Veterinary Surgeon

The Role and about us

Delaware Veterinary Group has two great practices in the stunning West Country that are looking for small animal vets to join the team.  We encourage an open culture to allow our teams to thrive and aim to be the best vets we can be, helping our fantastic clients and their pets. Patient welfare is important to us which is why we still do our own out of hours to allow continuity of care but time off is generous and we can offer flexible working patterns to suit your needs. Career progression is available for those who want to develop non-clinical skills and one-day manage a practice or to continue to grow as a clinician.  Our promise of flexible working offers the very best blend of time to enjoy Somerset life whilst creating a job that works for you.  Pick up the phone, email or feel free to come and visit us to find out more about joining our practice team.  Contact Sarah Staniforth, Practice Director on 01963 350307 or email

About the Team and Culture

With 6 qualified vets and 8 qualified nurses, we have a clinical team that functions around support and the delivery of high-quality veterinary medicine. The team are actively encouraged to develop individual clinical skills and interests. This has led to a GP Cert AVP in Small Animal Medicine, as well as Physiotherapy and Behaviour, Emergency Critical Care, and Dental Surgery. We play an active part in the local community, sponsoring events like the local children's carnival, providing support on interview techniques for school leavers and giving talks with local charity groups.

Benefits - Subject to Pro Rata:

  • Enhanced holiday entitlement and increasing holiday based on length of service
  • CPD paid days and allowance
  • L&D opportunities through the IVC Evidensia Academy
  • Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • BVA Membership paid
  • VDS cover
  • Birthday leave
  • Discounted veterinary fees
  • Various discounts including retail & gym memberships
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Service-related company sick pay
  • Sponsorship for overseas employees
  • Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing
  • Relocation packages
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Free flu jabs

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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