Veterinary Surgeon

Veterinary Surgeon Carpenders Park, Hertfordshire Medivet Carpenders Park Full Time, Permanent

The role

We are seeking a Veterinary Surgeon to complete our team at Medivet Carpenders Park in Watford.

This busy team led by our Branch Partner Ana, provides care not only for dogs, cats and other small pets but also for a variety of local wildlife.

This role works a maximum of 1-day sole charge, supported by our Head Nurse, SVN and Veterinary Care Assistant.

This position is open to vets of all levels of experience, confident with basic routine surgeries. We are happy to accommodate part-time or flexible hours.

Full time salary package up to £57,369 per annum depending on experience to include:

  • 5 weeks’ annual leave plus bank holidays
  • 4 weeks’ paid sabbatical (after each 5 years of service)
  • 4-day week with 1:3 half or 1:6 full weekends
  • 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
  • Accommodation allowance
  • 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


Medivet Carpenders Park, also known on Facebook as ‘The Clinic with the most Unicorns in the world’ are advocates of celebrating difference.

  • Our friendly and passionate team of wildlife lovers are seeking a Veterinary Surgeon to join them. If you have an adventurous soul and a kind heart, then this could be exactly the right place for you!
  • Watford 24-Hour Hospital is a short drive away, here you have access to a fully equipped theatre, CT, laparoscopy, endoscopy, orthopaedic and spinal surgery services, as well as 24 hour care for your patients managed by a dedicated night team.
  • If there is anything you need support with you can go along to Watford and work alongside our experienced hospital vets.
  • Pablo has his cert in Diagnostic Imaging and Andrea has his PG Cert in Small Animal Surgery and Advanced PG Cert in Orthopaedic Surgery. Many of our vets will book ops in with Andrea until their confident enough to do without support. Our surrounding branches also benefit from CT assisted procedures, which they find really helpful for ops planning.
  • Not familiar with the area? Carpenders Park is a suburb of Watford. The clinic is situated right next to Carpenders Park Overground with quick direct links into North West London for all the capital has to offer.
Job number: VET02114