Job Type: Permanent
Job Reference Number: BH1200
  • Southend-on-Sea
  • Up To £60,000
  • 2021-11-30

Job Description

My client is a successful, family owned, independent veterinary practice situated close to the Essex Coast.  They pride themselves on providing the best care and veterinary treatments for local pets in the Southend-on-Sea area.


They are now seeking a confident, qualified veterinary surgeon with several years’ experience in UK practice to join their small, friendly and supportive team.  Working alongside 4 Vets and 4 RVNs and with modern equipment, you will be someone who is considered an all rounder with good diagnostic skills and an interest in medicine and surgery.  You will be someone who demonstrates a proactive attitude to your cases, is not worried by routine surgeries and is also interested and capable in undertaking the other surgeries seen in general practice.  The practice sees a varied case load with a ‘higher than average’ proportion of diagnostic work.

The ideal candidate would be a team player, someone who listens to, and communicates well with clients, who values their colleagues and who enjoys discussing cases with them, taking the time to work up their cases in what is a very relaxed practice environment.  The practice are looking for an enthusiastic person who wants to improve their veterinary skills and knowledge.


The hours of work will be based on a 4 day week with 1 in 4 Saturdays as part of a rota.  The hours are generally 8.30am to 5.30pm and you will have one evening surgery per week.  Out of hours and overnight care is provided by a local OOH provider who are less than 15 minutes away.


The practice are offering a competitive salary of up to £60,000 per annum, dependent on experience, plus a fantastic benefits package which includes:-


  • CPD budget of 5 days
  • Short Term Accommodation
  • Relocation Allowance
  • Staff discounts
  • Company Pension
  • PMI (after 6 months’ probation)


In order to apply, you must be qualified and registered

Elite Staffing Solutions are acting as an employment agency on this position.