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Veterinary Surgeon

Heath Vets
Rhiwbina, Cardiff
Salary up to £75,000 depending on experience
Closing date
11 Apr 2024
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Veterinary Surgeon 
Heath Vets, Rhiwbina 
Salary up to £75,000 depending on experience plus up to £5,000 Welcome Bonus plus up to £5,000 Relocation Allowance

We are looking for passionate Veterinary Surgeons to join us at Heath Vets, Rhiwbina! You will be mainly based at our main branch where no day is the same, we enjoy a varied caseload with case continuity and actively encourage our vets to work up their cases. You will be surrounded by a knowledgeable team who are always happy to advise and support you. There will be occasional sole charge at our smaller branches. 

Find your perfect work/life balance – 4-day week and No weekends

Our people are at the heart of everything that we do, and that’s why we know that work-life balance is vital in supporting our people to be their best selves. Our flexible approach to rota patterns and working hours offers a balance that truly flexes with you and your lifestyle no matter what stage you are in your career. Whether you are looking for hours around school runs or rush hour, we can find the perfect rota for you.
Typically, our full-time Vets work 4 days per week with hours between 9 am to 7 pm and a lunch break in the middle. You will always get the same day off each week to ensure a good work-life balance can be achieved. There is no weekends or out-of-hours. We would welcome full or part-time applicants. 

Join an Exceptional Practice

We are a well-established, first-opinion practice based in Cardiff, with access to an excellent mix of countryside and city life. Across our 3 branches, we are well-equipped with an in-house lab, digital x-ray, K laser, u/s scanner, endoscopic equipment, and a brand-new dental x-ray. Our facilities allow us to do as much as we can in-house, allowing our vets full clinical freedom.

About the Team and Culture

Our team of 3 vets, 3 nurses, 1 ANA, 1 SVN is led by our supportive Clinical and Practice Directors. Our CD is a very experienced vet with a passion for coaching and development. Dentals are also a big focus for our team with one of our RVNs going to Dublin for CPD. Across the team we have a wealth of experience so there is support both surgically and medically - all of us are willing to help one another and discuss cases. CPD/Certificates and further learning is actively encouraged and supported. 

Because our employees matter

We recognise that our people are fundamental to the success of our business. Investing in our people, premises and processes is at the heart of what we do. In addition to a competitive base salary, you will benefit from –
Work-life balance

  • 6.6 weeks annual leave
  • 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 CPD allowance with 40 hours paid pro rata
  • Certificate support
  • Learning and development opportunities via the IVC Evidensia Academy
  • Access to Vetlexicon – our online encyclopaedia provider
  • All our Vets and 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

Please quote BH11721 when you apply. 

To submit your application, click the apply now button.


Heath Vets was established in 1926 and our mission has always been to provide the best possible care for your pet. We are not a production-line practice.

We invest considerable time and effort in the development of our staff, so that you have the best experience, from the moment you walk into reception, to the interaction and advice you receive from our expert veterinary surgeons.

All our vets are highly experienced. Because of that, we can deal with complex clinical cases as well as day to day medical issues and preventative measures, to keep your pet healthy.

Company info
02920 621511
123-125 Heol Y Deri
CF14 6UH

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