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Veterinary Surgeon - Cardiff

Cardiff (Caerdydd)
Salary dependant on experience £40-65K
Closing date
14 Feb 2022

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

Salary:         £40,000 to £65,000+ pa DOE

Hours:         Full, 40 hrs pw (Part Time considered), No OOH's

Location:     Newport, Cardiff & Barry, South Wales

Job ref:        1483

As part of our clients on-going expansion, they are looking to hire several Veterinary Surgeons to join their friendly, approachable, and professional branch teams at established South East Wales practices in Cardiff and Barry and at a new branch in Newport

The Roles:

There are consults and surgeries throughout the week, Monday – Friday. Occasional weekend work to cover annual leave or sickness absence.

The Full-Time rota is 4 days a week, 8.30am to 6.30pm (one hour for lunch). No weekends. Part time rota is flexible and can be adapted to individual.

Consulting & surgery skills will be assessed for responsibility and standard prior to advancement for sole charge

Candidates would ideally have a minimum of 1+ years’ experience in small animal practice but within company training regime new grads would be considered. A consult only rota may also be available if of interest.

A 3 months’ probation period with a review is required.

Must haves:

  • RCVS registered and qualified
  • Ideally 1+years, post grad, small Animal Experience   
  • Certain positions within progression training would be suitable for a new grad
  • Flexible rotas for full and part time
  • Possess the right to work in the UK
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Be a great team player

About the practice:

The practice prides itself on offering exceptional veterinary care and an unrivalled service whether at their surgery or at your home. 24 hours a day.

They are a local, independent family run business where your pet is guaranteed continuity of care from their team of vets and nursing staff. The practice’s aim is to provide a unique and bespoke service to deliver a standard of care and service they believe will allow them to stand apart in the care your pet may currently be receiving.

Their Head Vet was awarded ‘Vet of the Year@ 2016/17 by PetPlan, the number one pet insurance provider which was voted for by the public.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work with an Award winning, independent and well-respected practice with an experienced team of specialists

Benefits package:

  • 20 days A/L +
  • 8 bank holidays a year. (January - December)
  • CPD allowance - £1500 per annum
  • VDS Membership
  • RCVS Membership once registered
  • Pension scheme
  • Salary will be discussed and dependant on candidate experience.
  • Current Government Covid 19 guidelines are in place.
  • Covid 19 PPE provided

All you need to know is that when you apply, we will process your details with the utmost care, we pass on your application for the clients review for the vacancy you have applied for only. We may contact you via telephone/text/email in regards to the vacancy, but your data is held and processed in accordance of your application for the vacancy, in terms of recruitment fulfilment.

If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first, just let us know the job reference.

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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