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Veterinary Surgeon

Washington, Tyne and Wear (GB)
Competitive salary package
Closing date
9 Feb 2022

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

Joining our professional, personable team in our Washington practice in Tyne & Wear, you’ll deliver exceptional care by going beyond consulting to listen and empathising, putting patients and clients first, always.

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 role is working a 4.5 day week, 1 in 3 Saturday mornings (9am-12pm) with time off in lieu after working the Saturday. No OOH or bank holidays.

Joining our national network of veterinary surgeons at Medivet, offers exceptional opportunities for career development while enjoying a very competitive salary package.(FTE)

Full time salary package up to £50,000 per annum to include:

5 weeks' annual leave

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

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

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.

Skills and experience:

You must be competent and confident with routine surgery and 1st opinion work. 

The ideal candidate will have 2-3 years qualified experience with a specialism bias (ideally with a surgical interest), either hold or would like to study towards a certificate. The practice can also offer mentoring on-site for surgery. 


Medivet Washington is made up of a passionate and friendly team of 4 Vets, 3 RVNs and 7 Support Staff including a dedicated Practice Manager. Our Veterinary Surgeon has run a dedicated dermatology referral service for 30 years, including being RCVS Chief Examiner in the RCVS CertVD. 

The clinic is RCVS Small Animal General Practice accredited and an RCVS VN Training Practice.

Facilities include 3 consult rooms, theatre, imaging room including digital x-ray, ultrasound and endoscopy, large dental suit with digital radiography, separate dog and cat/exotic wards, plus is the only practice in the North East to offer CO2 laser surgery which enables us to undertake more advanced surgery such as BOAS surgery, interdigital ablations, TECA/LBO. The practice also accepts dental, dermatology and laser surgery referrals. Maintaining clinician skills with practical CPD and mentoring is a priority for the practice.


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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