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Veterinary Surgeon

Riverport Vets
St Ives, Cambridgeshire
Salary £36,000 to £76,500 DOE (see salary scale)
Closing date
4 Aug 2024
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Riverport Vets

Riverport Vets are after a 4th vet to join our thriving and supportive team in St Ives. If you are friendly, enjoy building client relationships and providing the best care possible then get in touch!

About Us

Based in St Ives Cambridge, we opened in 2022 and have been steadily growing and gaining a great local reputation.  We love what we do, and our aim is to provide the best care we can to patients and clients as well as to look after our staff. Everyone’s opinion is valued, and we want staff to have a full say in how we work. If there is something we can do to ensure our teams are happy, then we will do it, this way we hope that people will genuinely love working here and want to stay! 

‘Compassionate care and staff wellbeing are always the priority here.  It is lovely to come to work every day as part of a friendly and positive team where everyone feels valued and heard.  I feel very lucky to be here!’  Ellie, MRCVS

‘I joined Riverport Vets when it opened in 2022.  I can honestly say I would not want to work anywhere else.  It’s a lovely, friendly and supportive practice and staff well-being and work-life balance are a top priority.’ Jo, RVN

The Role

The role consists of a combination of surgical and consulting. We are first opinion but are equipped for most medical work ups and surgeries and would welcome certificate holders

Ben and Nadia opened Riverport Vets in 2022 and have since added Ellie as our 3rd vet. We are looking for a 4th vet (full or part-time considered) to cope with growing demand for our services. An ideal applicant will have some experience and be happy with routine surgeries and consults, but more importantly, be friendly and approachable and enjoy building up client relationships.  We pride ourselves on out strong local reputation and would like to find someone who is happy to continue adding to this by providing clients and their pets with exceptional care and service.

The Package

  • Salary £36,000 to £76,500 depending on experience (see salary scale)
  • RCVS, VDS and BSAVA memberships paid 
  • 40-hour FTE per week, full or part time considered 
  • 1:4 Saturday mornings 
  • No OOH 
  • 38 days holiday pa (inc BHs) 
  • Experienced and supportive reception and nursing team 
  • Well equipped premises and expanding soon 
  • CPD supported and funded (upper limits negotiable) 
  • Enhanced pension contribution 
  • Health insurance provided (including but not limited to: 24/7 GP consults, counselling and mental health cover and physiotherapy) 
  • Independent practice, opened 2022 
  • Friendly and loyal clientele

To apply, please send your CV to Ben by clicking the Apply now button, or contact Ben for an informal chat on the number provided.

Supporting Documents for Veterinary Surgeon



Riverport Vets are a caring, great value vet practice looking after animals in St Ives and surrounding areas.

We are family run and provide a high quality service to pets and pet owners in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. Because we know that a familiar face can be reassuring at difficult times, we try to ensure that our patients always see the same vet where possible.

This also allows our staff to really get to know you and your animals over time. As well as in-branch appointments we offer online booking and video consultations for the convenience of owners and to reduce the stress for pets.

We are environmentally conscious and try to keep our business as green as possible while still maintaining an excellent standard and continuity of care

Company info
39 Edison Road
St Ives
PE27 3LF
United Kingdom

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