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Senior Veterinary Surgeon

Senior Veterinary Surgeon
GP Vets, Basingstoke
Salary up to £85,000 DOE plus up to £5,000 Welcome Bonus
Up to £6,000 Relocation Allowance  
Visa Sponsorship

Lead our long standing team

We are looking for a Senior Veterinary Surgeon to lead our long-standing team here at GP Vets. You will be based at our practice in Basingstoke joining two experienced vets, a well-established nursing team and a support team of receptionists.

Whether you are a Veterinary Surgeon looking for a step up or already a Senior Vet looking for a new opportunity, we can offer you the encouragement, challenge and support to achieve your personal and professional aspirations.  

We would welcome applicants with a medical or surgical bias and case work up as well as certificate/CPD is actively encouraged and supported. Our caseload mainly consists of SA however you can see some exotics if this is an interest of yours. We want to ensure you feel supported, so we also have access to leadership/management courses. 

Flexible rota patterns to suit you

Work/life balance is a priority of ours, therefore flexible working is absolutely considered. For example, we could look to accommodate reduced working days and flexible hours to suit you. Any other preference such as consulting only, particular days off, mornings, evenings – just ask – we can discuss the options.

Typically, the full time position is 40 hours with a Saturday morning rota and no OOH. We would also welcome part time applicants. 

Our established practice 

We are ISFM accredited and are a Silver - rated Cat Friendly small animal practice. We are based in a great location with excellent links to the M3/M4, (45 minutes’ drive to Heathrow and only 1 hour to the South coast), Basingstoke is also only a 40-minute train to London. In North Hampshire you'll find historic treasures reflecting the local literary and military heritage as well as lively towns, great local food and family attractions. You are also close to the North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in North Hampshire, with its varied wildlife and stunning views.

P.S We have plenty of space if you would like to bring your dog to work with you.

Our equipment

We have separate cat and dog kennels, 2 consult rooms and an ops theatre and we are well equipped with Digital X-Ray, Idexx ProCyteOne, Catalyst and brand new Ultrasound machine. Tadley also has a Dental X-Ray. 

Don't take our word from it....hear from our team

"The overall atmosphere, team and clients are all so welcoming and joyful to be around." - RVN

"I enjoying coming to work every day to see the clients, patients, and team. Our practice has a lovely 'community feel' to it and the team work hard to support our customer base and their veterinarian needs. The days are varied, busy and provides an opportunity for me to learn more about animals."
- Client Care

Because our employee’s 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 -

(Subject to pro rata)

Work-life balance
• 6.6 weeks number of holidays including bank holidays
• Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service
• Your birthday as a paid day off

• 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

• £1,250 per annum CPD allowance with 5 days paid pro-rata
• Certificate support (not standard, needs confirmed for each advert)
• 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 £1000 per annum to spend via our Care Fund
• Infection Prevention and Control Programme
• Quality Improvement Programme

Professional Memberships
• BVA membership
• VDS cover
• RCVS fees

• Pawsome Benefits – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers
• Pension – 5% Employee/3% Employer
• Discounted staff pet care

As a BAME and LGBTQ+ inclusive employer, we are keen to hear from candidates from all minority and diverse groups. As a Disability Confident Employer, we are keen to hear from candidates with disabilities and long-term health conditions and would be happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments needed during the recruitment process.

If this position is of interest to you then please get in touch.

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Any questions before applying?

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

Megan Dawson

Talent Partner (0) 7977 242 413


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