Permanent Veterinary Surgeon Birkdale Southport - Greater Manchester

£35,000 - £55,000 - Veterinary Surgeon
Ref: 5234 Date Posted: Wednesday 12 Feb 2020
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A small animal practice in Birkdale are expanding their team and recruiting a permanent veterinary surgeon. They are looking for an enthusiastic motivated surgeon to work full time in this friendly well-established practice. The practice offers support and encourages personal development so areas of special interest and CPD are encouraged. 

Key Details:


  • Type: Small Animal         
  • Hours: Monday – Friday4 - 4.5 days per week 
  • Weekends: 1:3 Saturday 8.30am – 12pm
  • Sole Charge: Some   
  • OOH: None
  • Branch work: Yes
  • Team: 8 Vet 9 RVN and support team   

About them:

This is a well established 8 vet practice boasting excellent client care and offers support to all team members. They are also a nurse training practice and boast an excellent nurse to vet ratio. They have 4 practices along the coastline. They are looking for a vet who can work sole charge if required to although support will be given. There is no on call but the hours are 3 days per week and a weekend rota involving a 1:3 Saturday morning only.

About You:

You will be an enthusiastic motivated veterinary surgeon.  You must also be comfortable in areas of general surgery consults and be a team player. You will be happy to do some sole charge work if required.  Excellent customer facing skills are key as well as being a team player.


The practice has all modern facilities and equipment as one would expect in a first opinion practice from digital X-ray, Ultrasound, air powered dental machine, biochemistry and hematology.


  • Salary: £35,000 - £55,000
  • Holiday allowance: 5 weeks   
  • Workplace Pension Scheme
  • Additional leave purchase scheme
  • CPD: £1,000 allowance
  • Certificates funded and supported
  • 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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