Assistant Veterinary Surgeon - Cranbrook & Bearsted - Full Time

Cranbrook & Bearsted, Kent

Job Description:

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic Assistant Veterinary Surgeon to take on a role at our lovely practices based in Cranbrook and Bearsted.

About the practices:

Both branches are based in charming towns in the Weald of Kent area (also called the Garden of England). The main centre is located in the small medieval town of Cranbrook also known as the ‘Capital of the Weald’ and is a great base for discovering the area with the famous Sissinghurst Castle & Gardens just a few minutes’ drive as well as things to do in the other surrounding villages.

You will work alongside experienced vets and certificate holders. Both Cranbrook and Bearsted have excellent facilities such as digital x-ray, in house lab, ultrasound, endoscopy and separate dog and cat ward.

What we are looking for:

This position would suit an enterprising vet who enjoys delivering a high level of patient and client care.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is keen to move into the next stage in their career, with excellent long term prospects for the right candidate.

You will need at least six months’ UK small animal practice (or UK equivalent) experience. In return we will provide strong mentorship, fantastic packages (see below) and the chance to be involved in cases using state-of-the-art technology. We provide all this whilst you continue to develop your career and get the most job satisfaction.

Our benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Accommodation or a substantial accommodation allowance of £9000
  • Vehicle or £2,500 vehicle allowance
  • £1,500 CPD allowance with 3 days CPD leave, and in-house CPD training
  • VDS, RCVS, BVA fees paid
  • 5 weeks’ annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Fantastic career progression
  • Colleague of the month awards, Hills Staff Pet Feeding Schemes, plus many more benefits available

So what are you waiting for? Apply now!

Medivet is growing rapidly and it is an exciting time to join us - we encourage growth and development within your role and are truly committed to help our Medivet family members achieve their goals. 

For a confidential chat, further details regarding the role, or to discuss other opportunities within Medivet, then please contact William at

Key Points

Vehicle or £2,500 allowance

Accommodation or up to £12,000 allowance depending on location

£1,500 CPD allowance with 3 days CPD leave and in-house CPD training

RCVS, VDS and BVA fees paid

5 weeks’ annual leave plus Bank Holidays

Discounts to a range of external CPD providers

Exclusive retail, days out and holiday discounts

Cycle-to-work scheme

Auto-enrolment Pension

Employee of the month awards

Hill's staff pet feeding scheme

Staff purchase scheme

Click here for more information or to apply now!