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Veterinary Surgeon- Horsford, Norwich

up to £61,000 per annum
Closing date
18 Oct 2021

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Small Animal, Exotics, Hospital, Veterinary
Job Type
Contract Type
Full Time, Part Time
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Job Details

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Veterinary Surgeon to join the expanding team at our new 24-hour hospital in Horsford, Norwich. The ideal candidate will have a specialism bias (but not essential), either hold or be studying towards a Certificate and preferably have an interest in developing external referral and internal transfer work. Full consideration to all specialties e.g. medicine, dermatology, dentistry, imaging, ECC etc. An interest in exotic medicine would be an advantage.

The role will involve working within our team of 7 Veterinary Surgeons and complement the existing team. As a Medivet main centre this facility is fed by our busy surrounding branches and so an interesting and varied caseload is guaranteed.  

The successful candidate will also be comfortable with routine surgical procedures and enjoy building good relationships with colleagues and clients. You will have a positive attitude and want to progress and develop your knowledge and skills further to provide gold-standard care through an evidence-based medicine approach to cases.

Salary & Benefits:

Salary package up to £61,469 per annum depending on experience, to include:

-Basic salary up to £50,000 per annum

-£6,600 accommodation allowance per annum

-Vehicle or £2,500 vehicle allowance per annum

-£1,500 CPD allowance with 3 days CPD leave per annum

-VDS, RCVS, BVA fees paid

-5 weeks annual leave plus bank holidays per annum

-4 day week plus 1 in 6 weekends

Benefits include: fantastic career progression, 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.


Medivet Horsford is set in a spacious practice that comes fully equipped with separate dog, cat & exotics wards, high quality ultrasound machine, endoscopy, digital x-ray, dental x-ray, multi-parameter monitoring and holds a cat friendly status. Along with our expertise in all furry creatures, we have a special interest in the treatment of exotic pets. Our specialist equipment enables us to provide a high standard of care for all our patients, including smaller ultrasound probes, endoscopy systems, a dedicated exotics ward and special dentistry equipment and instruments for smaller patients.

Our Hospital provides 24-hour care to the surrounding region and referral work in exotic medicine.

The practice is situated just outside 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.


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
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