Experienced Vet Surgeon SA and Exotics

IVC Evidensia

Maidstone, England, United Kingdom


£45k (annually)

Vet Surgeon

Aug 16

The Role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Veterinary Surgeon at our well-equipped first opinion, referral small animal and exotic Veterinary practice in Maidstone, Kent. The successful candidate will be working alongside our friendly team of qualified Vets, nurses, and animal care assistants to provide a high standard of care for our clients and hospital patients. Our vets see an exciting and varied exotics caseload and have the opportunity to continually develop their skills through an excellent CPD program.

This is a full-time position (40-hour week) with weekends on a 1:4 rota basis and no OOH. The role would ideally be suitable for an experienced Veterinary Surgeon in exotics or small animals looking for a new challenge in a supportive environment. Part-time applications will also be considered. 

The salary for the role is up to £45,000 per annum depending on experience.

About Us

We have a varied exotics caseload and work within a recently refurbished practice. Our CD is an Advanced Practitioner in Zoological Medicine. We are well equipped with x-ray, ultrasound, dental, in-house and idexx lab.

Team and Culture

At the practice, we have worked really hard to create a family-like culture and happy working environment. We are 1 branch with 3 exceptional Vets (including our CD who supports the clinical team), 9 dedicated Nurses practice. We have a supportive culture in place to get you through every working day!

Applicant Requirements

We are looking for a Vet with exotics and small animal experience. The successful candidate will have excellent customer service and communication skills, be an effective team player, and have an organised and systematic approach when making decisions to be able to carry out the role efficiently. You will also maintain membership of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons. 

Benefits (subject to pro rata) 

•    5 weeks paid holiday not including bank holidays

•    5 days paid CPD leave

•    £1250 CPD Allowance per annum

•    Private Medical Insurance

•    VDS Membership paid

•    BVA Membership paid

•    Service based holiday entitlement increases

•    VDS cover

•    Enhanced maternity, adoption, shared parental leave and surrogacy pay

•    Enhanced paternity pay

•    Birthday leave

•    Discounted veterinary fees

•    My Benefits - various discounts including retail & gym memberships

•    Cycle to Work scheme

•    Pension

•    CPD/training support

•    Paid bereavement leave

•    Company sick pay

•    Employee opinion survey

•    Free uniform in a number of roles

•    Annual pay reviews

•    Social events

•    Sponsorship for overseas employees

•    Academy & Leadership courses

•    Focus on employee wellbeing

•    Relocation packages

•    Career progression opportunities

•    Free flu jabs

As a BAME and LGBT+ 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.

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IVC Evidensia

IVC Evidensia's vets, nurses and support staff are its greatest asset - because only their skills, enthusiasm and dedication can make things happen. ...