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Senior/Head Veterinary Surgeon

Easipetcare, Chatham
Chatham, Kent
Salary up to £80,000 dependent on experience
Closing date
9 Aug 2024
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Animal Health, Veterinary
Job Type
Veterinary Surgeon, Surgeon
Contract Type
Full Time

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Senior/Head Vet - Easipetcare Chatham

Salary up to £80,000 DOE
Up to £5,000 Relocation Allowance plus Visa Sponsorship (if required)
Up to £5,000 Welcome Bonus
Accommodation Available (fully furnished flat)

Take the next step in your career

We have a unique opportunity for a senior/head vet to lead our dedicated team at Chatham. We are committed to supporting our people in releasing their potential, and in doing so, we are proud to be able to offer the right candidate a dedicated progression pathway (surgical and/or medical), with plenty of exposure to enable you to further your career and fuel your passions. In addition, you will have the opportunity to mentor our Vet team, and work closely with the practice principal in contributing to the practice's management, organisational and financial performance. We want you to be recognised for your hard work and efforts, that’s why here at Easipetcare, all veterinary surgeons are enrolled into our monthly discretionary Vet Bonus Scheme.

Fix or flex – work-life balance that works for you

Typically, this position is full-time over 5 days per week, working a combination of early shifts (8 am to 4.30 pm) and late shifts (11 am to 7.30 pm), with 1:3 Saturday morning’s only, and no OOH! We know that everyone has demands and priorities outside of their career and we want to make it brilliantly easy for you to strike the right balance. Whether you are looking for condensed working days/hours, hours around rush hour or school runs, we can be flexible to suit you. We would welcome both full and part-time applicants.

Why Join Easipetcare? 

Our clinic has an established client base, and our team are passionate about providing gold-standard care to our clients and their pets.

We are conveniently located just off the M20 and easily commutable from London, (just under 1hour). Our deceivingly large and airy practice boasts 4 consult rooms; separate patient wards; a dedicated x-ray and ultrasound room; a large modern theatre and a prep room. This is a unique opportunity to join a dedicated team and work in a supportive environment that offers the scope for further development in your chosen area of interest.

Our Dedicated Team 

We are a 4-vet practice with a support team consisting of 4 RVNs, 1 SVN, 1 ANA and our wonderfully efficient team of receptionists. Our clinically trained practice principal has over 14 years of experience in the small animal sector, and is dedicated to helping you achieve both personal and professional development without compromise.

About You  

Our ideal candidate would have considerable post-graduate experience in Small Animal First Opinion Veterinary Medicine and will either hold, be working towards, or consider a postgraduate qualification in the relevant subject field.

If you wish to speak with someone from the practice do let us know as we can facilitate this.

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


  • £1250 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

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.

Reference BH11723.

To submit your application click the apply button.


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