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Veterinary Surgeon - Swindon, Wiltshire

Swindon, Wiltshire
Salary dependent on experience £37k+
Closing date
1 Nov 2021

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Small Animal, Veterinary
Job Type
Veterinary Surgeon
Contract Type
Full Time
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Job Details

Job Type:       Veterinary Surgeon

Salary:            £37,000 to £45,000+ pa DOE

Hours:            4 days pw. No OOH’s

Location:        Swindon, Wiltshire

Job ref:           1479

Here at Vetfinders we are helping a practice find its next hire. They have a new opportunity for an experienced, 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 an independent 100% small animal practice in Swindon.


  • No OOH
  • 4 days a week 9am - 6.30pm
  • 1:5 Weekend duties - Sat morning consults only, then just in-house patients

You will be competent at all routine surgery as a minimum requirement, preferably good at medicine and consulting. There is a need for excellent client care skills and practices `no fear` principles and have a passion for first opinion practice at a high level.

Ideally wishing to do surgical or medical certificate in next few years

Your rota will; be working at the main clinic for two days and two days at the branch. At the branch, you be alone own with a senior RVN, ANA, receptionists, manager. The Practice has its own Prep/Dental room, Operating Theatre and separate dog and cat kennels.

At least 2 years, small animal experience is preferred. Not suitable for New Grads.  

This independent 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.

The Practice

The practice has very little need to refer anything, holistic approach to veterinary medicine, so loyal the client base is often for several generations e.g. Orthopaedic cases seen from early stages of prevention to treatments such as laser and prp /stem cell, with in house physio and orthopaedic surgeon

CPD orientated but strive for open culture of work with good work life balance

Good palliative and end of life care [platinum awarded by compassionate care]. Developing separate cat clinic and euthanasia centre

Team of caring staff who have been with clinic since first job or over 10 years but who like change and progression but understand family-owned pets. The have a total of 35 staff; Clinical team consists of 5 vets, 17 nursing staff, 10 client care team, practice manager, accounts manager and cleaner. Nurse’s training centre for over 30 years

Supportive environment in a growing town with beautiful countryside and access to major towns e.g., Bath, Cirencester, Bristol and Oxford

Their motto is `making life better`. Which applies for pets for clients, for them and for the business


  • VDS & RCVS membership fees included
  • Generous employee discount
  • Annual pay reviews based on performance
  • Company pension scheme

This is a 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 1stApply now!

Supporting Blue Cross. ‘A dream job for you, a Blue Cross Nurse paid for too.’

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Thanks, and Good luck, VetFinders.


VetFinders is a recruitment business with a social mission at its heart. We are more than a recruitment business whose only aim is to make a profit, this isn’t us! We aim to make a profit of course we do but we work with a number of charities  giving back to the industry we love.  Giving is at the heart of our business, we work with the local college Askham Bryan sponsoring two nurse students through their studies, have worked  with Street Vet advertising their roles for free, donate to a local charity helping disabled and life limiting children with animal therapy and work with Blue Cross. When we place candidates in a new role we donate enough to pay for a Blue Cross nurse for the day. ‘A dream job for you, a Blue Cross Nurse paid for too.’

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