Veterinary Surgeons - Vacancies

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New Graduate Veterinary Surgeon – Caterham, Surrey

Start your career in a well equipped tier 3 RCVS accredited hospital with a friendly, supportive team. We are looking for a new graduate to join us, the role is based mainly at our Caterham hospital (excellent facilities including; digital X-ray, ultrasound scanner, endoscopy, tonopen and easy access to MRI and CT) with some time at our branch practices after you have had time to settle in. You would be enrolled on the CVS new graduate scheme (see http://www.cvsukltd.co.uk/new_graduate_programme.htm for more details) and have the support of a mentor.

Work cases up to gold standard * No OOH (run by Vets Now from our hospital)* 4.5 day week * 25 days holiday * CPD actively encouraged

Come and join us in this beautiful part of Surrey with easy access to London and Brighton.

Visit www.villagevetcentres.co.uk for more information and contact Gemma Holloway on 01737 646212 or email gemma.holloway@cvsvets.com if you are interested in this exciting opportunity


Veterinary Surgeon – Oxted, Surrey

We are looking for an enthusiastic vet with at least 2 years’ experience to take the lead at one of our branch practices. A great opportunity to develop a branch and build a client base, working to the highest standard of patient care. Our branch in Oxted is equipped with x-ray, in house lab, and surgical facilities. In addition to this you would have support from our tier 3, 24 hour hospital (excellent equipment including digital X-ray, ultrasound scanner, endoscopes, tonopen and easy access to MRI and CT).

* No OOH * 4.5 day week * 25 days holiday * CPD actively encouraged & funded up to certificate level * Great remuneration Come and join our enthusiastic, forward thinking team in a beautiful part of Surrey countryside with easy access to London and Brighton.

Visit www.villagevetcentres.co.uk for more information and contact Gemma Holloway on 01737 646212 or email gemma.holloway@cvsvets.com if you are interested in this exciting opportunity


New graduate or Recent Graduate Veterinary Surgeon – West Sussex

An opportunity has arisen for enthusiastic new or recent graduate to join our progressive, companion animal practices in West Sussex (Hove-Southwick-Shoreham). We are keen to help and develop new graduates and offer a structured training program, as well as frequent tutorials from an experienced, friendly Veterinary Surgeon. We have experienced surgeons in house to help your surgical skills grow. Our nursing and reception team are excellent and will work hard to help you in the early stages of your career.

We also offer 4.5 day week and no OOH,1:3 Saturday mornings (supported by another experience veterinary surgeon), 5 weeks holiday, RCVS and VDS fees paid, generous new graduate salary, company pension, Share Save scheme and other benefits, CVS New Graduate Scheme.

We need vets who have exceptional communication skills and strive to deliver first class client care. You must have a passion for diagnostic work ups and case ownership; a team player who will work well with our friendly, energetic team. Come and be part of an exciting new era for our practice. Please send your cover letter and CV to Mehdi Shorafa, Clinical director mehdi.shorafa@cvsvets.com.


Graduate Veterinary Surgeons - Manchester

We are a progressive 10-site practice with 18 permanent Vets, many of whom already hold certificates and many more currently at various stages of achieving further post-graduate qualifications. We have 2 vacancies available for new graduates to join our group, you will benefit from a structured introduction to your new role, guidance from experienced colleagues and the support you need to ensure you progress quickly in your first role in your chosen career path and become a confident first opinion practitioner.

As part of the CVS group you will also be guaranteed entrance onto our industry leading ‘New Graduate’ CPD programme which will ensure you continue to learn over your first 2 years with the aim you will then progress onto a Cert AVP.

We have a highly successful history of developing new graduates who stay with us and progress through to Cert AVP level. If you are keen to live in a great city and start a role in small-animal practice in a well-equipped and highly supportive environment please do not hesitate to contact us for more details. We look forward to hearing from some lovely prospective new/recent graduates.

Please email ellen.coker@cvsvets.com and annemarie.eatonevans@cvsvets.com for more details or with any questions.


Experienced Equine Veterinary Surgeon - Berkshire

This is an outstanding opportunity for a diligent and compassionate ambulatory veterinary surgeon to work within a diverse equine practice based in Berkshire. You will have a minimum of three years pure equine experience in a similar environment and ideally have an interest in advanced dentistry but this is not essential.

As a confident and motivated team player you will have the opportunity to develop your clinical knowledge and in return a competitive benefits package is offered including a housing allowance, RCVS registration, pool car, excellent CPD allowance, company pension and sharesave scheme. You will be required to work a one in three out of hours rota.

Interested candidates should send a CV and covering letter stating current salary to Laura Feather, Practice Manager laura.feather@cvsvets.com


Veterinary Surgeon – West Sussex

Are you motivated, enthusiastic, enjoy working to a high clinical standard, have exceptional surgical skills and excellent communication? We are looking for a confident small animal clinician to join our friendly well-equipped, expanding practice in West Sussex. May suit new graduate.

* Salary package commensurate with experience * Opportunity to develop your own interests * Excellent facilities including in-house lab, ultrasound with doppler, video-endoscopy * Shared rota with time off in lieu * CPD encouraged and funded.

Please send your CV and covering letter to vets@farthingsvet.co.uk for the attention of Karen Robinson.


Veterinary Surgeon - North East

A great opportunity has arisen at our Low Fell branch in Gateshead for a confident, enthusiastic full-time veterinary surgeon with excellent communication skills capable of sole charge work. While this is a sole charge position, the successful candidate will be part of and supported by a strong clinical team spread across the 4 surgeries within the group.

This is a well-equipped small animal first opinion branch surgery with modern surgical facilities, a dental machine and in-house lab enabling routine surgical procedures to be performed. Digital x-ray facilities, ultrasonography and experience clinical support are provide by our main branch in Heaton, Newcastle.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the day to day running of the branch practice and for managing a team of two receptionists and a nurse. This therefore provides an excellent opportunity to develop management and leadership skills and experience in parallel with clinical interests.

The position comes with a competitive salary package, CPD funding and encouragement, 5 weeks holiday plus bank holidays, a company pension scheme, bonus and share save scheme. Please send CV to kate.macwhirter@firstvets.co.uk or call Kate on 0191 276 1064.


Clinical Director – Sheffield

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Clinical Director to join our 10 vet, 2 site practice based in Rotherham and South Sheffield. We are looking for an experienced vet who is confident to lead a team in achieving excellence in both patient and client care. Full support will be provided in addition to working alongside a great team.

We can also offer you: * Attractive salary package including bonus scheme * Good weekend rota of 2:5 Saturdays * No OOH * Pension Scheme * SAYE.

Visit our website to see our facilities and meet the team www.crooksvets.co.uk Please send a CV and covering letter crooks_roth@btconnect.com or call Tina on 01709 373337 for an informal chat.


