in place
  • Medical insurance
  • Certificates supported
  • Workplace pension
  • Family friendly policies
  • Company sick pay
  • Pay reviews
  • Employee wellbeing programmes
  • Ongoing learning and development platforms available
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Cycle to Work Scheme

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: 37065

T: 0333 014 7374

E: hello@vetseekers.co.uk

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Vet Seekers was established in 2016 and is a multi-award-winning specialist veterinary recruitment agency (2019, 2020, 2021, 2022) 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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