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Experienced Veterinary Surgeon – Colchester, Essex

Colchester, Essex
Salary Up to £75k dependent on experience
Closing date
16 Apr 2021

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Animal Health, Small Animal, Practice, Veterinary
Job Type
Veterinary Surgeon
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Surgery Information / Job Description

“My main objective as an employer is to provide you with a happy, healthy working environment where you can thrive. I enjoy investing in your growth and development and it is important to me that you are able to maintain a great work-life balance. In addition to this, we like to offer you a fantastic salary, reflective of your level of service and expertise”

JF Nell, Practice Owner and Veterinary Surgeon BVSc MRCVS

You can expect to receive:
• Salary between £50,000-£75,000 dependent on experience, additional skills and/or certificate qualifications
• Funded certificate studies encouraged
• No sole charge or out of hours work
• Private medical insurance
• Life assurance 4 x annual salary
• Pension scheme
• Paid memberships
• Enhanced annual leave of 28 days including bank holidays rising to 33 days including bank holidays after 2 years’ service 

Person Specification

We are a friendly 6 vet team working in a busy, successful, growing practice with a broad and varied medical and surgical caseload. One of our vets gained his PgC SAS whilst working at the practice and he very much enjoys applying everything he learned in day to day practice. We fully encourage and support further certificate studies and are happy to invest in advanced equipment required to do your job well. We are fortunate to have a highly experienced and supportive team of veterinary nurses and animal care assistants which makes life so much easier.  

Our vets have a great rota with ample long weekends off to ensure they have enough time out of work. Colchester is a thriving town which lies on the Essex-Suffolk border with many picturesque villages and stunning countryside on its doorstep. We are only minutes away from the coast, London and Stanstead airport making it an ideal base for traveling. 

If this sounds like the kind of collaborative work you want to be involved in or would simply like to know more, please click the apply button.  

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer


Established in 2001, Vet4Pets and Companion Care provide management services to their network of small animal veterinary practices across the UK.

Practices are located either within Pets At Home stores or as standalone units, both under the highly successful joint venture business model. Vets4Pets and Companion Care form the Pets At Home Vet Group, operated with their Joint Venture Vet Partners.  As at 1st January 2015, The Pets at Home Vet Group operated 308 Vet practices across the UK, including 121 standalone and 187 in-store practices under the Vets4Pets and Companion Care brands and as at 14th November 2014, The Pets at Home Vet Group employed 841 veterinary surgeons and we are now the largest small animal veterinary group in the UK. Each Vets4Pets and Companion Care practice offers a comprehensive range of treatments from vaccinations, neutering, general healthcare and advice to the more specialised services of intensive care medicine and surgical procedures.

The Support Office is based in Kingston Lisle, Oxfordshire and employs over 145 colleagues to help support the business needs of the joint venture partners (JVP) and their teams.

Our business is underpinned by core values – “We get better every day”  “We put pets first”  “We take pride in what we do”  “We have fun”  “We do what we say we will do” and “We have fun”!

As you would expect from the market leader in small animal veterinary care we offer a supportive and friendly working environment together with career development opportunities and an excellent package and benefits that includes; competitive salary, CPD allowance and exclusive company discounts and rewards - including 20% off at Pets at Home, Rideaway, The Groom Room and the Vet Group.

If you share our passion for delivering outstanding pet healthcare and great customer service and would like to join our team, then we would love to hear from you.

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Isambard House
Fire Fly Avenue
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