Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Dewsbury

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


  • End date:


  • Salary:

    Up to £70,000 (DOE)

  • Contact:

    John Watchorn

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -012022-23758

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:


Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Dewsbury

Type: Small Animal

Location: West Yorkshire

Practice: Type: Part of a group

Sole charge:  Yes

Team Info: The enthusiastic team consists of 7 Veterinary Surgeons with varying amounts of experience, led and fully supported by the Clinical Director. They are supported by 7 caring nursing staff and a great team of permanent and part-time reception staff overseen by the Practice Manager.

Facilities: The practice is a busy first opinion practice in Dewsbury that offers all routine surgery plus some more advanced soft tissue and orthopaedic procedures. They have a fully equipped operating room with ultrasonic instrument cleaning and vacuum sterilisers separated from non-clean procedure areas, including a separate diagnostic x-ray/ultrasound room.

In-house blood testing, using the latest Idexx analysers and also Sedivue analyser for urine sediment analysis. Facilities to offer blood pressure testing, cryosurgery, to perform suction, and have a fully integrated dental machine. 

Hours: There is scope for this position to be full or part-time hours depending on applicant preferences. There are no out of hours with this post.

Duties: A normal day in life would consist of a good mixture of consult and surgery work depending on the rota for that day. They would try to incorporate operating time each day particularly if the Vet Surgeon was to be on a later finish with evening consultations. Client calls, telephone consultations, and of course reporting on any in-patient cases they are responsible for.

OOHs: None

Branch work: None

Applicant Requirements:

  • They would be happy to have an enthusiastic RCVS registered Veterinary Surgeon join their team.
  • They could accommodate a Veterinary Surgeon looking to gain further experience and they would be happy to offer support if needed for performing surgery and handling medicine cases.
  • A most important attribute would be the ability to get on well in a team and with their valued clients.

Salary: Up to £70,000 (DOE) subject to pro-rata

Benefits (pro-rata)

•   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

•   Free uniform in a number of roles

•   Annual pay reviews

•   Social events

•   Sponsorship for overseas employees

•   Academy & Leadership courses

•   Focus on employee wellbeing

•   Relocation packages

•   Career progression opportunities

•   Free flu jabs

Ref:  JN -012022-23758

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