Veterinary Surgeon- Southend on Sea – Permanent position

Job Description

Our practice in Southend- on-Sea are looking for a talented veterinary surgeon to join their friendly and supportive team! The practice opened their doors as a standalone practice in 2012 and have a lovely, loyal and varied client base. We see a wide variety of medical and surgical cases, including exotics and orthopaedics. We have a growing number of insured clients allowing cases to be thoroughly investigated and worked up to a high standard.

We pride ourselves on being a family feeling team with lots of fun and laughter whilst providing excellent gold standard care. Our team is led by Gavin Young MRCVS, who has a keen interest in orthopaedics. Our team consists of 1 JVP/Vet, 3 Vets, 4 RVNs, 1 SVN, 4 client care advisors and a practice manager. We are all friendly, approachable, close knit team that is looking forward to welcoming someone new to join us. We are a well equiped surgery, with on site ultrasound, digital and dental X-Ray, Multiparameter Monitor, Rigid Endoscope, seperate dog and cat ward, isolation ward, in house lab and diathermy machine. The existing team have interests and certificates in areas including exotics, orthaopedics and feline medicine. 

The Ideal vet to join us will:

– be personable

– independent, proactive, uses their initiative, a team player, and has excellent communication skills

– ideally have at least 3 year’s experience

– have good clincial skills, confident with consultations and routine procedures, and ideally be surgically based.

– understand the value of good communication, wanting to build a rapport with our clients, patients and colleagues

Special interests will be encouraged and supported.

The role is Full Time, 40 hours a week and 1 in 4 weekends (Saturday 9am-2pm, no Sundays, OOH or bank holidays)

Benefits include:

-4 weeks holiday per year

– Relocation package and international sponsorship considered

-£3000 CPD allowance
-support if would like to do a certificate
-Professional memberships paid
-Free on-site parking
-Competitive salary
-Contributory pension scheme
-Exclusive company discounts and rewards including 20% off at Pets at Home, The Groom Room and the Vet Group

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer

To apply for this position, please email your CV and cover letter to and complete the form below

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