Graduate Veterinary Surgeon

IVC Evidensia

Colchester, England, United Kingdom


£30k+ (annually)

Vet Surgeon

Aug 17

The Role

Small Animal Graduate Veterinary Surgeon position based in East Anglia.

40 hours per week over 4 days working between 8:30am to 8pm. 1/8 Saturday mornings allowing for a great work/life balance.

About Us

This position is in a friendly and supportive 1st opinion practice based in Colchester that is looking to support a New Graduate Small Animal Vet. The surgery is situated in Colchester and is well equipped with modern and high-tech equipment including Class IV laser, echocardiography, digital x-ray and tonometry.  They have recently invested in a cat only waiting area and consulting room.

About the Team and Culture

The wonderful team is made up of 11 Vets and 9 Nurses with many certificate holders. The team will provide a caring, thoughtful, and supportive environment for an effective introduction to the sector and although they value and will support specialisation, they equally see the progression into practice leadership as a key contribution to the management of the practice.

They have regular team and practice meetings for staff updates as well as great wellbeing initiatives including formal and informal team events and meetings. The practice also supports their local animal welfare charities.

Applicant Requirements

We are looking for a new Graduate Veterinary Surgeon, eligible to register with the RCVS.


Brilliant Rewards

  • Starting salary of £30,000 per annum
  • £5000 Welcome payment (subject to tax deductions) paid at the beginning of year 1
  • All professional memberships paid for the first two years
  • Private medical insurance
  • Employer pension contribution
  • Attendance to a national veterinary conference event each year as well as our own graduate academy conference
  • 5 weeks paid holiday plus birthday leave (not including bank holidays)
  • Discounted gym membership, cashback benefits system

As a BAME and LGBT+ 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.

Join a company full of brilliant people and build your brilliant future on the IVC Evidensia Vet Surgeon Graduate Academy.

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