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Veterinary Surgeon

Highertown Veterinary Clinic
Truro, Cornwall
Salary up to £55,000 depending on experience.
Closing date
15 Jul 2022

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The Role

Here at Highertown Vets, we are looking for a dedicated Veterinary Surgeon to join our team. You will become a member of our very experienced veterinary team, providing a superb standard of care to our many lovely patients and clients.

We can be very flexible with the number of days you will work each week. Usually, it would be 4 days per week working between 15-30 hours. There will be 1 in 4 Saturday mornings included. There is no out of hours with this role.

The salary will be up to £55,000 depending on experience.

About Us

We are a long-established practice that has been providing fantastic service and care in the area for over 40 years. We have a reputation for excellence and compassion, and it is important to us that our clients feel involved with decisions around their pet's care. Our unique selling point is that we genuinely listen to clients. We have CR diagnostic and dental X-ray, high-quality ultrasound, and Idexx Laboratory machines. We are situated in the beautiful city of Truro in Cornwall; on the doorstep of the most spectacular coastal and countryside scenery the UK has to offer. The beaches are second to none and access to water sports and outdoor pursuits is unsurpassed

You will be the fourth member of our Veterinary Surgeon team. We have 2 Registered Veterinary Nurses, 2 Student Veterinary Nurses, 2 Receptionists, and a Practice Manager. One of our Vets is a Cert SAM holder, and we also benefit from regular visits by a Cert AVP SA Cardiologist.

Applicant Requirements

We would be looking for a qualified and, ideally, experienced Veterinary Surgeon, however, a confident and competent new graduate could be considered. An interest in Diagnostic Imaging would be desirable.

Benefits - Subject to Pro Rata:

  • Enhanced holiday entitlement and increasing holiday based on length of service
  • CPD paid days and allowance
  • L&D opportunities through the IVC Evidensia Academy
  • Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • BVA Membership paid
  • VDS cover
  • Birthday leave
  • Discounted veterinary fees
  • Various discounts including retail & gym memberships
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Service-related company sick pay
  • Sponsorship for overseas employees
  • Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing
  • Relocation packages
  • Career progression opportunities

As a BAME and LGBTQ+ inclusive employer, we are keen to hear from candidates from all minority and diverse groups. As a Disability Confident Employer, we are keen to hear from candidates with disabilities and long-term health conditions and would be happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments needed during the recruitment process.

If this position is of interest to you, please get in touch. BH5065

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Highertown Veterinary Clinic is dedicated to 'caring for your pet'. We are situated on the main arterial route into Truro from the West and have ample free parking outside the surgery. Our clients extend to Penzance and the far west of Cornwall, St Mawes and the Roseland Peninsula, Perranporth, St Agnes, Newquay and Falmouth.



Our fully qualified and long established practice team believe in traditional values and close relationships with our patients and their owners to ensure exceptional, affordable care. At Highertown Veterinary clinic, we treat your pet like our family.




We have 3 veterinary surgeons and offer a full range of veterinary services including surgery, medicine, x-rays, ultrasound and other facilities.  


Find Us
01872 273408
23 Highertown
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