Veterinary Surgeon – Rotherham/Sheffield

Join our 10 vet, small animal practice based in Rotherham and South Sheffield. The ideal candidate will be experienced in SA practice with a varied skill set. We can offer you a great, supportive team of vets and nurses to work alongside and will fully support your continued development.

We will also offer you: * Attractive salary package including bonus scheme * Good weekend rota of 2:5 Saturdays * No OOH * Pension Scheme * SAYE.

Visit our website to see our facilities and meet the team www.crooksvets.co.uk Please send a CV and covering letter crooks_roth@btconnect.com or call Tina on 01709 373337 for an informal chat.


Clinical Director, up to £55k - South Wales

We are looking for an enthusiastic veterinary surgeon to lead our 2 centre, RCVS accredited small animal practice on the beautiful Heritage coastline in South Wales. A surgical bias is an advantage to take over the existing workload, though strong interest in other disciplines accepted. We are 30 minutes from thriving Cardiff city centre and 20 minutes from Cardiff Bay, as well as 5 minutes from Cardiff airport.

We offer: * Well equipped in house laboratory, digital xray, ultrasound, suction, diathermy and the usual drills and fixator kits * Helpful team of 2 vets, 3 qualified nurses, 1 student nurse and 3 recepetionists * 5 weeks holiday plus bank holidays * Cert AVP fully funded and actively encouraged * Company pension scheme * Share save scheme * Bonus schemes * Medical health insurance * 4.5 day working week.

For more information or to apply please contact Deborah Komianos with CV and covering letter at Deborah.komianos@cvsvets.com


Veterinary Surgeon – Mildmay Veterinary Centre, Winchester, Hampshire.

An rare and exciting opportunity has arisen at this superb purpose built small animal hospital for a veterinary surgeon with 1-2 years UK experience and excellent communication skills. We are a friendly, compassionate and supportive team of 9 vets, many holding certificates in various areas including cardiology, dermatology, surgery and medicine.

*Excellent facilities- digital X-ray, high quality ultrasound, endoscopy, hydrotherapy pool * Competitive salary * 5 weeks holiday plus bank holidays * Bonus scheme * Pension scheme * SAYE scheme * 4 days per week plus 1 in 2 Saturdays * No OOHs * CPD allowance including funded CertAVP if desired * Beautiful city on the edge of the South Downs with easy access to coast and fast links to London.

If you are interested in joining this fabulous practice, please email your CV with covering letter to melanie.norris@cvsvets.com.


Veterinary Surgeon – Wokingham, Berkshire

If you have a few years experience, excel in working to high standards and want to work as part of a team that includes several certificate holders then this could be the place for you.

We can offer: * A well established group of practices within the area * Newly renovated expanded main hospital with an on site permanent MRI * A friendly and supportive team that encourages career progression * Advanced Veterinary Practitioners on site * 4 day week * Excellent weekend rota as we run our own separate ECC practice.

If you think this could be you then email Emily at ninemilejobs@gmail.com or call on 01189 733466


Veterinary Surgeon – Staffordshire/Cheshire

We are looking for an enthusiastic Veterinary Surgeon, keen to offer gold standard care to all our clients, experience preferred.

We offer: * Well equipped surgery including automatic X-ray, ultrasound, ECG, in house blood analysers and endoscopes * 7.5 vet practice over 3 sites in Staffordshire and Cheshire * An experienced team with varied interests * Visiting cardiology and surgery certificate holders * Qualified RVN’s * Highly competitive salary * 5 weeks holiday plus bank holidays * Fully supported CPD inc RCVS certificate * Company Pension Scheme * Bonus * Share Save Scheme * No OOH, 1 in 3.5 Saturday mornings.

To apply for the above position, please forward your CV and covering letter to Isabel.forman@cvsvets.com or call 01782 782582 or 07974 219 337 for more information.


Part-time Veterinary Surgeon – Maidenhead, Berkshire

We are a busy small animal clinic in the Thames Valley looking for an experienced part-time vet. We are a 4-vet, tier-2, single site practice, which works hard to provide the best possible care for our patients and clients. We offer a friendly and supportive working environment in a well-equipped facility with career opportunities, competitive salary, CPD allowance and comprehensive benefits. For further details please contact jo.fielder@pinesvets.co.uk.


Veterinary Surgeon – Nottingham

Our recent graduate is returning to academia, so we are now looking for an enthusiastic vet to join our fantastic, Tier 2, two site practice in Nottingham, and in return we will support your clinical development. We have a very well equipped clinic and a high surgical case load to help your diagnostic and surgical skills grow. Recent graduates, ideally at least 1 year qualiied, could participate in our structured new graduate program. We need a vet with excellent communication skills and who strives to deliver irst class client care. You must have a passion for diagnostic work-ups and case ownership; a team player who will work well with our friendly, energetic team. Come and be part of an exciting new era for our practice.

We offer: * 4and a half day week, and 1in 3 Saturday morning rota, with no on-call * 5 weeks holiday * CPD is funded and encouraged: we want you to achieve your clinical ambitions, (this could include working towards a certificate) * Company pension.

Please send covering letter and CV, FAO Jo Westley, admin.orchard@cvsvets.com.


OOH Veterinary Surgeon – Southampton, Hampshire

Veterinary Surgeon, experienced in emergency work, required to complete our friendly and motivated team to provide exceptional care in our Emergency Night Service Clinic.

We offer: * One week on, 2nd week on call, 3rd week off * A Tier 3 Hospital * Access to high grade equipment * Support from a well qualified day team * Highly competitive salary * 5 weeks holiday, fully supported CPD * Company Pension Scheme/ Share Save Scheme.

Good access to social and leisure amenities available locally, located within 8 miles of Solent Coast. For further information please contact Max Tuck BVetMed at max.tuck@animedvets.co.uk


Veterinary Surgeon - Winchester, Hampshire.

An rare and exciting opportunity has arisen at this superb purpose built small animal hospital for a veterinary surgeon with 1-2 years UK experience and excellent communication skills. We are a friendly, compassionate and supportive team of 9 vets, many holding certificates in various areas including cardiology, dermatology, surgery and medicine.

*Excellent facilities- digital X-ray, high quality ultrasound, endoscopy, hydrotherapy pool * Competitive salary * 5 weeks holiday plus bank holidays * Bonus scheme * Pension scheme * SAYE scheme * 4 days per week plus 1 in 2 Saturdays * No OOHs * CPD allowance including funded CertAVP if desired * Beautiful city on the edge of the South Downs with easy access to coast and fast links to London.

If you are interested in joining this fabulous practice, please email your CV with covering letter to melanie.norris@cvsvets.com.


