Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Wakefield

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


  • End date:


  • Salary:

    £35,000-£60,000 per annum DOE

  • Contact:

    John Watchorn

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -012024-30413

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:


Permanent Full-time Veterinary Surgeon - Wakefield

Type: Small Animal

Location: Wakefield, West Yorkshire

Practice Type: Part of a group

Team info: Working alongside their existing team of 16 Vets, you will benefit from plenty of clinical support as they encourage collaboration and a team ethos across all departments.

Facilities: The practices are well-equipped, benefitting from Digital X-ray at the two largest sites, and Ultrasound at all primary branches (S6/S8 from IMV x 3). IM3 dental machines at all operating sites. Abaxis lab equipment at all sites. Endoscopy, Multiparameter monitoring, Tonopen, Bair Hugger, and Ventilator are available.

Role: Our client is looking to recruit a permanent Veterinary Surgeon to join their team based at our their Hospital Practice and surrounding branches.

Duties: They are a friendly, appreciative, and supportive team, looking for the right person with shared values. The role includes a mixture of consulting, case workup, and surgery.

Support: They actively encourage the development of team members, providing training, easily accessed support, and clinical guidance. They have a superb team of nurses, including 16 RVNS, many of whom have additional post-graduate qualifications. They also benefit from dedicated receptionist support, many of whom hold BVRA and Customer Service qualifications. They have highly motivated clients, and a claim-direct facility is commonly used, supporting access to healthcare for all.


  • Their standard rota benefits from a four-day working week, with 1:4 weekends.
  • OOH run Monday-Friday 5 pm – midnight, with on-call till 8 am for in-patients only.
  • Their OOH rota is 1:9, currently.

Salary: The salary is depending on experience: £35,000- £60,000, additional certificates/experience may negotiate a higher salary bracket.


  • Holidays include 5 weeks standard holiday, plus Bank Holiday entitlement, and an additional buy and sell scheme. Whilst they do require Bank Holiday cover throughout the year, this is shared equally amongst the team and they fully close the practice on Christmas Day, allowing everyone to enjoy the day with their family.
  • Accommodation and a vehicle can be provided as part of a package.
  • CPD allowance of £1750 per annum, VDS and RCVS retention fees funded.
  • Employee discount scheme, Pension, and Health Shield available.
  • Enhanced sick pay, enhanced parental leave, and cycle-to-work scheme.

Ref: JN -012024-30413

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