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Veterinary Surgeon | Independent practice nestled in the heart of West London

London (West), London (Greater)
Negotiable dependent on experience - Market Leading package up to £75k
Closing date
15 Jun 2024
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Companion / Small animal
Veterinary Surgeon
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Career Level
Mid Career, Late Career

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Vet Surgeon – West London 

•    Exclusive Opportunity: Embark on a rare journey by joining this esteemed independent practice nestled in the heart of West London. 
•    Expert Team: Join forces with this seasoned team of 5 experienced Vets, where collaboration and knowledge-sharing thrive. Benefit from a wealth of experience and expertise as you grow and excel in your career.
•    Cutting-Edge Facilities: Immerse yourself in a world of innovation with state-of-the-art facilities. From advanced digital x-ray technology to an in-house laboratory, ultrasound services, and a dedicated dental suite complete with radiography, their arsenal of resources is unparalleled. 
•    Lucrative Compensation: Seize the opportunity to earn a market-leading salary and benefits package, with the potential to earn up to £75,000 depending on experience. Enjoy recognition for your hard work and dedication.
•    Enviable Location: Indulge in the beauty of this prime location along the picturesque Thames River. Immerse yourself in stunning riverside views and scenic walks, where tranquillity meets urban sophistication. 

If you are a vet who has honed their skills and is now seeking an opportunity to thrive within an independent practice, we want to hear from you! 

This amazing practice represents a fresh approach to veterinary care, ushering in a new era of excellence in pet healthcare. Their primary objective is to ensure that their clients receive superior veterinary services for their cherished pets, accompanied by unwavering support every step of the way. The team embrace innovation, adaptability, and a willingness to push boundaries. If you are passionate about making a difference and are excited to be part of a team that values continuous improvement, then you are the perfect fit. 

You will play a pivotal role in delivering top-tier care and support to their valued clients. They operate on a variable schedule encompassing consultation shifts, surgical shifts, and a mix of both. Your responsibilities will range from providing first opinion veterinary care and managing emergencies to conducting medical work-ups, performing surgeries, and administering diagnostic tests. With access to a comprehensive range of in-house equipment and external specialist support, you will have the resources needed to deliver optimal care. 

The practice is based in a very popular and affluent area of London with rich history and culture. Situated along the Thames River, the area boasts stunning riverside views and scenic walks. Its combination of history, culture, natural beauty, amenities, and excellent transport links that make it a truly great place to live, work, and play.

The candidate: 
•    RCVS registered, ideally 3-7 years’ experience
•    Experience with soft tissue surgery, orthopaedics not necessary but welcomed
•    Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and a desire to have fun at work as part of a collaborative team
•    Ability to support colleagues
•    Attention to detail and ability to see where things are sub optimal and can be improved
•    Confidence with emergency treatment is preferred
•    A desire to provide the best possible care to your patients and clients

The rota:
•    4-day week 
•    Only 1 in 4 Saturdays 9am - 3pm with TOIL
•    No OOH 

The benefits: 
•    Salary £45,000-£75,000 dependent on experience
•    £2000 and 5 days CPD budget and encouragement to pursue post-graduate certificates
•    5 weeks holiday plus Bank Holidays 
•    RCVS/ VDS 
•    Uniform 
•    Mac Book 
•    Snack draw, stocked fridge and a coffee machine 
•    A great team
•    Plus much more 

For more information about this amazing opportunity or for a confidential chat, please contact Lorna on 01904 570056 or email

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And don't forget, if this position is of no interest to you but you know someone who may be interested, please pass on our details. We offer £250* for every successful candidate referral. *Terms and conditions apply

Ref: J84667LV


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