Full Time Veterinary Surgeon - Manchester - Ref: ST14570

Job Role

Veterinary Surgeon

Job Type




My client is currently experiencing an exciting period of growth and development, and as result they have a fantastic new opportunity available for a Veterinary Surgeon who is looking to take the next step in their career. This role will be a general practice Vet role with a mix of consultations and surgical cases, with the support of a highly experienced and progressive clinical team.

The role will be a full-time role (40 hours per week), with a share of Saturday mornings (08:30-12:30 with TOIL given for each weekend worked). Their out of hours is provided by Vets Now, Manchester. The teams’ work-life balance and wellbeing are always top priority. As a group my client are trialling a flexible rota in several clinics, so they’d love to discuss the specifics of how you could work the above hours, with you.

They currently have 21 clinics across the UK. Their clinics have teams with different interests, with team members undergoing further training by certificates or having those that have achieved certification status.

The salary will be up to £45,000, dependant on experience.

The team are extremely hard-working but they also love to have a laugh whilst they work. They are currently arranging team days out in the new year, escape rooms, cocktails and kayaking to name just a few. They are a clinically progressive practice, so the ideal candidate would be a vet who wants to provide a high-quality service to the pets under their care but is also a team player that would love to get involved in organised activities outside of work.

The client offers many stand out benefits, for example they get birthdays off every year and get up to 3 of their own pets on the Complete Wellness Plan for free. They also put work life balance at the top of their agenda.

The practice is new, and purpose built with great facilities including 4 consult rooms, cat ward, dog ward, operating theatre, digital x-ray, dental x-ray, ultrasound, and brand-new laparoscopic equipment.

Both of their vets are extremely experienced and have further certificates in surgery, which will enable the successful candidate to have copious amounts of support, allowing them to progress with confidence into the next stage of their career.  Their experienced team also benefits from a clinic manager/HVN, alongside 2 nurses and 2 client care co-ordinators.

This vacancy has been released due to continued growth and therefore it’s important that the successful candidate has the following skills/attributes:

- Demonstratable experience with general veterinary consultations, and therefore confident in making strong clinical recommendations with clinical team support
- Competence in routine surgical procedures
- Quality; the desire to provide a high standard of veterinary medicine, to the pets under their care
- Integrity; working with the clinical team to drive the strong principles that the group adheres to, in an honest manner
- Responsibility; to the pet’s under their care, making strong and confident clinical recommendations with the support of the team and the group
- Growth; to be passionate in wanting to progress your clinical knowledge and development, which in turn contributes to the growth of the practice and the clinical team
- RCVS registered


- Increasing holiday based on length of service

- Extra day of holiday on your birthday

- 5 days paid CPD leave

- £1500 CPD Allowance per annum

- VDS Membership paid

- BVA Membership paid

- Up to 3 pets on our wellness plan (free consults, flea, worm, and more)

- Contribution towards purchasing a Fitbit and weekly leader board challenges

- Various discounts including retail & gym memberships

- Practice social events

- Cycle to Work scheme

- Focus on employee wellbeing

- Career progression opportunities

For further information, feel free to call me on 01392 249647, or email me your CV at sam@jhprecruitment.com

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