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Veterinary Surgeon

Wath-upon-Dearne, Rotherham
Salary up to £55,000 depending on experience.
Closing date
9 Dec 2021

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Small Animal, Veterinary
Job Type
Veterinary Surgeon
Contract Type
Full Time, Part Time
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Job Details

We are seeking a Veterinary Surgeon to join our busy practice in Wath, South Yorkshire.  

As qualified MRCVS, you’ll already have good experience gained in small animal practice. You’ll be competent in clinical examination and surgery and confident working sole charge or as part of the wider team. Sharing our values being trustworthy, caring and progressive, you will have all the softer skills essential to working effectively, building trusting relationships with your colleagues, harnessing our one team culture. You will also display good communication skills and the desire to share your knowledge and skills by being an outstanding, positive example to others.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2-3 years’ UK small animal practice (or UK equivalent) experience and be confident in their recommendations.

You will be working within a multi vet team which consists of 8 experienced vets with a busy and varied caseload.
The branch has fantastic clients and we are active in the local community. You will be working within an excellently equipped facility, including access to digital and dental x-ray, ultrasound, tonometer, bronchoscope and endoscope, blood pressure machine, ECG, full lab including microscope, haematology and biochemistry analyser, bone kit as well as full ex-lap kit including suction and diathermy. All out-of-hour care is managed by a local Medivet hospital at 24 hour Dearne Valley, where you will also have access to CT and MRI.

We take pride in our collaborative approach; you will have the opportunity to call upon our experienced vets for advice.

Salary & benefits
Full time salary package up to £55,000 dependent on experience, to include:

  • Accommodation allowance £5,400 per annum
  • Vehicle or £2,500 vehicle allowance per annum
  • 5 weeks annual leave plus bank holidays per annum
  • £1500 CPD allowance plus 3 days CPD leave per annum
  • 4 day week plus 1 in 6 weekends (part time and flexible working requirements will also be considered)
  • Pension scheme
  • 4 weeks' paid sabbatical (after each 5 years of service)
  • Annual pay reviews
  • VDS, RCVS and BVS fees paid
  • 100% attendance bonus schemes
  • Colleague Purchase scheme
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Pay 
  • Access to wide range of discounts for days out, high street and holidays. 
  • 1 day 'Pet'ernity Leave 
  • Access to Wellbeing support and EAP programme 

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.

We also offer relocation allowances should you move more than 40 miles from your current home address. 

Medivet Wath is located on Doncaster road just off the A633. The practice is easily accessible with Mexborough, Swinton interchange train station walking distance from the practice and they have onsite parking.

The large practice is equipped with the latest technology, including ECG, In-house lab, ultrasound, orthopaedic and operating theatre. As well as our in-house services at Medivet Wath, you’ll also get access to all the services available across the entire Medivet group.


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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