Veterinary Surgeon

Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location: Norwich - Norfolk
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #546

Job Type:       Veterinary Surgeon

Salary:            £35,000 to £64,000+ pa DOE

Hours:            40 hrs pw. Flexible Rota Hours, 1:8 Weekends

Location:        Norwich, Norfolk

Job ref:           546

VetFinders are currently recruiting for a client in rural Norfolk looking for Two Veterinary Surgeon’s, with immediate effect. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Vet; 2 or more years qualified (preferred). The practice is an independent 100% small animal practice.

All areas of specialism are welcomed and encouraged, there is a certificate holder already present. This practice wants to speak to likeminded individuals, who are looking for a more sustainable future and wish to further their experience and knowledge and be part of a community. There is a genuine opportunity to have both a clinical and non-clinical role to help the practice continue to evolve.

Would you like to have?

  • Flexible hours?
  • Enjoy a work/life balance?
  • The opportunity to work from home from time to time, to call clients and complete admin?
  • The support of a senior team on hand to help develop and mentor you and ask for assistance?
  • Be able to work up your own case to a high standard?


We are looking for a compassionate and enthusiastic, Veterinary Surgeon committed to providing high standards of patient and client care. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years’ experience; this is not essential, but preferred. The practice would consider applications from new graduates.  Good communication skills are essential.

This role is being offered on a permanent basis at an average of 40 hours per week, with a flexible rota to suit the applicant; a weekend rota of just 1 in 8.  Extra hours and remunerations are available if the out -of- hour’s rota is taken part in. There is a flexible approach to the rota and nothing is set in stone.  The aim is that everyone has a good work/life balance.

This role is supported clinically by a wonderful team of RVNs, utilised in their full capacity, and have good experience between them.

The Practice 

Independently owned and run, for the last 40 years, this practice is respected and established in the area.

The aim is to keep pets healthy and happy.  There are strong sustainability goals within the practice.   The staff pride themselves on being part of the local community.

Fast paced, forward thinking, boasts good facilities and is a great place to learn and develop.  The team currently has 3 Vets, 4 RVNs, 1 SVN, 1 Auxiliary nurse, 2 lovely receptionists, a cleaner and a practice administrator.

Equipment: –

Microscope, Digital X-ray, Ultrasound (high spec), 6 lead ECG, flexible and rigid endoscope, K-Laser, In- House Idexx Lab, various power tools, Elman mono and bipolar unit, IM3 Dental unit, good anaesthetic monitoring equipment.

The location of the practice is beautiful; just 25 minutes’ drive from Norfolk city centre, located in a small Market Town with easy access to the beach, the countryside and the Broads. There are good rail links and an international airport

Must haves:

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

Benefits package:

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

  • Excellent and extremely competitive salary, depending on experience
  • RCVS and VDS paid
  • CPD basic up to £1500 per annum. Certificate ambitions are encouraged and supported with enhanced CPD funding.
  • 4 weeks paid holiday plus bank holidays – see below
  • Staff discount on Pet Care
  • BVA & BSAVA membership (+benefits from being part of these organisations).
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Extra 2 days holiday allowance after 5 years, Option for Sabbatical after 6 years and a spa day every 3rd year.

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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