Assistant Veterinary Surgeon – Somerton

Assistant Veterinary Surgeon – Somerton Somerton, Somerset Medivet Somerton Full Time, Permanent

About us

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

The role

We are currently seeking an assistant Veterinary Surgeon to join our close-knit team in Somerton.

The ideal candidate will have at least 2+ years’ experience (UK or equivalent) and be a confident all rounder. This role provides a great work life balance, and we will be open to negotiate full time or part time/flexi hours. 1 Saturday in the 3-morning shift.

Role accountabilities

Salary and benefits: –Salary up to £65,000 dependent on experience

  • CPD allowance and 3 days paid CPD leave per year.
  • 5 weeks annual leave plus bank holidays.
  • Payment of RCVS, VDS & BVA fees.
  • Funded certificate opportunities.
  • 24 hour access to wellbeing and employee assistance program.
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity leave.
  • Leadership training.
  • Pension scheme.
  • Paid sabbatical after five years’ service.
  • Additional paid leave for exceptional attendance.
  • Colleague purchase scheme.
  • Hapibenefits – A range of discounts on shopping, entertainment and meals out.

Skills and experience

You must be a Veterinary Surgeon who is registered with the RCVS.

Ideally, you have at least 2 years’ veterinary experience with small animals (UK or equivalent) and be a confident all rounder.


Somerton is one of our newest clinics but is a well established and community focused clinic in Somerset. Close to Langport, Yeovil and Taunton you’re based in beautiful Somerset countryside with good road, rail and air links to the rest of the UK.

The team have served the community for many years and have a strong client base. The clinic is a beautiful building in the centre of Somerton with period features and character in every room! The clinic is well equipped with digital Xray, ultrasound, inhouse laboratory machines, multiparameter anesthetic monitor and many nursing aids.

Please do not hesitate to email for further enquiries.

Job number: VET01899