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Locum Veterinary Surgeon ASAP Ongoing County Durham

2 weeks ago

£290 - £330 per day

Vet Seekers

David Maclellan

Consett, County Durham, United Kingdom

We are recruiting for a Locum Veterinary Surgeons to join a practice in County Durham on an ongoing basis.

This is a full time position working 4 days per week.

About the practice:

The Vets work a 4-day week with a 1:7 weekend rota with time off in lieu. The weekend rota of 1:7 comprises of consultations from 9am - 3pm. The practice offers their own on call until 10pm at night and when they have in patients they have a nurse on site overnight.

They comprise of a team of 7 Vets with the small animal Hospital and a supportive team of Veterinary Nurses.

About the role

The roles available is for an experienced locum surgeon who is competent in routine surgeries and consultations.

The practice works up their cases in house and offer state of the art facilities such as parameter anaesthetic monitoring in both theatres, dental x-ray, endoscopy, tonometry. The team boast certificate holding veterinary surgeons in medicine and behaviour along with a highly experienced nursing team and they are also a nurse training practice.

Key Details:

Type: Full time

Hours: Monday - Friday 4 days per week

Weekends: 1:7 Saturday consultations only

OOH: None

Sole Charge: None

Team: 7 Vets

Consultations: 15 Minutes

About them:

Forward thinking and professional small animal Hospital

State of the at facilities and equipment

Large multi vet team with certificate holding veterinary surgeons

Well established with a large client base

Supportive and highly experienced veterinary team.

All staff are motivated and supported and encouraged to develop their skills and work towards certificates

Experienced Nursing team with coaching experience

Nurse training practice

Supportive and friendly practice.

On street parking


You will always deliver a high standard of clinical care

You will be passionate and motivated to drive the practice forward

You will be competent with routine surgeries however for newly graduated surgeons there is support provided

You will have excellent customer facing skills and communication skills

You will work well within the team alongside other veterinary specialists and clinicians

You will be a passionate and motivated veterinary surgeon with a genuine interest for animal welfare


The practice boasts a full range of the latest diagnostic equipment's with ultrasound, blood machines, digital x ray, dental, Endoscope, laparoscopic kit - everything that you would expect from a modern small animal Veterinary Hospital.

Must haves:

RCVS registered and qualified

Possess the right to work in the United Kingdom.

Excellent communication skills

1 years' post-grad UK experience

What happens next?

If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply with your latest CV. Alternatively, contact us to find out more details or to have a confidential discussion about this or other opportunities.

T: 0333 014 7374



Office hours are 8.30am - 7.00pm or email us outside of these hours and we will respond ASAP.

Vet Seekers act as an employment business and an employment agency for the supply of Locum and permanent staff for the veterinary industry throughout the UK and overseas.

Tel: 0333 0147374
Address: Consett, County Durham, United Kingdom

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