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Veterinary Surgeon

Amical Veterinary Centre
Salary up to £68,000 depending on experience
Closing date
30 Aug 2024
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Veterinary Surgeon

Amical Veterinary Centre, Cambridgeshire

Salary up to £68,000 depending on experience plus a relocation allowance up to £5,000

We are looking for an experienced small animal Veterinary Surgeon to join our team at Amical on a permanent basis. We would consider a consulting only Vet if this was desired but would equally like someone with all-round GP experience. Duties for the role would include:

  • Examining and observing animals to diagnose health problems and assess their health
  • Performing laboratory tests on samples and specimens
  • Dressing and treating wounds, performing surgery and prescribing medication
  • Testing for diseases and administering vaccinations
  • Performing ultrasound and diagnostic imaging tests
  • Advising animal owners on preventive healthcare, general care and nutrition
  • Maintaining medical records of animals
  • Predominantly a consulting position, however an interest in dentistry would be desirable

Rota patterns that work for you

Our people are at the heart of everything that we do, that’s why we know that work-life balance is vital in supporting our people to be their best selves. We are looking to fill 40 hours, but this could be a mixture of part-time or full-time hours as we understand the pressures of family life and personal time. There is no out of hours requirement as this is covered by a local practice.

Join an established practice

We are a small animal practice, we have been in March since 1989 and a firmly established part of the village we are based in. Due to housing expansion and changes in local competitors we have seen a huge increase in client registrations. We are situated in a vibrant market town within the Fens just a 20 minute drive from Peterborough. We have the usual range of equipment, Ultrasound, digital x-ray, in house bloods etc.

Meet like-minded professionals

You will be stepping into a highly experienced, close knit team which includes 3 certificate holders alongside our CD Craig Joly who has a Masters in Histopathology. Not forgetting our fabulous nursing and support team at Amical. As there is such a range of skills, experience, and interests within the team, and we try to encourage people to follow what they enjoy and are passionate about as much as possible. The team take part in regular dog walks, often paired with a picnics in finer weather. Additionally, we enjoy sharing homemade treats during lunch breaks . We are a tightly bonded team that collaborates effectively, providing support and guidance to one another.

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 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 40 hours 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.

If you’ve got this far, thank you for your interest! To be part of our exceptional team or discuss any of our clinical vacancies please contact Taylor Findlay, Talent Partner for a confidential chat on the number provided, reference BH11696. 

To submit your application click the apply now button.


Our dedicated and caring team of veterinary surgeons, nurses, receptionists and management staff are available to meet the needs of you and your pet. The Centre has been awarded an RCVS Accredited Practice Standards Award.

Company info
01354 652246
Amical Veterinary Centre
90 High Street
PE15 9LQ

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