Veterinary Surgeon- Salary £32k-£50k!

Location Chippenham
Discipline: Small Animal Vet, Veterinary Surgeons
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £32k-£50k
Contact name: Paul

Contact email:
Job ref: PMC6200
Published: about 1 year ago

We at Lloyd & Cowan are delighted to be working with a practice who are looking for a new small animal vet to join their amazing team.


They are a large, sociable team of 10 vets, 10 RVNs and 2 SVNs, plus receptionists and support staff. Excellent facilities including laboratory, in house blood machines, digital x-ray suite, dental x-ray, ultrasound scanner. They have two sites located close to good transport links including the M4 and Chippenham’s mainline railway station. The practice has been established in the community for 50+ years and enjoys a location on the edge of the Cotswolds, close to Bath.


Close to excellent transport links, beautiful countryside and picturesque historic locations including Bath, Lacock and Castle Combe.

The Role

Under the welcoming, friendly supervision of a Clinical Director, they are seeking a talented Vet with a positive, supportive, professional nature to join their friendly and highly skilled team. They have members of the team with interests in imaging, internal medicine, emergency care and dentistry.

The role will enable you to develop a varied caseload, where continuity of care, a positive working culture and high clinical standards are imperative.

Working Hours:

The role would see you work between 2-4 days per week (depending on candidate) and 1 in 4 weekends, with an additional vet consulting. The shifts are a mix of 8-6, 8:30-6:30 and 9-7. The OOHs is covered by a designated OOH service. Split between their main practice in Chippenham, but also some sole charge in our Corsham practice. The role would be a mix of consulting and operating.

Successful Candidate

The successful candidate would have a positive outlook and thrive on working in a dynamic, supportive and motivated team. A keenness to learn, develop skills and adapt to new ideas whilst retaining a positive approach is essential.

So, what can Garden Vets offer me?

  • Salary £32k – £50k dependent on experience, within in a pay structure which ensures fairness

  • 6.6 weeks holiday inclusive of Bank Holidays (pro rata)

  • £1750 CPD allowance (pro rata). CPD and certificates actively encouraged.

  • RCVS, VDS & an additional professional membership paid

  • Healthshield

  • Various benefits

  • Discounted veterinary fees

  • Career development opportunities

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 028 8744 0649. If you know someone else who may be interested, why not pass this advert on to them. 

If we successfully place someone, you've referred to us; we'll give you £200 in high street vouchers as a way of saying thank you. 

All applications will be treated in the STRICTEST CONFIDENCE.