Veterinary Surgeon-(Retford)

Location East Retford
Discipline: Small Animal Vet, Veterinary Surgeons
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £63k
Contact name: Paul

Contact email:
Job ref: PMC6022
Published: 16 days ago

Our client that we are pleased to be working closely with are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon to work as a permanent member of staff within a well-established veterinary practice in Retford. The role will involve hands-on veterinary care of small animals, providing both emergency and routine healthcare. You will work alongside other Veterinary Surgeons, as well as experienced Nurses.

Key Responsibilities include;

• Consultations

• Small animal surgical procedures

• Minor procedures

• Client liaison

• Working up cases

• Caring for hospitalised animals

• Treatment plans

• Sole charge

• No OOH work


Salary up to £63,000 DOE plus benefits


Monday to Friday 8.30am - 6pm and 1:3 Saturday mornings (8.30am - 12pm)

About them:

This practice has been working in partnership with clients in and around the Retford area in one form or another for over 50 years. Their main practice is located in central Retford and consists of 12 vets and 9 RVNs/SVNs with experience ranging from new graduates to 35 years. They have a fantastic team of support staff and a lovely loyal client base with both large and small animal. From Retford they provide services for farm and small animal clients as well as wildlife parks and equine clients. They pride themselves in providing excellent patient, client and employee care. They are well equipped with an ultrasound with Doppler and ECG, digital DR Xray, video endoscopy and full internal lab. They are a welcoming and friendly team who are enthusiastic and dedicated to working together as a team. They believe strongly in delivering exceptional service and care to their clients and their clients pets.

Applicant Requirements:

Their ideal candidate should possess excellent communication and organisational skills and have experience in a busy small animal practice with confidence in a range of surgery. An interest and experience in Orthopaedics would be beneficial however not essential.

Qualifications: A degree in Veterinary Surgery.

Experience: Post-graduate experience as a Veterinary Surgeon in the UK.

Compliance: Registered with the RCVS.

Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.


• 6.6 weeks holiday including bank holidays

• £1,500 CPD Allowance per annum

• 5 days paid CPD leave

• Private Medical Insurance

• VDS Membership paid

• BVA Membership paid

• Service based holiday entitlement increases

• VDS cover

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

• Enhanced paternity pay

• Birthday leave

• Discounted veterinary fees

• My Benefits - various discounts including retail & gym memberships

• Cycle to Work scheme

• Pension

• CPD/training support

• Paid bereavement leave

• Company sick pay

• Employee opinion survey

• Free uniform in a number of roles

• Annual pay reviews

• Social events

• Sponsorship for overseas employees

• Academy & Leadership courses

• Focus on employee wellbeing

• Relocation packages

• Career progression opportunities

• Free flu jabs

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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