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Roving Veterinary Surgeon - Small Animal - Somerset

Kingfisher Veterinary Practice, Chard, Chard, South West

Discipline: Small Animal

Full Time, Part Time, Flexible

Up to £75,000 DOE


Salary up to £75,000 DOE, Relocation Allowance up to £5,000 plus Car Allowance up to £3,500

We are excited to be looking for a Roving Veterinary Surgeon to cover IVC Evidensia practices in the Southwest region. The role will involve carrying out routine surgeries and consultations with the possibility of sole charge work. You will work across multiple practices within Chard, Yeovil, Castle Cary, and surrounding areas within Somerset. This role offers a great deal of flexibility and exposure to a variety of cases supporting clinical exposure and development. This opportunity also allows you to work with certificate holders including those with certificates in Surgery, Medicine, and Imaging. 

The groups covered within the remit of the Roving Vet Surgeon role are;

Delaware Vets
Kingston Vets
Kingfisher Vets

Grow your career with IVC Evidensia

This is an ideal position for a Vet who enjoys a flexible rota pattern but also seeks the stability and benefits of a permanent position. We are looking for a self-motivated Vet who can gain exposure to many different IVC Evidensia practices as well as assist our clinical teams. You will be comfortable working sole charge and have the ability to adapt to the different teams you would be working in. A Roving Vet position can maximise your exposure to our business leading to a long, established career with progression opportunities across the group.

Rota patterns that work for you

Our people are at the heart of everything that we do, that’s why we know that work-life balance is vital in supporting our people to be their best selves. Our flexible approach to rota patterns and working hours offers a balance that truly flexes with you and your lifestyle no matter what stage you are in your career.  We are happy to discuss your hours, rota and flexibility, we can look at full time hours over 4 days, weekend cover and no OOH.

We care, we dare, we share

At IVC Evidensia we invest in our people, premises and processes to provide clinical excellence. Our mission is to bring people together to make animal care better. We are building the world’s best veterinary group with a single purpose – healthy animals and happy owners. 
Because our people matter

We recognise that our people are fundamental to the success of our business. Investing in our people, premises and processes is at the heart of what we do. In addition to a competitive base salary, you will benefit from:

Work-life balance

  • 6.6 weeks annual leave 
  • Additional holiday entitlement for your birthday

  • Wellbeing

  • Private medical insurance
  • Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing
  • Non-accidental injury support

  • Development

  • £1250 allowance with 40 hours hours paid pro-rata 
  • Certificate support 
  • Learning and development opportunities via the IVC Evidensia Academy
  • Access to Vetlexicon – our online encyclopaedia provider
  • All our Vets & Nurses can apply for research funding
  • All our Vets get £1250 per annum to spend via our Care Fund
  • Infection Prevention and Control Programme
  • Quality Improvement Programme

  • Professional Memberships

  • BVA membership
  • VDS cover
  • RCVS fees 

  • Additional

  • Pawsome Benefits – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers
  • Pension – 5% Employee/3% Employer
  • Discounted staff pet care
  • Kingfisher Veterinary Practice, Chard's logo

    Kingfisher Veterinary Practice, Chard

    Furnham Road, Chard, TA20 1AF, United Kingdom

    Animals treated

    Small animals


    Any questions before applying?

    Speak to Maizie Brown from our recruitment team who would be happy to help you with any questions you have before applying for this role.

    Talent Partner

    Maizie Brown