Permanent Veterinarian Jobs

Browse a range of permanent veterinary jobs across the UK with Carlton Professional Recruitment. We offer a wide range of new and exciting employment opportunities for veterinarians looking to take the next step in their careers. Whether you’re looking for a permanent full-time or part-time role, small or large veterinary practice, we’re delighted to offer a wide variety of job opportunities across the UK. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, get in touch with a member of our recruitment team.

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  • Role Type - Permanent Vet


    Perm SA Vet

    SCOTLAND -Doyou really enjoy being a vet in a first opinion, 100% small animal general practice close to a choice of specialists?Do you have the personality not only be a good team player but the skills, knowledge and confidence to be a leader and to be in sole charge?Would you like to have a say in setting up and reviewing practice systems and protocols and/or do you want to teach the next generation of RVNs?There is no on call! So, plenty of free time and perfectly situated for the cities and the countryside whatever your preference, or you can do both in the same weekend! Pleaseget in touch for more info on this fabulous role!

    Job Ref: 19-00823

    Location: Scotland, Scotland

  • Role Type - Permanent Vet


    Perm Vet

    ESSEX -*NEW PRACTICE* We have an exciting opportunity for you to join a new practice opening at the end of July. This will be a 100% SA independent Practice. You will be assisted by a nursing team. Working hours will be worked out between the 2 Vets, the practice are looking for a 4 day week and 1:2 Saturday mornings. There will be no OOH involved and sole charge at times. They are seeking an experienced vet who is competent in C Sections and issuing Animal passports. Accommodation is also available in the form of a 2 bed cottage 20 minutes driver from the practice if relocating to help you start out. Call now for more information on 0115 9681515 or drop us a mail on recruit@carltonprofessional.co.uk

    Job Ref: 19-00817

    Location: South Woodham Ferrers, England

  • Role Type - Permanent Vet


    Perm SA vet. Experienced or experienced new grad

    NORTH LINCOLNSHIRE – Are you an ambitious new grad or an experienced small animal vet looking for a practice that can offer you progression and welcome new ideas? This vacancy is for you!
    Our clients take great pride in being a 2 branch, independent small animal practice. The practices are within a short driving distance from each other and there is a rota for attending these part time branches. You will be assisted by a nurse and have the use of the company vehicle. The practice is nestled in a small market town on the River Ancholme and offers great transport links via train and airport.
    They hold an exceptional work/life ethic and offer this balance well in their rota system. You will be working a comfortable 4 day week, with 1 late start and 1 early finish. Part of the exceptional service that is offered, is an in house OOH facility. You will be on the light OOH rota of 1 night per week and 1:4 weekend rota. You will be accompanied by a very experienced and supportive Nurse.
    Our clients are looking for a vet that can bring fresh ideas and welcome a passionate approach to their working career. In light if how popular the area is and in addition to a very competitive salary, our clients are willing to assist with relocation and accommodation to ensure the smooth transition into your next role.

    Job Ref: 19-00816

    Location: Brigg, England

  • Role Type - Permanent Vet


    Perm Vet

    BUCKINGHAMSHIRE – We have a long standing independent small animal practice, in the heart of the Chiltern Hills seeking a Permanent Vet for their practice. Their strapline sums up the ethos of the clinic; "Modern Healthcare, Traditional Values . They offer the highest level of patient care combined with good, old-fashioned customer care.

    Eleven vet small animal practice. Traditional partnership with two partners.
    Four day working week. Minimal out-of-hours
    Main surgery in High Wycombe plus three other branches
    RxWorks computer system with live link to branches
    Five consulting rooms at main branch
    Further, at High Wycombe

