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Veterinary Surgeon (Maternity Cover) - Greater London

North Harrow, Harrow
Salary DOE w/ £10,200 housing allowance, vehicle or £2500 allowance, £1500 CPD, RCVS, VDS and BVS
Closing date
16 Aug 2021

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Small Animal, Veterinary
Job Type
Veterinary Surgeon
Contract Type
Fixed Term
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Job Details

Medivet North Harrow/Barnfield House has been serving the pets of North Harrow and Bushey since the 1960's.

This three vet clinic is very well equipped with digital x-ray, ultrasound, haematology and biochemistry analysers, multiparameter anaesthetic monitor and therapeutic laser,  allowing the team to work-up cases to an excellent standard.

For more complicated cases, Medivet Watford is a short drive away. Here, cases can be treated by our team of surgery, imaging, medicine and cardiology certificate holders and benefit from endoscopy, laparoscopy, advanced ultrasound and CT.

Medivet North Harrow hosts an OOH service so patients are hospitalised in the clinic overnight and there are no OOH or on-call shifts. 

The role:

We are seeking a Veterinary Surgeon to join our North Harrow practice on a maternity cover contract, 6-12 months.

In this role, you will be responsible for consultations, routine surgery and management of inpatients. Medivet has a "lock-up" clinic close by in Bushey Heath, some shifts will be worked at this clinic and will be sole charge.

Salary and hours: 

The hours are 39 per week across 4 -days a week or 5-days with 2 half days - 1:3 Saturdays: 08:00-14:30. Fair share of bank holiday cover duties - No on-call or out of hour shifts required! 

Salary is dependent on experience and includes £10,200 housing allowance, vehicle or £2,500 vehicle allowance. Plus £1500 CPD plus 3-days CPD leave, RCVS, VDS and BVA membership. 5 weeks annual leave plus bank holidays - package details based on FTE. 

Accommodation is also available if required!

Skills and experience:

  • 2+ years UK experience
  • Comfortable working sole charge with support of the clinic nearby
  • Competent performing routine surgeries unassisted
  • Confident to manage inpatient care


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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