Veterinary Surgeon- (Newent)

Location Newent
Discipline: Small Animal Vet, Veterinary Surgeons
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £65k
Contact name: Paul

Contact email:
Job ref: PMC6036
Published: 12 months ago

Here at Lloyd & Cowan we are pleased to be working with a practice who are a 1st Opinion practice based in Gloucestershire who are looking for an experienced vet (circa 4+ years) to join their team on a permanent basis.

Working hours:

They are ideally looking for a full time working 4 long days or 5 shorter days a week, however they have the support and flexibility in their rota to accommodate part time and flexible working patterns. Shifts will be on a fair rota pattern between 9am and 7pm. There is a Saturday rota of 1:3 which consists of consults only 8:30am-12:00pm with time off in lieu allowing for a great work life balance. There are no OOH or on-call as this is covered by a dedicated OOH service. The practice has recently been refurbished to a high standard and are in a fantastic position it offer a beautiful and positive working environment. 


​​The salary for this role is up to £65,000 subject to experience + benefits and up to £5,000 relocation package. 

About them:

This practice is an RCVS accredited, small animal practice based in the market town of Newent Gloucestershire. They have a small, friendly team of 1.5 vets, 2 registered veterinary nurses and 4 support staff. They enjoy working within the community and have a strong and loyal client base. Newent is 20 minutes from the City of Gloucester, but is located in beautiful countryside, close to the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean. They are a fully equipped practice with all the usual toys including a digital x-ray, dental x-ray, ultrasound and an in-house lab.

Applicant Requirements:

The successful candidate will be a good team player who is keen to learn and progress, have a good sense of humour and have a passion for the role. They are looking for someone with great communication skills - both with clients and the rest of the team. Previous practical experience is essential.

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

  • 6.6 weeks annual leave 

  • Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service

  • Your birthday as a paid day off

  • Private medical insurance

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

  • Cycle to Work scheme

  • Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing

  • Non-accidental injury support

  • £1250 CPD allowance with 5 hours paid pro rata 

  • Certificate support 

  • BVA membership

  • VDS cover

  • RCVS fees 

  • Pawsome Benefits – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers

  • Pension – 5% Employee/3% Employer

  • Discounted staff pet care

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

For a confidential discussion about our opportunities call Paul on 07936947875 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. 

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