Veterinary Surgeon- No night duties!

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

Contact email:
Job ref: PMC516
Published: 9 days ago

We at Lloyd & Cowan are thrilled to be working with a practice who are looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated Veterinary Surgeon to join their team. A normal day would consist of two hours consulting and two hours operating in the mornings with an hours break for lunch and then consulting in the afternoon.


There are no night duties. The rota is Monday to Friday 9:00am - 18:30pm (with one half day each week), plus a 1 in 3 Saturday morning. There are regular clinical meetings and frequent informal case discussions. Appropriate support is supplied, dependent on the needs of the successful candidate.

About the practice:

This practice is a small animal clinic based in Dorset, with ready access to the Jurassic coast and New Forest, with good air and rail connections from the nearby towns of Bournemouth and Poole.

They have an in-house laboratory, Digital X-ray and Dental X-ray facilities, modern ultrasound, endoscope, bronchoscope and other toys. Most cases are dealt with in-house but they have a close support from Southern Counties Veterinary Services, one of the largest referral centres in the UK. They are renowned for being a caring, family feel practice and have cat friendly status.

They are a 3 Vet, 6 Nurse practice. They also pride themselves on being a nurse training practice. They have an exceptionally friendly team all with a great sense of humour.

Ideal Candidate:

The successful candidate should be able to work to a high standard and have experience in consulting, routine surgery and case work ups. You must be able to cope with sole charge, although in general, this will only happen on a Saturday morning. Appropriate support and training is available.

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

  • 6.6 weeks pro rata annual leave 

  • Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service#

  • Private medical insurance

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

  • Cycle to Work scheme

  • £1250 CPD allowance with 5 days paid pro rata 

  • Certificate support 

  • BVA membership

  • VDS cover

  • RCVS fees 

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