Senior Veterinary Surgeon - Hastings, East Sussex

We are a great team looking for an experienced clinician to join our small animal practice located within a beautiful part of East Sussex within miles of open countryside, yet within easy access of Brighton & London. It’s a great place to live!

Looking for career development and the opportunity to develop in to a Clinical Director of the future? This role is for a veterinary surgeon who wants to develop their leadership and management skills. A strong interest in surgery would be a benefit & who takes pride in looking after their clients, provides an excellent level of care and service and has enthusiasm for first opinion practice.

We have a strong, loyal customer base and we pride ourselves on the excellent service and clinical care we provide. We offer a very competitive salary package to the right person including RCVS membership, funded CPD. The role would also encompass management training and support to help develop business skills further. There is no OOH. If you are interested in this vacancy please apply via email with C.V and covering letter to Brodie@cvsvets.com.


OOH Clinical Director – Chester

ChesterGates is a leading provider of out of hours primary care services in the North West covering West Cheshire, Wirral and into North Wales. We require a Veterinary Surgeon to be in a Clinical Director role. The ideal candidate should have experience of OOH clinical services with leadership qualities and a desire to develop management skills in a supportive environment.

The practice can also offer you a supportive clinical environment in which to develop your skills alongside an onsite multi-disciplinary referral hospital.

The position offers: * An attractive rota of 7 on and 7 off night shifts * CPD allowance and RCVS registration included * Studying towards further wualifications encouraged * A competitive salary, company penion, share save scheme, alongside lots of other benefits * 5 weeks holiday (pplus bank holidays) pro rata

Please send your CV and a covering letter to: Jackie Evans, Unit E, Telford Court, Chestergates Road, Chester, CH1 6LT or email: Jackie@chestergates.org.uk


Equine / Large Animal Veterinary Surgeon - Yarm

Bring your enthusiasm and sense of fun and join us at our busy, Tier 2 mixed practice on the border of the beautiful North York Moors. We are looking for a new or recent graduate who strives to attain the highest standards of patient care. The role is mixed at 80% equine and 20% farm, with the opportunity for someone with an interest in farm work to grow this side of the practice. Under the guidance of our experienced team, including our equine Internal Medicine Specialist, you will be fully supported to develop your veterinary skills and career.

Your time would be spent both at the clinic assisting and looking after in-patients, and out on the road building your own clients. We have a fully-equipped operating theatre and stables, and all the supporting diagnostic equipment. A complete practice refurbishment is about to start this summer to further improve the facilities.

For further information, please contact the practice manager at the surgery on 01642 760313 or at julie.gamble@oaklandsvets.co.uk


Clinical Director required in Aylsham, Beautiful Norfolk

Are you ready to take the next step in your career and run a successful veterinary practice? Then we have an excellent opportunity for you. We are a single site, two-vet practice in Aylsham that prides itself on its exceptional local reputation. The current clinical director has spent years building up the practice and becoming a key part of the community; but as the time is approaching for him to take a well-deserved step into retirement, a space has arisen for somebody to lead the team.

We are looking for a vet with good medical and surgical competence to take charge and maintain the practice focus on excellent clinical care and client engagement. You will be in charge of the clinical running of the practice, supporting the assistant veterinary surgeon and nurses, and setting high quality clinical standards. Excellent communication skills and team spirit are essential, with some experience in people management an advantage. You will also take a keen interest in the performance of the practice, working with our experienced practice manager to innovate and drive the practice forward to new successes. You will be supported by an experienced regional director, with many training opportunities in your new role.

As our new clinical director, you will enjoy the following package: * 4 day week with no on call * Saturday mornings shared with assistant vet * Excellent salary (over £45,000) dependent on experience * 5 weeks holiday * 1,000 and 5 day CPD allowance * Private health insurance * RCVS and VDS fee paid

If you are motivated, driven, and looking for the next step in your career, then we are very keen to hear from you. Please send your CV and cover letter to zak.leavold@cvsvets.com, or just contact me to arrange an informal chat if you’d like to discuss the position further. I look forward to hearing from you.


Veterinary Surgeon - Winchester

Superb purpose built SA Hospital requires part time veterinary surgeon to work 2-3 days per week including Saturdays. We are an enthusiastic and friendly 9 vet team who enjoy working up our cases to a high standard. Many of our team hold certificates in a variety of areas. Excellent facilities including digital x-ray, high quality ultrasound, hydrotherapy and lots more!

Please send your CV to melanie.norris@cvsvets.com or phone 01962 854088 and speak to Nikki or Melanie.


Senior Vet/Team Leader

Our friendly RCVS accredited, SA practice in the historic picturesque port town of Dover is looking for an experienced vet with strong leadership skills to work with the Practice Manager to lead clinically at the 3 sites as Senior Vet. We have a fantastic team of 5 RVN’s 4 Receptionists & 1 ANA’s coupled with excellent facilities which include modern in house laboratories, x-ray, brand new ultrasound equipment, blood pressure monitors & ECG available for excellent diagnostics and case work-up!

The role is based at our main site in Dover; you will lead the team of 3 vets as well as taking responsibility for your own development. We have a busy case load and a loyal client base; we are looking for a good all-rounder with the ability to mentor others and drive the team and practice forward.

The main responsibilities of the veterinary team leader will include organising and hosting regular vets meeting for clinical discussions (we actively encourage arranging external speakers to these meeting!), mentoring the junior vets and working with the team of vets to produce clinical development plans to help them achieve their personal goals and practice goals.

If this sounds like you or you would like more information please call Peter Hicks (Practice Manager) on 07478 726125 or e-mail your CV & Covering letter to peter.hicks@cvsvets.com


Experienced Veterinary Surgeon – Woolpack Veterinary Surgery, Buntingford

Full-time veterinary surgeon with experience required to work in a busy 4.5 vet, 6 nurse mixed practice (98%SA:2%LA) on the Hertfordshire/Cambridgeshire border. Well equipped surgery with x-ray, ultrasound, in house blood analysers, dental machine and orthopaedic equipment. 1 in 4 OOH rota. We are looking for someone with excellent communication skills and who delivers the highest standards of client and patient care.

Competitive salary package, 5 weeks holiday plus bank holidays, CPD encouraged and funded, company pension scheme, bonus and share save scheme.

If you are interested in more information or to apply please email your CV and covering letter to helen.lee@cvsvets.com


Veterinary Surgeon – Reading

Forward thinking and progressive small animal practice in Reading, Berkshire is seeking an enthusiastic veterinary surgeon with some experience. Suitable candidates will be motivated, and have strong team spirit. Well equipped practice with digital radiography, ultrasound and endoscopy. Favourable rota with minimal OOH. CPD encouraged and funded.

