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Veterinary Surgeon

Bath Veterinary Group, Chapel Surgery
Melksham, Wiltshire
Salary up to £65,000 FTE depending on experience
Closing date
5 Jun 2024
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Veterinary Surgeon
Bath Vet Group, Chapel Surgery, Melksham
Salary up to £65,000 depending on experience plus up to £5000 relocation allowance plus benefits

Discover the next step in your career

Here at Bath Veterinary Group, we are looking for a Veterinary Surgeon to join our team. The role includes both consulting and operating, with some sole charge work at our Chapel Surgery.

The role will include working 3 days per week from 8:30am- 6:30pm plus 1 in 3 Saturday mornings. There are no out of hours with this role.

Be part of what we do

Chapel Surgery in Melksham is situated in a historic market town located in the beautiful rural Wiltshire, just 6 miles south of Chippenham.

We have two consulting rooms, x-ray facilities, a fully equipped operating theatre and practice laboratory.

We are a 1 Vet practice with a Registered Veterinary Nurse, a Kennel Assistant, and a reception team onsite. We pride ourselves on our friendly working environment and our focus on staff wellbeing. The client service at Melksham is rated as outstanding by the RCVS.

Across all branches, we have a team of 130 employees in total. We actively encourage our staff to develop their skills and knowledge via in-house learning and CPD. Bath Veterinary Referrals is based at Rosemary Lodge Hospital, the team includes both Medicine Clinicians and Surgeons.

Find a place where it's all taken care of

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


  • £1350 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
  • Relocation allowance up to £5000

If this position is of interest to you then please contact Maizie Brown on the number provided in the contact details. Please quote reference BH10940 when applying for this role.

To submit your application, click the Apply Now button.


If you want a picture postcard surgery with a charming, friendly team who have been awarded OUTSTANDING for client service by the RCVS, look no further than The Chapel Veterinary Surgery.

We have two consulting rooms, a fully equipped operating theatre and practice laboratory all housed in the beautiful renovated Chapel surgery. We offer cat-only clinics on Mondays and Thursdays between 2:30-3:30pm.

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