Full or part time Veterinary Surgeon Fixed Term Contract Wigan - Greater Manchester

£30,000 - £55,000 - Veterinary Surgeon
Ref: 5043 Date Posted: Tuesday 04 Feb 2020
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A well-established small practice in Wigan are recruiting a full or part time veterinary surgeon on a fixed term contract basis to work 42 Hours per week. This role is to begin in February 2020 however this is flexible. There is also the possibility of this becoming a permanent position. This is a well-established practice with a loyal client base that has continued to grow over the years.  The role is full time Monday – Friday with Saturdays on a rota basis and sole charge.

Key Details:

  • Type: Small Animal
  • Start: February 2020   Flexible start date     
  • Hours: Monday - Friday 8.30am – 7pm 42 Hours per week
  • Weekends: 1: 2 Saturday 9am – 2.30pm
  • OOH: None
  • Sole Charge: Yes, Saturday only
  • Branch work: None
  • Computer System: RX Works
  • Team: 4 Vet 7 RVN and support team

About them:

  • Forward thinking and professional Practice
  • Purpose built bright airy practice with state-of-the-art equipment
  • Accredited training practice.
  • Well established with a large client base
  • Friendly and motivated team in place – regular social outings together
  • Veterinary surgeon currently working towards a certificate in general surgery.
  • Practice sees a varied medical and surgical case load with some exotics in the mix also
  • Practice provides clinical freedom for personal growth and development

About You:

  • You must have a strong work ethic and provide an excellent high standard of clinical service
  • You will have a good surgical and medical skills with a thorough clinical approach
  • You will be confident with sole charge work
  • You will be a forward-thinking veterinary surgeon
  • You will be a happy to be key player in a small team and work well with others.  
  • You will have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to develop strong working relationships with both clients and fellow team members.


•          Emergency cover

•             Orthopaedics

•             Operating Theatre Digital X-Ray

•             Digital X-Ray

•             Isolation Unit

•             Blood Pressure Monitor

•             Ultrasound

•             Biochemistry


•             Electrolyte

•             In-house Laboratory

•             Dental X-Ray

•             Cat and Dog Hospital Ward

•             Acupuncture

•             Dentistry


  • Salary: £35,000 - £55,000 DOE Pro Rata
  • Holiday allowance: 4 Weeks Plus Bank Holiday plus Birthday off
  • Workplace Pension Scheme
  • Certificates are funded and supported
  • CPD: Generous Allowance £1,000 and certificates funded
  • Healthcare Scheme
  • Rewards: Exclusive colleague rewards including discounts with High Street retailers and restaurants
  • Staff Bonus Scheme
  • Memberships: Paid memberships (RCVS, VDS and BVA)
  • Staff Discount

Must haves:

  • RCVS registered and qualified
  • Possess the right to work in the United Kingdom.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • 1 years’ post-grad UK experience


What happens next?

If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply with your latest CV. 

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