Veterinary Surgeon

Strood, Rochester
Salary package of up to £50,000 depending on experience
04 Aug 2022
30 Aug 2022
Contract Type

We are seeking an Veterinary Surgeon to join our successful Branch Strood

By joining our professional, personable team in the practice, you’ll deliver exceptional care by going beyond consulting to listening and empathising, putting patients and clients first, always.

As a 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 in sole charge or as part of the wider team. Sharing our values of being trustworthy, caring, and progressive, you will have all the softer skills essential to working effectively, building trusting relationships with your colleagues, and 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.

This role works for a 4-day week plus 1:6 full weekends.

You will receive a comprehensive range of benefits including:

  • - Salary package up to £50,000 depending on experience
  • - 5 weeks' annual leave
  • - 4 weeks' paid sabbatical (after every 5 years of service)
  • - Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Pay
  • - CPD Allowance £1,500 plus 3 days CPD leave per annum (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
  • - Certificate funding 

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:

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 1-2 years’ UK small animal practice (or UK equivalent) experience and be confident in their recommendations.

You will be supported by an experienced Lead Vet and a New Grad. 

You will have a mixed combination of both Medical and surgical cases


Strood is a great area of Kent neighbouring Rochester

We are based in the heart of the Strood Community and treat pets in all of Medway and surrounding areas.

Here at Medivet Strood, we're a small practice with high-standard medical, diagnostic, and surgical facilities. We offer dental equipment, digital X-ray and blood pressure monitoring, ultrasound, an in-house laboratory, and ECG equipment. We also have a digital tonometer for monitoring the pressure in your pet’s eyes.

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