    Prep area with tub table and scrub sink.
    Further ‘dirty’/ dental tub table
    Digital main x-ray plus separate dental x-ray facilities.
    New colour doppler ultrasound machine
    Endoscopy: Rigid, flexible bronchoscope, flexible gastroscope
    Isoflo anaesthesia
    Full ASIF orthopaedic kit, securos locking plate system, traumadrive drill set.
    Dental room tub table, dental unit with high speed drill, fibre optic light, scaler and polisher. Dental x-ray as above. Equipment relating to restorative dentistry.
    Diathermy
    Laboratory Idexx: Procyte, Catalyst, SnapShot, microscope etc. Same day courier service for any external samples for Idexx.
    Shoreline kennelling plus two walk-in kennels
    Isolation unit with shoreline kennels plus further walk-in

    10 nurses
    16 receptionists
    One practice manager

    Rota

    A duty consists of taking the phone only until 10pm. After 10pm the phones are diverted to VetsNow.
    One whole weekday off every week (the same day every week).
    One early finish every week on the day before your day off we do not work the evening surgery and would expect to leave by 5pm (the exception to this is when your day off is on Monday).
    One weeknight on duty every other week (Mon-Thurs)
    In every eight weeks (on current staffing levels)

    Six weekends are completely free.
    One weekend on first call

    working Saturday morning and afternoon surgery then covering emergencies until Monday morning (but only up to 10pm each evening). Afternoon surgery on Saturday runs until 4pm then we see only emergency cases. We hold a surgery on Sunday morning for urgent and emergency cases only.

    One weekend on second call

    Friday night on first call then Saturday morning consulting until 1pm.

    We start consulting at 8am and the last consults are booked at 6.30pm.
    Consultations are 15 minutes.
    The day is broken into consulting slots typically lasting 1-2 hours.
    We try to ensure that everyone is timetabled to operate for 2 mornings every week, either 1000-1500 or 0800-1400
    The branch work is worked in with the above depending on days off etc. We try to limit the number of vets who are regularly at any particular branch.

    Initially the role would be entirely at the main High Wycombe surgery with the option to start working out of branches if desired in future.

    CPD

    5 days annually. A token budget of 1000 is included in the contract but is generally exceeded.

    Accommodation
    Available on request if available.
    If you are interested in this position or would like to discuss please contact us on 0115 9681515 / recruit@carltonprofessional.co.uk

    Job Ref: 19-00789

    Location: High Wycombe, England

  • Role Type - Permanent Vet


    Perm Vet – Part Time

    NOTTINGHAM – Our client a 100% SA practice are looking for a permanent part time vet to join their team! They are looking for an enthusiastic small animal vet with at least three years of qualified experience, who is passionate about the provision of high quality service to patients and clients. You will be a key participant in the running of our dynamic and forward thinking clinic, supporting the Head Vet and the rest of the veterinary team. You are keen to continually improve your professional knowledge and experience and are an excellent communicator, understanding that educating pet owners about their pets' welfare is just as important as providing high quality treatment.

    Along with free lunch every Friday, you will receive:

    RCVS membership
    Well structured rota
    Good work life balance and a great place to work.
    Competitive Salary

    Job Ref: 19-00734

    Location: Nottingham, England

  • Role Type - Permanent Vet


    Perm Vet

    CHESHIRE – We have an independent RCVS accredited small animal hospital seeking a Permanent Vet for there practice, they strive to provide the highest standards of first opinion care for their patients and clients. They require a small animal vet ideally with at least 2 years experience, the team are currently a team of 6 vets, 9 RVNs and 4 reception/admin staff. They are offering 1:8 rota(one weekend in eight, one week night every other week) with a half day either side of a week night on call or a weekend on call, a set day off each week and the Friday after a weekend on call off too. Salary and CPD package commensurate with experience. There is plenty of support offered for candidates wishing to pursue post-grad certificates. They can also offer accommodation for the on-call nights if required, contactour office on 0115 9681515 / recruit@carltonprofessional.co.uk

    Job Ref: 19-00729

    Location: Sandiway, England

  • Role Type - Permanent Vet


    Perm Saturday Vet

    BEDFORDSHIRE – Our client is a long-established, 100% SA independent practice who are looking for a permanent vet to complement their growing team. The position is for a Saturday Vet working 1 – 2 Saturdays a month, sole charge is required so experience is essential.This is a 2 Vet, single site practice looking for a good all – rounder who would enjoy working as part of a friendly, supportive team within a well-equipped surgery. Contact the office for more details or to apply, start date is expected for March/April.

