Veterinary Surgeon - Cheltenham (3-days per week, no on-call)

  • Location Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
  • Salary Package of up to £45,000 per annum, depending on experience
  • Hours Flexible
  • Contract Permanent
  • Closing date 12th Mar 2021

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About us:

Building the best place to work in the veterinary industry is creating exceptional opportunities for people like you.

Here, you won’t just be part of the team, you’ll be part of our nationwide family. We’ve built a network of 330 practices with 20 state-of-the-art 24-hour centres that are all home to a family of professionals who provide a high standard of care. You won’t just help to deliver care, you’ll deliver exceptional care for your patients and clients. And you’ll do it all supported by your colleagues and some of the best training and development in the industry.

Join us where we’re building better every day.

The role:

We are seeking an assistant veterinary surgeon to join our fantastic practice in Leckhampton, Cheltenham.

This is a fixed term contract for 12 months with possibility of extension for the right candidate.

The role works to a 3 day week, Weds-Fri with 1:4 Saturday mornings, 08:00-13:00 - NO OOH required!

Joining our national network of veterinary surgeons at Medivet, offers exceptional opportunities for career development while enjoying a very competitive salary package.

This role offers a package of up to £45,000 per annum, depending on experience including housing allowance, vehicle allowance, a generous CPD allowance designed to drive your progress with 15 days annual leave plus RCVS, VDS and BVA membership. 20 days annual leave including bank holidays.

Skills and experience:

Joining our professional, personable team in the practice, you’ll deliver exceptional care by going beyond consulting to listen and empathising, putting patients and clients first, always.

We are seeking someone with a surgical bias with laparoscopic spay experience a bonus!

The ideal candidate will have a min of 3-years experience, competent in routine ops and keen to progress with more advanced surgeries. You will be confident with consultations with a sound knowledge base.

As qualified MRCVS, you’ll already have good experience gained in small animal practice. You’ll be competent in clinical examination and 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.


Leckhampton is a stylish, modern clinic, well equipped and will soon to offer laparoscopy spays. This is a busy, friendly practice with a loyal client base.

Leckhampton is a partnered branch with two additional vets, including this role plus a team of 5 nurses.

Not familiar with the area? Cheltenham has good rail and road links to rest of UK. Here, you will have the beautiful Cotswolds on your doorstep as well as Bristol, Gloucester and South Wales.

Apply today to become part of our family.

Why join us?

We’re a family of passionate veterinary professionals committed to providing truly exceptional care.

We’re always looking for people who aspire to stand out in their field, and it’s this vision and enthusiasm that forms the foundation of how we work.

Search our opportunities and apply today to become part of our family.

Progress your career with Medivet

Development is at the heart of everything we do. We have a wealth of opportunities for veterinary professionals to pursue their interests, develop their clinical and business skills, and take their careers in whichever directions they choose.

How we work

Medivet is a family of passionate, supportive and thoughtful veterinary professionals. We work as one team to support each other, grow the business, and make sure every pet receives the very best care.

Meet some of our people

Learn more about life at Medivet from colleagues in clinical and non-clinical roles.

Megan Jones

Deputy Head Nurse

“I branched out to other companies, but returned to Medivet having not found the same family community elsewhere.”

Jerry Dunne

Branch Partner and Veterinary Surgeon

“I thought I was going to stay for two years and move on to the next job but I fell in love with the team and the spirit of everything.”

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