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Veterinary Surgeon- Thorpe St Andrew, Norwich

Thorpe St Andrew, Norwich
Salary package up to £51,469 depending on experience
Closing date
21 Jun 2021

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Small Animal, Veterinary
Job Type
Veterinary Surgeon
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We are seeking a full time motivated Veterinary Surgeon to join us in our Thorpe St Andrew practice in our Norwich region.

This role provides wonderful flexibility and will give you the opportunity to be involved in interesting caseloads with state-of-the-art technology; you will work  alongside an experienced and supportive team led by a Branch Partner, with full support from our developing 24 hour Hospital in Horsford.

The ideal candidate will have at least six months' UK small animal practice (or UK equivalent) experience and have a passion for delivering outstanding care to their patients, as well as a first-class service to their clients. We offer excellent long-term prospects for the right candidate, with advancement in skills and specialism actively encouraged.

We have an excellent support structure in place and we take pride in our collaborative approach; you will have the opportunity to call upon our experienced vets for advice whenever you need it.

This is a fantastic opportunity to broaden your experience working within a very successful branch and a specialist hospital team.

The role is working 4 days per week plus either 1 in 3 Saturdays or 1 in 6 Saturday & Sundays. Up to 3 weeks per year on call requirement plus a share of Bank Holidays at our Horsford Hospital. 

There are branch partnership possibilities in the area, and we would also consider part time or flexible working patterns.

Salary & Benefits:

Full time package up to £51,469 dependent on experience, to include:

- Competitive salary

- Accommodation allowance £6,600 per annum

- Vehicle or £2,500 vehicle allowance

- £1,500 CPD allowance with 3 days’ CPD leave and in-house CPD training

- VDS, RCVS and BVA fees paid

Benefits include: fantastic career progression and partnership opportunities, paid sabbatical after every five years’ service, company discounts and reward scheme, access to Employee Assistance Programme, additional benefits, including 100% attendance scheme and ‘peternity’ leave. 

We can also support Certificates of Sponsorship for a Tier 2 (General) Visa if you meet the criteria and are eligible to register as a veterinary surgeon with the RCVS upon arrival in the UK.

Skills and experience:

You must be comfortable and confident with all routine procedures and have the ability to work-up cases with standard diagnostics - blood testing, x-rays and possibly basic ultrasound.


Our Thorpe St Andrew practice is situated in the beautiful city of Norwich, offering a wealth of historic buildings, one of the finest Cathedrals in England and a magnificent castle overlooking the City. The countryside is on our doorstep and we are a stone’s throw away from the Norfolk Broads and the Norfolk Coastline, giving you the perfect opportunity to explore.

Medivet Thorpe St Andrew is a well-established, thriving three vet practice led by Branch Partner and Veterinary Surgeon Gerhard Retief. The branch has a loyal friendly client base and our experienced team sees a varied caseload. The practice has recently purchased a new ultrasound machine and are supported by our new 24-hour hospital in Horsford, who provide OOH cover and the ability to refer cases locally, whilst still maintaining involvement in the case.


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.

In everything we do, we work together and look out for each other. We’re all working towards the same goal: exceptional care.

Our people support each other within practices and across regions, and our clinicians work closely with our Support Centre colleagues – forming one team made of many teams. We work hard together but socialise, too. We’re proud that our community fosters strong bonds and friendships.

All our people are warmly encouraged to get involved in shaping the business, to consider becoming partners, or move into management roles. Every day, there’s a chance to have an impact on this business in its exciting growth phase.

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

Find Us
01923 470000
Unit 4 Mowat Industrial Estate
Sandown Road
WD24 7UY
United Kingdom
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