Veterinary Surgeon

Job title: Veterinary Surgeon Location: Southend-On-Sea, Essex Practice: Medivet 24 Hour Southend Hours: Full Time Contract type: Fixed Term Contract

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 looking for a Night Veterinary Surgeon to cover maternity leave and join our friendly and experienced team in Southend 24 Hour Hospital.

The ideal candidate will have a passion for emergency and critical care and will thrive on working at gold standard in patient and client care. This role offers the potential to study an ECC certificate, if desired.

The shift pattern consists of 7 nights on 14 nights off, (Monday - Sunday), 7pm - 9am. Weekends are included in this pattern.

Medivet also offers outstanding career progression, including post-graduate study. We are growing rapidly and it is an exciting time to join us - we encourage growth and development within your role and are truly committed to help our Medivet family members achieve their goals!

Salary & Benefits

  • Salary negotiable DOE 
  • annualised hours so no extra holiday
  • £1,500 CPD allowance with 2 days’ CPD leave and in-house CPD training
  • VDS, RCVS and BVA fees paid
  • Fantastic career progression and opportunities
  • Colleague of the month awards, Hill’s staff feeding scheme, plus many more benefits available!
  • Improved maternity and paternity leave
  • 'Peternity' leave


Skills and Experience

You must be a registered Veterinary Surgeon with the RCVS.

You must be confident working sole charge, with the ability to make sound clinical judgement.


The Branch

Our dedicated veterinary hospital in Southend provides the best possible care, 24 hours a day. Our caring, compassionate team – led by Veterinary Surgeons Kathryn Davies, Oliver Duprey and Sami Da Costa Argent, can offer a full range of services and facilities to help your pet lead a long, happy and healthy life; including endoscopy, dentistry and orthopaedic surgery.

Medivet 24 Hour Southend’s £150,000 investment into a new, state of the art CT scanner in 2019 has been put to great use. Our team at our busy hospital have used the CT scanner to support the diagnosis and treatment of pets.

What happens next

To apply for this fantastic opportunity, simply click apply and complete the online application form with a current cv.

If your application is successful, one of our recruitment partners will contact you to discuss the next steps.

Branch Address : 106 Lifstan Way Thorpe Bay Southend-on-Sea SS1 2XE

If you do not have an up-to-date CV or would prefer a casual discussion about the role before applying, please contact Nabi – -  07961834919