Veterinary surgeon

Veterinary surgeon Acton, Greater London Medivet Acton - Acton Lane Veterinary Surgery Part Time, Permanent

About us

Building the best place to work in the veterinary industry is creating exceptional opportunities for people like you.

Here, you won’t just be part of the team, you’ll be part of our nationwide family. We’ve built a network of 330 practices with 20 state-of-the-art 24-hour centres that are all home to a family of professionals who provide a high standard of care. You won’t just help to deliver care, you’ll deliver exceptional care for your patients and clients. And you’ll do it all supported by your colleagues and some of the best training and development in the industry.

Join us where we’re building better every day.

The role

Joining our professional, personable team in the practice, you’ll deliver exceptional care by going beyond consulting to listen and empathising, putting patients and clients first, always.

Key accountabilities

As qualified MRCVS, you’ll already have good experience gained in small animal practice. You’ll be competent in clinical examination and surgery and confident working sole charge or as part of the wider team. Sharing our values being trustworthy, caring and progressive, you will have all the softer skills essential to working effectively, building trusting relationships with your colleagues, harnessing our one team culture. You will also display good communication skills and the desire to share your knowledge and skills by being an outstanding, positive example to others.

Skills and experience

Working at Acton is all about teamwork and community: while competence in routine surgery is desirable, we would also consider a consult only role for a strong communicator who gets their job satisfaction from client interactions.

– We’re a cat-heavy clinic so an interest in feline medicine would be easy to cultivate here.

– Our staff all share the same ethos: patients first, always.

– Flexible working patterns and term-time only hours considered. We’re most interested in just finding the right person!



Salary package D.O.E – please get in touch to discuss what you’re looking for

5 weeks’ annual leave

4 weeks’ paid sabbatical (after each 5 years of service)

Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Pay

£1,500 CPD Allowance plus 3 days CPD leave (FTE)

RCVS, BVA and VDS fees paid

Vehicle allowance or Company Vehicle

Access to Wellbeing support and EAP programme

Access to wide range of discounts for days out, high street and holidays.

100% attendance bonus schemes

1 day ‘Pet’ernity Leave

We also offer relocation allowances should you move more than 50 miles from your current home address.

We can also support Certificates of Sponsorship for a Tier 2 (General) Visa if you meet the criteria and are eligible to register as a veterinary surgeon with the RCVS upon arrival in the UK.


Our Acton clinic occupies an enviable location near the bustling high street, with excellent transport links to the rest of London and beyond.

We’re a cat-heavy clinic so an interest in feline medicine would be easy to cultivate here.

Our proximity to the Richmond 24 hr hospital means that we can offer high quality overnight care, OOH provision, CT scanning and advanced surgical and diagnostic procedures to our clients, whilst remaining in close contact and retaining clinical oversight.

Job number: VET01659