Veterinary Surgeon

Barrier Animal Care Clinic
Permanent, Full time and/or Part time
Up to £60,000 DOE

Posted on 11/05/2022

The Role

Are you looking for a Practice to make your own? Do you want to join a supportive team who aspire to clinical excellence and gold standard care? This may well be the place for you! Barrier Animal Care Clinic have had an exciting opportunity for a Veterinary Surgeon to come in and make it their own practice! This position will be sole charge initially, but we are looking to expand our team.

We would welcome Full Time or Part Time applicants.

The Full-Time position would be a 40-hour week with a mixture of consults and surgery. No OOH. Days / Hours can be discussed.


  • Salary is up to £60k DOE.
  • Relocation Allowance paying up to £5,000, (subject to eligibility)

About Us

Barrier Vets are a small animal practice including exotics, so every day is different! We are an RCVS accredited SA practice situated in SE London by the Thames with excellent transport links and green spaces nearby. The practice is very well equipped with digital x-ray, endoscopy, ultrasound and full lab facilities on site.

About the Team and Culture:

We are a small but very experienced team consisting of 1 Vet, 2 RVN's, 1 SVN, and a Receptionist. You would be working alongside a Head Veterinary Nurse, RVN and SVN, who are excited about this new opportunity and all very supportive. You will also be working alongside a supportive Practice Director who is an RVN and has been working in the industry for over 10 years. We are hugely supportive of each another and are constantly striving to improve the care we provide to our clients and patients alike. We also have the help and support of a visiting specialist orthopaedic surgeon, if needed. CPD’s are supported and encouraged.

Applicant Requirements

We are looking for a confident, experienced vet who has new ideas and wants to run the practice their way.

Benefits - Subject to Pro Rata:

Work-life balance
• 6.6 weeks number of holidays including bank holidays
• Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service
• Your birthday as a paid day off

• Private medical insurance
• Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
• Cycle to Work scheme
• Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing
• Non-accidental injury support

• £1,200 per annum CPD allowance with 5 days paid pro-rata
• Certificate support (not standard, needs confirmed for each advert)
• Learning and development opportunities via the IVC Evidensia Academy
• Access to Vetlexicon – our online encyclopaedia provider
• All our Vets & Nurses can apply for research funding
• All our Vets get £1000 per annum to spend via our Care Fund
• Infection Prevention and Control Programme
• Quality Improvement Programme

Professional Memberships
• BVA membership
• VDS cover
• RCVS fees

• Pawsome Benefits – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers
• Pension – 5% Employee/3% Employer
• Discounted staff pet care

As a BAME and LGBTQ+ 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.

If this position is of interest to you then please get in touch.

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Any questions before applying?

Speak to Megan Dawson from our recruitment team who would be happy to help you with any questions you have before applying for this role.

Barrier Animal Care Clinic

32 Hardens Manor Way, Eastmoor Place, Charlton, SE7 8LP, London, United Kingdom

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Animals treated

  • Small animal