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Veterinary Surgeon

Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Salary package up to £55,000 per annum
Closing date
13 Dec 2023

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We have great opportunities for a veterinary surgeon to join our Cheltenham area, working in our Leckhampton (Vets in the Park) Cheltenham (Overton) and Charlton Kings. 

The successful applicant should be highly motivated, have strong organisational and management skills and have the drive and ambition to help develop these practices further. A client-orientated approach and excellent communication skills is a must, alongside the ability to work to a very high standard both medically and surgically. Strong mentor skills are essential as you will play a crucial part within the team.

  • Charlton Kings has small theatre w dental kit- so dentals & minor ops; Cheltenham x-ray, US, endoscopy, ortho kits, separate dog/cat wards & isolation, quiet room for euthanasia.
  • Megan is a surgery cert holder, we have 1 nurse working to surgery cert also & one doing advance diploma in behaviour. 
  • Keen & supportive nursing team, involved in consults, nutrition, behaviour, wounds etc.; separate reception team; vets & nurses happy to support new grads/return to works; we support SVN training heavily.
  • Scope to explore own interests for candidate.

Career progression is actively promoted and partnership opportunities are available for the right candidate.

The role is working 4 days per week plus one in four Saturdays. We can also offer other flexible working hours for the right candidate please email


Salary and benefits:

Salary and benefits (FTE)

Salary package up to £55,000

CPD allowance and 3 days CPD leave

RCVS, VDS and BVA fees paid

5 weeks annual leave plus bank holidays

Enhanced maternity and paternity leave

Access to Wellbeing support and EAP programme

Access to wide range of discounts for days out, high street and holidays.

100% attendance bonus schemes

1 day 'Pet'ernity Leave

We also offer relocation allowances should you move more than 50 miles from your current home address.

We can also support Certificates of Sponsorship for a Tier 2 (General) Visa if you meet the criteria and are eligible to register as a veterinary surgeon with the RCVS upon arrival in the UK.



Cheltenham is adjacent to the M5 motorway and is based an hour away from Bristol and Birmingham (and two hours away from London). Bordering the Cotswolds, Cheltenham offers an excellent base to explore and has a wide range of shops, bars and restaurants.

Located in the picturesque town of Cheltenham our practices come well-equipped with digital x-ray, dental x-ray, Imotek ultrasound machine, multiparameter monitors, endoscopy and much more!

Both our Medivet Cheltenham and Medivet Charlton Kings sites are undergoing rebranding refurbishment in 2023! The Cheltenham practice is a beautiful spacious grade 2 listed building.

Charlton Kings is a smaller, yet still spacious building which is predominantly consult only. Medivet Leckhampton is in the heart of the Cheltenham retail area. The practice is in the process of being relocated into a beautiful character building, holding onto character and charm whilst offering high specification, modern facilities and plenty of space for the optimum working environment.


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