Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon - Independent Practice

Location Clacton-on-Sea
Discipline: Small Animal Vet, Veterinary Surgeons
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £40,000 to £65,000
Contact name: Sophie Gould

Contact email:
Published: 25 days ago

Join a friendly and supportive team in an independent practice, which values your ideas and interests!

About the clinic:

A proudly independent, client-focused practice, just a five-minute walk from golden beaches. The team is what sets them apart, they are kind, hardworking and caring.

The Role

  • We are looking for an individual who has experience, but more importantly to the team, someone who will fit with their team.

  • They are proud of the environment they have created and any person joining will be welcomed and supported by each and every member, in return they want someone who will support and help that team back.

  • The practice is busy and so you can expect to see a variety of species and conditions both medical and surgical.

  • There is so much opportunity here to grow your knowledge and career. They will always encourage you to follow your interests.


  • The full-time role is four days

  • You will have a set day off each week, to allow you to plan your down time off in advance.

  • The rotas are based around continuity; therefore, your operating days and consulting days stay the same each week so you can book your patients in with confidence.

The Team:

  • As an RCVS accredited, nurse training practice, many of the 14 RVNs are ‘home-grown’ ensuring excellent support for inpatients and surgical cases along with well-run nurse clinics.

  • The vet team consists of 10 vets, with certificate holders in dermatology and soft tissue surgery who the clinic have supported both finically and practically to achieve their goals.

  • The team works because they have the benefit of the knowledge and experience of their long service team members, along with relatively newly qualified vets who bring new ideas and fresh perspectives. Together this makes a collaborative and inclusive workplace.

The Package:

  • Full time salary between £40,000 to £65,000

  • Five weeks holiday plus bank holidays

  • CPD encouraged and certificates supported

  • Professional membership fees (RCVS/VDS/BSAVA)

  • Four-day week with a set day off each week

  • 1:4 Saturdays, no OOH

  • We value the health and well-being of our team and offer a complimentary gym membership

  • 15 minutes consults with allocated breaks

  • Staff discounts

If you are interested please email Sophie at or APPLY with your CV.

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 on028 8744 0649.

If you know someone else who may be interested, why not pass this advert on to them. If we successfully place someone, you've referred to us; we'll give you £200 in high street vouchers as a way of saying thank you.

All applications will be treated in the STRICTEST CONFIDENCE.