Apply with a CV and covering letter to Rachael Jackson at Beechwood Veterinary Centre, 35 Beechwood Avenue, Woodley, Reading, RG5 3DE. beechwood@activevetcare.co.uk


Experienced Veterinary Surgeon, Nine Mile Veterinary Group, Berkshire/Hampshire

Are you a motivated, experienced vet who is looking for the next step? Do you like working to gold standard?

Then we could have the job for you: * Work within a 4 site veterinary group amongst nine other vets including certificate holders * OOH is managed by our own private emergency team ensuring excellent continuity of care * 4 day week. Minimal weekend work * Excellent career progression potential including fully funded certificates * In house MRI scanner * Recently extended and refurbished.

If you are interested then please email Emily at ninemilejobs@gmail.com.


Experienced Veterinary Surgeon – Maidenhead

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Vet to join our friendly team! The successful applicant will have a keen interest in Medicine. We are happy to consider applicants who are willing to work towards gaining their CertAVP , or those that already hold this advanced qualification. Summerleaze Veterinary Hospital is a Tier 3 Small Animal Veterinary Hospital based in Maidenhead Berkshire. We are within close proximity to many beautiful local areas, including Windsor and the Chilterns. Maidenhead is also on the Paddington line for quick access to London!

As a practice, we offer many services including a range of advanced surgical procedures and have a good range of modern equipment. We have 5.5 full-time vets who are supported by a great team of Nurses and Reception staff Summerleaze Veterinary Hospital is host practice for Vets Now, so out of hours are currently limited to 3:8 Saturday mornings with a share of Bank Holidays.

The position will include occasional cover at other near-by branches within the Active Vetcare group For more information or to apply, please forward your covering letter and CV to Debbie Richardson (Clinical Director) debbie.richardson@cvsvets.com.


Surgical Intern / Assistant – Fakenham, Norfolk

Enthusiastic aspiring/junior surgeon required for a support role alongside specialist and experienced referral surgeons in orthopaedic and spinal surgery in a busy, newly refurbished and well equipped, hospital based referral practice in Norfolk. The position is initially offered for a fixed 12 month period that may be extended on a mutual basis.

Further details of position are available on request to interested parties submitting a C.V. (grove.referrals@cvsvets.com) or contact Gordon Brown (07771676664) for an informal chat.


Overnight Veterinary Surgeon - Manchester

A position has arisen for an overnight Vet at our Hospital. Petmedics is a leage out of hours emergency clinic, which provides a service for several clinics in the Manchester area. The position will offer you an excellent working pattern and rates of pay, share save scheme, pension, excellent CPD funding etc.

The wide, varied and exciting caseload makes the position ideal for those wishing to pursue further qualifications, particularly in ECC or medicine.

For further details about the position please contact Louise O’Dwyer (Clinical Director) at louise.odwyer@petmedics.co.uk.


Experienced Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon – Tameside/Manchester

We are a multi site, 1st opinion, RCVS Accredited Tier 2, SA practice, based in and around Tameside and Manchester with great links to the city centre and the surrounding countryside.

* Minimum 2 years experience working in the UK preferable * We employ 8.5 veterinary surgeons and a full support team * Salary package commensurate with experience + Bonus * Own OOH until 11pm. (1 weeknight in 7) * 1 in 4 weekend rota * Work within a skilled team with excellent experienced nurses * 1 main operating site, 5 consultation only surgeries. Fantastic opportunity to work in a team but also build your own client base * Well equipped surgeries * Endoscopy, Ultrasound, Digital X-ray, Dental machine * Excellent holiday allowance * CPD funded * RCVS membership and VDS cover paid * Company pension scheme * Company Share saver scheme.

For more information or to apply, please forward your covering letter and current CV to Amanda Smith (Clinical Director) amanda.smith@mgourleyvets.co.uk


Experienced Veterinary Surgeon – Ramsgate

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced full-time Veterinary Surgeon, to work at our thriving, companion animal practice in the picturesque seaside town of Ramsgate; situated close to sandy beaches in an area with good links to the continent and London.

We Offer: • 2 centre RCVS accredited SA general practice • Well-equipped surgery with x-ray, ultrasound and in-house lab • A friendly and motivated team of 4 nurses and 3 vets • Highly competitive salary and relocation package available • 5 weeks holiday plus bank holidays • Fully supported CPD including RCVS certificate • Company Pension Scheme • Bonus • Share Save Scheme • Fully shared rota for weekends – 1 in 3 • OOH (on call) shared with neighbouring practice – 1 in 6.

The ideal candidate will have 3 years’ experience, with a specialist interest in either surgery and or imaging, preferred but not essential. For more information or to apply please contact Peter Hicks, Practice Manager, “Plunketts” - Ramsgate Veterinary Surgery, sending CV and a cover letter to peter.hicks@cvsvets.com


Equine and Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon (Maternity cover) - Kent/Sussex border

We are looking for a vet with some equine experience for maternity cover at our very friendly 2.5 vet 90% small animal and 10% equine practice in the Weald of Kent. The job involves a very civilised working week (part-time a possibility) with no OOH and 1 in 3 Saturday mornings with minimal sole charge. Good communication with our clients is essential and our experienced team is very supportive. Must like tea and cake!

If you are interested in applying for the above position please forward your CV and covering letter to louise.trowsdale@cvsvets.com or for an informal chat call 01580 211981


Veterinary Surgeon - Dover - Looking for a new opportunity?

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a full-time Veterinary Surgeon, to work at our thriving, companion animal practice in the historical port town of Dover! Having excellent links to the continent and London with a large amount of redevelopment it’s the place to be!

We are: • A 3 centre RCVS accredited SA general practice • Well-equipped surgery with x-ray, ultrasound and in-house lab • A friendly and motivated team of 5 nurses and 4 vets • 5 weeks holiday plus bank holidays • Fully supported CPD including RCVS certificate • Company Pension Scheme • Bonus • Share Save Scheme • Fully shared rota for Saturday morning clinics.

The ideal candidate will have experience, but this isn’t essential as support can be given. For more information or to apply please contact Peter Hicks, Practice Manager, Maison Dieu Veterinary Group, sending CV and a cover letter to peter.hicks@cvsvets.com


Veterinary Surgeon – Tavistock, Devon

Maternity cover required for a busy, but friendly Veterinary Hospital. Experience preferred. * weekends and OOH on a shared 1 in 5 rota * Competitive pay and CPD support.

Please contact Mark or Sharon on 01822 612561 or email westmoorvets@hotmail.com.


Full-time Veterinary Surgeon – Bromsgrove, Worcs

Friendly, enthusiastic, team orientated assistant required to join our 6-vet, 3-centre, 100% SA training practice. We offer a well-equipped practice, which includes a digital x-ray machine, modern, purpose-built main surgery. There is 1:4 OOH rota, with 24-hour nurse cover. We offer 5 week’s holiday entitlement, with time off and funding for CPD. The position is ideal for a recent or new graduate wanting to further develop their skills in a friendly, forward thinking practice. For the right candidate full funding and support for a 3 year Cert AVP programme with Liverpool University would be provided.

