Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    Leeds, West Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Competitive Salary (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Tracy Atkinson

  • Contact email:

  • Salary high:


  • Salary low:


  • Job ref:

    JN -102019-12816

  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • End date:

    2020-08-01 00:00:00

  • Expiry date:


We are working with a lovely practice in Leeds, West Yorkshire that is looking for an excellent Veterinary Surgeon to join them on a permanent full-time basis.

The Practice:

Our client is a first opinion and referral practice and 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 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, Endoscopy, 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 Siemens CT scanner. They currently have 8 certificate holders on staff all specialising in different areas.

The Role and Candidate:

This is a full-time position where you will be working 47 hours a week, either 8.00-18.00 or 14.00-00.00 (the 14.00-00.00 shift is on a 1:4 week rota. This week you would work a 4 day week) with a weekend rota of one in four working Saturday and Sunday 8.00-18.00 with time off in lieu. There are pay enhancements and lieu time is given for weekend worked.

They are looking for an excellent and experienced small animal veterinary surgeon to join their friendly and professional team. For the right candidate, there are excellent opportunities for progression within the practice.

In return, our client is offering an excellent salary and benefits that are dependent on experience and skills.


Role: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Hours: Full-time, 47 hours per week

Weekends: 1 in 4

Salary: Excellent Salary and Benefits Package

Ref: JN -102019-12816

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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