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Veterinary Surgeon

The Role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Veterinary Surgeon to join our team here at Wirral Vets! We are a busy first opinion 3 practice group requiring an enthusiastic new team member to join our team. We offer a high level of service to our clients including full medical workups, soft tissue and orthopaedic surgeries. Our full time vets work a 40 hour week over 4 days, between the hours of 8.30am and 6.30pm plus 1 in 5 Saturdays however, we are very flexible and happy to discuss other shift patterns whether that be Full or part time for the right candidate, please also note there is no out of hours work required. The salary for this role is up to £58,000 for non-certificate holders DOE (pro rata for part time) and up to £70,000 for certificate holders DOE (pro rata for full time)

About Wirral Vets

Our main premises were purpose built in 2017 and provide a well designed spacious and functional working environment with 4 consult rooms. We have large operating, X-ray and hydrotherapy suites, separate cat and dog wards, a huge prep-room plus a separate pharmacy. We have a comprehensive range of toys including our own In house lab, digital X-ray, dental X-ray, Doppler ultrasound, multiparameter anaesthetic monitor plus an extensive range of soft tissue and orthopaedic equipment. Our warm, friendly, team consists of 7 vets and 4 RVN’s plus our excellent support team and Practice Manager, who all enjoy some down time in our large upstairs staff room complete with Nespresso coffee machine. We have a high proportion of insured clients allowing comprehensive work ups also enabling us to offer our clients a high level, all round, supportive service. We have a highly experienced and stable team with our vets having 5 - 25 years’ experience in first opinion practice. The new team member will have the ability to work up and follow through their own cases, however there is plenty of support if required. We encourage both CPD and study toward a GP Certificate.

The Winning Candidate

We are looking for an enthusiastic, caring Veterinary Surgeon who wishes to work as part of an experienced, supportive team. Experience in first opinion small animal practice is essential plus the ability to work sole charge on occasion. Our clients and patients expect the highest possible standard of care from us which we go out our way to provide.

Benefits - Subject to Pro Rata

  • Up to £5000 relocation package and up to £3000 welcome bonus
  • 5 weeks paid holiday not including bank holidays
  • 5 days paid CPD leave
  • £1250 CPD Allowance per annum
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • VDS Membership paid
  • BVA Membership paid
  • Service based holiday entitlement increases
  • VDS cover
  • Enhanced maternity, adoption, shared parental leave and surrogacy pay
  • Enhanced paternity pay
  • Birthday leave
  • Discounted veterinary fees
  • My Benefits - various discounts including retail & gym memberships
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Pension
  • CPD/training support
  • Paid bereavement leave
  • Company sick pay
  • Employee opinion survey
  • Free uniform in a number of roles
  • Annual pay reviews
  • Social events
  • Sponsorship for overseas employees
  • Academy & Leadership courses
  • Focus on employee wellbeing
  • Relocation packages
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Free flu jabs

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.

Any questions before applying?

Speak to Summer Aiken from our recruitment team who would be happy to help you with any questions you have before applying for this role.

Summer Aiken

Talent Partner


+44 (0) 7977 242 401

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