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Mixed Veterinary Surgeon Needed ** GRADUATE APPLICANTS WELCOMED** - Tyne and Wear

JHP Recruitment
Tyne and Wear
Industry Leading Salary
Closing date
8 Jul 2022
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My client in the Tyne and Wear area is looking for a Mixed Veterinary Surgeon to join the team in their independently owned group.

This practice are proud to offer 24 hour emergency care as well as being veterinary nurse training practice and RCVS accredited. This practice offers a supportive, encouraging work environment and pride themselves on top quality, modern medicine and surgery in the heart of North East England, close to excellent transport links, city centres, countryside’s and the coast.

Their team of experienced vets and nursing staff are on duty 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, providing round the clock care for their clients.
Every branch this client operates offers a wide range of services including vaccinations, flea and worm treatment, free puppy and kitten checks, dietary advice and weight clinics, dental clinics, elderly pet checks, behaviour clinics and pet passports.

Some of the diagnostic and surgical services available to their clients include fully-equipped operating theatres at every branch, dental equipment, radiography, ultrasonography, endoscopy, ECG and in-house laboratories.

They are in need of a Mixed veterinary Surgeon to join their team. The mix is 80% small animal, 10% farm and 10% equine and would be 4 days per week but can be flexible. There would be 1 full weekend on call in every 6 (for every full weekend worked, no night on call the following week and a Friday or Monday off to make a long weekend) and 1 Saturday morning in 3 (one of these will be part of the full weekend on call every. Bank Holiday cove is usually shared.


For the right candidate there is a fantastic package on offer including:

  • Minimum of 6 weeks annual paid leave
  • Birthday off
  • Starting salary - 5 days 35K, 4 days 30,500K for graduates increasing with experience.
  • Experienced vet salary will also be commensurate with experience and whether car, fuel card and accommodation are required
  • 6-month review resulting in salary increase on successful completion of 6-month probationary period
  • Year 1 review, salary increase and bonus related earnings
  • Profit sharing scheme after 1-year review
  • No sole charge on call work
  • Professional RCVS and VDS membership paid
  • Generous CPD allowance, encouraged and supported including certificate funding.
  • Regular in house CPD
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • BUPA healthcare cover
  • Accommodation and company car provided or allowances
  • Mobile phone
  • Discounted pet treatments for your pets on successful completion of 6-month probationary period

If this role is something to could be of interest to you please apply below.


JHP Recruitment Ltd are a specialist recruitment company working within the Veterinary industry. We are able to supply both locum and permanent candidates of all levels. Our team has many years’ experience within the sector and we pride ourselves on providing a professional and friendly service.

If you are a Veterinary Surgeon, Veterinary Nurse, Veterinary Care Assistant, Practice Manager or Receptionist seeking work in the Veterinary Industry, please contact us today via email or telephone.

We are also seeking candidates who are looking to take the next step in their career and possibly looking at becoming a ‘Joint Venture Partner’.

Find Us
01392 249643
1b Newbery House
Endsleigh Crescent
Clyst Honiton
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