Small Veterinary Surgeon- Join a great team culture!

Location Reading
Discipline: Small Animal Vet, Veterinary Surgeons
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £68k
Contact name: Sophie Gould

Contact email:
Job ref: SG2485
Published: about 1 month ago

Our client who we are pleased to be working with are looking for a dynamic individual to join their team of 8 vets.


There is no sole charge as there are a minimum of 3 vets working each day, with at least 2 vets operating (2 separate theatres, plus separate dental and imaging suites). They have a large, experienced team who support each other sharing case knowledge and advice daily. They have 2 consult only vets so they would ideally be loo a great team cultureking for a vet who also enjoys surgery. Flexible appointment length based on case requirements. 


The right person is most important so they will happily discuss Full-time, part-time or flexible working hours.  There is no OOH/bank holidays. This enables further skills sharing between the team.   

Full-time work is normally split over 4 days with a rotating weekday off to create regular 4 day weekends. Shift patterns cover varying portions of their opening hours: 8-7pm. Plus Saturdays 8:30-1pm. 

About the practice:

They are an RCVS acredited small animal hospital and hold ISFM gold standard cat friendly status as well as the silver rabbit friendly award. The team are also currently working towards the dog friendly award.

They value high clinical standards within first opinion care and have a large client base of established loyal clients. Having the CT scanner enables us to keep more complex cases in house and work cases up to a high standard. 

The practice has a great team culture and a strong knowledge sharing environment. 

Their Team: 
8 Veterinary Surgeons – 2 certificate holders, experienced vets and newer graduates with a variety of interests and skills. 

Visiting orthopaedic and soft tissue specialist weekly. 

Team of 13 Veterinary nurses – over 200 years of experience.


​Salary up to £68,000 depending on experience, plus a £5000 Relocation Allowance

In addition to a competitive base salary, you will benefit from -

  • 6.6 weeks annual leave

  • Private medical insurance

  • Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay

  • Cycle to Work scheme

  • £1250 CPD allowance with 40 hours paid pro rata

  • Certificate support

  • BVA membership

  • VDS cover

  • RCVS fees

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  028 8765 8068.

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.