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Veterinary Surgeon

The Vet Centre Ltd
Maids Moreton, Buckingham
Salary up to £75,000 depending on experience
Closing date
29 May 2024
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Veterinary Surgeon

The Vet Centre, Maids Moreton, Buckingham

Salary up to £75,000 negotiable depending on experience

Up to £5,000 welcome bonus and up to £5,000 pro relocation allowance!

The Vet Centre, Maids Moreton is looking for an experienced veterinary surgeon to join our team ideally on a full-time basis however we can consider part-time and flexible working hours, the role can be based mainly from the Maids Morten site or split across both sites which includes Cherry Lane branch you must also be confident with sole charge.

Our branches cover all aspects of first opinion caseloads as well as major surgery cases, typical caseloads can include but are not limited to neutering, spays, dentals, minor surgeries as well as major surgeries, we perform cardiac scans, endoscopy (rhinoscopy and otoscopy all the way through to colonoscopy), laparoscopy  cases, keyhole surgery, fracture repair and stifle TTA’s to name a few.

Should you have a niche area of expertise you wish to focus on we can offer full support in your preferred area.


Working up to 40 hours per week across 4 .5 days with a 1:4 Saturday morning, there is no OOH as this is covered by Vets Now in Milton Keynes.

Full-time, part-time and flexible working can all be considered for this role as we offer a flexible approach to rota patterns and working hours, we know that everyone has demands and priorities outside of their career and we want to make it brilliantly easy for you to strike the right balance so we can find the right solution for you. Whether you need 10/20/30 hours per week across set days we can consider all options.

Our practice!

We are a practice with an excellent reputation for providing high quality care whilst still enjoying what we do. We provide a friendly, supportive environment for our staff with a varied caseload alongside the capacity to advance and enhance your skills enabling us to get the most out of being in general practice. We have got the brains, the training, and the kit: we like to use them.

The main surgery at Maids Moreton (near Buckingham) is equipped with full diagnostic, laboratory, surgical and hospitalisation facilities. This enables us to have the satisfaction of investigating and treating our patients to a high clinical standard whilst referring to specialists when appropriate. We perform our own cardiac scans, endoscopy (rhinoscopy and otoscopy all the way through to colonoscopy), laparoscopy (90%+ of spays are “keyhole”), fracture repair and stifle TTA’s; and improve the quality of our surgical procedures and outcomes with bipolar diathermy, harmonic scalpels and “Enseal” equipment. Dental x-rays are available at both sites with air-driven equipment, sharp instruments and “Vet-tome” to make “dentals” a pleasure rather than a chore.

Join an established and supportive team!

The Vet Centre is a “market-town” small animal vet practice with a staff of 6 Veterinary Surgeons 5 FTE, 6 Registered Veterinary Nurses, 1 Student Veterinary Nurse and a Veterinary Care Assistant providing top class veterinary care at our main site at Maids Moreton and branch at Cherry Lane. We are a long-standing mostly home-grown team with a progressive and welcoming attitude. Buckingham is within a grammar school catchment area.

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
- Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service
- 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

- £1,250 CPD allowance with 5 days paid pro rata
- Learning and development opportunities via the IVC Evidensia Academy
- Access to Vetlexicon – our online encyclopaedia provider
- All our Vets & 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

- Pawsome Benefits – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers
- Pension – 5% Employee/3% Employer
- Discounted staff pet care

As a BAME and LGBTQ+ inclusive employer, we are keen to hear from candidates from all minority and diverse groups. As a Disability Confident Employer, we are keen to hear from candidates with disabilities and long-term health conditions and would be happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments needed during the recruitment process.

For a confidential chat or to discuss this role in more detail, please contact Margaret Oliver, Talent Partner, on the contact number provided. Please quote BH11774 when you apply. 

To submit your application, click the apply now button.


At The Vet Centre we provide individual care for your dogs, cats & small pets (companion animals) and horses. Our experienced team is led by Paddy Marshall MRCVS. We get to know you and your animals, aiming to provide continuity of care with the veterinary surgeon or nurse of your choice. The practice is accredited by the RCVS Practice Standards Scheme.

Company info
01280 812057
Maids Moreton
MK18 1RE

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