Veterinary Surgeon- (Dorchester)

Location Dorchester
Discipline: Veterinary Surgeons
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £55k
Contact name: Sophie

Contact email:
Job ref: SG6030
Published: 16 days ago

The Role:

We at Lloyd & Cowan are thrilled to be working closely with a practice who are looking for a Night Veterinary Surgeon to join their friendly and experienced team in Dorchester. 

This practice is a modern and well-equipped veterinary surgery in Dorset. They are committed to providing a high quality, good value and honest veterinary service to all pets, both day and night. 

The ideal candidate will have a passion for emergency and critical care and will thrive on working at gold standard in patient and client care. This role offers the potential to study an ECC certificate, if desired. 

This is a permanent full time role, the shift pattern consists of 7 nights on 14 nights off, (Monday - Sunday), 6.45pm for patient handover - 9am. 

Salary & Benefits:

  • A competitive package of up to £55,000, depending on your experience

  • Attractive shift pattern

  • Pro-rata accommodation allowance

  • Pro-rata vehicle allowance

  • 5 weeks paid annual leave

  • Pro-rata £1,500 CPD allowance with 3 days’ CPD leave and in-house CPD training

  • VDS, RCVS and BVA fees paid

  • Fantastic career progression and opportunities

  • Colleague of the month awards, great mental health and wellbeing support, plus many more benefits available!

Skills and Experience:

  • You must be a registered Veterinary Surgeon with the RCVS.

  • You must be confident working sole charge, with the ability to make sound clinical judgement.

  • Night shift experience is desirable but not essential.

The Branch:

This practice is based in the town centre, which offers many places to eat and shop, and is a short drive from the Jurassic Coast, Purbecks and New Forest National Park. 

The practice is equipped with the latest technology including laboratory, endoscopy, laparoscopy, digital X-ray and ultrasound. Their dedicated and highly skilled night nursing team will support you throughout your shift.

For more Information or to express your interest in this opportunity send a CV to Sophie via the Link.

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.