Senior Veterinary Surgeon- (Bristol)

Location Bristol
Discipline: Small Animal Vet, Veterinary Surgeons
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Competitive
Contact name: Paul

Contact email:
Job ref: PMC4142
Published: 8 days ago


Our client is looking for experienced and/or new graduate veterinary surgeons, to join their team.

About them:
They are a friendly first opinion practice located between Southampton and Portsmouth, just off of junction 9 on the M27. 

You will be joining their established practice which celebrated its 20th year in 2020. Their team consists of three veterinary surgeons and they are supported by six registered veterinary nurses, four veterinary care assistants, seven receptionists, and their practice manager. In addition, six of their team have over 10 years’ service with them. 

Not only will you become a member of their team, but also part of four other locally owned surgeries with a pool of over 20 veterinary surgeons with various interests between them.

Their practice is built to industry leading standards and includes standard and dental digital radiography, ultrasonography, endoscopy, four consulting rooms, individual cat, dog and isolation wards, and an onsite operating theatre.

Working Hours:
They would be happy to consider both, full or part-time roles for the right candidate with full-time being 40 hours per week. Weekends are, currently, 1 in 3 and are on a rota basis.

The ideal candidate must:

  • be able to deliver excellent patient and client care

  • have a desire to learn and develop his/her skills (skill development is positively encouraged and supported by a generous CPD budget)

  • be a strong team player

  • be able to contribute to the growth of the practice 

Benefits include (pro rata):

  • No OOH

  • Competitive salary dependant on experience

  • Contributory pension scheme

  • 5.5 weeks holiday including bank holidays, increasing to 6.5 weeks after 2 years of service

  • Birthday leave

  • Lieu time

  • Generous CPD allowance of up to £1,500 over 5 days per year

  • Paid memberships (RCVS, VDS, etc.)

  • Private medical insurance

  • Income protection

  • Sickness pay (based on length of service)

  • Discounted veterinary fees

  • Instore, online and mobile app discount schemes

  • Your Reward Hub – various company benefits, rewards and other everyday shopping discounts  

Remuneration: Commensurate with level of experience plus £3,000 sign-on bonus paid in three instalments: £1,000 after 4 weeks; £1,000 after 12 weeks; £1,000 after 52 weeks

If you wish to apply send a CV through the link with a mention of when you will be available for a registration call.​

For a confidential discussion about our opportunities call Paul on 07936947875 or email a CV to If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us on 02887658068.If you know someone else who may be interested, why not pass this advert on to them.​

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