Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Blackburn/Burnley

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


  • End date:


  • Salary:

    Salary up to £40,000 p/a DOE

  • Contact:

    Sue Hanson

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -032022-24527

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:


Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Blackburn/Burnley

Type: Small Animal

Location: Between Blackburn and Burnley

Practice Type: This is a three-branch group that is all within a short distance of each other providing the local area with the highest standards of patient and client care. 

Team: They have a fabulous team of 8 Veterinary Surgeons, 7 Registered Veterinary Nurses, and 8 Support staff all with a wealth of experience and are looking forward to welcoming their new team member into the fold.

Role: They are currently looking for a confident recently graduated Veterinary Surgeon to join their friendly and longstanding team due to an increase in clients on their books.


  • Working full time, 40 hours per week
  • 4 days per week with a regular day off
  • Working hours 0900-1900
  • Saturdays on a shared rota, working 1:4.
  • No Out Of Hours and a weekday off in lieu for working the weekend

Applicant Requirements:

  • They are looking for a friendly, confident, and enthusiastic Veterinary Surgeon to deliver the highest standards of patient and client care, keen to join a practice and bring their own ideas.
  • The position would suit a vet enthusiastic to work up their cases with support from their experienced colleagues.
  • An area of interest would be beneficial and encouraged, and the certificate pathway could be explored and supported for the right candidate.

Skills/Exp: Their ideal applicant would have previous experience in a small animal practice with a confident approach and be keen to offer gold standard care to our clients and bring their up-to-date knowledge. 

Salary: Salary up to £40,000 p/a DOE

Benefits (subject to pro-rata):

  • Up to £5000 relocation allowance and up to £1500 welcome bonus​​​​​​​
  • 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
  • My Benefits - various discounts including retail & gym memberships
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Pension
  • CPD/training support
  • Paid bereavement leave
  • Company sick pay
  • Employee opinion survey
  • Annual pay reviews
  • Social events
  • Sponsorship for overseas employees
  • Academy & Leadership courses
  • Focus on employee wellbeing
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Free flu jabs

Ref: JN -032022-24527

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