    Job Ref: 19-00728

    Location: Bedfordshire, England

  • Role Type - Permanent Vet


    Perm Vet

    BEDFORDSHIRE – Our client is a long-established, 100% SA independent practice who are looking for a permanent vet to complement their growing team. This would ideally be a full time role, However part time hours would be considered. Working a shift pattern of either 8-4:30 or 10-7:30 and a Saturday morning on a rota. This role also benefits from no OOH! This is a 2 Vet, single site practice looking for a good all – rounder who would enjoy working as part of a friendly, supportive team within a well-equipped surgery. Sole charge is require for this position so you must be confident enough to consult, also have wide operating experience. Contact the office for more details or to apply, start date is expected for March/April.

    Job Ref: 19-00727

    Location: Bedfordshire, England

  • Role Type - Permanent Vet


    Perm Vet

    SOUTHAMPTON – our client a 100% SA practice are looking for a permanent vet to join their team! You will be joining a growing, thriving team in a state-of-the-art, fully equipped, spacious, purpose-built clinic where you'll have the opportunity to develop your clinical skills with the benefit of an interesting and diverse case-load, the support of a fantastic, forward-thinking team while working for a company with strong values. We truly care about all our team members and the people and pets we look after and want to give more people access to high quality veterinary care by being affordable and convenient for our customers, whilst not compromising on veterinary standards.

    Along with free lunch every Friday, you will also receive:

    33days holidayincluding bank holidays
    5% Pension Contribution, Cyclescheme & Childcare Vouchers
    £1,500 CPD allowance per annum / 5 days off
    VDS Fees covered
    RCVS membership
    Well structured rota
    Good work life balance and a great place to work.

    Our great facilities and supportive team alongside a structured development programme will support you to be the best vet you can be.

    Your standard working hours will be 40 hours per week and you'll be required to workshifts within our opening hours. You will also be part of our weekend rota too, working 1 in every 4 weekends. You will get time off during the week to make up for the weekend hours worked.

    Job Ref: 19-00613

    Location: Southampton, England

  • Role Type - Permanent Vet


    Perm Vet

    NOTTINGHAM – Our client a 100% SA practice are looking for a permanent vet to join their team! They are looking for an enthusiastic small animal vet with at least three years of qualified experience, who is passionate about the provision of high quality service to patients and clients. You will be a key participant in the running of our dynamic and forward thinking clinic, supporting the Head Vet and the rest of the veterinary team. You are keen to continually improve your professional knowledge and experience and are an excellent communicator, understanding that educating pet owners about their pets’ welfare is just as important as providing high quality treatment.

    Along with free lunch every Friday, you will receive:

    33 days holiday including bank holidays
    5% Pension Contribution, Cyclescheme & Childcare Vouchers
    1,500 CPD allowance per annum / 5 days off
    VDS Fees covered
    RCVS membership
    Well structured rota
    Good work life balance and a great place to work.
    Competitive Salary

    Your standard working hours will be 40 hours per week, with a light 1:4 weekend rota. You will get time off during the week to make up for the weekend hours worked.

    Job Ref: 19-00611

    Location: Nottingham, England

  • Role Type - Permanent Vet


    Perm Vet for this Independent practice

    LINCOLNSHIRE – Our clients are seeking a vet to join their progressive, independent 3 branch XLVetspractice in the Lincolnshire Wolds. You willwork alongside 3 certificate holding Directors keen to support the development of their colleagues.

    Fully computerised and equipped to a very high standard including in-house labs,

    digital radiography, anaesthetic monitoring devices, ECG, ultrasound, endoscopy etc.

    Purpose built and recently refurbished premises, highly dedicated and friendly support

    staff.

    1:5 on call rota with out of hours telephone answering and dedicated nursing staff

    On-call.

