Veterinary Surgeon

The Role

We are looking for two experienced Veterinary Surgeons to join our friendly team on a full-time basis at our Chalfont St Giles and Beaconsfield surgeries. This position would be working a four-day week with a weekend rota included. We would also offer a generous relocation allowance if you were looking to move to the local area.

Salary of up to £50.000 DOE

About Us

We are a first opinion small animal practice located in the picturesque countryside of the Chilterns, perfect for horse riding, cycling, and walking. We are surrounded by golf clubs and country parks such as Wendover Woods, Black Park and Langley Park, all while being within easy commute of London.

The Wheelhouse Vets are a fully equipped and modernised RCVS accredited practice striving to achieve the highest standard of care in South Buckinghamshire. We have surgeries in Chalfont St Giles, Beaconsfield, Chesham and Amersham.

We are very well equipped with endoscope, laparoscopic bitch spays, ultrasound scanner, DR and CR Radiography, Class 4 Laser, and 4 consultation rooms. We have Vets who have completed or undergoing certificates in surgery (including orthopaedics), internal medicine, feline medicine, cardiology, dermatology, ophthalmology and oncology. We also encourage further training amongst our nurses, with certificates in anaesthesia, exotics, physio and ECC.

The Wheelhouse has been established for over 50 years and puts a strong emphasis on clinical excellence and team engagement. With 4 branches and a total of 42 clinical team members (16 Vets and 26 Nurses) we are a team who support each other and can deal with most of the clinical work that walks (or is carried) through the door.

As a practice, we actively support several different charities both locally and nationally each year including StreetVet, Marjorie Nash Cat Rescue, and Macmillan Cancer Support.

We also have monthly 1-2-1 catch-ups with our teams and other regular meetings such as practice zoom meetings, vet’s meetings, and clinical club.

Please view our Practice using the link below and visit our website to find out more about us and what we as The Wheelhouse have to offer!

Applicant Requirements

We are looking for experienced, confident, and friendly Veterinary Surgeons to join our wonderful team in our Chalfont St Giles and Beaconsfield surgeries. You will be required to be confident in small animal medicine and surgery and will need to be willing to be forward thinking and self-motivated.

Benefits - Subject to Pro Rata:

  • No insurance forms to fill out
  • Bespoke healthcare plan for our clients – The Wheelhouse Healthcare Plan
  • Dedicated training hub on site
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement and increasing holiday based on length of service
  • Spring & Autumn team lunch  – opportunity for the whole practice to come together, for us to recognise & celebrate team achievements and thank the team
  • Summer team and families party
  • Christmas team party, as well as a Christmas eve buffet lunch with Secret Santa and team gifts
  • 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
  • RCVS Membership annual cost covered
  • VDS cover
  • Birthday leave
  • Discounted veterinary fees
  • Various discounts including retail & gym memberships
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Service-related company sick pay
  • Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing
  • Relocation packages
  • Career progression opportunities

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.


Please email Stacie Smith with any questions that you may have before applying, and if you would like to apply please pop an email to Stacie with your covering letter and CV. stacie@wheelhousevets.co.uk

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