Veterinary Surgeon

Veterinary Surgeon £50,000 - 55,000 per year  Histon, Cambridgeshire Medivet Impington Part Time, Fixed Term Contract

The Opportunity

Do the tranquil surroundings of historical Cambridgeshire appeal to you? 

Medivet Impington is a small and friendly practice on the outskirts of Cambridgeshire with very accessible transport links and beautiful country walks on your doorstep. The serene villages of Histon and Milton are a 5 minute drive away and 15-20 minutes further down the road is Cambridge city centre, known for it’s iconic University and views of the River Cam. This practice comes with a varied small-animal caseload and is well-equipped with digital radiography and ultrasound. 

We are looking for a confident Veterinary Surgeon who is happy to work sole charge occasionally, to come and join us part time on a 9 month Fixed Term Contract for a Maternity Cover starting on 2 April 2024. 

Medivet Impington has an excellent support structure in place and take pride in a collaborative approach; we are a team of 11, with 4 Vets, 2 RVNs, 2 SVNs, 2 Receptionists and 1 Patient Care Assistant.  

If a healthy work-life balance is what you’re after or you have other commitments during the week, this job may be for you. Your working pattern will be Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday plus only 1 in 4 Saturdays. 

Our full practice address is Middlewhite Building, St Georges Way, Impington, Cambridge CB24 9AF and we have plenty of onsite parking.  

If you would like further information about the role or would prefer an informal chat before applying, please contact Serena on 

Key Benefits

  • £50,000 – £55,000 per year FTE – please note this will be pro-rated as it is a part time fixed term contract
  • Private Medical Insurance from day one
  • Health cash plan from day one (covering dental, physio and optical services) with 24/7 Private GP Service
  • Life Assurance 3 x salary
  • Access to 24-hour counselling by phone or in person should you feel you need support
  • 5 weeks’ annual leave plus Bank Holidays, rising to 6 weeks with length of service
  • An additional ‘Day for You’, a paid day’s leave for you to use as you wish
  • Clinical CPD: £1,500 per year plus 3 days’ paid leave (pro-rated)
  • Internal CPD and access to Clinical Communities
  • Funded certificate opportunities
  • VDS, RCVS and BVA fees paid
  • Sabbatical based on length of service
  • Interest free Season Ticket Loan
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Discounts on Medivet products and services
  • Support for Certificates of Sponsorship for a Tier 2 (General) Visa and relocation support

Role Accountabilities

Exceptional care is at the heart of everything we do at Medivet. That’s the care for our patients, our clients and for each other – we really want to make a positive difference through every interaction we have. In this role you will:

  • Deliver exceptional clinical care to your patients during consultations and procedures.
  • Provide exceptional care to your clients, giving clear updates on patients.
  • Deliver professional excellence, observing the highest standards of regulatory, practice and operational compliance.
  • Prepare tailored, accurate treatment and care plans for each patient with clear cost estimates.
  • Engage, mentor and develop your team, enhancing their skills and utilising these in the most effective way.
  • Complete clinical handover and arrange transfer of any patient needing out of hours or enhanced care.
  • Pro-actively support and share clinical best practice within and across practices and the wider Medivet community.

Your Skills and Experience


  • RCVS registered Veterinary Surgeon
  • Experienced in delivering exceptional care to both patients and clients
  • Experienced in working effectively as part of a team
  • Able to demonstrate clinical leadership skills
  • Experience of implementing a progressive clinical culture
  • Experience of supporting nurse consults and schedule 3 procedures, with an understanding of how this contributes to clinic performance and efficiency
  • Experienced in using coaching and influencing skills to get the best out of every colleague

About Us

Medivet is a leading veterinary care provider, with practices across the UK including a number of 24-hour veterinary centres and referral centres. We also have a growing presence overseas with practices in France, Germany and Spain.

We’re proud to support a large, connected and growing community of colleagues who provide exceptional care that’s always there. That’s more than a strapline for us, we truly believe every interaction we have matters and that we can make a real difference. This is as true for our colleagues as it is for our patients and clients. Being part of Medivet means being part of a forward-thinking and caring environment with the very best equipment and treatment options available, and the very best treatment for you as a valued member of the team.

This is the home of talented people like you who want to stand out in their field and whose compassion for animals goes way beyond their job. Join us and be part of our exciting plans for the future.

Job number: VET02184