For further information, please visit www.townsendveterinarypractice.co.uk Please apply in writing, with CV, to the Office and Finance Manager, Townsend Veterinary Practice, 168 Birmingham Road, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, B61 0HB or alternatively by email to lucy@townsendveterinarypractice.co.uk.


Veterinary Surgeon - Glasgow

We are looking for an experienced full-time veterinary surgeon to join our four vet, small animal team. We have a dedicated and enthusiastic team of nurses and receptionists. Our working week is Monday to Saturday with no OOH, working a shared rota. Our surgery is tier 2 accredited, very busy, centrally located and well equipped. We offer a competitive package including good salary, bonus scheme, share save options, encouraged and funded CPD.

If you’re interested in this position and would like more information please call Karen Ramsay on 0141 8838118 or email your cv and covering letter to karen.ramsey@cvsvets.com.


Newcastle upon Tyne - Clinical Director

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a full-time Clinical Director to join our team. This role entails managing four SA sites, all with their own dedicated staff and within easy travelling distance of each other. Working closely with the practice manager to ensure smooth running of the practices. The working week is currently on an equally shared rota with other vets working Monday to Sunday (No OOH). You’ll be working with an excellent team of veterinary surgeons, nurses and reception staff.

If you’d like more information about this exciting and challenging position please call Michelle Jobling on 07958 140 353. Send cv and covering letter to michelle.jobling@cvsvets.com.


Veterinary Surgeon - Wakefield

We are looking for an experienced small animal veterinary surgeon to join our new and pro-active team. We are a RCVS accredited small animal practice with a mission to provide a high level of service and to work according to high clinical standards. The practice is well-equipped with usual equipment including a brand new ultrasound scanner. The position is preferably full time but part time applicants will also be considered. Essential diagnostic and surgical skills as well as good communications skills are required. Some orthopaedic interest would be beneficial but not essential.

We can offer you an attractive package including: * Competitive salary * Bonus scheme * Pension scheme * SAYE scheme * 1:3 to 1:2 Saturday mornings * No OOH * 5 week Holiday and Bank Holidays * CPD allowance included funded CertAVP if desired * Internal training in clinical and non-clinical matters available.

If you are interested please forward your CV and covering letter to tine.mcguane@cvsvets.com or contact Senior Clinical Director of Region 4, Tine McGuane on 07539429466 for more information. Closing date is 6th March 2015


Veterinary Surgeon - Middlesbrough

Join our 10 vet, small animal, 4 branch practice centred around our tier 3 Hospital. Ideally you will have a varied skill set with a keen interest in surgery. We can offer you a really great, supportive team of work colleagues with valuable experience in a number of disciplines.

We can offer you: * Attractive salary package including bonus scheme * Good weekend rota of 1:3 weekends * No OOH * CPD actively encouraged and supported.

Location is ideal for City, Countryside and beach lovers. Visit our website to see our facilities and meet the team. Please contact send a CV and covering letter to Rachel.fitzpatrick@cvsvets.com or call Rachel for an informal chat on 01642 242338


Veterinary Surgeon – Newbury, Berks

We are looking for a Vet for our modern, well equipped practice in Newbury, Berkshire. Newbury benefits from excellent access to the coast, London and anywhere else in the UK!

We offer: * 5.5 Vet RCVS accredited practice in first class, single site premises in Newbury * A skilled and supportive nursing team * Great facilities including ultrasound, digital radiography, endoscopes and CO2 laser * Highly competitive salary * 25 days holiday plus bank holidays * A 4 day working week * Some OOH work; not overnight * Fully supportive CPD including RCVS Certificate * Company Pension Scheme * Bonus * Share Save Scheme.

To apply for this position please send a covering letter and CV to Carl Gorman at carl@carlgorman.com.


Maternity Cover OOH Vet - Wokingham, Berkshire

We are currently recruiting an enthusiastic out of hours vet to work in our designated and committed out of hours clinic. The position is part time and will be open from May 2015 for a minimum period of 12 months. You will be working alongside a designated team of excellent out of hours nurses. We are strongly supported by a large team of day staff and have access to many certificate holders (both medical and surgical) and diagnostic imaging (including mri) within our group. Working patterns include nights and weekends however specific working arrangements and patterns can be adapted depending on your requirements.

Please contact Ciara Mc Cormack ( ciara-mc-cormack@hotmail.com ) to discuss the position further


Veterinary Surgeon – Melton Mowbray

Full-time Vet required to join our small team in a single site, rural, mixed practice in the heart of the Leicestershire countryside. We are currently in the final stages of a full refurbishment. This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated Vet with some experience, however, for the right candidate, we are happy to offer support to a new graduate.

We off: * Well-equipped surgery including digital X-ray, ECG. In house lab, ultrasound * A friendly and motivated team of 5 Vets and 5 RVNs and 3 Receptionists. * 5 weeks holiday plus bank holidays * Out of hours on a rota basis * Company Vehicle * Fully supportive CPD including RCVS Certificate * Company Pension Scheme * Bonus * Share Save Scheme.

To apply for this position please send a covering letter and CV to Amelia Draper: Amelia.draper@crescentvets.co.uk


Veterinary Surgeon – Glasgow

We are looking for an experienced full-time veterinary surgeon to join our four vet, small animal team. We have a dedicated and enthusiastic team of nurses and receptionists . Our working week is Monday to Saturday with no OOH, working a shared rota. Our surgery is tier 2 accredited, very busy, centrally located and well equipped. We offer a competitive package including good salary, bonus scheme, share save options, encouraged and funded CPD.

If you’re interested in this position and would like more information please call Karen Ramsay on 0141 8838118 or email your cv and covering letter to karen.ramsey@cvsvets.com


Part-Time Veterinary Surgeon – Shrewsbury

We have an opportunity for a part-time Veterinary Surgeon to join our friendly team at Abbey Veterinary Centre to cover maternity leave.

We offer: * 100% small animal, 2 branches * No OOH * Small, friendly team * Training Practice * RCVS accredited * CPD supported and encouraged * Access to pension scheme * Salary commensurate with experience.

We are looking for a candidate that is organised and self-motviated with food communication skills, who is able to provide a high standard of patient care and client support. You will be working with a Vet with an interest in orthopaedics and a Vet with an interest in medicine. There is a requirement to be able to travel between our two sites. Please email tracie.howells@cvsvets.com or send CV to Tracie Howells, Abbey Veterinary Centre, 16 Holwell Street, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, SY2 5DB.


Veterinary Surgeon - York

An Exciting Opportunity for a SA Vet with to work in an established Practice in the beautiful heart of North Yorkshire on the outskirts of York. You must be fun loving, enthusiastic with good clinical and communication skills.

