Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location Islington, London (Greater)
  • Salary Salary package of up to £67,369 per annum depending on experience
  • Hours Full-time
  • Contract Permanent
  • VET01160
  • Closing date 19th Aug 2022

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The role:

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Veterinary Surgeon to join our wonderful teams in Canonbury and Islington.

The successful candidate will play a crucial role within the regional team. Here, you will create a large connection of colleagues, working together and sharing knowledge to deliver outstanding service and care for our clients and patients!

Full-time salary package up to £67,369 per annum depending on experience to include:

  • - 5 weeks' annual leave plus bank holidays
  • - 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
  • - Access to Wellbeing support and EAP programme
  • - Access to a 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 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.

Skills and experience:

This role requires a confident and friendly vet with exceptional communication skills to continue building strong relationships with our clients!

The successful candidate will have a minimum of 1-2 years of small animal experience (UK or equivalent) confident working under sole charge and in basic routine surgeries.


This role will support our Islington and Canonbury branches which are a short walk away from each other.

Islington Cross Street is a busy and well-established practice and has been part of the Islington community for over 40 years.

It is a 2-vet practice led by Branch Partner and Veterinary Surgeon David Rubiera-Conesa. David has a special interest in cardiology with a passion for feline and canine medicine.

Our advanced technology also helps us understand and diagnose heart conditions and David takes internal transfers from across the region.

Just down the road, we have our Medivet Canonbury practice, they are a 4-vet branch with a large nursing and support team. And, a further 20 minutes away we have our Kentish Town branch, which has a friendly 2-vet and 3-nurse team.

Our branches are equipped with x-rays, full blood machines, ultrasound, in-house labs, and dentistry facilities. All clinics feed into our Kensington 24-Hour Hospital where all out-of-hour care is managed by our fantastic night team.

Here, our hospital vets are also always on hand to help you work up tricky cases and provide advanced surgical procedures for your patients if required.

Apply today to become part of our family.

Progress your career with Medivet

Development is at the heart of everything we do. We have a wealth of opportunities for veterinary professionals to pursue their interests, develop their clinical and business skills, and take their careers in whichever directions they choose.

Why join us?

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.

Search our opportunities and apply today to become part of our family.

How we work

Medivet is a family of passionate, supportive and thoughtful veterinary professionals. We work as one team to support each other, grow the business, and make sure every pet receives the very best care.

Meet some of our people

Learn more about life at Medivet from colleagues in clinical and non-clinical roles.

Megan Jones

Deputy Head Nurse

“I branched out to other companies, but returned to Medivet having not found the same family community elsewhere.”

Jerry Dunne

Branch Partner and Veterinary Surgeon

“I thought I was going to stay for two years and move on to the next job but I fell in love with the team and the spirit of everything.”

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