Full Time Veterinary Surgeon

Hereford, Herefordshire
27 Nov 2020
19 Feb 2021
Contract Type

We have an exciting opportunity for a full time Veterinary Surgeon to cover maternity in our single site small animal practice in beautiful Hereford. We are a busy first opinion practice with excellent standards of clinical care.

You will work alongside our friendly team of vets, nurses and receptionists, both consulting and spending at least one day a week in theatre. It is a full time role working 4 days a week and 1:5 participation in the OOH weekend rota and one night a week on call. After a weekend on call you will have a long weekend to enjoy.

We are part of a growing group of practices within IVC Evidensia with a genuine focus on quality care for pets. We endeavour to set high standards and keep up with new developments to give the best possible service to our clients. We have up to date equipment including digital x-ray, ultrasound, in house lab machines and multiparameter anaesthetic monitoring equipment.

We are a friendly team that regularly have case discussions and share ideas. We are supportive of CPD and further qualifications, as such we have one vet currently undertaking her cardiology certificate and another doing her surgery certificate. We also have a visiting cardiologist, orthopaedic specialist and ultrasonographer attend the practice.

We are looking for a highly motivated veterinary surgeon who can thrive in our practice. Confident and professional, with the ability to work seamlessly alongside our practice teams to provide a quality experience for our clients and pets alike. You will need to be RCVS registered, have strong communication skills, have the ability to work well in a team, be comfortable to work sole charge (only at weekends) and have a passion to deliver great clinical care and fantastic client service.

Benefits (pro rata):


  • 25 days paid holiday not including bank holidays
  • 5 days paid CPD leave
  • £1250 CPD Allowance per annum 
  • Private Medical Insurance 
  • VDS Membership paid
  • VDS Membership paid
  • BVA Membership paid
  • Service based holiday entitlement increases
  • VDS cover
  • Enhanced maternity, adoption, shared parental leave and surrogacy pay
  • Enhanced paternity pay
  • Birthday leave
  • Discounted veterinary fees
  • My Benefits - various discounts including retail & gym memberships
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Pension
  • CPD/training support
  • Paid bereavement leave
  • Company sick pay
  • Employee opinion survey
  • Free uniform in a number of roles
  • Annual pay reviews
  • Social events
  • Sponsorship for overseas employees
  • Academy & Leadership courses
  • Focus on employee wellbeing
  • Relocation packages

As a Disability Confident Employer we are keen to hear from candidates with disabilities and long term health conditions, and would be happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments needed during the recruitment process.

To apply, please email your CV to Claire by clicking the apply button or call 07741652975 for more information.

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