* Modern, fully equipped practice including rigid/flexible scope, ventilator, Doppler bp etc. * Work alongside a team of experienced vets (1 x Cert AVP (ZooMed), 1 x cert EP, 1 x Cert SAS, 1 x working towards Cert SAMed) * Experienced and enthusiastic nurses (2 x diploma holders, 3 x cert nursing exotics, 2 x cert dentistry) * 1 in 6 on call, 4.5 day week * Competitive salary with bonus scheme * Funded CPD * VN Training Practice.

For further information please contact Diana Stanton (CD) on 01759 371066 or email: mailto:diana.stanton@cvsvets.com - www.battleflatts.co.uk


Veterinary Surgeon (Maternity Cover) – Staffordshire/Cheshire

We are looking for an experienced small animal vet to join our friendly team to provide maternity cover at County Vets. The position starts in April and includes: * 4 ½ day week with a 1 in 4 Saturday rota working till 2pm * No OOH due to Vetsnow but inpatient duties on a rota basis * Fully equipped branches that are RCVS accredited * Excellent nursing and support staff teams.

If you feel you could be part of a motivated and fun loving team that prides itself on excellent patient care and client support, please contact Lisa Carvell (Clinical Director) for more information or send your CV and covering letter to alsager@countyvets.org.uk.


Weekend/Part Time Veterinary Surgeon - Coopers, East Sussex

Due to continued growth we are now looking for an experienced weekend vet to join our 5 vet, 7 RVN and 2 SVN team. We have a strong and loyal customer base where working to a high standard of clinical care and customer service is important to us. We pride ourselves on our purpose built, well equipped SA practice located in a beautiful part of East Sussex. Come and join us! Salary package commensurate with experience. No OOH CPD encouraged and funded. For more information please send your covering letter and CV to bridget.harding@cvsvets.com


Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon - Marske-by-the-Sea, North Yorkshire

A fantastic opportunity for an ambitious vet has arisen at Marske-by-the-Sea. A 5 vet modern, progressive & exclusively small animal practice providing its patients with fully comprehensive care (inc. ooh) to the highest clinical standards. A very good work life balance and excellent support (for new graduates or those working towards a certificate) is assured.

The practice prides itself on its hard working ethos, teamwork and dedication to the patients. Values which must be shared by prospective candidates. If you are interested in this position please email your CV & covering letter to steven.barker@cvsvets.com. For an informal chat please call Steven Barker, Practice Manager on 01642 488777.


New Graduate Veterinary Surgeon – Nottingham

We are looking to recruit new graduates in the Nottingham area. We offer: * The opportunity to join a dynamic and forward-thinking organisation * Personal and professional development including extensive clinical CPD * Mentor support * The opportunity to work alongside CVS experts in referral centres, laboratories and emergency clinics * The potential to join the CVS CertAVP Programme after two years of the scheme * Attractive salary and beneits package * Career development within CVS.

If you would like to apply for the position please send your CV and application letter to julia.barton@cvsvets.com


Certificated Veterinary Surgeon – Wokingham, Berkshire

A sought after position has become available to be the lead surgeon within the Nine Mile Veterinary Group. We are a four site group including a Tier 3 Hospital with our own private OOH service. The hospital is currently undergoing major renovations which will provide state of the art surroundings including two large theatres (one dedicated to orthopaedics), an imaging suite and permanent MRI. The role involves working with another part-time certificated surgeon to further develop and provide an excellent surgical service for both our practices and referring practices within the Thames Valley. This is also a superb opportunity to help teach other surgeons in training.

In return we can offer you: * An excellent package, dependent on experience * Career progression within the company * Four day week with minimal OOH * A dynamic and fun team with several other certificate holders. If this could be you then please email Emily on ninemilejobs@gmail.com or call 01189 733466


Specialist Veterinary Surgeons – Hampshire

CVS (UK) Ltd, the UK’s largest veterinary corporate, is opening a new state-of-the-art multi-disciplinary referral centre in Alton (Hampshire, UK) in Summer 2015. The centre will include:

* Over 1300m2 floor plan set within 3 acres of land, located in a beautiful semi-rural location in a very attractive part of England * 1.5T MRI and 16-slice CT within a newly remodelled building * Conveniently located just off the A31 * Heathrow and Gatwick airports within a 45 minute drive.

We are looking for additional specialists in anaesthesia, soft tissue surgery, ophthalmology, orthopaedics, internal medicine, neurology, diagnostic imaging and oncology.

CVS specialists enjoy excellent benefits, including: * Competitive salary * Contributory pension – matched up to 5% * 5 weeks annual leave * Private healthcare * Life assurance * £2,500 CPD allowance * Online library membership * RCVS, VDS and Specialist College registration fees.

A new dawn in veterinary specialist referrals awaits you….. If you are interested to join our new team and be part of our major expansion, please contact Clinical Director, Dr Luca Ferasin [+44 (0)1483 729194: luca.ferasin@weyreferrals.co.uk or CVS Referrals Director, Professor John Innes [+44 (0)1244 853823: john.innes@cvsvets.com


Veterinary Surgeon – Shropshire

We are looking for an enthusiastic Veterinary Surgeon to join our 4 branch RCVS accredited 100% small animal practice. We offer: * Well equipped surgery including digital X-ray, orthopaedic kit, endoscopy and ultrasound * A friendly and motivated team of 8 Vets * Highly competitive salary * 5 weeks holiday plus bank holidays * Fully supported CPD including RCVS certificate * Company Pension Scheme * Bonus * Share Save Scheme * No OOH. To apply for the above position, please forward your CV & covering letter to sarah.wellstead@haygatevets.co.uk


Orthopaedic Veterinary Surgeon - Telford

We are looking to recruit an experienced Orthopaedic Surgeon (CertAVP or equivalent) into our busy multi-vet centre. We already have an established caseload for an incoming surgeon to make their own along with regular external referral of cases from within our family of practices in the surrounding counties and also from local external clinics. We are looking for a proactive surgeon who can assist us in further developing and building on this existing caseload and making a name for Haygate Veterinary Centre in Orthopaedic referrals in the Midlands.

Our Wellington branch has a fully functional custom built orthopaedic suite for our extensive surgical caseload and full out of hours support to meet the full requirements for post-operative care. Importantly we have a team of dedicated and experienced RVNs and receptionists who are more than able to support you in your work with us. We provide an enhanced CPD package to support out Advanced Practitioners within our business and would also be happy to assist with the conversion from Cert AVP(SAS) to Advanced Practitioner Status. We can also offer the opportunity to develop in collaboration with the Orthopaedic Team at ChesterGates Veterinary Specialists with Professor John Innes and colleagues and the opportunity to work at surrounding CVS clinics.

