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Veterinary Surgeon - Full Time

  • Location:
    South East
  • Practice Name:
    Gravesend Vets4Pets
  • Position:
    Veterinary Surgeon
  • External Advertising Start Date:
    13 Aug 2019
  • Vacancy Type:
Surgery Information / Job Description

Will your next career move be part of a fast growing, successful practice based in Gravesend, Kent?

Our modern practice is purpose built to industry leading standards and has state of the art equipment including digital X-ray, in-house laboratory, Doppler blood pressure, digital radiography, ultrasound, capnography, pulse oximetry, v-gels for cats and rabbits, surgical suction and separate dog and cat wards. My practice offers direct train routes to Central London, ample onsite parking and easy access from the A2.

You will be joining a team made up of 2 vets, 4 RVNs, 1 student nurse, 1 veterinary care assistant, 1 practice manager and 4 receptionists. We have a variety of individual interests in the team including member of the vet team studying for a Certificate in Small Animal Surgery. I am hugely supportive of CPD and further development and offer £1000 CPD allowance per year.

This is a full time role with a weekend rota of 1 in 3 and no OOH allowing for a great work/life balance.

Person Specification

I am looking for a confident, enthusiastic veterinary surgeon who is happy to take some sole charge responsibility at points during the week and weekend once settled in to the practice. You will enjoy both surgical and medical cases and have excellent communication skills as the team take great pride in the strong, long terms relationships we have built with our clients.


In return, we offer:

• Competitive salary

• Pension scheme

• Enhanced annual leave (plus birthday leave)

• CPD funding (£1000 per annum and support towards Certificates

• Career break option after 1 full years’ service

• Exclusive colleague discounts including with High Street retailers and restaurants

• Pastoral care, emotional wellbeing and support

• Paid memberships – RCVS, BVA, VDS

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer

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