Veterinary Surgeon- (Margate)

Location Margate
Discipline: Small Animal Vet, Veterinary Surgeons
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £65k
Contact name: Paul

Contact email:
Job ref: PMC6072
Published: 28 days ago

Are you looking for an exciting new opportunity to join a fantastic team?

We at Lloyd & Cowan are delighted to be working with a practice who are looking for a dedicated Veterinary Surgeon to join their team.

The role will involve consulting and operating duties shared with 5 other Vets. They are fortunate enough to have a fantastic and knowledgeable team. Therefore, they are able to consider Vets with less post qualifying experience to Vets with a wealth of post qualification experience! 

Working hours:

They are offer a flexible approach to their new Vets working hours, that being either full-time or part-time positions working within their opening hours of 8:00am to 19:00pm with 1:4 Saturday mornings and no OOH.


  • Salary for the role is up to £65,000 per annum depending on experience but they are open to negotiations for the right candidate

  • The successful candidate will receive a welcome bonus of £2,500

  • Should you be relocating to their lovely seaside town they have relocation support of up to £5,000

About them:

This practice is in Margate with ample car parking and a smaller consulting only branch in Birchington-On-Sea with a cattery attached. They are well equipped with digital radiography and dental radiography, ultrasound, fully equipped laboratory for in-house analysis and video endoscopy/bronchoscopy. They are surrounded by sandy beaches, with close links to ferries and the train for various destinations across Europe. They are also within reasonable distance to London for City visits. They are active within their community and as such have built a loyal client base.


Their friendly team is made up of 5.5 Veterinary Surgeons, 5 Registered Veterinary Nurses, 3 Student Nurses, 7 support staff and 2 cattery staff. They have certificate holders in Anaesthesia, Surgery and 3 studying for certificates in Imaging, Ophthalmology and Surgery. Therefore, they have ample experience to support specific interests you may have and encourage you to further your career in areas that interest and excite you.

Applicant Requirements:

They are seeking a Veterinary Surgeon who is confident in routine ops and has some post graduate experience in practice. However, they are lucky enough to have experienced team who are invested in supporting and mentoring any further development their new Vet seeks. They would like someone with a positive can-do attitude, excellent bedside manner and a true passion for what they do. They would also like someone who is a dedicated team player and will therefore fit in with their happy family orientated team and maintain their excellent customer care.

In addition to a competitive base salary, you will benefit from -
- 6.6 weeks annual leave
- Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service
- Your birthday as a paid day off
- Private medical insurance
- Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
- Cycle to Work scheme
- Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing
- Non-accidental injury support
- £1,250 CPD allowance with 5 days paid pro rata
- Certificate support 
- BVA membership
- VDS cover
- RCVS fees
- Pawsome Benefits – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers
- Pension – 5% Employee/3% Employer
- Discounted staff pet care

For more Information or to express your interest in this Opportunity send a CV to Paul via the Link.

For a confidential discussion about our opportunities call Paul on 07936947875 or email a CV to If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us on 02887658068. If you know someone else who may be interested, why not pass this advert on to them. 

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All applications will be treated in the STRICTEST CONFIDENCE.