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Veterinary Surgeon - Oakengates, Telford

Oakengates, Telford
Salary up to £55,000 dependent on experience
Closing date
20 Jan 2022

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

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Veterinary Surgeon to join our delightful Oakengates practice in Telford. You will be working alongside our friendly and orthopaedically-skilled Branch Partner Duncan. We are looking to recruit a well-rounded general practitioner veterinary surgeon to join our wonderful team.

Joining our friendly, professional and personable team in the practice, you’ll deliver exceptional care by supporting your colleagues' wellbeing and doing what you do best for your patients and clients.

As qualified MRCVS, you’ll already have good experience gained in small animal practice. You’ll be competent in clinical examination, dentistry 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.

See our Facebook page for a flavour of what we get up to: Medivet Oakengates | Facebook

We have a welcoming team to colleagues, clients and pets alike. In feedback our clients describe us as friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. We would describe our clients as loyal, friendly and engaged in their pets' health.

The rota works as alternate weeks: a three and a half day the first week, then a four and a half day week the next. The 3.5 day week includes Friday off for a long weekend every other week. We will consider a standard 4 day week for the right candidate, please let us know if this is what you would like. Hours are 9am-7pm for the full days and 9am-1:30pm for the half days.

Two half-days each week are spent at our Shawbirch branch, also in Telford.

Weekends are 1:3 Saturdays at Oakengates with appointments 9am-5pm although you are paid until 7pm, should anything unexpected occur.

The full time hours are 39 per week including the weekend work.

Salary and benefits

Salary £40,000-£55,000 dependent on experience

Vehicle or vehicle allowance 

RCVS, VDS, BVA fees paid

25 days annual leave plus bank holidays

Relocation packages available

Skills and experience:

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’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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