If you hold Advanced Practitioner Status or Cert AVP(SAS) and are keen to join our progressive, experienced and friendly team please contact Sarah Wellstead on Sarah.Wellstead@haygatevets.co.uk. A competitive remuneration package is provided and will be dependent upon the candidate’s ability.


Veterinary Surgeon – Isle of Wight

Pet Doctors, on the Isle of Wight, are looking for a Vet with experience of working in busy multi-site practices, participation in the OOH rotas and playing a key role within the clinical development of the group. Our aim is to offer the very highest clinical standards and client care and we are looking for someone to join the existing team, who will compliment out ethos and ambition. We are developing all the time and pride ourselves in offering a vibrant, busy, yet rewarding environment for our people to flourish.

We offer: * Share Save Scheme * Bonus * Company Pension Scheme * Fully Supported CPD inc. Cert AVP * 25 days holiday * Accommodation available initially. If you feel that there is something missing, you may have just found it! To apply, send your CV with a covering letter to Paul.pollard@petdoctors.co.uk


Edinburgh - Clinical Director

West End veterinary group in Edinburgh are looking for a full-time Clinical Director to join the team. We have three sites all with their own dedicated staff and within easy travelling distance of each other. The working week is currently Monday to Saturday, with no OOH. A recent acquisition, West End have yet to have Robovet installed and development plans are underway for the main site, hence it is an exciting time join the group. You’ll be working with an excellent team of vets, nurses and reception staff.

If you’d like more information about this exciting and challenging position please call David Rimer (CD) on 0131 447 8323 or Michelle Jobling (RD) on 07958 140 353. Send cv and covering letter to michelle.jobling@cvsvets.com.


Veterinary Surgeon - Reading

Motivated small animal Veterinary Surgeon with at least 12 months experience in the UK required for our well established practice in Reading. We are a 4 vet, 5 nurse Tier 2 RCVS accredited training practice with great facilities including digital x-ray, ultrasound, in house lab facilities and diathermy. We offer generous CPD with opportunities to develop special interests (GPCert AVP fully funded) and 5 weeks holiday per annum.

The practice is conveniently located near road and rail links to London, the West Country, the South coast and (shortly) Paris! Interested candidates should send a CV and covering letter to: sally.ward@activevetcare.co.uk


Full time or part time Veterinary Surgeon - Surrey

We are looking for a motivated clinician to join our practices in Tongham and Fetcham. With support from our experienced team in and around the local area (including our own OOH team), you will find this a progressive environment where CPD and certificates are encouraged. Generous salary offered, with no OOH, good weekend rota, 5 weeks paid holiday and all the usual perks.

This beautiful part of Surrey is close to both London and the south coast, allowing a great work/life balance. Full time or part time candidates considered. For more information, or to apply, please contact Merel Rehorst-Smith on 01483 285357, or merel.rehorst-smith@petdoctors.co.uk.


Veterinary Surgeon – Welwyn Garden City

Due to our continuous growth we have a vacancy for an enthusiastic colleague to join our team of 6 Vets and 7 Nurses. We are a progressive, well equipped (digital radiography, ultrasound, 4 endoscopes, ECG, AO kit, TTA kit) RCVS accredited Hospital in Welwyn Garden City, with 4 branches in the surrounding area. We currently have one certificate holder in surgery and one studying towards a certificate in medicine. We do our own out of hours and weekend shifts on a rota basis.

We are searching for a Vet who is client focussed and keen to study towards a certificate. Would suit recent graduate. Salary to be advised. If you think this could be you please send your CV to: Paul Verschueren, Clinical Director, Attimore Veterinary Hopsital, Ridgeway, Welwyn Garden City, AL7 2AD or alternatively paul.verschueren@cvsvets.com


Experienced Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon & Farm Animal/Equine Veterinary Surgeon - Carmarthen Veterinary Centre

Carmarthen Veterinary Centre are looking for a certificate holder or similar level of experience in small animal medicine, cardiology, ophthalmology or diagnostic imaging to join their 7 vet team in beautiful South West Wales. The tier 3 practice is in a purpose built state of the art facility with a high standard of diagnostic equipment including digital x-ray, endoscopy and visiting MRI/CT scanner. OOH is on site and participation in a 1:8 OOH rota would be part of the position. The practice also has a large animal division looking for a recent graduate vet interested in farm animal and equine work. The world renowned Pembrokeshire and Cardiganshire coastline is less than 30 minutes drive away.

All applicants please apply in writing with CV to Penny Ayling, practice manager at penny.ayling@cvsvets.com


Veterinary Surgeon – Manchester

Experienced Clinical required for hospital based practice. We are a large hospital, with two branch surgeries in the Greater Manchester area. We see a wide range of interesting cases and have an existing team of experienced and enthusiastic Vets and Nursing Staff. Due to forthcoming expansion we require an additional Vet to help with our first opinion cases. Excellent facilities and support of certificate and diploma holding Vets if required. An interest in dermatology or ophthalmology would be an advantage, but not a necessity. Competitive rates of pay and excellent CPD allowance. To discuss the position further please contact Louise O’Dwyer (Clinical Director) at louise.odwyer@petmedics.co.uk


Full Time SA/Equine Vet - North Yorkshire

* Starting Dec 2014 * Some sole charge at branch surgery * Modern, fully equipped, purpose built practice. * Excellent working environment in beautiful part of the country * 1 in 5 Rota * Experience Nursing Staff (10 qualified incl 2 diploma holders) * VN Training Practice * 4.5 day week * Generous CPD. For further information please contact Diana Stanton (CD) on 01759 371066 or email:- office@battleflatts.co.uk or visit our website www.battleflatts.co.uk


Part Time Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon – North Devon

An Opportunity for an enthusiastic vet with some UK experience to join our friendly team in this beautiful area.

We Offer: * Interesting, varied caseload and the opportunity to follow your cases through * CPD fully supported up to certificate level * Chance to develop your special interest * Competitive salary package * 2 day week – great work life balance * 5 weeks holiday plus bank holidays * Shared OOH rota * Good nursing support from RVNs including 24hr on site care.

