Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


  • End date:


  • Salary:

    Competitive - Subject to Experience

  • Contact:

    Ella Snowball

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -082019-12071

  • Published:

    22 days ago

  • Expiry date:


We are working with a client with a growing practice in the beautiful spa town of Ilkley, West Yorkshire that is looking to recruit a small animal Veterinary Surgeon on a full-time permanent basis.

The Practice:

This practise offers the latest state-of-the-art equipment, to ensure prompt diagnoses and the most effective treatments. Their purpose-built, modern surgery has been designed to industry-leading standards and has state of the art equipment including in-house operating theatre and laboratory, digital x-ray, specialist dental equipment and much more. Their highly trained veterinary surgeons and nurses are kept constantly updated on the latest innovations and protocols. They offer a full range of treatments from health checks to emergency operations and they are always committed to providing exceptional veterinary services. You will be joining a team of 10 vets and 14 nurses. Based in Ilkley on the edge of the beautiful Yorkshire Dales. Leeds is only 30 minutes away by train.

The Role:

This position is for a full time, permanent veterinary Surgeon. Ideally experienced, but will except a confident new graduate. You will be working 4-days per week, working shifts 08.00 - 17.30 or 09.00 - 18.30. You will also be part of the weekend rota, working 1 in 8 split weekends, and they will be out of hours work involved in this role. The large practice in Yorkshire is very supportive with a great reputation as a training practice. This role would mainly be from Ilkley, although there might be some branch work at the 2 other branches, and a vehicle would be provided. In return, our clients are offering a competitive salary and benefits package that includes:

  • Competitive Salary
  • RCVS fees
  • CPD allowance
  • Pension
  • Time off in lieu when working weekends

The Candidate:

You must be a vet with a genuine passion for animal welfare and client care. Experienced vets will be confident with routine surgical and medical cases. Newly qualified applicants will be eager to learn and put their theory into practice with the support of this welcoming team. You will be passionate about providing excellent service and working as part of a highly-skilled team. Enthusiasm and energy are a must, as is a willingness to communicate with colleagues and clients, in the best interests of your patients. 


Role: Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Start: ASAP

Hours: Full-Time

Out of hours: Yes, every 2 - 3 weeks

Weekends: On a rota 1 in 8

Sole charge - Out of hours will require sole charge

Salary: Competitive - Subject to Experience

Ref: JN -082019-12071

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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