Permanent Full-Time Veterinary Surgeon

Permanent Full-Time Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Competitive Salary

  • Contact:

    Maxine Hollis

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  • Salary low:


  • Job ref:

    JN -012018-22

  • Published:

    12 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:

    2018-12-03 00:00:00

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We have a fantastic permanent opportunity for a small animal veterinary surgeon to join a dedicated team in Leeds, on a full-time permanent basis. 

Our client is looking for a vet with a minimum of 12 months post graduate experience.

The Practice: 

Our client has been caring for sick animals in West Yorkshire for over 25 years. They set their own very high standards and their objective is simply to provide the best care for pets. Their hospital in Morley is approved and inspected by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons and exceeds the exacting standards necessary to qualify as a veterinary hospital. Several of their vets are certificate holders who specialise in specific areas and are able to perform more detailed investigations and procedures. They are very proud of their expertise and many practices throughout Yorkshire and the North East refer cases to them. Their modern Veterinary Hospital includes the following facilities: Sterile Operating Theatres, Modern Anaesthetic Machines, Endoscope, Ultrasound, In-house Laboratory, Digital X-rays - providing same day results and just as importantly expert interpretation by an experienced veterinary surgeon with a certificate in veterinary radiology - Hospitalisation Facilities, Intensive Care Unit, Oncology Unit, human grade Siemans CT scanner. They currently have 8 certificate holders on staff all specialising in different areas.

The Role: 

You will be working with a dedicated team in the main hospital of this independent veterinary practice. 

The role will be varied and involve consults and surgery. The shift pattern is varied with shifts ranging from 8 am - 6 pm, 10 am - 8 pm and 2 pm - 10 pm. 

Participation in the weekend rota is required on a 1:5 basis. It is a full weekend, working Saturday and Sunday. The weekends are paid at an additional rate of £480 plus the following Thursday and Friday off. 

The OOH and nights are covered by a separate dedicated night team.

The Candidate: 

Our client is looking for a vet with a minimum 12 months post graduate experience. You will also have excellent communication skills and work well within a team environment.

In return, you will be rewarded with an excellent salary plus weekend rate, benefits, a fantastic work environment and the opportunity to further develop your skills within a gold standard hospital.


Role: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small animal

Hours: Full Time

Weekends: 1 in 5 

Salary: Competitive Salary + Weekend rate + Benefits

Ref: JN -012018-22

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

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