Veterinary Surgeon - Full Time


Manchester, England, United Kingdom


Vet Surgeon

Aug 9

Job Description

- Competitive salary depending on experience

- Relocation package

- Enhanced pension

- Funding of certificates


We have an exciting opportunity for a confident Veterinary Surgeon to join our friendly team!

Based within a thriving Pets at Home store, the practice is well established with a great caseload mix and flow of potential new clients.

We are conveniently located within easy reach of Manchester City Centre, with excellent transport links to the shops, restaurants, and Manchester International Airport.

The bright, air-conditioned surgery is purpose built to industry leading standards and has state of the art equipment including ultrasound, blood machine, x-ray, haematology, BP, operating theatre and in-house lab. By joining us, you’ll become part of a progressive surgery dedicated to providing the highest standards of care to clients and their pets.

 We are a team of 20 colleagues with 4 permanent Vets plus 3 specialists that works alongside. We have a Senior Vet with over 25 years experience and all the other Vets have over 4 years experience. 3 of them are doing small animal surgery certificates and 1 is into orthopaedic qualification. We are very happy to provide to the Vet that will join a certificate qualifications after they have passed the 3 months of probation period. We are doing TPLO and all soft tissues surgeries alongside with our routine surgeries. We have another 2 external specialist that work alongside with us. One is a heart specialist and one is an internal specialist.

We are looking for a full time 40 hours per week and rota can be either be 4 full days 10h a day with 1 hour full paid lunch and then 1 day off during the week. Or 5 days 8 hours depends on candidate preference as we are flexible with this. 1 weekend in 4 and this will add him an extra day off during the week when works weekend. 

The ideal candidate will have good general small animal surgical and diagnostic skills along with a desire to explore and complete full work up on cases.

You'll have the support of a great, experienced nursing team and proactive non-clinical colleagues. The practice provides full support and encouragement and allows clinical freedom for continued personal growth and development.

We have a very generous CPD offering which we encourage and support our colleagues to undertake, including long term courses. 

We are looking for someone confident, friendly and enthusiastic with strong communication and interpersonal skills.

You will receive all the above benefits and much more, including paid memberships (RCVS and VDS), exclusive company discounts and rewards - including 20% off at Pets at Home, and the Vet Group.

If you share our passion for delivering outstanding pet healthcare, exceptional customer service and would like to join our team, then we would love to hear from you.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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