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Veterinary Surgeon

Calne, Wiltshire
Salary £45,000 to £50,000 per year
Closing date
6 Mar 2024

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Small Animal, Veterinary
Job Type
Veterinary Surgeon
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

We are looking for a Veterinary Surgeon to join our team at Calne and Lyneham. We have a team of long standing RVNs, receptionists and a practice manager for you to work with.

This role would be suitable for a candidate wanting to work 2 - 3 days a week from 8:30am till 6:30pm including 1:3 Saturday mornings at the Calne branch or 4 days a week including the Saturday hours. The role will involve consulting and operating. The Calne branch is a well established clinic within a character building.

Calne is a friendly town, with local amenities within walking distance, great schools, and close to the M4 Chippenham junction. The White Horse of Wiltshire can be seen from the Calne practice – superb area for enjoying the countryside. Lyneham is a large pretty village and a 12-minute drive from Calne and 4 miles from Royal Wootton Bassett.

Key benefits include:

  • Salary £45,000 to £50,000 per year
  • CPD Allowance £1,500 plus 3 days' CPD leave.
  • RCVS, BVA and VDS fees paid.
  • Exceptional opportunities for career development, including certificates.
  • 5 weeks' annual leave.
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Pay.
  • Relocation allowance should you move more than 50 miles from your current address.
  • We can support Certificates of Sponsorship for a Tier 2 (General) Visa.

Please contact for a friendly initial conversation.

Role Accountabilities

Exceptional care is at the heart of everything we do at Medivet. That’s the care for our patients, our clients and for each other – we really want to make a positive difference through every interaction we have.

In this role you will:

  • Provide first class clinical care through consultations, procedures and monitoring.
  • Complete clinical handover and arrange transfer of any patient needing out of hours or enhanced care.
  • Provide exceptional client care giving clear updates on patients, resolving issues as they arise.
  • Observe the highest standards of regulatory, practice and operational compliance.
  • Prepare accurate estimates for clients, ensuring payment and minimising debt.
  • Maximise capacity through the most effective utilisation of clinical skills.
  • Hold engaging clinical meetings with veterinary and nursing teams.
  • Support and carry out colleague clinical mentoring / development.
  • Pro-actively support and share clinical best practice within and across clinics and the wider Medivet community.

Your Skills and Experience

  • RCVS registered Veterinary Surgeon, or with the eligibility to be registered.
  • Minimum of one year of small animal practice experience.
  • A client-oriented approach, with excellent communication skills.
  • Experience of working to the highest medical and surgical standards.
  • Experience of working with a team to develop a practice.
  • Competent in clinical examination and surgery.
  • Confident working sole charge.
  • Experience of building trusting relationships with colleagues, and working effectively as part of a team.
  • A great communicator, you will be an outstanding and positive example to others.


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