Veterinary Surgeon

Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location: Colchester - Essex
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #593

Job Type:       Veterinary Surgeon

Salary:            £40,000 to £70,000+ pa DOE

Hours:            40 hrs pw. No OOH’s

Location:        Colchester, Essex

Job ref:           593

Here at Vetfinders we are helping a practice find their next hire. They have a new opportunity for a proactive and enthusiastic Veterinary Surgeon to join their team.

If you are an individual who is committed to the growth and development of both yourself and your clients, then come and join this independent 100% small animal practice in Colchester.


  • No OOH
  • 4 days a week,
  • 1:6 Weekends, with TOIL
  • 6 weeks holiday per annum

The practice is purpose built with a good range of modern equipment to assist you. They have a progressive team, open to new ideas and take pride in offering a high standard of care to their clients and patients.

They have a large team of 10 fully qualified nurses and 10 vets all providing excellent support, contributing to the growth of the team and the practice.

This practice has a large client base, providing you with a full and varied caseload offering plenty of opportunities for you to further your surgical and medical experience. You will be able to develop your veterinary skills in any chosen field of interest, in a very supportive environment.

They strive to provide outstanding care for all of their patients and exceptional customer service.

A minimum of 2 years’ experience preferred. There is no sole-charge.


  • RCVS & membership to all professional bodies included
  • VDS Paid
  • Unlimited CPD allowance
  • Pension scheme

The Practice

The practice is an independent small animal veterinary practice based in Colchester. For over seventy years, they have been looking after the pets in and around the town and during this time, they have developed a strong bond with many of the families in the community.

The practice has ten experienced vets and the same number of RVNs providing an excellent level of care to a diverse range of patients.

They aim to be the friendliest and most caring vets in Colchester. They continually strive to do their very best for their clients and their pets. They know that coming to a veterinary practice can be stressful at times and will always do their best to make their client’s experience as easy and pleasant as possible


What makes us different?

  • We have a large and friendly team with many of our staff having been with us for ten years or more.  This makes for a friendly and welcoming environment. 
  • We encourage vets to manage their own cases in their own way and provide a good deal of clinical freedom.
  • We have a good local reputation with a good presence on social media and Google.  We are well reviewed and well-liked by our clients and we continue to foster a good working relationship with many of our clients.

This is a great chance to be involved in a growing independent practice surrounded by a motivated supportive team helping you to do the work you trained to do.

Interested? Be 1st … Apply now!

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