Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon Vacancy, Watford

Location Watford
Discipline: Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon
Contact name: Richard Powell

Contact email:
Job ref: 7223
Published: 7 months ago
Our client close to Watford are looking for a second veterinary surgeon to join them.  The role would include one day of sole charge so candidates need to be comfortable with some basic surgeries and be happy with medical workup.  They are closely affiliated with a local hospital should emergencies arise.

The practice is primarily dog and cat, however, the do also seem to see a fair share of local wildlife!

Our client can accommodate full or part time hours and look at various levels of experience.

A standard full time week is 4 days with one in 3 Saturdays worked at the hospital.  

Package includes:
  • 5 weeks' annual leave plus bank holidays
  • 4-day week with 1:3 half or 1:6 full weekends
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Pay
  • £1,500 CPD Allowance plus 3 days CPD leave (FTE)
  • RCVS, BVA and VDS fees paid
  • Access to Wellbeing support and EAP programme
  • Access to wide range of discounts for days out, high street and holidays.
  • 100% attendance bonus schemes
The following towns can be reached with 25 minutes when driving.
  1. Watford: Interesting Fact: Watford is home to the Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter, where visitors can explore the sets and props used in the Harry Potter film series.

  2. Rickmansworth: Interesting Fact: Rickmansworth is situated on the Grand Union Canal and has a diverse range of wildlife, including a large colony of terrapins.

  3. Bushey: Interesting Fact: Bushey is known for its artistic heritage and was home to numerous notable painters, including Sir Hubert von Herkomer.

  4. Northwood: Interesting Fact: Northwood has one of the highest points in London, named 'Northwood Hills', offering panoramic views of the city.

  5. Pinner: Interesting Fact: Pinner is famous for its annual Pinner Fair, which dates back to 1336 and includes traditional activities and stalls.

  6. Chorleywood: Interesting Fact: Chorleywood is where the Chorleywood bread process, a method of bread-making, was developed in 1961, revolutionizing bread production.

  7. Croxley Green: Interesting Fact: Croxley Green is known for its Grand Union Canal Festival, a celebration of the area's waterways, featuring boat trips and entertainment.

  8. Stanmore: Interesting Fact: Stanmore was the location of RAF Stanmore Park during World War II, which was used as a training center for the Women's Auxiliary Air Force (WAAF).

  9. Harrow: Interesting Fact: Harrow is famous for Harrow School, one of the country's leading independent schools, attended by numerous notable figures throughout history.

  10. Ruislip: Interesting Fact: Ruislip contains Ruislip Lido, a reservoir offering leisure activities such as a beach, woods, and a miniature railway.