Veterinary Surgeon

Veterinary Surgeon Oxford, Oxfordshire Medivet East Oxford Full Time, Permanent

The role

Hello! We’re a community of passionate veterinary professionals, committed to providing exceptional care. We’re looking for dedicated, forward-thinking and caring vets to join our growing community. We provide our team ongoing support, development opportunities, access to advanced equipment and skills, in-house training and a whole host of other benefits. Everything you need to help you on your journey to veterinary excellence!

We are looking for a veterinary surgeon with 2 or more years’ experience in small animal practice to join our amazing East Oxford practice. The ideal candidate will be; confident with routine surgery and medicine, assured in their communication, comfortable working as part of a team, keen to develop their clinical skillset, and share our core Medivet values of being caring, progressive and trustworthy.

East Oxford is a two or three vet practice led by our fantastic Branch Partner Mitko Dimitrov. The practice performs laparoscopic neutering and comes equipped with ultrasound and digital x-ray.

Mitko is incredibly experienced and skilled with this equipment and would be particularly keen to train you with the laparoscopic equipment, within 6 months you will be confident with use of LigaSure and within a year you will be confident in laparoscopic procedures such as gastropexy, cystotomy and more.

This is a great opportunity to acquire a cutting edge skill that will be a fantastic addition to your skillset! As part of our large regional team, you will build relationships with our talented and experienced vets, share skills and work together with the help of our state-of-the-art equipment across the region to provide the highest standard of care. For the right candidate, there may also be a fantastic opportunity to join the practice partnership. Medivet’s Branch Partnership model is unique among corporate veterinary companies. It allows Branch Partners to own a significant share of their practice and reap the rewards that come with partnership but with less of the hassle.

Our Support Centre and Regional teams will provide in-depth support with administrative and management tasks to allow Branch Partners to focus on providing gold-standard care to their patients and leadership to their teams. If you would be interested in discussing partnership, please make a note of this on your application and discuss it with the regional team!

The Role

  • 4-day working week across 2 or 3 branches with consistent day off
  • 1:6 weekend or 1:3 Saturday or Sunday shifts
  • Average of 1.5 Bank Holiday shifts per year
  • Occasional on-call duties supporting our dedicated night team

Key accountabilities

Salary and Benefits

For full-time positions;

  • Salary up to £50,000 depending on experience
  • 4-day working week
  • 5 weeks’ annual leave
  • 4 weeks’ paid sabbatical (after each 5 years of service)
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Pay
  • CPD Allowance plus 3 days CPD leave
  • RCVS, BVA and VDS fees paid
  • Support with certificates and career development
  • 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.

Please do not hesitate to email for further enquiries.


Located in the bustling and exciting city of Oxford, the practice enjoys a varied caseload and superb local amenities, restaurants and bars.

Job number: VET02095