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Wiltshire - Salisbury

Small Animal Vet Avon Lodge Veterinary Group Stratford Rd, Salisbury SP1 3JN, UK

Practice Type: Small Animal Practice
Job Type: Permanent, Full Time or Part Time
Posted on: 28 Jun 2024

Veterinary Surgeon required at Avon Lodge Veterinary Group

Job Description

Veterinary Surgeon
Avon Lodge, Salisbury
Salary up to £65,000
Plus up to £5000 relocation allowance and £5000 welcome bonus
plus benefits

Discover the next step in your career

We are looking for an experienced Veterinary Surgeon, full or part time, to join our happy and friendly team in the beautiful Cathedral City of Salisbury. We offer support, clinical freedom, 15 min appointments, no OOH and there is a Saturday morning rota (approx. 1:4). The candidate must have proven experience and good skill set in general surgery and be comfortable consulting with sole charge. 

Our people are at the heart

Avon Lodge Vets is a supportive, friendly group with 3 branches based in Salisbury, Amesbury and Wilton all within 5-10 miles of each other.  Avon Lodge is a pro-active, RCVS accredited, progressive practice dedicated to outstanding client and patient care. We are well-equipped with digital x-rays, broncho/endoscopy, k-laser cryopen, ultrasound, tonopen, in house laboratory and more.

At the heart of what we do is providing exceptional care to our clients' pets within the local area. The Salisbury branch is our main hospital site, and we provide surgery facilities in Amesbury too. If you are looking for a friendly, supportive and relaxed practice but with top clinical standards / client care, then please apply today! 

Find a place where it's all taken care of

Work-life balance

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


  • 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


  • £1250 CPD allowance with 5 days paid pro-rata
  • 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


  • Pawsome Benefits – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers
  • Relocation allowance up to £5000
  • Pension – 5% Employee/3% Employer
  • Discounted staff pet care

As a BAME and LGBT+ 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. Please quote BH10238 when you apply. 

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