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***Permanent Small Animal Vet Required - Salary Up To £63k - No Weekends, No OOH - Essex*** - Ref: SD12811

3 weeks ago

Up to £63000

JHP Recruitment Ltd

Sean Durkin

Essex, Essex, United Kingdom

The Role

My client has a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon to join their team.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the day-to-day organisation and quality of service provided to clients reporting any issues directly to the Practice Manager.


Other responsibilities:

· Examine animals and check their health status

· Diagnose illnesses and determine the best treatment

· Dress wounds of injured animals

· Perform dental, ophthalmic and orthopaedic surgeries

· Vaccinate animals to prevent diseases

· Spay and neuter cats and dogs as needed

· Prescribe medication

· Advise pet owners on nutrition, preventive healthcare and general care

· Update client records

· Ensure staff maintain clinical hygiene in all areas


The position is for 5 days per week, 9 am to 5 pm Monday to Friday, with no out-of-hours or weekend work. The salary for this role is up to £63,000 depending on experience.


About The Practice

This practice is based within 30 minutes of Stansted Airport and 30 minutes by train to London. The large affluent city of boasts historic architecture, is surrounded by picturesque countryside and is within easy reach of pretty coastal towns and beaches.


The busy practice provides excellent facilities and a comprehensive range of additional services including digital x-ray, ultrasound, ECG, soft tissue, and orthopaedic surgery. You will be exposed to a varied and interesting caseload and able to establish excellent relationships with our long-standing clientele.


Applicant Requirements

· As a qualified MRCVS, the candidate will ideally already have good experience gained in small animal practice, as well as:

· Be competent in clinical examination and surgery and confident working in sole charge

· Be able to promote and share values of being trustworthy, caring, and progressive, and will also have all the softer skills essential to working effectively, and building trusting relationships with colleagues and clients alike

· Display excellent communication skills and the desire to share your knowledge and skills by being an outstanding, positive example to others

Because Their Employees Matter

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


Work-life balance

· 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays

· Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service

· Your birthday as a paid day off



· 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



· £1500 CPD allowance with 5 days 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 £1000 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


· Pension – 5% Employee/3% Employer

· Discounted staff pet care

Tel: 01392 249645 / 07508 428526
Address: Essex, Essex, United Kingdom

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