Veterinary Surgeon

Clapham Town, London (Greater)
Competitive Salary
24 Jun 2022
24 Jul 2022
Contract Type

About us:

We are seeking a Veterinary Surgeon to join our lovely, newly refurbished Medivet Clapham practice in South London. 

Medivet Clapham have a fantastic, established team made up of Guy and Laura, certificate holders in Cardiology, Endoscopy, and Endosurgery with over ten years of experience between them. They are supported by our wonderful nursing team made up of our HRVN, RVN, Student Nurse, and Reception team. 

It is a busy, fast-paced clinic, performing a high volume of procedures including endoscopy, cardiac, scans, and lap spays, equipped with endoscopes, ultrasound, laparoscopic stack system for keyhole surgery, full in-house lab, ethylene oxide sterilisation, and digital x-ray.

The role:

The practice day is split into 3 different shifts. These are shared out equally between the 3 vets so that there is an equal amount of ops and consult time over any given period. 

We work to a 5-day week with late starts / early finishes. 

Shift pattern: 08:00-14:00, 08:00-17:00 and 10:00-19:00 - 1:3 Saturday 09:00-17:00.

This role would suit someone confident in their abilities, ideally with a minimum of 3-year's experience however can be flexible as long as you have the right approach and client communication skills. 

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

Salary and benefits:

  • - Competitive salary 
  • - 5 weeks' annual leave
  • - 4 weeks' paid sabbatical (after every 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
  • - Fair share of bank holiday / on-call rota 
  • - Access to Wellbeing support and EAP programme
  • - Access to a wide range of discounts for days out, high street, and on holidays
  • - 100% attendance bonus schemes
  • - 1-day 'Pet'ernity Leave

We also offer relocation allowances should you move more than 50 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.


Medivet Clapham is situated in Abbeville Village in the heart of Clapham, South London.

Abbeville Village is a charming area with lots of boutique shops, cafes, pubs, and restaurants. It's situated approx. 10 mins walk from both Clapham Common and Clapham South Stations, with several nearby bus routes.

The branch feeds into our Camberwell 24-Hour Hospital for all out-of-hours and emergency care, managed by our dedicated night team. 

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