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Veterinary Surgeon

Natures Vet
Bath, Somerset
Salary up to £75,000 depending on experienc5
Closing date
26 Jun 2024
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Lead Veterinary Surgeon
Natures Vet, Bristol & Bath
Up to £5000 welcome bonus and £5000 relocation allowance
Salary up to £75,000 DOE plus benefits

Natures Vet are looking for an experienced Lead Veterinary Surgeon to join their fantastic team. The ideal candidate will be confident in all aspects of general GP duties including consulting and surgery.

This is a full or part-time role working a minimum of three 9.5-hour days per week, with 1:4 Saturday mornings (8:30-12:30). No out-of-hours.

You will join our 2-site practice with a small 'village' Vet site in Paulton (near Bristol) and a larger purpose-built site in Radstock (near Bath). We have a range of facilities including digital x-rays, ultrasound scans, a good range of lab equipment, blood machines, operating theatres, and a dental suite.

The best part of working for our group is joining our fantastic team, we have 4 vets supported by 4 registered veterinary nurses, who offer a wealth of experience and run daily consults. We have 4 student nurses and 8 support staff.  The practices also have a strong working relationship with Bath Vet Referrals should we need prompt advice or to refer a case. Across the team, we have certificate holders in anaesthesia and nutrition and we support our people in pursuing their interests.
If you are a dedicated and experienced vet who is looking to care for a loyal client base then this role could be perfect for you!

Because our employees matter

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


  • £1500 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

If this position is of interest to you then please contact Maizie Brown on the number provided in the contact details.

Please quote reference BH10502 when you apply.

To submit your application, click the Apply Now button.


Natures Vet's community surgery guarantees a warm and friendly welcome from local vets, ready to offer a comprehensive range of traditional, high-quality veterinary services at affordable prices.

Our surgeries in Paulton and Radstock possess a full range of surgical and diagnostic facilities. As well as conventional care, Natures Vet also offers acupuncture for pets. Our practice policy, or mission, is to provide lifelong support and care to pets and their owners, who naturally want the very best care for their pets.

Looking after a pet is one of the most responsible tasks that a family can set itself, and for this reason we encourage the whole family to be involved. Children are most welcome to attend consultations with their parents, and develop their understanding of how to care for their pets in the best and most responsible way.

Company info
01761 411705
Old School House
Church Street
East Somerset
BS39 7LG

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