Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    Keighley, West Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Competitive Salary and Benefits

  • Contact:

    Cathy Grimshaw

  • Contact email:

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  • Salary low:


  • Job ref:

    JN -022019-9124

  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • End date:

    2020-02-28 00:00:00

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We are working with an independent veterinary practice in Keighley, West Yorkshire that is looking for a full-time Veterinary Surgeon to join them on a permanent basis. Our client is looking for an experienced small animal vet that ideally has a surgical interest, although this is not essential.

The Practice: 

The practice has a dedicated team of Vets, Nurses, animal care assistants, and administrators.

They have a long-running history of high-quality care for animals across both Yorkshire and Lancashire. 

As a practice, they offer a wide range of services from routine healthcare, x-rays, endoscopy, ultrasound, and emergency medicine through to advanced surgical procedures.

Their clients enjoy the convenience of the practice being open 7 days a week and the reassurance that they nurse the in-patients on-site 24 hours a day.

The practice is RCVS Tier 2 (General Practice) accredited for both small animal and equine. This indicates that the practice has passed regular independent inspections by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons.

The Role: 

This is a full-time position, to join a team of 5 very experienced Vets including certificate holders in surgery, medicine, and ECC.

The hours are full-time, working 4 days per week, with shifts of either 8.00-16.30, 8.30-17.30, 9.30-18.30 or 12.30-20.00. The weekend rota is 1:6 Saturday 9.00-16.30 and Sunday 10.30-15.30.

There is a rota for inpatients, where the Nurses hold the phone and on the very rare occasion you may be called for help.

The Candidate:

To qualify for this position, you must be an experienced Veterinary Surgeon, ideally with a surgical interest, although this isn't essential. 

In return, our client is offering a competitive salary DOE + 25 days holiday + Bank holiday + 5 days CPD + health plan + pension + subscriptions.

The Summary:

Role: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Hours: Full-time, working 4 days a week

Weekends: One in six

Out of hours: On the very rare occasion

Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits

Ref: JN -022019-9124

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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