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Veterinary Surgeon | Independent Practice | RCVS accredited hospital | No ooh | Salary up to £70k

Up to £70,000 DOE
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10 Feb 2023
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Companion / Small animal
Veterinary Surgeon
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Veterinary surgeon- North Cheshire



• Independent small animal practice across two sites, one independent RCVS accredited small animal hospital. The other is a new purpose-built standalone practice

• Friendly, dynamic, and growing team.

• Fantastic facilities

• 7 vet team with advanced Practitioners in Anaesthesia, ECC and Medicine

• 4-day week


We have a brilliant opportunity for a veterinary surgeon at an independent small animal practice across two sites. Commutable from Manchester, Liverpool, Chester, Warrington, and Stockport. The practice has two theatres, a dental suite including dental radiography, in-house lab with IDEXX blood and urinalysis machines (including sedivue), an EPOC machine, high quality ultrasound, video endoscope and laparoscope. 


They are a 7-vet team with Advanced Practitioners in Anaesthesia, ECC and Medicine and are fully supported by an experienced and dedicated front of house team, all of whom have completed, or are currently completing, the BVRA accredited veterinary receptionist awards. They also have visiting Specialist vets in Orthopaedics, Soft Tissue Surgery, Cardiology and Diagnostic imaging. This allows the practice to provide a fantastic standard of care to all their patients and the opportunity to care for interesting and challenging cases.  They have 8 RVNs and three SVNs who are led by a DipAVN and includes ECC certificate holders.


The practice encourages less experienced vets (1-2 years’ experience)  to apply as well as experienced as they have lots of support available. The successful candidate will be a good team player and be enthusiastic, proactive, and motivated to provide a high quality first opinion service to patients and clients.  The practice provides consistent support and the opportunity to improve and grow as a vet.


The rota:


• Four-day week

• 1 in 8 weekends (Saturday and Sunday 8am - 5pm) with 2 days off in lieu

• Shared responsibility for the inpatients (1:8 nights).

• No OOH


Benefits package:


• Fantastic salary up to £70,000

• Seven weeks holiday

• Generous CPD budget

• Scheduled admin time

• Funded practice social club

• Trained mental health first aiders within the team

• Staff pet discounts

• Paid memberships and pension is included.




To hear more about this fantastic opportunity, please contact Lily Thorpe on 01904 570056 or click apply now!


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