Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:

    2019-12-31 00:00:00

  • Salary:

    £50,000 plus for the right person

  • Contact:

    Paddy Wood

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -042018-2486

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:

    Paddy Wood

A lovely independent practice, with a branch either side of the Lancashire/ Greater Manchester Border is looking for a Veterinary Surgeon, with some experience or a new graduate to join their team on a part-time or full time permanent basis.

The Practice:

Our client is an independent, forward thinking practice with high standards, that offers a work-life balance second to none. You will be part of a friendly and professional team, including 3 vets (plus practice principal) and 7 nurses, offering gold standard service to clients and pets in the local area. Both surgeries offer both ops and consults; one being a 2 vet and the other a 1 vet practice and their existing vets are experienced in surgery, medicine and imaging and can therefore offer advice and support.

Temporary accommodation can be provided to assist in any re-location.

The Role:

The position can be tailored to you and can be anything from 3 days per week working 12 hour shifts, 4 days at 10 hours or 5 at 8 hours. The practice find that their vets enjoy a much better work life balance and prefer this kind of rota.

The weekend involvement is 1:3 limited hours, Saturday 9am-1pm, Sunday 10am-12 midday, with no OOH.

Consults are 12 minutes and the role will involve some sole charge, between the 2 branches. If you would prefer to be based solely at their smaller branch this could be negotiated.

The Candidate:

If not a new graduate, you will be confident with routine ops and consults; capable to work sole charge, but also keen to develop your skills as part of a small and friendly team.

In return, you will be rewarded an excellent salary between £28,000 and £50,000 plus (dependent on skills and experience), paid RCVS/ VDS fees and £1,000/ 2 days’ CPD allowance.

In Summary:

Role: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Hours: Full time or part time, negotiable days and hours

Weekends: 1 in 3 Saturday & Sundays

Out of hours: None

Sole charge: Some

Branch work: Yes, although if preferred working solely in the small branch would considered

Consults: 12 Minutes

Salary: Excellent Salary - between £28,000 and £50,000 plus (dependent on skills and experience) + paid RCVS/ VDS fees and £1,000/ 2 days’ CPD allowance

Ref: JN -042018-2486

To qualify for this position, you must be fully registered with the RCVS and you must be eligible to work in the UK.

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