Veterinary Surgeon

Role: Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon

Location: Darlington

Hours: Permanent, 40 hours a week, 1-week night per week on call, 1 in 4 weekends OOH’s

Salary: £30-50k DOE

VetFinders are recruiting for a wonderfully independent, friendly practice in Darlington, they are looking for a forward thinking, experienced small animal veterinary surgeon, who is comfortable with some sole charge. Located in Darlington, with two practices.

Benefits package:

Benefits of working for this successful and well-respected practice are:

· Competitive salary

· RCVS/ VDS paid

· CPD up to £1000 per annum

· 25 days paid holiday plus bank holidays

The Role:

We are looking for a compassionate and enthusiastic, Veterinary Surgeon committed to providing high standards of patient care, comfortable and experienced in surgery and consults, with some sole charge responsibilities.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years’ experience, this is not essential, but preferred.  

This role is being offered on a permanent basis at 40 hours per week, with 1 week day night per week on call and 1 in 4 weekends on call.

Must haves:

  • RCVS registered and qualified
  • Possess the right to work in the UK
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Be a team player

About the practice:

The practice has been recently refurbished to a high standard, it is a fast paced, forward thinking, established practice with an excellent reputation within the community. With excellent facilities and a hardworking, friendly team. This role is offered with accommodation should it be needed.


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Veterinary Surgeon

Location:              Darlington

Salary:                   £competitive DOE

Hours:                   Full time – No OOHs

Job ref:                 0075


Our client is looking for a Veterinary Surgeon to join their team of 4 Vets and 4 Nurses. You will be part of a dynamic and supportive team who all give superb standards of client and animal care.

The successful candidate will have good medical and diagnostic skills within small animal practice, and be confident with sole charge.


This is a spacious surgery, purpose built to industry leading standards and has state of the art equipment including dedicated operating theatre, in-house laboratory, and dentistry facilities.


Full time

1 in 3 Saturdays.


Sole charge will occasionally be required on Saturdays only.


The salary package is negotiable DOE

Potential for bonus and business/succession prospects

CPD is funded and encouraged.




To apply please contact us at or call 01904 563118 to complete your application and skills matrix.


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