Veterinary Surgeon – Surrey UK (Visa Sponsorship)

Veterinary Surgeon – Surrey UK (Visa Sponsorship)

Purovets presents an excellent opportunity for a Veterinary Surgeon to join a well-established, family-run independent practice in a picturesque village in Surrey. This location offers a variety of shops, boutiques, cafes and restaurants, along with excellent schools and transport links, making it a desirable area to live and work.

This family-owned group operates multiple practices across Surrey, all of which are outfitted with state-of-the-art equipment such as an In-house laboratory, Digital X-ray, Ultrasound, Endoscope and more.

In addition to these facilities, the specialist 24-hour flagship referral hospital features advanced ultrasound technology and access to specialists in Cardiology and Diagnostic Imaging.

The role involves a combination of consulting and surgical duties, with ample support for professional growth and development. The client prioritizes work-life balance and employee well-being, providing robust support throughout your career.

Key requirements include excellent communication skills and the ability to strengthen client relationships through clear and compassionate explanations of diagnoses and procedures. You will collaborate with a specialist team at the 24-hour Veterinary Hospital, ensuring patients receive top-tier healthcare without needing external referrals.

The Rota: 

  • Full-time position
  • 4-day work week
  • 1 in 3 Saturdays
  • No OOH, Bank Holidays or Sundays

The Benefits: 

  • Competitive salary up to £80,000 for experienced Veterinary Surgeons or Certificate Holders 
  • Increasing holidays with tenure, starting at 5.6 weeks per year and up to 7.6 weeks
  • £4000 CPD allowance, supporting personal and professional development 
  • Option for paid sabbaticals 
  • Accommodation availability
  • Visa sponsorship 
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Regular team social events

Job Responsibilities:

Consultation and Diagnosis: Conduct thorough consultations with clients to diagnose and treat a variety of small animal health issues.

Surgical Procedures: Perform a range of surgical procedures, ensuring the highest standards of care and precision.

Treatment Planning: Develop and implement comprehensive treatment plans tailored to individual patient needs.

Client Interaction: Build strong relationships with clients through excellent communication and personalized care.

Collaboration: Work closely with a specialist team at the 24-hour Veterinary Hospital to provide gold-standard healthcare.

Professional Development: Stay current with advancements in veterinary medicine and continuously seek opportunities for professional growth.

Practice Management: Assist in the daily operations of the practice, ensuring a high standard of care and service.

Emergency Care: While the role does not require out-of-hours work, be prepared to handle emergency situations during practice hours.

Record Keeping: Maintain accurate and detailed medical records for all patients.

Community Engagement: Participate in community events and initiatives to promote the practice and educate the public about animal health.

For more details or a confidential discussion, please contact Lorna at 01904 570056 or email

About Purovets

Purovets is a distinguished recruitment agency headquartered in the vibrant city of York, specializing in the veterinary sector. Renowned for its commitment to excellence, Purovets focuses on connecting highly skilled veterinary professionals with exceptional job opportunities across the UK. Leveraging its deep industry knowledge, the agency provides tailored recruitment solutions that meet the unique needs of both candidates and employers.

From veterinary surgeons and nurses to administrative and support roles, Purovets ensures that each placement not only meets the technical requirements but also aligns with the cultural and personal aspirations of the candidates, fostering long-term success and job satisfaction.

Strategically located in York, a city known for its rich history and dynamic business environment, Purovets benefits from excellent transport links and a central position within the UK. This prime location enhances the agency’s ability to serve a wide range of veterinary practices, from rural clinics to urban hospitals. Purovets’ team of experienced professionals, passionate about the veterinary field, offers insightful advice and dedicated support throughout the recruitment process.

Their extensive network and comprehensive understanding of the industry allow Purovets to match top-tier candidates with leading practices, establishing the agency as a trusted partner in veterinary recruitment. Through its unwavering dedication to quality and client satisfaction, Purovets continues to contribute significantly to the advancement of veterinary care standards nationwide.


What qualifications do I need to apply for the Veterinary Surgeon position in Surrey?

You need to be a qualified Veterinary Surgeon with a degree in Veterinary Medicine and Surgery (or equivalent) and be registered with the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS).

Is experience required for this role or are recent graduates considered?

While experience is preferred, recent graduates are welcome to apply. The practice provides support and mentorship to help new graduates develop their skills.

What are the working hours for this position?

The role is full-time, with a 4-day work week and 1 in 3 Saturdays. There are no out-of-hours (OOH), Bank Holidays or Sunday work required.

What kind of facilities and equipment does the practice have?

The practice is fully equipped with state-of-the-art facilities including an In-house laboratory, Digital X-ray, Ultrasound, Endoscope and more. The flagship referral hospital also offers advanced ultrasound technology and specialist services.

What is the salary range for this position?

The salary for this position can go up to £80,000, depending on experience and qualifications.

Are there opportunities for professional development and continuing education?

Yes, there is a £4000 CPD allowance, with certificates funded and supported. The allowance can be used for both personal and professional development.

Is accommodation provided for this role?

Yes, accommodation is available as part of the benefits package.

Do you offer visa sponsorship for international candidates?

Yes, visa sponsorship is available for international candidates.

What kind of support is available for work-life balance and employee well-being?

The practice prioritizes work-life balance and well-being, offering a supportive environment, an Employee Assistance Programme and the option to take paid sabbaticals.

How can I apply for this position or get more information?

For more information or a confidential chat, you can contact Lorna at 01904 570056 or email You can also visit the website to view all vacancies and apply.

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