Veterinary Surgeon - Hollygate Veterinary Clinic (Carryduff, Belfast) Up To £63K - No OOHs

Carryduff, Belfast
up to £63,000 depending on experience
11 Nov 2022
11 Dec 2022
Contract Type

Veterinary Surgeon - Hollygate Veterinary Clinic

The Role

We have an excellent opportunity for a full-time Veterinary Surgeon to join our team at Hollygate Veterinary Clinic. We are going through a period of growth and this role would provide an exciting challenge, giving you the chance to implement new initiatives and ideas. You will have responsibilities in first opinion small animal medicine and surgery.

 This is a full-time role working 8-hour shifts 5 days per week between 8:30 am and 7:15 pm, with 1:4 Saturday mornings (3 hours). No out of hour requirements. We are happy to be flexible for the right candidate.

The salary for this role is up to £63,000 depending on experience.

About Us

Hollygate Veterinary Clinic is a hardworking and progressive, small animal, first-opinion veterinary practice covering the Carryduff area, east of Belfast. Our modern, well-equipped practice specialising in the treatment of small animals was established in 2002 and later became the branch practice of Earlswood Veterinary which is located in East Belfast. Our facilities include an operating theatre, X-Ray, dental X-Ray, ultrasound, and full in-house laboratory. Hollygate Veterinary Clinic is an approved member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) Practice Standards Scheme.

About the Team and Culture

By far the best part about our practice is our fantastic team! The successful candidate will join our 3 Veterinary Surgeons, 3 Registered Veterinary Nurses, 2 Student Veterinary Nurses, 2 Animal Care Assistants and 1 receptionist.

Applicant Requirements

Our ideal candidate will be qualified and registered with the RCVS. We are looking for someone enthusiastic, positive, and organised with good communication skills. You will be a supportive team player with a high standard of patient care, you will also have a client-focused approach.

Because our Employee’s Matter

We recognise that our people are fundamental to the success of our business. Investing in our people, premises and processes is at the heart of what we do. In addition to a competitive base salary, you will benefit from -

Work Life Balance

  • 7 weeks annual leave 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 IVC Evidensia Academy
  • Access to Vetlexicon – our online encyclopaedia provider
  • All our Vets & Nurses can apply for research funding
  • All our Vets get £1000 per annum to spend via our Care Fund
  • Infection Prevention and Control Programme
  • Quality Improvement Programme

Professional Memberships

  • BVA membership
  • VDS cover
  • RCVS fees


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

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.

If this position is of interest to you then please get in touch. 

Please quote BH7646 when you apply.

To submit your application, click the apply button.

To apply please email your CV to Mike via the APPLY button or call 07977243700 for more information.



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