Permanent Part-time Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    Worsley, Lancashire

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


  • End date:


  • Salary:

    Competitive salary and benefits (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Ella Snowball

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -062019-11276

  • Published:

    12 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Client:

    Independent Practice

  • Contact:

    Ella Snowball

We are working with an independent Veterinary Practice based near Worsley in Lancashire who is looking for a part-time Veterinary Surgeon to join them on a permanent basis.

The Practice:

This 4-branch practice prides itself on it's up to date equipment, theatres, US scanners and digital radiography facilities. They are RCVS accredited and aim to provide a sensitive, competitively priced, quality service with an emphasis on client and animal care. They are also an RCVS recognised Veterinary Nurse Training Practice and employ almost 40 members of staff across their practice.

 The Role:

This is a part-time role working a 2, 3 or 4-day week, Monday to Friday, (options to be discussed at interview) with days off during the week in lieu of any Saturdays or Sundays worked. One late night surgery (consults to 8 pm) and the remaining finishes will be between 4 pm and 7 pm, with possible free time during the day. Weekends are on a seven-week rota basis with three weekends off, two weekends working Saturday morning at one of the satellite branches, and the remaining two working at the main site until 3 pm. You will also work one Sunday in seven, from 10 am to 3 pm. There are no out of hours responsibilities for this role as an external provider is used.

In return, our client is offering a competitive salary and benefits package that includes:-

  • Holiday allowance of 22 weekdays per calendar year
  • Bank holidays on rotation with a day during the week
  • An extra day holiday granted every 5 years continuous service
  • BUPA membership
  • RCVS fees plus other subscriptions paid
  • CPD allowance
  • Support for certificates
  • Active encouragement for personal development and regular review meetings
  • Salary negotiable commensurate with experience and reviewed after 6 months

The Candidate:

You should have a good level of medical competence and be comfortable with all routine neutering, Caesar and simple soft tissue surgery. You will be joining a happy and professional team and you should be able to develop good interpersonal relations with staff and valued clients. You will be enthusiastic and have good communication skills.


Role: Permanent part-time Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Start: ASAP

Hours: 2, 3 or 4 days per week. One late night surgery until 8 pm with remaining finishes between 4 pm and 7 pm

Weekends: A seven-week rota with three weekends off, two Saturday mornings at satellite branches and two working at the main site until 3 pm. One Sunday in seven, from 10 am to 3 pm

Out of hours: None

Sole charge: Some

Salary: Competitive, depending on experience

Ref: JN -062019-11276

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

What happens next:

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