Full time Veterinary Surgeon - Kent - ref:ST10487

Job Role

Veterinary Surgeon

Job Type




We are looking for an experienced and competent Veterinary Surgeon to join our client. This is a full-time position working 40 hours over 4 or 5 days per week with 1:4 Saturdays.

You will need to be confident with consultations, case workups and general surgery with some sole charge at times. Your passion will lie in developing not only your own skills but those of your colleagues also. We are looking for a dedicated team player who is keen to be involved in case studies, client, and pet care.

Salary for the role is up to £50,000 per annum depending on experience.

The client is a well-established purpose built, 100% small animal three branch practice based in Kent. They have a great working environment and ensure good wellbeing for staff and clients. They are near to Canterbury, London and Dover allowing for easy travel.

They have all the usual toys including separate cat and dog kennels to allow for maximum comfort for clients, in house Idexx laboratory, digital and dental x-ray, ultrasound, endoscope and bronchoscope amongst others. All of their branches have ample parking for staff and clients.

The team are dedicated to creating a positive working environment and ensuring the well-being of both staff and clients. They have a dedicated team of Vets and Nurses plus a support team of receptionists and a separate accounts function. They pride themselves on being a traditional local practice offering the highest level of care for the pets of your community. They truly believe in supporting everybody throughout the working day whether it be over a cup of tea or in the operating room.

Post graduate experience is essential and some sole charge experience would be beneficial. In addition to your excellent clinical and communication skills, you will need to be a people-oriented person, who is willing to support and guide your colleagues at all times. Coaching and or mentoring experience would be an advantage. They expect you to have excellent bedside manner and have the welfare of your patients at the heart of what you do.

Benefits (subject to pro rata)

• 5 weeks paid holiday not including bank holidays
• 5 days paid CPD leave
• £1250 CPD Allowance per annum
• Private Medical Insurance
• VDS Membership paid
• BVA Membership paid
• Service based holiday entitlement increases
• Enhanced maternity, adoption, shared parental leave and surrogacy pay
• Enhanced paternity pay
• Birthday leave
• Discounted veterinary fees
• 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 further information, feel free to call me on 01392 249647, or email me your CV at sam@jhprecruitment.com

Please quote the following reference number when you apply


Apply now

If you have a CV, add it here