29 July 2022

Assistant Veterinary Surgeon - Crouch End


up to £40K DOE


North, London

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We are seeking an Assistant Veterinary Surgeon to join this lovely Crouch End practice in North London. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 1-2 years’ UK small animal practice (or UK equivalent) experience and be confident in their recommendations.

The surgery is near a large park, It's based in a lovely part of London with a very villagey feel - lots of coffee shops, pubs and restaurants on the doorstep! 

They have fantastic clients and are very active in the local community. They take pride in their collaborative approach; you will have the opportunity to call upon their experienced vets for advice including Certificate Holders and a Diplomate. 

You will be working alongside a Certificate Holder in Surgery within a well-equipped practice including both digital XRay and dental x-ray, ultrasound, tonometer, bronchoscope and endoscope, blood pressure machine, ECG, full lab including microscope, haematology and biochemistry analyser, bone kit as well as full ex-lap kit including suction and diathermy. All out-of-hour care is managed by a local  hospital, where you will also have access to CT and MRI.


This role offers a basic salary between £36,000 - £40,000 per annum depending on experience.

A generous CPD allowance of £1500 CPD with 3-days CPD leave is also designed to drive your progress, balanced by a 4-day week with 5 weeks annual holiday allowance plus bank holidays. Plus RCVS, VDS and BVA membership. 

You will be included on the on-call and bank holiday rota which is fair share amongst all vets in the region. On-call approx. 3 weeks of the year, providing support to their night team at the nearby hospital if required. 

They can also support Certificates of Sponsorship for a Tier 2 (General) Visa if you meet the criteria and are eligible to register as a veterinary surgeon with the RCVS upon arrival in the UK.

Joining this professional, personable team in the practice, you’ll deliver exceptional care by going beyond consulting to listen and empathising, putting patients and clients first, always.

As qualified MRCVS, you’ll already have good experience gained in small animal practice. You’ll be competent in clinical examination and surgery and confident working sole charge or as part of the wider team. Sharing their values being trustworthy, caring and progressive, you will have all the softer skills essential to working effectively, building trusting relationships with your colleagues, harnessing their one team culture.

You will also display good communication skills and the desire to share your knowledge and skills by being an outstanding, positive example to others.

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