Veterinary Surgeon

Bath Veterinary Group, Rosemary Lodge Veterinary Hospital
Permanent, Full time
The salary will be up to £50,000 FTE depending on experience.

Posted on 23/06/2022

The Role

Here at Bath Veterinary Group, we are looking for a Veterinary Surgeon to work at our 2 sites based at Rosemary Lodge Hospital and Chapel Surgery. The role will involve both carrying out consultations and operations. 

The rota will involve working 2 days per week at Rosemary Lodge Hospital and 2 days per week at Chapel Surgery in Melksham. You will participate in the weekend rota at Rosemary Lodge Hospital. There are no out of hours with this role.

The salary will be up to £50,000 FTE depending on experience.

About Us

Rosemary Lodge is a long-established Tier 3 Hospital equipped with an onsite MRI, CT, digital X-ray, and in-house diagnostics. Our 6 satellite branches vary in size and facilities, but all have established teams and friendly clients.

Across all branches, we have a team of 43 Veterinary Surgeons, 40 Registered Veterinary Nurses, and Support Staff making 140 employees in total. Bath Veterinary Referrals is based at Rosemary Lodge Hospital, the team includes both Medicine Clinicians and Surgeons. 

Chapel Surgery is a 1.5 Vet practice with a Registered Veterinary Nurse, a Kennel Assistant, and a Reception team onsite. 

We pride ourselves on our friendly working environment and our focus on staff wellbeing. Staff is actively encouraged to develop their skills and knowledge via in-house learning and CPD.

Applicant Requirements 

Experience of working under sole charge and in a busy hospital would be an advantage.

Benefits Veterinary Surgeon

Because our employee's matter

We recognise that our people are fundamental to the success of our business. Investing in our people, premises and processes is at the heart of what we do. In addition to a competitive base salary, you will benefit from:

Work-life balance

  • 5 weeks annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service
  • Your birthday as a paid day off


  • 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


  • £1350 CPD allowance with 5 days paid pro-rata 
  • Certificate support 
  • 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
  • RCVS fees 


  • Pawsome Benefits – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers
  • Pension – 5% Employee/3% Employer
  • Discounted staff pet care
  • Relocation allowance up to £5,000 

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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Any questions before applying?

Speak to Nicola Grant from our recruitment team who would be happy to help you with any questions you have before applying for this role.

Bath Veterinary Group, Rosemary Lodge Veterinary Hospital

Rosemary Lodge, Wellsway, Bath, BA2 5RL, United Kingdom

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Animals treated

  • Small animal