Permanent Mixed Veterinary Surgeon - Burnley, Lancashire

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  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


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  • Salary:

    £30,000-£55,000 p/a (DOE)

  • Contact:

    John Watchorn

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  • Job ref:

    JN -012022-23555

  • Published:

    19 days ago

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Permanent Mixed Veterinary Surgeon - Burnley, Lancashire

Role: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Mixed Animal - The Split is roughly 50/50 farm and equine. However, individual interests are encouraged.

Location: Burnley, Lancashire

Practice: A well-established mixed first opinion practice, running their Farm and Equine Department and Companion Animal Department totally separately.

Team: You will be joining a friendly professional clinical team. The practice has 3 Clinical Directors and employs around 80 staff.

Facilities: They offer full support and services required in both the farming and equine environments.

Role: They are looking for a full-time Farm and Equine Vet to join their friendly professional clinical team.

Hours: They are looking for a full-time Vet, however, they can offer a degree of flexibility if you would prefer not to work a 4.5 day week, options and ideas can be explored and discussed.

The Rota:

  • The rota is 2 in 5 weekends.
  • The first weekend: You are on call Friday night first and working Saturday morning, then from 12 noon, you will be second on-call until Monday morning.
  • The second weekend: You are second on-call Friday night and First on-call Saturday and Sunday * full weekend
  • Followed by 3 totally undisturbed weekends.
  • Normal week 4.5 days, with 8.30 to 5.30ish with one weekday night on call.
  • The week following a full weekend on Duty you get an extra half-day off on a Friday.
  • They are a growing practice and as they employ more vets the rota will only improve.

Why Apply:

  • They are a well-established practice giving great job security.
  • They recognise that we all spend a lot of time at work and they want their staff to be happy at work and enjoy a great work-life balance.
  • They are happy to discuss the hours you work around your needs.
  • They DO NOT have sales targets
  • Pendle’s employer of the year 2016-2017 and runner up for 2018-2019
  • They have been highly commended in the SPVS wellbeing awards twice.
  • The surgery is set in a beautiful rural location in a stunning barn conversion.
  • You would enjoy excellent support and backup from well-established clinical and support teams.
  • They have team meetings so all staff can contribute to the success of the practice and ensure everyone is listened to.
  • They offer a generous CPD allowance of £1,700 per annum and certificates are encouraged with a higher CPD budget given.
  • They have a new graduate development program
  • They have several apartments available.
  • They are a friendly bunch who love to socialise

Salary: The salary range should be between £30,000 for a new graduate and up to £55,000 for a full-time experienced vet. Certificate holders may receive an enhanced salary. In addition to your salary you also get a four-wheel drive, laptop, and mobile phone.


  • Up to 38 days holiday a year, with a holiday, buyback scheme too for those who love to travel
  • You will be enrolled on Westfield Healthcare which is a cashback plan and contributes to dentists, opticians, physio, and much more.
  • You will have access to an Employee Assistance Programme
  • You can join their corporate gym membership for only £22.50 a month
  • Pets are treated at cost (within reason)

Ref: JN -012022-23555

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