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Veterinary Surgeon

Eastcott Veterinary Clinic & Hospital
Swindon, Wiltshire
Salary up to £45,000 dependant on experience
Closing date
2 Jun 2022

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Small Animal, Hospital, Veterinary
Job Type
Veterinary Surgeon
Contract Type
Part Time
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Part-time Primary Care Veterinary Surgeon required to join our forward-thinking team at Eastcott Veterinary Clinical and Hospital in Swindon.

Are you a vet surgeon committed to make a better life for pets?

Would you like to be part of an experienced and forward-thinking team of clinicians?

Eastcott Veterinary Clinic & Referrals is a multi-disciplinary veterinary referrals practice with a small animal primary care service. Eastcott is based in Swindon and attracts referrals from all over the South and Southwest. We have practices in Dorcan, Swindon (main hospital) North Swindon (branch surgery) and Old Town (branch surgery).  

We provide 24-hour emergency services and routine primary care for small animals. The referral hospital is specialist-led and provides the following services: anesthesia, cardiology, dentistry and oral/maxillofacial surgery, diagnostic imaging, emergency and critical care, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, orthopedics, soft tissue surgery and physiotherapy.  

Due to our ever-expanding caseload within the Primary Care team, we are looking for part-time Veterinary Surgeon to join us. The rota will include consulting, operating, 1 in 8 weekends and on call night duties.

We are looking for

  • Veterinary Degree Registrable in the UK enabling full MRCVS status 
  • Excellent communication skills with associates at all levels 
  • Interest in cardiology would be beneficial, however, not a must
  • A can-do attitude with a determination to succeed 
  • Strong Team ethos 
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills 

Benefits package includes

  • Competitive Salary Package – up to £45,000 (pro-rata)
  • 5 weeks annual leave plus your birthday off! 
  • RCVS /VDS membership fully funded 
  • CPD and certificate study encouraged and supported with enhanced CPD funding 
  • Linnaeus Wellness Programme 
  • Mental Health First Aider onsite 
  • Staff Discount on pet care 
  • Eye care & cycle to work scheme 

 Part of an amazing global family 

The future of the veterinary world is at the heart of everything we do. We are all individual but two important things bring us together: a commitment to excellence and our passion to make A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS.

Linnaeus is owned by Mars, that makes us part of their 70,000 Veterinary Health Associates who spend their days thinking about the 400 million pets of the world and how to improve their lives. Being part of this amazing global group gives us the benefit of a huge network of experts and specialists, a future we can invest in and the security that allows us to concentrate on what we do best – caring for pets.

Our Associates are fundamental to our success and we are proud to count some of the finest specialists, veterinary surgeons and nurses in the UK among our team. Being part of the Mars family of businesses provides huge development opportunities across the group for our Associates.


Eastcott Vets Swindon in the only veterinary practice in the UK to be voted UK Vet Practice of the Year twice. It is the only Swindon vets to have ever been voted UK Vet Practice of the Year. Eastcott Vets, Veterinary Nurses and Staff have been nomimated for awards every year since the awards have been running. 

We are passionate about our work and we are dedicated to providing the highest levels of care for your pets and the best possible service to you.

Each year we choose a pet charity to support. In 2012 we raised £10,000 to fund the training of a Guide Dog puppy. Our puppy was born on 17th July 2012 and is called Edsion after our hospital.

Find Us
Edison Park
Dorcan Way
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