Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon

Location Stamford
Discipline: Small Animal Vet, Veterinary Surgeons
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £55k + Benefits & Varied Caseload!
Contact name: Sophie Gould

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Job ref: SGBRHFV
Published: 15 days ago

Come and join this amazing team! They have all the resources you need to deliver gold standard veterinary care. Come and experience clinical freedom, working with a supportive team, highly supportive management, and the lovely client base with compliance at a generally high standard!

They are an independent practice who believe in gold-standard care for every patient and client. Their motto is ‘Treating your pets as if they were our own’, and this is something the entire team strongly believes in.


The practice is based in Stamford, a historic market town, with beautiful surroundings. There are many attractions in the area, such as Rutland Water and Fineshade Woods for amazing dog walks!

The Role:

  • This practice are looking for a full time, permanent Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon to join their experienced team!

  • Responsibilities will include but are not limited to consulting, surgery days, client communications, in-patient care.

  • A consulting/internal medicines bias would be ideal, surgical experience is required (high level of competency in performing routine procedures). You will be working collaboratively as part of a well-established team of receptionists, nurses and vets.


  • 43.75hrs per week – there is plenty of time within this for paperwork, client communications, and case development. 1 hour for lunch every day.

  • 1 weekend in 4 – Inpatient care and Saturday consults 8.15-11am – 2.30-4pm. If there are inpatients, a morning inpatient check on a Sunday is required. There is always a nurse staying over IF there are inpatients.

  • Out Of Hours: OOH care is provided by VetsNow, however we are proud to care for our own inpatients. Therefore there is a 1 in 4 weeknight inpatient COVER shift, mainly phone advice if required by the nurse staying over.

Ideal Candidate:

  • Candidates must be MRCVS.

  • The ideal candidate would be at least 2-3 years qualified.


  • To name but a few examples of the equipment and resources -  IDEXX in-house analysers (including Procyte, Catalyst One, Sedivue, UA analyser, COAG, and SNAPSHOT), endoscope, operating microscope, digital X-Ray, prep area and separate fully equipped operating theatre, ultrasonography, fully stocked pharmacy, Class 4 K-Laser, access to VetCT, access to Noah anaesthesia app, Vetstream, active patient warmer, Cardell Multi-parameter monitor, in-house separate dental suite and tub table, ergonomic examination tables, a fantastic, capable and collaborative team of nurses who are always willing to help where needed, we are ISFM registered, RCVS registered, we use Sevoflurane to allow individual tailored anaesthesia, as a practice they have a strong focus on pain prevention and management, Acupuncture clinics, and provide air conditioning throughout both branches for the comfort of our staff, patients and clients.  We also have an established relationship with a travelling Orthopaedic surgeon, who attends the practice to perform procedures, allowing for better continuity of patient and client care.


  • £30,000-£55,000 commensurate to experience

  • Pensions scheme

  • Generous Holiday Entitlement

  • CPD regularly (lunch and learns, training courses)

  • Willing to cover or contribute towards the costs of additional qualifications and accreditations.

  • Strong working relationship with an incredible animal rescue charity

If you are a Small Animal Vet looking to join a busy clinic with a good caseload - Get in Touch with Sophie Today!

For a confidential discussion about our opportunities call Sophie on 07519119233 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.

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All applications will be treated in the STRICTEST CONFIDENCE.