Veterinary Surgeon

Buckley, Flintshire
up to £55,000 + benefits subject to experience
13 Sep 2022
13 Oct 2022
Contract Type

The Role

Village Vets and Meadowbank are looking for a confident vet to join their practice! The ideal candidate will be experienced in consults and surgery and will be based at our main hospital site.

We are in a fortunate position to be able to offer the position on either a full time or part time basis depending on your requirements and desires. Shift patterns include an early shift (7.30am - 5.30pm) - with operating only duties. A late shift (10.30am - 8.30pm) with on call (caring for inpatients only) and a day shift (9.00am - 7.00pm). On average we work 1 in 6 weekends, mornings only (9am – 1pm Saturday and 9am-12pm Sunday) with time off in lieu.

Salary up to £55,000 + benefits subject to experience

About Us

Village Vets is a busy, progressive, 4 branch small animal practice
with an on-site orthopaedic referral unit and hydrotherapy centre. We
are situated on Wales/Cheshire border, close to the glorious Welsh countryside and Chester, but with excellent transport links to nearby cities.

Our fabulous team is made up of 12 vets, 17 veterinary nurses, supported by our dedicated receptionists. Across the team, we have several certificate holders and we are lucky enough to have our own incredible rehabilitation and hydrotherapy department. We believe in
a supportive, progressive culture that enables each of us to grow and develop both professionally and personally.

Applicant Requirements

Ideally, we would like someone capable of sole charge, with good all-round clinical skills, however, our experienced team will be on hand to help if needed. You will be an enthusiastic, dedicated Vet who puts animal care at the heart of everything you do.

Benefits - Subject to Pro Rata:

  • Enhanced holiday entitlement and increasing holiday based on length of service
  • CPD paid days and allowance
  • L&D opportunities through the IVC Evidensia Academy
  • Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • BVA Membership paid
  • VDS cover
  • Birthday leave
  • Discounted veterinary fees
  • Various discounts including retail & gym memberships
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Service-related company sick pay
  • Sponsorship for overseas employees
  • Initiatives focused on employee well-being
  • Relocation packages
  • Career progression opportunities

As a BAME and LGBTQ+ inclusive employer, we are keen to hear from candidates from all minority and diverse groups. As a Disability Confident Employer, we are keen to hear from candidates with disabilities and long-term health conditions and would be happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments needed during the recruitment process. To submit your application, click the apply button.

To apply, please email your CV to Jim at by clicking the apply button or call 07890 610129 for more information.

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