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Hospital Veterinary Surgeon - Accommodation Available

Veterinary Recruitment Specialists
London (North), London (Greater)
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum (FTE) depending on experience
Closing date
14 May 2024

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Job Title: Veterinary Surgeon

Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum (FTE) depending on experience

Job Type: Permanent

Hours: 40hours per week over 4 days (set day off each week). Part time applications welcome.

1 in 4 Saturdays on rota (alternating between and full and a half day).

No nights, no on call and no Sundays.


Opportunity to work as part of a collaborative 4-5 vet team in our clients Hospital in North London. Accommodation available if required.

Currently, our clients have a team of robust general practice clinicians, however further pursuit of one’s own special interests are encouraged and supported.

They have a visiting ultrasonographer once weekly to retain their more complex medicine cases in- house. They have an ongoing, excellent relationship with peripatetic orthopaedic/ soft tissue surgeon(s) who are happy to support with orthopaedic and soft tissue cases- including interpreting those challenging orthopaedic xrays!

There is a self-contained flat available within the group for either short or long-term accommodation if required.


Your role and responsibilities

They are looking for an experienced, dedicated veterinary surgeon who strives to provide the best level of care for all patients and their owners. You will have the ability to communicate confidently with associates at all levels which is important to them.

You will be able to prioritise your work based on clinical priority and importance. The successful applicant can expect to work in a happy and supportive environment, from their dedicated experienced nurses, patient care team right through to their client care team.


Your role and responsibilities will be to:


Ensure assessment of all cases, formulating and implementing preventative, diagnostic and treatment plans as appropriate. Work collaboratively with colleagues within the practice to do the same.


Ensure all treatment is carried out in accordance with practice protocols.


To ensure the clinical team maintains regular communication with clients regarding case progress and clients are advised of case costs and informed consent is given.


Ensure complete clinical records are maintained including correct and complete charging out of goods and services.


To work alongside and delegate tasks as required with other clinical and support staff.


Our clients team are looking for a veterinary surgeon who shows: -

  • Professionalism, integrity and ethical standards
  • Client care skills showing professionalism and empathy
  • Good time management skills
  • Confident in own abilities but prepared to listen to and learn from associates.
  • Inquisitive prepared to question the status quo whilst maintaining respect for the views and decisions of your line manager and those further up the management hierarchy
  • Resourceful in seeking guidance and problem-solving Skills/Qualifications.

Benefits include:

  • 5 weeks holiday + bank holidays + Birthday Leave
  • No Sundays, OOH or on call.
  • RCVS and VDS fees paid
  • External CPD funded
  • Extensive free online CPD program
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Staff discount schemes
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced sickness pay
  • Enhanced equal family leave
  • E-car salary sacrifice scheme
  • Employer contribution pension scheme
  • Wellness program including:
  • Employee assistance program
  • Recruitment referral reward scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free annual Flu jab
  • Eyecare voucher scheme.


About our client


This is a busy first opinion practice with a long-established support team and client base.

This is on the central line, so they are in a great location for associates to travel into central London after work for a drink with friends or much needed retail therapy.

They want you to enjoy working with them and feel they can provide a great working environment and can offer a well-managed diary with plenty of time to catch up with admin time, The practices are fully equipped with modern technology, advanced techniques, and practice.


For more information, please apply, email your CV to or call 07368 276412.


We specialise in veterinary recruitment across the whole of the UK. We support veterinary professionals in finding their next role and also support veterinary employers in finding the right candidate for their vacancies. Our team have a vast experience of supporting with both locum and permanent recruitment.

Veterinary Recruitment Specialists have a strong track record of success in placing candidates in desirable job positions and has positive feedback from both clients and candidates. We are a reputable recruitment agency that have a transparent and thorough recruitment process, as well as knowledgeable and experienced recruiters who can guide candidates through the hiring process.

We maintain clear and honest communication with both candidates and clients, providing regular updates and feedback throughout the recruitment process.

Overall, Veterinary Recruitment Specialists prioritise the interests of both clients and candidates, building long-term relationships and delivering successful outcomes

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