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Night Veterinary Surgeon - Kensington - 7-on, 14-off

Kensington and Chelsea, London (Greater)
£40,000 - £60,000 per annum, depending on experience
Closing date
28 Jul 2021

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Small Animal, Emergency and Critical Care, Hospital, Veterinary
Job Type
Veterinary Surgeon
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Job Details

Medivet Kensington is a lovey, spacious and purpose-built hospital in Central London.

Here, our dedicated night team manage all out of hour care for both the hospital inpatients as well as the 12 surrounding clinics within the Kensington region. 

Currently they have on average 6 inpatients and see on average 3 consults an evening with potential for much more! 

The ideal candidate will be confident with GDV although not essential. Must be confident with stabilising acute medical cases, unblocking a cat and caesarean.  

This role works alongside an experienced Night RVN and Twilight PCA/CCA with potential for further support staff once the hospital gets busier. You also have our on-call rota to call upon if needed, which is made up of all vets and nurses within the region. 

Salary and hours: 

  • Rota 7-nights on, 14-nights off
  • Hours -19:00-09:00 (average 32.67 hours per week) 
  • Salary £40,000 - £60,000 per annum, depending on experience
  • CPD allowance (£1500 FTE) 
  • RCVS, VDS and BVA membership fees paid
  • Paid sabbatical after every five years’ service (pro-rata)
  • Company discounts and reward scheme
  • Access to Employee Assistance Programme
  • Additional benefits, including 100% attendance scheme and ‘Peternity’ leave. 

The branch:

Kensington is led by three Branch Partners/Vets with a day and night team consisting of five Vets, four RVNs, four SVNs, two PCA's, four CCA's, Ambulance Driver and Mobile, Graduates and Locum team members.

The hospital is equipped with digital x-ray, laparoscopic stack system, dental x-ray full in-house lab, ultrasound, separate dog and cat wards, isolation and two operating theatres - we also have a staff area and kitchenette for break times. 

The clinic is located close to Kensington Gardens and Hyde Park, plenty of nice cafes and a 5 minute walk from Gloucester Road tube station and multiple nearby bus routes.


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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