Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    Pontefract, West Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Excellent Salary and Benefits Package

  • Contact:

    Nicola Baird

  • Contact email:

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  • Job ref:

    JN -072019-11898

  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • End date:

    2019-12-01 00:00:00

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We are working with a small animal veterinary practice in Pontefract, West Yorkshire that is looking for a Veterinary Surgeon to join their friendly team. This is a full-time permanent position that would be suitable for a vet with at least one year post-graduate in practice experience.

The Practice:

Our client is a rapidly growing, small animal veterinary practice based in both Pontefract, West Yorkshire. They are a dedicated practice who are committed to not only investing in state of the art equipment to give patients access to the best possible facilities, but they are also dedicated to being able to offer the best possible care for all pets through their dedicated and experienced vets and nurses. This is a beautiful practice with in-house lab machines, suction machine, cautery unit, tonometer, bair huggers and consultations using infusion pumps. They have radiography and ultrasound machines, dental equipment, four consult rooms including a dedicated nurse room and two operating theatres.

The Role: 

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Veterinary Surgeon to join a friendly and loyal team in Pontefract. The role is full-time, with the full shift details to be discussed at interview. The main areas of this position are to provide high-quality care for the inpatients whilst maintaining the relationship with referring veterinary surgeons. You will have a fantastic team around you for support.

In return, our client is offering an excellent package that includes:

  • Very competitive salary
  • Accommodation allowance
  • Vehicle or vehicle allowance
  • £1,500 CPD allowance with 3 days CPD leave
  • VDS, RCVS, BVA fees paid
  • 5 weeks' annual leave plus bank holidays

The Candidate: 

You must be an experienced vet with a client-oriented approach and excellent communication skills, you will work to a very high standard both medically and surgically and have the drive and ambition to help develop this practice further. The ideal candidate will have at least 1 years+ post-graduate small animal practice experience. This role requires a motivated vet to work confidently in a busy environment with the ability to make sound clinical judgments.

Career progression is actively promoted within this group and a variety of opportunities are available for the right candidate. This is a great opportunity to take the next step in your career.


Role: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Hours: Full-time

Weekends / OOH: To be discussed at interview

Salary: Excellent package including a broad range of benefits

Ref: JN -072019-11898

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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