Veterinary Surgeon

Location: Staffordshire  |  Staffordshire  |  England
Sector: Vets
Consultant: Sophia Bliss
Job Reference: BHOH_001
Salary: £250 - £300
Job Status: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Animal Health is looking for a Locum Veterinary Surgeon to work within an established and popular small-animal veterinary practice in Stoke On Trent.

The Role:

As a Veterinary Surgeon, you will be to safeguard the health and welfare of animals. It’s likely you’ll do this in a general practice, where you’ll be responsible for the medical and surgical treatment of a range of animals, including domestic, zoo and farm animals.You’ll use your practical skills and knowledge of animal physiology, nutrition and medicine to diagnose illnesses, prescribe medicines and perform surgery. You’ll also manage anaesthesia during procedures and will work to prevent disease in animals and the spread of disease.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Diagnosing and treating sick and injured animals.
  • Performing routine surgeries.
  • Carrying out tests such as blood analysis, X-rays and scans.
  • Carrying out regular health checks and giving vaccinations.
  • Supervising veterinary nurses and support staff.
  • Keeping records of treatments.
  • Communicating with pet owners.

Applicant Requirements:

  • Qualifications: An RCVS recognised Degree in Veterinary Medicine.
  • Experience: Minimum 1 year experience.
  • Compliance: Must be registered with the RCVS.
  • Hours: Working hours are 8.30am to 6.30pm with no OOHs.
  • Travel: Own vehicle would be preferable to travel between the 2 branches of the practice.


  • Accommodation available.

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.