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Veterinary Surgeon

Sundean Veterinary Group - Cinderford
Cinderford, Gloucestershire
Salary up to £65,000 pro-rata depending on experience
Closing date
11 Mar 2024
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Veterinary Surgeon - Sundean Veterinary Group, Hartpury

Salary up to £65,000 dependent on experience, plus up to £5,000 welcome bonus and up to £5,000 relocation allowance

Find your future Sundean Veterinary Group have an exciting opportunity to join our dedicated team at our purpose-built facility in Hartpury.

In this role, you will enjoy a perfect balance between consulting and operating on a variety of routine and occasional urgent cases, ensuring a dynamic and engaging workday. This is a sole charge role, but you will recieve the full support of our trained and experienced nursing colleagues, you will be responsible for providing exceptional care to each patient that walks through our doors. we work closely as a veterinary team across the 3 sites to share ideas and discuss cases so there is always support available. 

We have a great relationship with our local referral hospitals and visiting specialists who are also always happy to answer questions. Visiting specialists carry out orthopaedic procedures at our Hartpury site and we have recently introduced laser therapy at our Cinderford branch.

Experience the Perfect Work-Life Balance at Sundean Veterinary Group

At Sundean Veterinary Group, we understand the importance of a flexible work-life balance that suits your individual needs. We prioritise your well-being by offering a highly adaptable approach to our rota system, we can create a schedule that works for you. Whether you prefer a standard 4-day week or a combination of earlier and later shifts, we are dedicated to finding the perfect arrangement.

A collaborative and experienced team As part of our close-knit team, you will be working alongside 7 veterinary surgeons, 7 registered veterinary nurses, and a supportive reception team across our three clinic sites.

Our team is diverse, with clinicians interested in imaging, exotics, ophthalmology, and small animal medicine. This collaborative environment allows for continuous growth and learning, providing you with the opportunity to expand your skill set.

We regularly post in our vet Whatsapp group case photos and ideas and meet in person every 6-8weeks for lunch and to discuss clinical topics and share tips from our CPD or teach each other new skills. Full practice meetings also take place every 6 to 8weeks to involve all staff in the day to day running of the practice and ensure everyone’s voice is heard. 

Our modern practice provides comprehensive care At Sundean Veterinary Group, our spacious, modern clinic has ultrasound and x-ray capabilities, and a dedicated operating theatre. With separate cat and dog reception areas we prioritise the comfort and safety of our patients. Additionally, our in-house lab allows for efficient blood and urine testing, as well as examining slides for cytology.

Discover a place where you are cared for At Sundean Veterinary Group, we value our people and recognise their significance in our success. We invest in our people, premises, and processes to provide the best possible environment for our team. In addition to a competitive base salary, we offer the following benefits:

We value your work-life balance

  • 6.6 weeks annual leave
  • Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service
  • Your birthday as a paid day off

We care for your health and wellbeing

  • 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

We prioritise your development

  • £1250 CPD allowance wit 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

We support with professional memberships

  • BVA membership
  • VDS cover
  • RCVS fees

We also offer additional perks

  • 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.

If you’ve got this far, thank you for your interest in the full or part-time veterinary surgeon position at Sundean! 

To submit your application click the apply button.


Sundean is a high-quality “community” veterinary group with practices based in and around Lydney. We service the towns of Lydney, Coleford, Chepstow and Cinderford.

A quality service needs quality staff. The practice places great emphasis on training and education, with all staff attending regular courses, tutorials and conferences. Above all else, Sundean Veterinary Group is dedicated to serving the local community in a friendly, personal and flexible way.

The practice deals with dogs, cats, rabbits, exotics and wildlife. Our vets each have different specialist interests and skills, offering a breadth of expertise and knowledge. Our veterinary practices provide a guaranteed high level of facilities and services.

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