Veterinary Surgeon

Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location: Guernsey - Channel Islands
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #563

Job Type:       Veterinary Surgeon

Salary:            £40,000 to £65,000+ pa DOE

Hours:            Full or Part Time, Average, 40 hours pw.

Location:        Guernsey, Channel Islands

Job ref:           563

Here at Vetfinders we are helping a practice find their next hire. This practice has a new opportunity for a motivated Veterinary Surgeon to join their team.

If you are an individual who is commitment to developing and growing both yourself and the clients, then come and join a well-established, independent, 99% small animal practice on Guernsey.


  • 2 branch practice that share a 1 in 4 rota
  • 5 ½ days per week varying on a 4-week rota
  • Working time: Mon – Fri 9am – 6.30pm, average 2 hours lunch break.
  • Weekends 1:4 Saturday 9am -1pm and Sunday mornings emergencies and in-patient generally 1 hour with Nurse support.
  • On call 1:4 on call rota split over 4-week rota. Emergencies only with VN triage support.
  • Bank Holidays shared equally with extra day off for each BH worked
  • Part Time hours can also be considered

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated first opinion vet to join the team in delivering the highest quality of care to our clients and patients. The ideal candidate will be confident consulting, performing first opinion surgical procedures, performing diagnostic investigations, and providing dedicated inpatient care.

The daily/weekly rota consists of consults, surgeries, taking care of in-patients, dealing with emergencies upon arrival. There is a great team of 4 Vets & 10 Vet Nurses sharing the weekly rota.

This practice provides excellence in all aspects of pet care. With many years of experience in the veterinary sector, the team has a genuine passion for animal health. They aspire to create an environment that offers clinical excellence combined with first rate patient care.

They are always looking for new specialities to add to their team, it could be an interest in Dermatology, Orthopaedics or cardiology etc. On occasion, you can get involved with any Sea Life or Exotics patients.

This could suit a relatively new graduate, but a minimum of 2-year experience is preferred


  • Paid OOHs renumeration
  • RCVS, BVA & VDS membership
  • Webinar Vet membership
  • CPD allowance
  • 24 days annual holidays
  • Sick Pay
  • Car

The Practice

Guernsey offers a safe, relaxed pace of life, giving you the chance to enjoy our award-winning beaches in a mild climate with fabulous west coast sunsets and stunning cliff views. Our quaint capital has many cafés and outstanding restaurants, with Jersey and France just a day trip away. Whether you enjoy cycling, walking, boating or want to participate in the wide range of activities in the arts or just prefer to enjoy family life there is something for everyone.

We have a fantastic team waiting for you and we can offer all the usual toys in a fully computerised setting.

We will do our utmost to support you in developing your clinical, diagnostic and surgical skills while giving you a chance to integrate within our wonderful island community.

You will also find a comprehensive range of general pet care fact files and useful pet care links at

If this lifestyle appeals to you, we would love to hear from you. This is a chance to be involved in a growing practice surrounded by a motivated supportive team helping you to do the work you trained to do

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