Permanent Full-Time Veterinary Surgeon - Ashton-Under-Lyne

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


  • End date:


  • Salary:

    Up to £55,000 per annum DOE

  • Contact:

    John Watchorn

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -012022-23520

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:


Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Ashton-Under-Lyne

Type: Small Animal

Location: Ashton-Under-Lyne, Lancashire

Practice Type: Part of a group

Team Info: 11-strong vet team and an outstanding nurse and reception team. Work closely with The Dogs Trust giving an opportunity to deliver veterinary care to the dogs at the rehoming centre

Role: Our client is on the lookout for a Senior Veterinary Surgeon to join their team of 11 (FTE) Vets. The previous Covid-filled 2-years have been tough. As a practice, they have gotten older and wiser.  Regular operating days.

Hours: a 4-day week with a flexible shift pattern, 15-minute consultations, and sacred break times throughout the day

Weekends/OOHs:  1 in 4 Saturdays, no Sundays or Bank Holidays

What we need from you:

  •  A desire to work as part of a team, assisting junior colleagues to reach their absolute fullest potential
  •  Brilliant customer service skills
  •  Experience working in a small animal, first opinion clinic
  •  Confidence with both consulting and routine surgeries
  •  Great communication skills
  •  Ambition, passion, and motivation
  •  RCVS registration and right to work in the UK

Salary: Up to £55,000 pro-rata depending on experience


  •  Holidays - 5 weeks plus Bank Holidays
  •  Opportunity to buy and sell holiday
  •  Enhanced sick, maternity, and paternity pay
  •  Certificate study is hugely encouraged and fully funded (9 of our Vets either hold certificates or are on their way there)
  •  CPD allowance £1750/annum with 5 days paid – more if you’re a certificate holder
  •  Career progression opportunities and regular development reviews
  •  Annual pay reviews
  •  Paid memberships
  •  Benefits such as company pension, Health Shield, and various discounts including retail and gym membership
  •  Company sick pay
  •  Heavily discounted treatment for your pets

Ref: JN -012022-23520

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