Veterinary Surgeon- Modern 24hr Hospital/ Salary up to £65k

Location Rayleigh
Discipline: Small Animal Vet, Veterinary Surgeons
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Paul McCay

Contact email:
Job ref: PMC80005
Published: about 1 month ago

Position: Small Animal Vet

Location: Rayleigh, Essex

Salary range: £40k to £65k (DOE) plus bonus

Rota: No weekends or on-call requirements

Job Type: Part-Time, Full-Time

Facility: 24hr Veterinary Hospital

Lloyd & Cowan Veterinary Recruitment are delighted to be representing a Veterinary Hospital based in Rayleigh, Essex who are actively recruiting a Small Animal Vet to join a dedicated Veterinary Team.

The Hospital:

  • Busy, single-site 24hr hospital that prides itself on allowing vets to work up their own cases.

  • Supportive environment, experienced nursing team, and top-notch facilities, it offers a comprehensive range of services to clients.

  • The Hospital also values flexibility, offering various working patterns to suit different needs, and promotes a collaborative and friendly workplace.

The Position:

  • Offering flexible working options including a 2 or 4 day working week, this role is ideal for those seeking a balance between professional and personal life.

  • With a competitive salary ranging from £40,000 to £65,000, this position is perfect for veterinarians looking to work in a commutable distance from London, the seaside, and airports.


  • Work up and manage own cases in a busy, single-site 24hr hospital.

  • Provide high-quality care alongside an experienced nursing team and support staff.

  • Utilise advanced equipment including separate surgical areas, ortho suites, a bereavement suite, ultrasound machine, digital x-ray, and dental x-ray.

  • Contribute to a friendly and supportive environment in an accredited Gold Cat Friendly Clinic (ISFM).

  • Choose between a consulting-only option or a 50/50 split between surgery and consults.


  • Veterinary degree and relevant certifications.

  • Strong commitment to patient care and team collaboration.

  • Ability to manage own caseload efficiently.

Salary & Benefits:

  • Competitive salary from £40,000 to £65,000 DOE + bonus.

  • Flexible working hours (20 to 40 hours per week), no weekends or on-call requirements.

  • Up to 7 weeks of annual leave plus Bank Holidays, with a Buy/Sell holiday scheme for additional leave.

  • Sponsorship for a Tier 2 VISA available.

  • Generously funded CPD and career development opportunities.

  • Enhanced maternity/paternity pay.

  • VDS and RCVS fees covered.

  • And much more…..

For more information or to express your interest in this opportunity send a CV to Paul via the link.