Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Upton, Cheshire

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


  • End date:


  • Salary:

    Up to £750,000 p/a (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Jack Stapley

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    01423 701321

  • Job ref:

    JN -102023-29876

  • Published:

    4 months ago

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Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Upton, Cheshire

Type: Small Animal

Location: Upton, Cheshire

Practice: Part of a group

Facilities: Purpose built in 2017 and provide a well-designed spacious and functional working environment with 4 air-conditioned consult rooms. They have large air-conditioned operating suite, X-ray and hydrotherapy suites, separate cat and dog wards, a huge prep room plus a separate pharmacy. They have a comprehensive range of toys including their own In-house lab (including Idexx Lasercyte Catalyst & Sedivue; Imagyst AI cytology reader) DR digital X-ray, dental X-ray, Doppler ultrasound, multiparameter anaesthetic monitors plus an extensive range of soft tissue and orthopaedic equipment. Separate cat and dog kennelling. Upstairs we have a large staff room complete with sofa and Nespresso machine, CD and PM offices, store, laboratory, isolation and laundry rooms.

Team: Their staff includes highly experienced and enthusiastic RVNs, SVNs and ANSs, dedicated receptionists plus a lovely hardworking dedicated Practice Manager who handles rota’s, H & S, payroll, etc.

Job Description: An exciting opportunity has become available for a Veterinary Surgeon to join their team

Duties: The role is a mix of consulting and operating/procedures, and with the ability to pursue a special interest or work toward a certificate. They have a range of demographics forming their growing client base, with many insured clients or just those wanting the best for their pets, allowing comprehensive medical workups and extensive soft tissue & orthopaedic surgeries. They also work closely with a local RSPCA and undertake a significant volume of work, primarily on cats, as well as 'case animals' for RSPCA inspectors. 

Hours: A typical full-time role would involve working 40 hours per week, along with 1:5 Saturdays (09:00 – 17:00). However, they can offer flexibility to create a role that works around your lifestyle. 

Applicant Requirements: The ideal candidate should be highly motivated, and enthusiastic, want to use their nursing skills to their full potential, and are keen to develop their knowledge and skills.

Salary: They are offering up to £75,000 pa (FTE) DOE.


Work-life balance

  • 5 weeks annual leave (not including bank holidays)
  • Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service
  • Your birthday as a paid day off


  • Private medical insurance
  • Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing
  • Non-accidental injury support


  • £1250 CPD allowance with 5 days paid pro rata 
  • Certificate support 
  • Learning and development opportunities via the Group Academy
  • Access to Vetlexicon – our online encyclopaedia provider
  • All Vets & Nurses can apply for research funding
  • All Vets get £1000 per annum to spend via our Care Fund
  • Infection Prevention and Control Programme
  • Quality Improvement Programme

Professional Memberships

  • BVA membership
  • VDS membership and cover


  • Pawsome Benefits – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers
  • Pension – 5% Employee/3% Employer
  • Discounted staff pet care

Ref: JN -102023-29876

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