Chesham 01494 782001
Amersham 01494 725320
Chalfont St Giles 01494 871329
Beaconsfield 01494 854144

Veterinary Surgeon

The Role

We are looking for a full time Veterinary Surgeon to join our awesome team and Wheelhouse family! The position will be mainly based at our Chalfont St Giles and Beaconsfield surgeries. The current rota would be 4 days Monday - Friday with a 1:7 full weekend and 1:7 Friday late shift plus Saturday. The evening on call is only until 9pm Mon – Fri. Saturday and Sunday are covered by an external out of hours provider. This is open for discussion to the right candidate. Salary range of £35k - £50k depending on the candidate.

About Us

We are a fully equipped and modernised RCVS accredited practice striving to achieve the highest standard of care in South Buckinghamshire. We have surgeries in Chesham, Chalfont St Giles, Amersham and Beaconsfield. We are currently looking to recruit a Veterinary Surgeon to join our continually growing team of 14 vets. 

We have a committed clinical team with many vets and nurses holding or engaged in postgraduate qualifications as the practice combines first opinion with an internal referral service. Responsibility and specialism are strongly encouraged in order to develop further opportunities and skills to the practice. We have a strong focus on job satisfaction with a number of employee perks. We have a fully supportive management structure with staff wellbeing at the centre of our business, as well as a fantastic clinical team with a range of certificate holders.

Our whole practice team is made up of the following members and structure:

Vets - 16FTE vets & looking to expand

RVNs - 19 and SVNs - 5 

Reception team  - 13

Admin team is made up of -  Practice Manager, Team Development Manager, Office Manager, Group Nursing Manager, Clinical Manager, Facilities and Cremations Manager, Insurance Claims and Puppy Pre-school Coordinator, Office Secretary and Administrative Assistant. 

We have a fully supportive management structure consisting of 2 Clinical Directors and 1 Practice Manager. On top of this we have a full team of Heads of Departments (HODs) (head vets/head nurses/head receptionists etc.) running monthly catch ups. 

Our Chalfont St Giles surgery is situated in some truly beautiful countryside of the Chilterns AONB - ideal for horse riding, cycling, dog walking, easy access to London on the tube. Many country parks - Wendover woods, Black Park, Langley Park etc. Chalfont St Giles Practice also used to be a pub (no bar left now though we’re afraid)!

Practice Equipment/Facilities - Endoscope, Laparoscopic Bitch spays, Ultrasound scanner, DR and CR Radiography, Class 4 Laser, 4 consult rooms, in house lab.

Applicant Requirements

An exciting opportunity is now available for an experienced veterinary surgeon to join our wonderful team. We like to say we are a growing family of professionals who pride ourselves on high standards. The successful candidate will need experience of small animal medicine and surgery, be someone who enjoys working as part of a supportive team, is a certificate holder or have interest in pursuing one, is forward thinking in their clinical approach and has good communication skills. Our ideal candidate would be enthusiastic about practicing a high standard of patient and customer care and who would like to be an integral part of an practice.

How to apply: Please send a covering letter and CV to

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