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Veterinary Surgeon

Salary package up to £57,369 per annum DOE
Closing date
29 Dec 2021

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

A very exciting opportunity has arisen for a Veterinary Surgeon to join our practice in Harpenden, Hertfordshire. 

We have exciting growth plans for our Harpenden clinic and we are seeking a motivated good all-rounder Veterinary Surgeon to join our ever-blossoming team! 

Medivet Harpenden is a consult only clinic that requires a Veterinary Surgeon who will help grow and bond with the client base. The successful candidate will then spend the middle of the day at neighbouring Redbourn Priory clinic assisting with surgeries and other procedures, before returning to Harpenden for evening consults. 

This role works to our 4-day week with 1:3 half or 1:6 full weekends. 

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is eager to drive this clinic forward, building strong relationships with clients while working in a supportive, collaborative environment. 

Full time salary package up to £57,369 per annum depending on experience to include:

  • 5 weeks' annual leave plus bank holidays
  • 4 weeks' paid sabbatical (after each 5 years of service)
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Pay
  • £1,500 CPD Allowance plus 3 days CPD leave (FTE)
  • RCVS, BVA and VDS fees paid
  • Vehicle allowance or Company Vehicle
  • Accommodation allowance
  • Access to Wellbeing support and EAP programme
  • Access to wide range of discounts for days out, high street and holidays.
  • 100% attendance bonus schemes
  • 1 day 'Pet'ernity Leave 

Skills and experience:

  • You must be a Veterinary Surgeon who is registered with the RCVS
  • Minimum 2+ years' small animal experience, UK or equivalent
  • Confident, strong all rounder, happy to work both sole charge and within a team 


Medivet Harpenden and its sister practice, Redbourn Priory joined us in a successful partnership and have been part of the Medivet family for two years. 

Harpenden is equipped for consults where you will work along side a Veterinary Care Assistant, and Redbourn has a 4-vet team including Alex, Deborah, Lucy and Cat who is working on her ophthalmology certificate. They see a fair amount of exotic work and Alex is hoping to pursue an exotics certificate.


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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