Lead Veterinary Surgeon
- Join a team of passionate veterinary professionals committed to providing truly exceptional care
- High standards of veterinary care, both medically and surgically
- Ideal lifestyle location, committed to work-life balance
We are seeking a Lead Veterinary Surgeon to join our group of 4 vets and an excellent nursing team, based in Ashford, Surrey. The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years’ UK veterinary experience. This position would suit a confident Veterinary Surgeon with GP experience and excellent client, communication and leadership skills, and a desire to deliver best practice care.
Medivet Ashford Middlesex (Redleaves) is a newly acquired practice based in the Ashford area in Surrey. The practice is equip with many diagnostic facilities, such as a blood laboratory, digital and dental x-ray, ultrasound and ECG. The deadicated nursing team cover a range of advice and treatments, including de-worming, flea treatment and weight management.
This practice also has access to a wider range of services provided by the Medivet group, such as MRI and hydrotherapy. Medivet Ashford Middlesex is supported by Medivet 24 Hour Richmond, the main hospital in the region.
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.
First use of a vet, fantastic from the start Had issues with new pup and was treated with sympathy and kindness and not taken advantage of. Highly recommend – Zoe Smith (Google Review)
About this role
The successful candidate will work 40 hours a week over 4 days. The shift pattern also includes 1:4 Saturdays at our hospital Medivet 24 Hour Richmond.
You must be a Veterinary Surgeon who is registered with the RCVS.
Ashford has great access by road, tube and rail to London and the countryside of Surrey and surrounding areas.
- A very competitive package of up to £70,000 per annum (depending on experience), which includes accommodation allowance and a vehicle or 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 and partnership opportunities
- Colleague of the month awards, Hills staff feeding schemes, plus many more benefits available!
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