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Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon | Northampton | Hospital Level Practice | No OOH

Up to £70,000 per annum DOE
Closing date
1 Mar 2023

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Companion / Small animal
Veterinary Surgeon
Contract Type

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GVC are providing recruitment support to a large veterinary group who are actively recruiting for a Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon to join their supportive team based in Northampton.

The Practice:
Joining a well-equipped hospital level practice as a Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon, you will be experienced and confident in both general surgery and medicine with exceptional communication skills.

The practice offers an excellent standard of care, with no OOH and nurses on site 24 hours a day - share of stable inpatient care only (less than once a week). You will compliment highly trained and experienced staff in all pet animal care including Laparoscopy, Orthopaedics, Soft tissue surgery, Ophthalmology, Digital Xray including Dental, Flexible Endoscopy, Ultrasonography including Cardiac, Dentistry including Endodontics, Dermatology and Rabbit medicine, working with monitoring equipment including MPMs, doppler BP, capnography etc and in-house laboratory.

You will find high quality patient care, client education and career development and discover the opportunity to grow and succeed in a practice looking forward to a future as an advanced first opinion practice with a strong ethos of nurturing and utilising your skills and advancing them with CPD and support from the excellent central team, making the world a better world for pets and fulfilled careers.

Details of the role:

•    Salary of up to £70K (depending on experience) 
•    Certificates encouraged and funded
•    Permanent, full-time (part-time applications considered)
•    4-day week 10hrs a day, 1:4 Saturday mornings 5hr a day
•    5 weeks holiday plus Bank Holidays plus Birthday Leave
•    RCVS & VDS fees paid
•    External CPD funded
•    Life Assurance
•    Enhanced sickness pay and equal family leave

Are you a small animal veterinary surgeon with experience in Primary Care practice? Looking for an excellent rota which gives you a great work/life balance? Then this could be the role for you!
Applicant requirements:
To be considered for this position, you must have the following or clearly be able to demonstrate your suitability for the role by showing:
•    Relevant veterinary qualification from an accredited university recognised in the UK
•    Up to date CPD
•    Relevant language skills – English
•    Licenced to provide veterinary care in the UK – RCVS registered
•    Right to work in the UK
This role is advertised by Global Veterinary Careers who operate as an employment business and emplacement agency. We have the largest selection of opportunities from our global marketplace and take on new and exclusive first opinion and specialist roles, worldwide on a daily basis. Should you be interested in a more detailed conversation in how we can support you, please get in touch with our team of veterinary careers advisors today.
For further information, please contact Sarah Cann at GVC on


Global Veterinary Careers are a specialist veterinary recruitment agency, with extensive experience and knowledge of the industry. With Offices in both the UK and Australia, we focus on helping veterinary professionals of all levels and disciplines secure their dream position, wherever that may be in the world. Our primary aim is to make the recruitment process as straight forward and stress-free as possible. GVC can offer the most widespread and varied selection of locum and permanent veterinary opportunities in every corner of the world.

We recruit for the following positions on both locum and permanent appointments:

  • Veterinary Surgeon
  • Veterinary Specialists inc. Diplomates and Residency Trained 
  • Veterinary Nurse
  • Veterinary Care Assistant / Animal Nursing Assistant
  • Practice Manager
  • Veterinary Territory Manager
  • Veterinary Sales
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0330 1135 222
11d, The Courtyard
Woodbury Business Park
United Kingdom

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