    Working 4 or 4.5 day weeks, part time applicants considered.
    OOH & Turnover bonus.
    5 days CPD encouraged and funded.
    Excellent recreational facilities on the coast and surrounding picturesque countryside.

    This is a fantastic vacancy that offers incentives and career progression. For an informal talk or to find out more, contact us on 0115 9681515.

    Job Ref: 19-00607

    Location: Spilsby, England

  • Role Type - Permanent Vet


    Perm SA vet

    ST HELENS – Our client are seeking an experienced Vet to join their team.Hours Monday – Friday 8.30am – 6.30pm with a late night in line with weekly rota until 8pm.1in4 weekend rota, 25 annual leave plus bank holiday. There are no OOH.Time is given off site for admin work. They have all the latest equipment, resources working rota, and an excellent team environment. They pay competitively including professional subscriptions, healthcare packages and a generous CPD allowance. For more information please contact us on 0115 9681515 or email recruit@carltonprofessional.co.uk

    Job Ref: 19-00571

    Location: St Helens, England

  • Role Type - Permanent Vet


    Perm SA vet

    KENT – Our client an SA and equine practice are looking to recruit a permanent SA ONLY vet to join their lovely team! They are looking for an experienced Vet to join their 6 Vet, 6 RVN team at their RCVS Accredited Hospital in Kingsnorth, Ashford. They also require a colleague to join our 2 vet practice in Tenterden, Kent. No OOH and a 4 day week provides a great opportunity for a good work/life balance.CPD/certification fully supported with a great team of colleagues to work with. Competitive salary and professional fees funded.

    Job Ref: 19-00507

    Location: Kingsnorth, England

  • Role Type - Permanent Vet


    Lead Vet Surgeon – New Clinic!

    BIRKENHEAD – Our clients are offering this rare opportunity to obtain a lead vet position with them. It is also a chance to be instrumental in establishing their Birkenhead opening at the end of July 2019! The clinic will consist of 8 consulting rooms and 3 operating theatres. It will work closely with their sister practices to provide comprehensive veterinary service for the Wirral and North Cheshire. The position will lead the site whilst working with the clinical and managerial teams and also sculpt the provision of a not for profit vet service for the pets of the area.
    They are after a vet with a social heart, who has excellent people skills, strong clinic ability and ideally experience of working in a fast paced environment with management responsibility.

    Our clients are offering a generous pay scale, pension, private health care, UK and International CPD funded to cert level.

    Our clients are a not for profit organisation that is focused on improving access to vet care.

    Job Ref: 19-00506

    Location: Bolton, England

  • Role Type - Permanent Vet


    Perm Equine Vet

    EAST SUSSEX – Our client a RCVS accredited practice is looking for a permanent equine vet to join their team! The role is working a full time or part time as the practice can be flexible rota, with a competitive salary and generous CPD allowance. The practice has a modern fully-equipped surgical and diagnostic facility. The position would suit those working towards or in reciept of a post gradudate qualification. A practice cab vehicle is provided and practice accomodation is also available.

    Job Ref: 19-00483

    Location: East Sussex, England

  • Role Type - Permanent Vet


    Perm SA or New Grad Vet!

    DOVER – BEAUTIFUL KENT COAST – Our client an independent well established RCVS accredited practice are looking for a perm experienced or new grad vet! Located on the beautiful Kent coast they are a 6 vet practice with 4 branch surgeries who boast a truly mixed caseload of SA, exotics, farm, zoo work and plenty of wildlife!! They are looking for a a vet wanting to consolidate their skills in domestic species whilst also expanding their know lodge of usual patients. The role is full time Mon-Fri with a low impact OOH rota ( 1:5) with nurse support. CPD encouraged and funded and competitive salary. Please get in touch for more information recruit@carltonprofessional.co.uk / 0115 9681515

