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Permanent Full Or Part Time Veterinary Surgeon South Shields

4 days ago

£35,000 - £55,000 pro rata

Vet Seekers

David Maclellan

South Shields, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom

We are recruiting for a permanent veterinary surgeon to join a practice in South Shields on a full or part time basis.

This is a purpose-built practice with state-of-the-art equipment and services. This practice offers the Veterinary Surgeon an opportunity for their next career development step along with future partnership opportunities.

The practice requires a confident and ambitious surgeon who will help drive the practice forward. They must be confident in all routine surgical and medical cases and happy with some sole charge work (which is supported by a nursing team).

Key Details:

Type: Small Animal
Hours: Monday – Friday full or part time hours available
Weekends: Yes on a rota
Sole Charge: Occasional
OOH: None
Branch work: None
Team: 1 Vet 2 RVN, and support team
Computer System: RX Works
Consultations: 10 Minutes

About them:

State of the Art equipment including Lab, Digital X Ray and Ultrasound
Bright spacious air-conditioned practice with modern facilities
Partnership opportunity available
Career development step
Offers an exciting workload to develop clinical knowledge and experience
Offers a good work / life balance with negotiable working hours
Certificates are encouraged and supported
Offers clinical freedom and the ability to work up cases and see them through from start to finish.
Practice provides clinical freedom for personal growth and development

About You:

You will want to contribute to the practice enabling them to stay at the forefront of clinical thinking whilst also maintaining the ethos of providing a high standard of clinical care to all pets.
You will be ambitious and looking to take the next step in your career
Previous experience in a leadership role would be advantageous but not essential.
You must have a strong work ethic and provide an excellent high standard of clinical service
You will be confident in all areas of routine surgeries and medical cases
You will be happy to work sole charge when required
You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to develop a great rapport with both clients and staff.
You will be a strong team player


This is a purpose-built practice built with state-of-the-art equipment with modern facilities and services.

Emergency cover
Operating Theatre
Digital X-Ray
Isolation Unit
In-house Laboratory
Blood pressure monitoring
Hospital Ward


Salary: £35,000 - £55,000 pro rata
Holiday allowance: 4 Weeks Plus Bank Holiday and Birthday leave
Workplace Pension Scheme
CPD: Generous Allowance
Certificates funded and supported
Healthcare Scheme
Rewards: Exclusive colleague rewards including discounts with High Street retailers and restaurants
Staff Bonus Scheme
Memberships: Paid memberships (RCVS, VDS and BVA)
Staff Discount

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 – 6.00pm 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: South Shields, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom

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