Veterinary Surgeon - Coastal Town

Location Tyne and Wear
Discipline: Small Animal Vet, Veterinary Surgeons
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £43k - £58k + Visa
Contact name: Sophie Gould

Contact email:
Published: about 1 month ago

We are working with a small animal practice based in Tyne & Wear who are expanding and looking for an additional veterinary surgeon to join their team.

The Practice:

The practice has modern diagnostic facilities to help treat and monitor pets from digital radiography, a new Ultrasound machine, dental radiography, in house laboratory and have recently started performing laparotomy spays. You would be joining a team of 4 veterinary surgeons who love to support and mentor and a highly experienced team of 5 RVNs, soon to be 7.

They also have exciting plans to move into a brand new purpose built practice in the near future.

The role:

You will be working alongside the team as a small animal vet, with a mix of consults and surgeries, they will try to favour your preferences.

  • If you are more surgical bias, then laparoscopy training is available, if desired

The practice offers emergency care throughout the day but there is no OOHs, so you will still get to see an emergency caseload.


Ideally you will be able to work full time, however part time and flexible working hours can be arranged.

  • Full time would be 40 hours of 4 days each week.

  • No OOHs

  • Only a 1:4 Saturday 9am-3pm


  • Coastal Living: Enjoy the beach, water sports, and scenic views.

  • Community Spirit: Embrace a friendly atmosphere and local events.

  • Historical Charm: Explore landmarks and cultural sites.

  • Natural Beauty: Green spaces and coastal walks abound.

  • Convenience: Access amenities, schools, and healthcare easily.

Benefits on offer for this role:

  • Salary ranging from £43,000-£58,000

  • 6.6 weeks’ holiday per annum, inclusive of any bank/public holidays.

  • CPD allowance of £2,500 per annum, with further qualifications supported and 5 CPD days

  • RCVS Membership paid & two other membership subscriptions

  • VDS cover

  • Enhanced paternity, maternity, adoption, shared parental leave and surrogacy pay

  • Discounted veterinary fees

  • Offers, discounts and cashback on shopping, travel, entertainment and much more

  • Visa support for the right candidate

If you are interested in this exciting and rare small animal position, send over a CV to Sophie!

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.