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Veterinary Surgeon - Basildon

2 months ago

Competitive salary


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Basildon, United Kingdom

About us

We’re a community of passionate veterinary professionals committed to providing truly exceptional care. We’re set on building something extraordinary: creating the most forward-thinking and innovative place in the veterinary industry.

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.

Our mission to deliver progressive, around the clock care means our employees have the very best equipment and treatment options available, including in-house MRI machines and state-of-the-art operating theatres.

We provide ongoing support to our teams, both in practice and through our dedicated training centre. This empowers you to get the very best from our advanced equipment while being on your journey to veterinary excellence.

The role

We are seeking a Veterinary Surgeon to come and join the team at Medivet Basildon.

This role will be most suitable for a competent first opinion surgeon and will function in an environment where colleagues support each other, by sharing skills and knowledge, to give our patients the best outcomes. You will be supported and encouraged to work to high medical and surgical standards.

This role will involve a mixture of running the hospital, consulting patients and also some surgery. Confidence working sole charge is essential.

This is a full time permanent position, working 39 hours a week over 4 days, providing great work-life balance. This shift pattern includes 1:3 half weekends (Saturday/Sunday) or 1:6 full weekends.

Medivet also offers outstanding career progression, including post-graduate study. We are growing rapidly and it is an exciting time to join us - we encourage growth and development within your role and are truly committed to help our Medivet family members achieve their goals!

Salary & Benefits:

Very competitive salary of up to £65,000, depending on experience 

Accommodation allowance of £7,800

Vehicle or £2,500 vehicle allowance

£1,500 CPD allowance with 3 days CPD leave, and in-house CPD training

VDS, RCVS, BVA fees paid

5 weeks annual leave plus bank holidays

Fantastic career progression

Colleague of the month awards, Hills staff feeding schemes, plus many more benefits available!

Key accountabilities

Skills and experience

You must be a registered Veterinary Surgeon with the RCVS.

Confidence working sole charge is essential.



Medivet Basildon boasts great equipment and access to CT imaging, Endoscopy and Ultrasound, including Doppler Ultrasound at Medivet 24 Hour Southend. This practice has recently been awarded the highest accolade in the RCVS Practice Standards Scheme for its high standards of veterinary care and 'outstanding' customer service. The team consists of a Lead Veterinary Surgeon, a Head Nurse and registered Nurse, as well as a Patient Care Assistant for support.

The practice is a short distance from the A176, less than a 10-minute drive to the Eastgate shopping centre and Basildon station is close by. Northlands Park is a short drive away, which offers beautiful rose gardens, amazing fishing lakes and much more. Basildon also offers great shopping and dining opportunities, some of which may be included in our retail benefits!

Address: Basildon, United Kingdom

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