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Head Veterinary Surgeon

Medway City Veterinary Centre
Rochester, UK
Competitive salary up to £70,000 depending on experience
Closing date
15 Jun 2024

Job Details

A spot has opened up at Medway City Vets, for a Head Veterinary surgeon to join our team. 

Should you be at the stage in your career where you are wanting that next step we would love to hear from you.

As our Head Vet you will have a say in how we continue to grow and develop as a practice. By liaising with the Practice Director, Head Nurse, and Regional Director, you will have the opportunity to decide what our practice priorities are, and to ensure that these priorities are carried out on a daily basis within our clinical team.

Additionally, you will be responsible for line-managing the veterinary team (performing check-ins, helping with competency and salary review), and writing the vets' rota (liaising with the PD). People leadership is important to us, to help empower our team!

Our team at Medway has collectively over 100 years of experience. Your role can vary depending on your interests however the general caseload at present is 50% consults and 50% surgery. 

We want to give you the chance to talk to us and offer you the chance to ‘'try us before you join us''. We would love you to come and spend an hour or two with us in practice to get a feel of what we're about.

If you are highly motivated veterinary surgeon that thrives in a fast pace environment we would love to hear from you!

What Do We Offer?

  • Competitive salary of up to £70K dependent on your experience
  • Relocation allowance
  • no on-call or out-of-hours
  • Achievable bonus scheme
  • 5 weeks annual leave plus Bank Holidays (or equivalent) with the option to purchase an additional 2 weeks of annual leave with our Buy/Sell holiday scheme
  • Receive an extra days leave each year in your first 5 years at CVS
  • Annual CPD support with 5 days CPD allowance
  • Visa sponsorship
  • Access to our ShareSave scheme – giving you the opportunity to purchase shares in our business
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity/adoption pay
  • Pension scheme – automatic enrolment and completely hassle free
  • Access to wellbeing and mental health first aiders
  • Career Development Opportunities

To submit your application, click the Apply button!



Welcome to Medway City Veterinary Centre. We are a purpose built, fully equipped small animal practice, with a large car park to accommodate our staff and clients. We first opened our doors on 11 May 1998 and since then we have been offering exceptional veterinary care for our clients extending beyond the Medway area. We were acquired by CVS (UK) Limited in April 2006.

We are an RCVS accredited general practice and veterinary nurse training centre. Our dedicated team of vets, nurses and receptionists strive to work to the highest professional and clinical standard with all of our patients and clients.

We are proud to have a greatly experienced and highly qualified veterinary team, with a range of skills and specialised areas. 

Company info
01634 718078
Medway City Veterinary Centre
George Summers Close

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