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Veterinary Surgeon


Posted on May 7, 2021 by CV-Library

Clacton-on-Sea, Essex, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£40k - £55k Annual

Job Type: Veterinary Surgeon
Location: Clacton-on-Sea, Essex
Salary: £40,000 to £55,000+ DOE
Hours: Full Time, 1:8 Weekends if any inpatients

Accom: Car and Flat if needed

Job ref: 2471

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Veterinary Surgeon at a well-established, small animal practice in the beautiful seaside town of Clacton.


* 5 Days per Week

* Mon – Fri 08.00 to 19.00

* 1:2 Saturday on a rota. 09.00 to 17.00

* No OOH’s

The rota is 5 days a week – 9am to 7pm, Monday to Friday. 9am to 5pm, Saturdays (1 in 2). If you work a Saturday, then a day off in the week is given.

One weekend every 8-9 weeks if there are inpatients, again two days off in the week if you worked that weekend.

Sundays are only to see to inpatients usually you come in 2 or 3 times in the day depending on the pet’s needs. We only do inpatient checks of an evening in the week and this generally works out once every week and half.

There are consults throughout the day. Operations are done Monday – Friday and generally every vet is in theatre once or twice a week all day. Prescription medications are provided.

You will need to be motivated and confident, also be keen to take responsibility for your own cases and clients.

About the practice:

They are a very busy small animal practice with a dedicated and passionate team. Due to their family feel unit, it has seen the client base rise over the last few years. The practice is also very well situated on the south coast.

They operate Monday – Friday and can provide emergency operations on a Saturday if needed. The practice also comes equipped with an x-ray and ultrasound machine. The nursing team is extremely efficient and can provide nursing clinics.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a well-respected and experienced team of specialists in the area.

The ideal candidate would have a minimum of 3-5 years’ experience, this is not essential, but preferred.

This role is not suitable for new grads unfortunately


* If permanent - 20 days A/L + 8 bank holidays a year. (January - December)

* CPD allowance

* VDS Membership

* RCVS Membership

* Pension scheme

* Certificate support available

* Car and Flat if needed – this will then come out of your salary.

Interested? Be First… Apply now!

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Reference: 213704579

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