Lead Veterinary Surgeon - Full Time

Vets 4 Pets
Gillingham, Kent ME8 0PU
04 Nov 2020
04 Dec 2020
Contract Type

Surgery Information / Job Description

"Could not ask for a better practice staff are brilliant and the quality of care is just superb" 

"Can’t fault the staff from the reception to the nurses very warm and caring"

 Our clients love us and we think you will too!

We are offering an exciting opportunity for a Lead Veterinary Surgeon to join the team at the brand new, purpose built Gillingham practice!

Gillingham offers excellent transport links into London and the practice is based within a busy Pets At Home store with free onsite parking.

You will be joining a team of 1 very experienced Vet, 2 RVN's, 1 VCA and a team of full time and part time Receptionists. The bright, spacious, air-conditioned surgery has been purpose built to industry leading standards with state of the art equipment including digital X-ray, theatre and in-house laboratory facilities. 

Person Specification

Gillingham is now looking for an experienced and forward-thinking Veterinary Surgeon to join the team. This position would suit someone looking to take the next step in their career in a lead role and there are even potential partnership opportunities. Applicants will be confident with all routine surgical and medical cases and special interests will be welcomed and supported. A large element of the Lead Vet role will involve mentoring and supporting less experienced Vets when needed, helping them to develop to their full potential.

The role will include a weekend rota of 1 in 3 full weekends with time off in the week. There are no OOH, meaning all of our colleagues can enjoy an excellent work/life balance.

By joining Vets4Pets in Gillingham you will be part of a team dedicated to providing superb standards of client and animal care and as this role plays a key part within a small, friendly team, the ideal candidate will be adaptable and flexible.


In return, we offer:

  • Competitive salary - up to £70,000 (depending on experience)
  • Relocation package
  • Pension scheme
  • Enhanced annual leave
  • Generous CPD
  • Exclusive colleague discounts
  • Pastoral care, emotional wellbeing and support
  • OOH provision
  • Paid memberships – RCVS, BVA, VDS

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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