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Veterinary Surgeon

Wellpets - Sheerness
Sheerness, Kent
Salary up to £60,000 depending on experience
Closing date
30 May 2024
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Veterinary Surgeon 
Wellpets, Sheerness
Salary up to £60,000 FTE depending on experience

Join Our Friendly Team at Wellpets in Sheerness, Kent!

Are you a passionate and caring Vet looking for an exciting opportunity in a thriving practice? Wellpets, a group of three small animal branches in Kent, is searching for an enthusiastic Vet to join our busy Sheerness branch. Ideally, you will be an experienced Vet with a passion for small animal medicine and surgery. If you're ready to make a difference in the lives of pets and their owners, and you possess the skills and attitude we're seeking, we would love to hear from you.

Find Flexibility at Wellpets

  • Hours: 30-40 hours per week (flexible over 3 or 4 days)
  • Work-Life Balance: No out-of-hours shifts
  • Weekends: Occasional 1:4 weekends (Saturdays)
  • Shift: Daily shifts between 9 AM to 6:30 PM
  • Focus: Small animal consults and surgery

Our Practice

At Wellpets, we're proud of our state-of-the-art facilities, including digital x-ray, dental x-ray, ultrasound, and a brand-new in-house lab. Our Sheerness branch boasts a well-established team of friendly and dedicated staff. Located in Kent, our practice offers easy train links to London, award-winning Blue Flag beaches, and the scenic Elmley Nature Reserve.

Work in a Supportive Team

Join a close-knit team of professionals dedicated to providing the best care for our patients. We have three experienced Vets, five Registered Veterinary Nurses (RVNs), and three support staff working across our three sites. Our team's interests range from medicine to orthopedic surgery, ultrasound, and cardiac ultrasound.

What We Encourage

  • Nurse Clinics: We empower our Nurses to use their skills and knowledge within the practice, conducting nurse clinics, advising clients on their pets' health and welfare, and supporting the Vet team.
  • Communication: Excellent communication skills and client confidence are essential.
  • Teamwork: We value a positive, can-do attitude and the ability to work harmoniously within our busy and friendly team.

Join us in Sheerness, Kent, and become a valued member of the Wellpets family. Apply now and be a part of a practice where your skills and compassion can shine.

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


  • £1250 CPD allowance with 5 days paid pro rata
  • Certificate support
  • 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
  • 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 BH11890 when you apply. 

To submit your application, click the apply now button. 


Wellpets provide professional, dedicated veterinary care to achieve the highest standards of practice. Our small animal practices are located in North Kent. Our surgeries feature a variety of in-house diagnostic facilities. Our experienced and caring teams of vets, nurses and support staff offer a complete veterinary service from routine examinations, vaccinations, to surgery.

At Wellpets we aspire to work in a positive, caring environment where we know we can make a difference by doing all we can to love and look after pets and their people.

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211 High Street
ME12 1UR

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