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Lead Veterinary Surgeon - Maidstone

3 months ago

Competitive salary


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Maidstone, United Kingdom

About us

The role

Medivet is currently looking for a Lead Veterinary Surgeon

Medivet are also able to pay a £5000 joining fee for this role*

This is a great caseload and a very supportive nursing team, with a nurse who runs regular clinics. 

You must be a registered Veterinary Surgeon with the RCVS. Ideally, you will have at least 1-2 years of UK (or UK equivalent) veterinary experience.

The successful candidate will work 40 hours a week over 4 days, plus a 1 in 5 weekend on call rota. An interest in exotic animals is useful, but experience is not essential as we are happy to teach!

See below our fantastic Benefits:

Veterinary Surgeon Signing Bonus of £5,000 *This role is eligible for our Signing Bonus, payable to direct hires and referrals from current colleagues. No agency candidates will be entitled to this bonus.

5 weeks' annual leave  4 weeks' paid sabbatical (after each 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 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.

Key accountabilities

Skills and experience



Medivet Maidstone, formerly Alphabet Veterinary Centre, is based within close proximity of Maidstone town centre. The practice offers a range of services to its patients, including ultrasound, x-rays and microchipping. It is supported by other practices in the Cranbrook region (including our practices in Cranbrook, Bearsted and Faversham) and has access to emergency and critical care.

This practice is a 10-minute walk from Maidstone East station (based in the town centre) and is close to the M20 and M2 motorways. You can also find the Vinters Park Nature Reserve, Mote Park and River Medway within a commutable distance.

Address: Maidstone, United Kingdom

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