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Permanent Veterinary Surgeon (VETSEEK-37822)

Weston-super-Mare, Somerset

Veterinary Surgeon

£40,000 to £70,000 per annum

Full time / Permanent

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Job description

Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Weston-super-Mare, Somerset

  • Are you a qualified and RCVS registered veterinary surgeon?
  • Would you like to work in an independent practice?
  • Do you have a passion for veterinary dentistry?

We are recruiting on behalf of a practice of an independent practice in Weston-super-Mare for a Permanent Veterinary Surgeon who has a passion for dentistry. This role is full time for 40 hours per week over 4 days, along with 1 in 5 weekends. There may be some occasional OOH work.

This is an established independent practice who have state-of-the-art equipment and are committed to the investment in continuous learning and development of their team. They are proudly independent and offer a full spectrum of services from wellness and preventive care and surgery to 24/7 emergency services. They have separate facilities for cats, dogs and small mammals to reduce anxiety.

They are looking for a Vet who is either experienced in Dentistry or is working towards completing the ISVPS General Practitioner Certification in Dentistry and Oral Surgery.

They will have great people skills and the ability to establish strong working relationships. They will be a team player, have great communication skills and be able to handle some occasional sole charge work. In return they offer a family feel working culture with a hands on supportive and mentoring managerial team.

Key details:

  • Type: Small animal
  • Hours: Full time, 40 hours per week over 4 days
  • Weekends: 1 in 5 weekends
  • Sole charge: On occasion
  • OOH: On occasion
  • Computer system:TBC
  • Consultations:15 minutes
  • Team: 42 staff in the practice

About them:

  • RCVS accredited - Independent practice
  • RCVS Outstanding - Client Care
  • RCVS Outstanding - In-patient services
  • ISFM Gold 5. RWAF Silver Award
  • IIP Awarded
  • Offers first opinion small animal services
  • Supportive family feel culture with a close-knit team
  • Certificate holding Veterinary surgeons in dermatology, medicine and feline medicine.
  • Certificates are supported and encouraged
  • Excellent reputation within the community

About you:

The role is determined on years of experience and be catered to suit but ultimately the Vet needs to be ambitious looking to develop clinical skills and their dentistry knowledge.

  • You will be a Vet who ideally has an interest or certificate in dentistry
  • You will be comfortable with routine surgeries, consultations and sole charge work
  • You will always deliver and be committed to providing a high standard of clinical care.
  • You will have an enthusiastic, kind, and empathetic and caring attitude.
  • You will have strong communication skills and organisational skills.
  • You will have excellent client facing skills.
  • You will work well under pressure with a calm and confident manner.
  • 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:

  • X -ray
  • Ultrasound
  • Dental suite with dental x-ray
  • Endoscopy
  • Dermatology
  • Laser clinic
  • 24/7 emergency care
  • Nurse clinics


  • Salary: £40,000 to £70,000 per annum, commensurate to experience
  • Holidays: Generous annual leave
  • CPD: Generous allowance
  • Memberships: Professional fees paid
  • Company pension
  • Employee discount
  • Flexitime
  • Free parking
  • On-site parking
  • Relocation assistance

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: 37822

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.

Vet Seekers is fully compliant with GDPR, is ICO registered and our team are REC accredited. As a business, we take sustainability, environmental impact and our carbon footprint very seriously and have committed to plant trees for every permanent and locum veterinary superstar we find work for, as well as every referral we receive.

Refer: If this position is not for you but you know someone who could be interested, pass this advert on to them or ask them to get in contact with us. As a thank you, we will plant 50 trees on your behalf.

Thanks from the Vet Seekers team.

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