Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Melksham

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


  • End date:


  • Salary:

    £34,000 to £70,000 p/a (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Jack Stapley

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    01423 7012321

  • Job ref:

    JN -072023-29275

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:


Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Melksham

Type: Small Animal

Location: Melksham, Wiltshire

Practice Type: A thriving, proudly independent practice with an excellent reputation in the community, they have a new second practice in Melksham which is also fully equipped to provide all services, vets work at both sites.

Team: Run by two veterinary directors who are very hands-on and will offer great support. Excellent support and mentoring, fabulous nursing staff.

Role: They are looking for a sixth vet to join their small and friendly team. The right candidate will have excellent people skills, be a great communicator, be empathetic, and be a good team player.

Hours: Getting the right candidate is important to them so they will happily consider full or part-time applicants.

  • Full-time vets work a 4-day week with one Friday night early finish in 3 weeks.
  • Saturday mornings rota share only.
  • No Sundays or out-of-hours.

Successful Candidate:

  • They aim for exceptional standards and great continuity of care. A good rapport with the client is an essential skill as is the ability to work as part of a team.
  • They are looking for someone who takes pride in being an excellent general practitioner with ability in all areas of veterinary practice.
  • They require a vet with routine surgery and consulting skills. 
  • A positive attitude and good sense of humour are essential, as is sharing their practice values and a drive to provide an excellent service.
  • The successful candidate will be experienced and confident enough to handle sole charge when needed.

Salary: The salary on offer is from £34,000 to £70,000 p/a based on experience 


  • Interesting and varied caseload in a happy easy going atmosphere
  • 5 weeks holiday, plus bank holidays, RCVS/VDS paid
  • 1 week paid CPD leave and a generous allowance

Ref: JN -072023-29275

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