• Location: Kesgrave

  • Reference: VAC-25726

  • Sector: Vet Jobs

  • Job type: Permanent Jobs

  • Expires: 2024-08-31

Job Title: Veterinary Surgeon – Small Animal

Location: Kesgrave, East of England

Discipline: Small Animal

Employment Type: Full-Time, Part-Time, Flexible

Job Summary: We are seeking a skilled and compassionate Veterinary Surgeon to join our small animal team. This role offers flexible working arrangements in terms of days and hours per week, suitable for both full-time and part-time candidates. Typical shifts run from 08:30 to 18:30, with some early and late shifts between 8 am and 7 pm. Weekend work is required but varies based on the weekly hours worked. Full-time vets typically work 1 in 5 Saturdays from 8 am to 12:30 pm. No out-of-hours work is involved.


  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in small animal practice is preferred.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Proficient in clinical and surgical procedures.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Compassionate approach to patient care.
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills.

Work Environment:

  • Modern veterinary hospital with advanced facilities.
  • Supportive and collaborative team environment.
  • Flexible working hours with no out-of-hours commitments.


  • Competitive salary up to £75,000 DOE.
  • Welcome bonus up to £7,500.
  • Relocation allowance up to £1,000.
  • Professional development and continuing education opportunities.
  • Generous holiday allowance.
  • Pension scheme.
  • Employee assistance program.
  • Staff discounts on pet care services and products.

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