Recent Graduate – Veterinary Surgeon

Location: Herefordshire  |  Herefordshire  |  England
Sector: Vets
Consultant: Michele Dawson
Job Reference: MK_35081
Salary: £25000 - £30000
Job Status: Permanent / Full Time

Seven Animal Health is looking for a newly graduated Veterinary Surgeon to work in a great RCVS-accredited practice based in Hertfordshire. If you would like an exciting, new opportunity then we’d love to hear from you.

The role:

As a Veterinary Surgeon you will be working with small-animals in a RCVS-accredited practice. You will need to set a high standard for the practice and provide excellent client satisfaction. You will work alongside Veterinary Surgeons and Practice Managers to provide the best possible care for animals, while educating pet owners about how they can manage and prevent further injuries and/or sickness.

Key Responsibilities:

  • diagnosing and treating sick and injured animals
  • performing operations
  • carrying out tests such as blood analysis, X-rays and scans
  • providing care for an animal in veterinary hospitals
  • carrying out regular health checks and giving vaccinations
  • keeping records of treatments
  • communicating with pet owners and insurers
  • neutering animals to stop them breeding

Applicant Requirements:

  • Qualifications: A degree in Veterinary Medicine
  • Compliance: Registered with the RCVS and proof to live and work in the UK
  • Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently
  • Hours: 40 hours per week, with flexible shift patterns and 1 in 3 ‘out of hour’ shifts


  • Competitive salary
  • CPD allowance
  • 5 weeks’ annual leave
  • Fantastic career progression
  • Flexible shift patterns

Working with Seven Animal Health:

Established in 2011, the award-winning Seven Animal Health is a leading provider of Veterinary professionals to Hospitals and Private Practices across the UK, Australia and USA. We provide both temporary and permanent solutions, working with every type and level of veterinary professional.

Seven Animal Health is the recruitment service that guarantees experienced, qualified and available staff exactly when you need them. Our expert talent acquisition team seamlessly connect professionals to all areas of animal health; including exotic, equine, small/large animals, and everything in between.

After winning UK Animal Health Recruitment Firm of the year (2018) at the Animal Health & Wellness Awards, we are proud of our nationwide reputation for providing a world-class recruitment service that is underpinned by honesty, integrity and attention to detail.

Refer a friend, family member or colleague for £250

If you’re not the perfect match for this role, but you know a Vet Surgeon who is, help them find their dream job by referring them to Seven Animal Health. As a little ‘thank you’ from us, you will receive £250 for every referral that is successfully placed into a new role.