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Veterinary Surgeon

Melbourn, Royston
Salary - £40,000 - £55,000 per year
Closing date
20 Mar 2024

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

Job Details

The Opportunity

Medivet Melbourn is situated in a lovely village in rural Cambridgeshire. Our thriving local practice holds a strong bond with our loyal and dedicated clients. The long-standing established team consists of four Veterinary Surgeons who are fully supported by a nursing and support team.

Lead Veterinary Surgeon Tom is committed to developing the team and supporting learning in practice and external CPD. Tom is an experienced and enthusiastic mentor and holds a special interest in soft tissue surgery and dermatology.

You will play a pivotal role in diagnosing, treating and managing various medical conditions in small animal practice. Using a combination of your medical expertise, surgical proficiency, and communication skills to provide exceptional care, ensuring the health and happiness of our patients and clients.

You will be competent in clinical examination, routine surgery and confident working sole charge or as part of the wider team. Sharing our values being trustworthy, caring and progressive, you will have all the softer skills essential to working effectively, building trusting relationships with your colleagues, harnessing our one team culture. You will also display good communication skills and the desire to share your knowledge and skills by being an outstanding, positive example to others.

The role is working full time 4 days per week plus 1 in 4 Saturday mornings. Part time applicants are also welcomed.

If you would like further information about the role or would prefer an informal chat before applying, please contact Serena on

Salary & Benefits
Salary £40,000 - £55,000 per year 
• Tier 2 visa sponsorship for candidates outside of the UK
• Relocation package of up to £2000 (Up to £5000 if relocating from outside of the UK)
• CPD allowance £1500 & 3 days paid CPD leave per annum
• 5 weeks annual leave plus bank holidays
• RCVS, VDS & BVA fees paid
• Funded certificate opportunities
• 24 hour access to wellbeing and employee assistance program
• Enhanced maternity/paternity leave
• Pension scheme
• Paid sabbatical after five years’ service
• Additional paid leave for exceptional attendance
• Colleague purchase scheme
• Hapibenefits – A range of discounts on shopping, entertainment and meals out.

Skills and Experience

  • RCVS registered Veterinary Surgeon, or with the eligibility to be registered 
  • Minimum of one year of small animal practice experience
  • Competent in clinical examination and surgery 
  • Confident working sole charge 
  • 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 
  • 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

About Us

Medivet is a leading veterinary care provider, with practices across the UK including a number of 24-hour veterinary centres and referral centres. We also have a growing presence overseas with practices in France, Germany and Spain. 

We’re proud to support a large, connected and growing community of colleagues who provide exceptional care that’s always there. That’s more than a strapline for us, we truly believe every interaction we have matters and that we can make a real difference.  This is as true for our colleagues as it is for our patients and clients.  Being part of Medivet means being part of a forward-thinking and caring environment with the very best equipment and treatment options available, and the very best treatment for you as a valued member of the team. 

This is the home of talented people like you who want to stand out in their field and whose compassion for animals goes way beyond their job. Join us and be part of our exciting plans for the future. 


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