Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location


  • 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 -052021-20287

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:


We are working on behalf of our client who is looking to recruit a permanent Veterinary Surgeon to join its busy practice based in Blackpool. The practice will consider full time or part time.

The Practice:

Our client has a friendly and motivated team of 6 vets in a dynamic, modern, purpose-built, and well equipped Pet Hospital with an excellent and varied caseload beyond any you are likely to see in first-opinion private practice. They are dedicated to continuous professional development with a proven history of supporting the completion of Advanced Practitioner certificates. They are passionate about promoting a healthy life for all pets by preventing disease, educating owners, and treating sick and injured animals.

Their hospital has 6 consulting rooms; 2 dedicated theatres; large prep area; separate dog and cat kennelling; separate imaging suite with digital radiography, ultrasound, and endoscopy; piped gases; extensive orthopaedic equipment and a supportive team of experienced Veterinary Surgeons, Registered Veterinary Nurses and Veterinary Care Assistants. All their staff has the opportunity to work to their full potential; Registered Veterinary Nurses routinely perform consultations and Schedule 3 surgeries within their capabilities. 

The Role and Candidate:

Our client is are now seeking a Veterinary Surgeon (VS) to join them in a role that is responsible for the delivery of an efficient, professional, and caring service to PDSA clients, providing a high standard of customer service and clinical care whilst also promoting pet wellbeing and delivering preventive services.

This is a full-time permanent role where you will be working 37.5 hours per week which will include 1 in 5 Saturday mornings - 9 am-12 pm (with time off in lieu the following week). No OOH. 

The Package:

In return, our client is offering a very competitive package worth between £33,281 - £43,421 p/a (including allowances) per annum that includes: 

  • Allocated CPD funding of 37.5 hours
  • Excellent career opportunities/development
  • 37.5hr working week
  • 5 weeks holiday per year
  • Paid statutory holidays
  • Travel allowance
  • Life assurance 4 x annual salary
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Private medical insurance (after 12 months service – permanent employees only)

Ref: JN -012021-18159

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