Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Birmingham

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  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


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  • Salary:

    £35,000-£40,000 p/a (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Cathy Grimshaw

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -092021-22207

  • Published:

    1 day ago

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Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Birmingham

Role: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Location: Birmingham

Practice Type: This is a close-knit group of clinics that have been established both independently and as part of a larger group for well over 30 years.

Team: They have experienced teams of support staff in each clinic including a designated nursing Branch Manager as well as Veterinary Nurses and Veterinary & Animal Care Assistants

Hours: Full-time, vets usually work 9.00 am - 7.00 pm with an hour's lunch break, therefore a weekly average of between 37 and 42 hours per week depending on the respective clinic.

Weekends/OOHs: 1:7 Saturday mornings 9.00 am - midday which is based at the main branch

Branch work: Some

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Provision of an excellent standard of care to both pets and clients 
  • High standard of communication using verbal and written methods; using PMS for patient records, prescriptions, and lab reporting and full discussion with clients on patient progress, treatment options, and costs
  • Comply with legal obligations in line with prescribing/dispensing of medicines guidelines as well as working in accordance with the RCVS Code of Professional Conduct

Applicant Requirements:

  • This job would suit an RCVS Veterinary Surgeon with previous experience ideally in a similar small animal practice setting.
  • You will be able to undertake sole charge work where patient welfare will be your first consideration
  • You will be able to perform imaging tests, laboratory tests, and surgery, prescribe medicines, and diagnose illness. 

Salary: £35,000-£45,00 p/a Depending on experience. 


  • 5 weeks paid holiday, not including bank holidays
  • 5 days paid CPD leave
  • £1250 CPD Allowance per annum
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • VDS Membership paid
  • BVA Membership paid
  • Service based holiday entitlement increases
  • VDS cover
  • Enhanced maternity, adoption, shared parental leave, and surrogacy pay
  • Enhanced paternity pay
  • Birthday leave
  • Discounted veterinary fees
  • Plus much much much more

Ref: JN -092021-22207

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