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Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon - No OOH

Red Sector Recruitment
£60,000 - £80,000
Closing date
28 Apr 2024

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We have an exciting opportunity to join an experienced team with one of the competitive salary packages available. Adjacent to one of the most beautiful areas in the UK, the lake district, this is an amazing opportunity for the next step in your career!

  • Highly competitive salary of up to £75,000 with welcome bonus of £10,000 and relocation allowance of up to £5,000
  • No out of hours
  • Join an experienced team including a newly appointed clinical director who is keen to push the practice forward
  • Well equipped practice
  • Located next to the lake district - perfect for the lovers of the great outdoors! 

To apply, or from more information, please send your CV to or contact me on whatsapp (+447494277518) for a confidential chat. Veterinary Surgeon 
Small Animal Veterinary Practice, Cumbria
Up to £75,000 DOE, Relocation Allowance up to £5,000 and Welcome Bonus up to £10,000. 

We are seeking a motivated Veterinary Surgeon to become a part of our team. We have implemented significant improvements to our management team and streamlined our operations creating a more positive and collaborative workplace culture. Our commitment to nurturing a supportive and empowering environment is stronger than ever. We extend an invitation to a dedicated Veterinary Surgeon to embark on this exciting new chapter, where your expertise and passion can truly flourish. Your voice will be valued, and your contributions recognised as we continue to expand and provide exceptional care to our cherished animal patients. In addition, we offer the opportunity to coach and mentor graduates, helping to shape a promising future for veterinary care at our practice. Join us in this fulfilling journey. 

Work life balance that works for you 

Our standard working week is 40 hours a week with inpatient care if and when required. We normally work over 4/5 days with no OOH calls, but we are also open to part time applicants. 
Our flexible approach to rota patterns can truly enrich your work life balance. We know that everyone has demands and priorities outside of their career and we want to make it easy for you to strike the right balance. Whether you need to do the school pick up or would simply like a more flexible rota pattern we can fix or flex our patterns to suit you 

Join our experienced and collaborative team 

We currently have 3 Vets, 4 RVNs with a team of SVN's and ACA's and a wonderful support team. A new Clinical Director has joined our young vibrant team and is wanting to progress and take the practice forward. This is an excellent chance for a blank canvas for someone wanting to put down roots in a nice part of the country. We have good local schools and overall its a lovely place to live. We are a friendly and approachable team with plenty of time to welcome new staff members. If successful we will offer support and encouragement along the way to ensure you feel part of the family in no time 

Our practice 

There has been a Veterinary practice here since 1966. We are comprehensively equipped with digital radiography, scans, scopes bp monitoring & full idexx laboratory to mention but a few!  
We are ideally located for lovers of the outdoors, between the coast (3miles) and the West Lakeland Fells (4miles). We are also close to the small town of Whitehaven with its beautiful port, plenty of shops and a lot of outdoor activities. 

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 
•    6.6 weeks annual leave 
•    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 groups 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 

To apply, or from more information, please send your CV to or contact me on whatsapp (+447494277518) for a confidential chat.


Red Sector is one of the fastest growing recruitment agencies in the country. Red Sector was established in August 2017 with the aim of providing fast effective recruitment with a high level of care across the veterinary industry.

We are keen to hear from veterinary surgeons and veterinary nurses of all experience levels and have a proven track record of securing new graduates their first position fresh out of university to experienced certificate holders.  Although primarily recruiting to the UK & Australia, we have also helped our clients in Dubai, Qatar, Canada and New Zealand with sourcing excellent candidates and helped veterinary surgeons & nurses relocate from every corner of the planet!

With over 50 years combined experience within recruitment our team have an extensive level of knowledge in the sectors we cover.  As a team, we have the ability to build strong relationships with both candidates and clients and have the time and knowledge to spend on each individually. We enjoy sourcing the perfect candidates for roles and thrive on filling positions for clients in need.

If you are interested in a new position within the veterinary sector, or know someone who is, we would love to hear from you!
Please send your CV to or get in touch via our website and one of our friendly consultants will be happy to help! 

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