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Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon

Red Sector Recruitment
Norfolk/Suffolk Border
£40,000 - £65,000+ DOE
Closing date
22 Jun 2024

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Job Details

Salary up to £65,000 DOE, Relocation Allowance up to £5,000, Welcome Bonus up to £5,000

  • 5 site group of practices with a varied caseload and experienced team 
  • Role catered to your needs & career goals!
  • Certificates supported and funded
  • Referrals for CT scanning and TPLOs
  • Bring your dog to work! 
  • Excellent salary. Visa sponsorship available.
  • No nights or On call

To apply, or for more information, please send your CV to or drop me a message on whatsapp (+447494277518)!

We are looking for a Veterinary Surgeon to join our team on a permanent basis to work within our 5-site group. We can offer a variety of exciting and fulfilling roles to suit the right candidate’s needs. Generally, our vets work a split of operating/consulting at our main practice and across our 4 other branches, this offers opportunities to gain support in surgery and evolve your skills. However, if you prefer working with a smaller team or consulting only roles, we can offer an adapted position at one of our branch practices. 

About the rota

This position could be either full time 38 hours a week over 4 days or part time. Our Vets also cover 1:5 Saturday mornings with either a day off the following week in lieu or the hours can be factored into your weekly hours if preferred. No nights or on call. Our weekly vet rota includes daily admin time and regular scheduled breaks. We try very hard to ensure everyone gets their well-deserved lunch break.

Want to know more about us?

Our 5 practices are situated on the Norfolk/Suffolk border and surrounded by the beautiful countryside of the Norfolk Broads National Park with stunning coastline within half an hour drive. There are good transport links to London and Norwich has a host of sporting and social events to enjoy in your time off.

We are a progressive first opinion practice with excellent facilities including CT scanner, we accept regular local referrals in CT scanning and TPLOs.

Meet the team

As well as an experienced team of vets we are supported by a team of excellent registered veterinary nurses. We are a training practice currently supporting student RVN’s and ANA's. Our support team consists of exceptional receptionists, admin, and maintenance/cleaning staff along with our Practice Director who is continually working alongside our Clinical Directors to improve the practice for both patients, clients, and staff. More importantly than this though are the team of staff pets that accompany their owners to work as we have a well utilised bring your dog to work scheme with staff specific kennelling. 

Certificates are fully supported and funded. We have a well-established new graduate support system with clinical coaches, mentors, and Vet GDP advisors. We like to support our vets and encourage them to follow areas of interest. Recently we have supported vets through completing surgery and medicine certificates as well as improving skills in imaging and ophthalmology.

We hold regular vets’ meetings and bi-annual full practice communication days, we actively encourage feedback, case discussions and good communication. 

Because our people matter

We recognise that our people are fundamental to the success of our business. Investing in our people, premises and processes is at the heart of what we do. In addition to a competitive base salary, you will benefit from -

Work-life balance

  • 6.6 weeks annual leave including bank holidays   
  • Your birthday as a paid day off
  • Wellbeing
  • Private medical insurance
  • Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing
  • Non-accidental injury support


  • £1250 CPD allowance with 40 hours paid pro rata
  • Certificate support
  • Learning and development opportunities via the IVC Evidensia Academy
  • Access to Vetlexicon – our online encyclopaedia provider
  • All our Vets & Nurses can apply for research funding
  • All our Vets get £1250 per annum to spend via our Care Fund
  • Infection Prevention and Control Programme
  • Quality Improvement Programme

Professional Memberships

  • BVA membership
  • VDS cover
  • RCVS fees



  • Pawsome Benefits – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers
  • Pension – 5% Employee/3% Employer
  • Discounted staff pet care

To apply, or for more information, please send your CV to or drop me a message on whatsapp (+447494277518)!


Red Sector is one of the fastest growing recruitment agencies in the country. Red Sector was established in August 2017 with the aim of providing fast effective recruitment with a high level of care across the veterinary industry.

We are keen to hear from veterinary surgeons and veterinary nurses of all experience levels and have a proven track record of securing new graduates their first position fresh out of university to experienced certificate holders.  Although primarily recruiting to the UK & Australia, we have also helped our clients in Dubai, Qatar, Canada and New Zealand with sourcing excellent candidates and helped veterinary surgeons & nurses relocate from every corner of the planet!

With over 50 years combined experience within recruitment our team have an extensive level of knowledge in the sectors we cover.  As a team, we have the ability to build strong relationships with both candidates and clients and have the time and knowledge to spend on each individually. We enjoy sourcing the perfect candidates for roles and thrive on filling positions for clients in need.

If you are interested in a new position within the veterinary sector, or know someone who is, we would love to hear from you!
Please send your CV to or get in touch via our website and one of our friendly consultants will be happy to help! 

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