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Veterinary Surgeon

The Cat Clinic
Southsea, Hampshire
Salary will be from £38,000-£52,000.
Closing date
8 Dec 2021

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Animal Health, Small Animal, Practice, Veterinary
Job Type
Veterinary Surgeon
Contract Type
Full Time
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Job Details

The Role

Here at the Cat Clinic we are looking for an experienced feline friendly Veterinarian to join our dedicated and professional team! The role will consist of working 40 hours per week from Monday to Friday (8.30-4.30 or 10.30-6.30) with 1:3 Saturday mornings (8:30-12:30). There will be occasional sole charge, but no OOH or on call.

We are a close-knit and experienced team who promote a friendly and supportive working environment. There are monthly team meetings and annual get togethers as well as celebrated birthdays! Internal CPD and transfer of knowledge between staff members is frequently encouraged along with regular lunch and learns. The salary will be up to £55,000 depending on experience. 

About Us

The Cat Clinic is a feline only first opinion practice located in the lovely and lively seaside town of Southsea. Less than 10 minutes’ walk to the beach and located on the high street, we offer a fantastic location and work-life balance.

The practice is fully kitted out, but we take pride especially with our digital dental x-ray, ultrasound w/ colour doppler, handheld capnograph and K-Laser.

You will be the second vet in a two vet practice with 3 Registered Veterinary Nurses, 2 receptionists and an ACA. Our Clinical Director has an internship certificate in anaesthesia and is a confident ultra-sonographer.

Applicant Requirements 

We are looking for an experienced veterinarian who is confident with sole charge and dentistry (we can teach dental radiography). Also, someone who has a desire to do a feline medicine certificate is encouraged but not required. Ultrasound experience is preferred but not essential.

Our best candidate would be a strong communicator with a positive attitude and social outlook as we are a community practice and do love a good chat around some tea and coffee in the morning. Professionalism and personal responsibility are key expectations for this role.

Benefits - Subject to Pro Rata:

  • Enhanced holiday entitlement and increasing holiday based on length of service
  • CPD paid days and allowance
  • L&D opportunities through the IVC Evidensia Academy
  • Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • BVA Membership paid
  • VDS cover
  • Birthday leave
  • Discounted veterinary fees
  • Various discounts including retail & gym memberships
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Service-related company sick pay
  • Sponsorship for overseas employees
  • Initiatives focussed on employee wellbeing
  • Relocation packages
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Free flu jabs

As a BAME and LGBTQ+ inclusive employer, we are keen to hear from candidates from all minority and diverse groups. As a Disability Confident Employer, we are keen to hear from candidates with disabilities and long-term health conditions and would be happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments needed during the recruitment process.

If this position is of interest to you then please get in touch.

Please use BH4050 as a reference when applying for this role.

To submit your application click the apply button.


The Cat Clinic is a unique veterinary surgery, devoted to cats.

Find Us
02392 831000
95 Albert Road
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