Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon - Work Alongside an Advanced Practitioner!

Location Hillsborough
Discipline: Small Animal Vet
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £60k DOE
Contact name: Sophie Gould

Contact email:
Job ref: SGCHDHV
Published: 28 days ago

We have a fantastic opportunity for a small animal vet to join this fantastic day team based within a veterinary hospital in Co Down.

The clinic has a friendly and experienced team of 4.5 Vets, 4 RVN's, 2 SVN's and a fantastic clinical support team of 2 PCA's, 4 receptionists and a Practice Manager and a Practice Director. The successful candidate would be working alongside a vet who has AVP status and our Advanced Practitioner who has certAVP(SAM) status and do clinical work through ACSN.

They endeavour to provide the highest standard of care for patients and to treat them with dignity and respect at all times, to minimise stress and pain by using modern sedation and analgesic drugs when appropriate and to keep owners fully informed. Dedicated surgical and dental theatres are complemented by comfortable dog and cat wards and 24-hour, seven day nursing care by their team of RCVS registered veterinary nurses.


  • This is a full-time role working 4 days per week. There will also be a requirement to cover 1 in 4 weekend days, 7.30am to 7.30 pm Saturday and Sunday, plus 2 Bank Holiday day shifts per year details of which to be discussed further at interview.

They are offering an attractive salary, dependant on experience, and a generous benefits package which includes –

  • Up to 5 weeks annual leave plus Bank Holidays (or equivalent)  

  • CPD encouraged and funded

  • RCVS membership and VDS cover paid

  • Employee Assistance Programme

  • Access to Mental Health and wellbeing champions

  • Recommend a Friend Scheme

  • And more….

If you are a Small Animal Vet with some post gradation expereince we want to hear from You! - 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.

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