Veterinary Surgeon Jobs

Please see below our latest vacancies for veterinary surgeon jobs, or get in touch to help you find your next dream veterinary role from our selection of vet surgeon jobs

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We are a specialist veterinary recruitment business with a social mission at our heart. We have 40 years of recruitment experience helping perm and locum vets find their perfect role.

Whether you have a specific role you are interested in or would like us to find you the right veterinary surgeon vacancies, we are here to help.

Veterinary Surgeon


As a veterinary surgeon, you’ll need to:

  • Promote and maintain the health of animals
  • Advise owners on how to care and feed animals
  • Adhere to the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons Code of Professional conduct
  • Know the law surrounding animals and their welfare
  • Adhere to practices  guidelines and procedures 
  • Comply with Health and Safety and COSHH policies 
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date clinical treatment records
  • Actively promote veterinary surgeon jobs and your career
  • Undertake regular CPD and liaise with other professionals within the industry 
  • Improve professional clinical standards, quality and safety of care.


As a veterinary surgeon, you are expected to:

  • Meet and consult with pet and animal owners
  • Work in a surgery environment, visit animals in the natural surroundings and carry out home visits
  • Examine and treat a whole range of different species depending on speciality 
  • Prescribe the appropriate treatment and operate if necessary
  • Carry out tests such as x-rays, blood samples and ultrasound scans
  • Neuter animals to prevent them from breeding
  • Immunise animals against different types of disease
  • Euthanise old and terminally ill animals
  • Diagnose illnesses in a variety of different animals
  • Handle uncooperative animals and owners 
  • Ensure all work is billed correctly 
  • Working on call as and when required
  • Have a strong work ethic and caring approach always
  • Administer regular vaccinations and inoculations
  • Perform routine and complex operations including, castrations, neutering and post-accident 
  • Carrying out a variety of scans including x-rays, haematology, faecal analysis, ultrasounds and biopsies.


  • We have a thorough 15 point recruitment process which covers every aspect of your requirements.
  • We work with most of the large vet groups and many independent practices so have access to a huge number of roles. With your authorisation, we can also market your CV (confidentially) to specific practices as many roles aren’t advertised. If that dream role exists  we will find it. There is no need to send your CV anywhere else again!
  • We are 100% transparent throughout the whole recruitment process and will not send your CV to a practice without authorisation from you. Guaranteed!
  • Career development. We can develop a career plan for you and review this every few months to make sure you are on track. 
  • We employ an in house career advisor to help with any career advice.
  • We offer psychometric profiling for all candidates if required.  You learn a lot about yourself and it recommends areas for personal growth and development.
  • Every successful candidate we register we donate £10 to one of our 4 charities.
  • When we place a candidate a percentage of that fee will go to one of 4 charities we have chosen to work with.   You will choose where this money goes and receive regular updates.    
  • Our business is not just transactional and one dimensional, we want to build long term relationships with candidates and help you throughout your career.  
  •  One of our goals is to build a community of loyal Vets and Nurses who stay with VetFinders and use our services throughout their career.

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