    Job Ref: 19-00458

    Location: Dover, England

  • Role Type - Permanent Vet


    Perm SA vet

    WEST YORKSHIRE – Our client a 100% SA practice are looking for a permanent SA vet to join their team! The role is working 40hrs per week (35 hrs, 3.5 days Mon-Fri, same day off every week), 1-in-3 weekends (Sat 9-6, Sun 11-4, sole charge weekends only). No OOH. The practice is a busy, growing 2 year old practice. It has a great team of 10 ( 2 vets, 4 rvns, 1 vca and 3 admin) It has all the usual gadgets and lots of clinical support on offer. Please get in touch for more info recruit@carltonprofessional.co.uk / 0115 9681515

    Job Ref: 19-00438

    Location: Brighouse, England

  • Role Type - Permanent Vet


    Perm SA vet

    LONDON ( WALTHAM FOREST) Our client a 100% SA practice are looking to recruit a permanent SA vet to join their team! This is a full time role working Mon-Fri with a 1:4 weekend rota,just working Sat and Sunday 8-4pm with time of in lieu. No OOH involved! Joining a lovely and friendly team of 5 vets and 5 nurses. Competitive salary and generous CPD and Holiday allowance. Please get in touch for more info recruit@carltonprofessional.co.uk / 0115 9681515

    Job Ref: 19-00342

    Location: London, England

  • Role Type - Permanent Vet


    Perm Vet x 2

    NORWICH/SUFFOLK AREA Our clients have 2 exciting opportunities for veterinary surgeons to expand their team. Previously a mixed equine and small animal practice they are now 100% small animal and this has resulted in the need for 2 additional vets to join our team. They are searching for 1 vet with a minimum of 2 years UK experience and a second position is available which would be suitable for a new or recent graduate looking to expand their case load and experience within a supportive and friendly team. Their vets work a 4 day week with a rota to include 4 day weekends off work to allow "mini breaks without eating into holiday entitlement. They pride themselves on offering high quality care for pets an owners and give out vets the opportunity to work up cases to a high standard with support of experienced vets if required. They have a great team of veterinary nurses an receptionists and a modern purpose built practice with digital x-ray, ultrasound and endoscopy. They pride themselves on continually investing in the practice and our staff and providing our clients with client-vet continuity. A share in the out of hours rota would be required but our out of hours is quiet and has full veterinary nurse backup. They provide a generous salary, CPD allowance with certificates for the right candidate, funded RCVS and VDS fees, pension, private healthcare and a friendly supportive team.

    Job Ref: 19-00288

    Location: Suffolk, England

  • Role Type - Permanent Vet


    Permanent Part Time Vet

    BEDFORDSHIRE – Our clients are an Independent small animal vet practice and are a seeking small animal Vet with around 5 years’ experience, who is interested in progressing their veterinary career and wants to work as part of an independent, motivated team with no after hours. The practice is looking for 2-3 days per week, with Flexible working hours in a very supportive environment. Must be able to extend to cover holidays. One in 3 Saturday mornings, the rest of the weekend is yours! Every third week is a long weekend off! 28 Days holiday a year (including bank holidays). working hours are Mon-Fri 8:30-19:00 (generally with 2 hours off in the middle of the day) and Saturday mornings 8:30-12:00. Our clients are an independent, RCVS Practice Standards Scheme and Cat Friendly accredited small animal practice with no after-hours, looking for an RCVS registered veterinary surgeon to join their happy team. They are an exceptionally well-equipped, diagnostic orientated practice. As you might expect we have a full Idexx in-house lab, ultrasound (4 probes), Laparoscopic surgery, bronchoscopy, endoscopy, DR dental radiography, CR radiography and everything else you can think of or desire! One of the vets is an advanced practitioner in Diagnostic Imaging. They are a small team who enjoy working together. There are 2 receptionists, 3 nurses, a trainee nurse and 2 FTE vets (4 vets). They are looking for an assistant vet who is interested in practicing good medicine and understands treating pets involves looking after people too. They are centrally placed in England between Cambridge and Bedford, with easy access to London by train or car along the A1M corridor. CPD encouraged and paid, call the office now on 0115 9681515 or email recruit@carltonprofessional.co.uk

    Job Ref: 19-00279

    Location: Potton,, England