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Veterinary Surgeon

Lady Dane Veterinary Centre (Faversham)
Faversham, Kent, ME13 8UR
up to £63,000 per annum depending on experience + Welcome Bonus of £2,000
Closing date
30 Apr 2023

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Veterinary Surgeon required at Lady Dane Vets in Faversham, Kent

 The Role

We are looking for an enthusiastic and passionate Veterinary Surgeon to join our team at Lady Dane’s Faversham. You will be confident with consultations, case workups and ideally general surgery. We are fortunate to have a strong team in place who are keen and able to offer you support should it be needed along the way. We are looking for a dedicated team player who is keen to be involved in case studies, client, and pet care.

Rota patterns that work for you

Ideally, this is a full-time position working 8:30 - 18:30pm over 4 days per week, with 1:4 Saturdays 8:00am - 13:00pm and no OOH. However, we offer flexible working patterns that flex with you and your lifestyle. Whether you are looking to flex your rota hours to balance the school holidays, fix to navigate the school runs or just looking to strike that balance between home and work life. We can offer flexibility that actually works for you.


Salary for the role is up to £63,000 per annum depending on experience.

Welcome bonus of £2,000.

About Us

We are a well-established purpose built, 100% small animal three branch practice with our centre located in Faversham and two branches in Charing and Whitstable. We pride ourselves on a good working environment, ensuring good wellbeing for our staff and clients. We are in a great location, with Canterbury nearby as well as London and Dover, allowing for easy for travel.

We have all the usual toys including separate cat and dog kennels to allow for maximum comfort for our clients, in house Idexx laboratory, digital and dental x-ray, ultrasound, endoscope and bronchoscope amongst others. All of our branches have ample parking for staff and clients, with a pet store next door to the main Faversham branch.

Our Team and Culture

Our team are dedicated to creating a positive working environment, ensuring the well-being of our staff and clients. We have a dedicated team of Vets and Nurses plus a support team of receptionists and a separate accounts function. We pride ourselves on being a traditional local practice offering the highest level of care for the pets of our community. The culture we have in practice is very important to us, as we have a friendly and encouraging ethos embedded within the team. We truly believe in supporting everybody throughout the working day whether it be over a cup of tea or in the operating room.

Our New Vet

We do have to ask that our new Vet has post graduate experience. In addition to your clinical and communication skills, you will need to be a people-oriented person, who is willing to support your colleagues. Culture is very important to us at Lady Dane’s, so we are seeking a Veterinary Surgeon who shares our person-centred ethos. We do expect you to have excellent bedside manner and have the welfare of your patients at the heart of what you do.

Because our employees matter

We recognise that our people are fundamental to the success of our business. Investing in our people, premises and processes is at the heart of what we do. In addition to a competitive base salary, you will benefit from:

Work-life balance

  • 6.6 weeks annual leave
  • Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service
  • Your birthday as a paid day off


  • Private medical insurance
  • Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing
  • Non-accidental injury support


  • £1,200 CPD allowance with 40 hours paid pro-rata
  • Certificate support
  • Learning and development opportunities via the IVC Evidensia Academy
  • Access to Vetlexicon – our online encyclopaedia provider
  • All our Vets & Nurses can apply for research funding
  • All our Vets get £1000 per annum to spend via our Care Fund
  • Infection Prevention and Control Programme
  • Quality Improvement Programme

Professional Memberships

  • BVA membership
  • VDS cover
  • RCVS fees


  • Pawsome Benefits – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers
  • Pension – 5% Employee/3% Employer
  • Discounted staff pet care

As a BAME and LGBTQ+ inclusive employer, we are keen to hear from candidates from all minority and diverse groups. 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.

If this position is of interest to you then please get in touch and quote reference BH8986.

To apply, please send your CV to Olivia via the Apply Now button or call 07797724566 for more information.


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