We would like you to bring: * Enthusiasm for developing high quality practice * Great communication and client care skills * A cheerful attitude! This is a newly created flexible position so for an informal chat please call Kathrine Blackie, Clinical Director on 01271 812405 or to apply please send a covering letter and CV to argyllvetskathrine@hotmail.co.uk


Head Veterinary Surgeon - Nottingham

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced veterinary surgeon to lead a two site small animal practice based in Nottingham and Ilkeston. Priory Vets is a well-established, 3.5 vet, small animal practice catering for clients in Beeston/ Ilkeston and the surrounding area. This is a full time position and will require day to day clinical management and some business management in addition to regular clinical work. The ideal candidate will have a strong clinical background, training will be given to an enthusiastic vet who wants to take the next step into management. Fantastic package available: • Fully funded further study • Competitive salary & responsibility allowance • Bonus scheme • Pension scheme • SAYE scheme • Medical insurance • 5 week Holidays. Excellent CPD allowance and training opportunities. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to develop their career to lead and grow a successful practice. Please email your CV and covering letter to Julia.barton@cvsvets.com


Senior Veterinary Surgeon – Co Durham

Our busy, small animal practice in Co Durham is looking for a head clinician to lead our three and a half Vet team. We have the luxury of being on the beautiful North East Coast with access to great country and beach walks, good sporting facilities and wonderful cities – Durham, Newcastle and York with very good road and rail access. We work a 4 day week with a shared Saturday and Sunday rota. No OOH. We have a great team of experienced and dedicated Nurses and Reception staff. We offer a competitive package including good salary, bonus scheme, share save options, encouraged and funded CPD with personal development options available also. If you’re interested in this challenging and exciting position, please call me on 0191 2400897 for more information. CV and covering letter to michelle.jobling@cvsvets.com


Full Time Veterinary Surgeon – Sheffield

Full time veterinary surgeon required for our well-established, RCVS accredited practice in Sheffield. We are a busy practice which prides itself on providing exceptional patient and client care and are looking for an enthusiastic and driven individual to join our small friendly team. The ideal candidate will have a surgical bias and hold a Cert AVP or equivalent or be willing to work towards additional funded qualifications. You will benefit from a very supportive team, an experienced nursing staff and excellent facilities. This is an exciting opportunity for someone passionate about delivering exceptional patient care wishing to develop a career in a progressive practice. Realistic weekend rota and no OOH, excellent salary and benefits package for the right candidate. For more information or to apply please contact richard.patton@cvsvets.com.


Veterinary Surgeon – Seaford, East Sussex

We are looking for an enthusiastic Veterinary Surgeon with at least 1-2 years’ experience for a full time position at our 3 Vet small animal clinic in the lovely seaside town of Seaford with direct links to Brighton & London. From our well equipped, recently refurbished clinic, our friendly team focuses on delivering a high level of care to both clients and their pets. In return we can offer you: * Competitive salary package and benefits * No out of hours * Saturday rota 1:3 * 25 days holiday plus bank holidays * Generous funded CPD allowance * Full support for career development with the opportunity to study for a certificate. If you would like to know more, then please call Nick Acworth on 07824 399044 or email your CV and covering letter to nick.acworth@petdoctors.co.uk


Small Animal Neurology Specialist – Chester

ChesterGates Veterinary Specialists is a progressive and growing, diploma-led multidisciplinary referral centre with a wide range of specialties including Neurology, Internal Medicine, Diagnostic Imaging, Anaesthesia, Soft Tissue Surgery, Orthopaedics, Cardiology, Oncology , and Dermatology. Current facilities include in-house MRI and 16-slice CT scanner (visiting). In addition, we have just tendered for a new in-house 1.5 Tesla MRI and 16-slice CT. We are looking for an additional specialist in neurology to join our existing team of three. Benefits include competitive salary, company pension scheme, share save scheme, life assurance cover, private health care, generous CPD allowance and 5 weeks annual leave.

The practice is located in Chester – a picturesque and historic city in England’s NorthWest. Chester is well connected to Liverpool, Manchester and London and there is easy access to beautiful countryside (North Wales and Lake District) and miles of coastline. Two international airports are within 30 minutes’ drive. Further information on the practice can be found on our website at www.chestergates.org.uk . The ideal applicant would be an experienced ECVN Diplomate but less-experienced individuals or board-eligible applicants are also encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will need to be registered with RCVS (www.rcvs.org.uk). Informal enquiries to Professor John Innes, CVS Referral Director. Application by way of CV and a letter of intent should be addressed to: John Innes at ChesterGates Referral Hospital, Unit F Telford Court, ChesterGates Road, Chester, CH1 6LT, UK or john.innes@cvsvets.com.


Veterinary Surgeon - Cedar Veterinary Group, Ringwood, Hampshire

We are looking for a full time veterinary surgeon with a surgical bias to join our friendly team in a beautiful part of the country. We are a tier 3 veterinary hospital situated in the New Forest with 2 additional branch surgeries. The position includes out of hours work on a 1 in 5 basis, with nights worked always followed by a day off. We have ultrasound, endoscopes, digital x-ray, dental x-ray, incubator, dedicated isolation facility and 2 operating theatres, as well as much more. We have a fantastic team of nurses and other support staff. Successful applicants will be enthusiastic and will want to strive to attain the highest standards of patient care. Please send your CVs with a cover letter to Debi Giddings-Hall at debi.giddings-hall@cedarvets.com for further information please contact Debi on 01425 473638.


Veterinary Surgeon positions available with the Regan Veterinary Group

We are a 10 site modern small animal practice group in the Manchester, Bolton and Wigan area. We have the following opportunities available:

(1) Senior Clinical Lead – This would require a strong, all-round clinician with at least 3-4 years’ experience, who would be willing to mentor a team of Vets and ensure that our high clinical standards are maintained.

(2) Sole Charge Assistant Vets – This would require Vets capable of working in a sole charge environment with the back up of more than 15 Vets within the Regan group. You would ideally work closely with the Head Nurse at the clinic to ensure continued clinical excellence and practice development.

Some of the benefits available to you are: * No Out of Hours * 5 weeks paid holiday a year plus bank holidays, paid sick leave * 1:4 weekend rota with time off in lieu * An early finish day each week * Funded CPD and paid VDS and RCVS fees, further qualifications supported and encouraged * Great in-house CPD and support meetings * Great facilities available for use incluyding in house lab, X-ray, ultrasound, video endoscopy and much more * Entrance onto a Cert AVP actively encouraged * Back up of more than 15 Vets within the Regan Group * Part time positions/job shares considered. To be considered for these excellent positions, please forward CV and covering letter to Clinical Directors Anne-Marie Taylor-Jenkins (Annemarie.eatonevans@cvsvets.com) and Ellen Coker (ellen.coker@cvsvets.com)



Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon – Staffordshire/Cheshire Border (Part Time/Job Share Considered)

An opportunity has arisen at County Vets for an experienced and enthusiastic vet with a surgical bias to join our wonderful and dedicated team. The position currently includes: • 4 and a half day week with a 1 in 4 Saturday rota, working till 2pm • No OOH due to Vetsnow but inpatient duties on a rota basis • CPD encouraged and funded • Fully equipped branches that are RCVS accredited • Excellent nursing and support staff teams If you feel you could be part of a motivated and fun loving team that prides itself on excellent patient care and client support, we could be the practice you’ve been looking for. Please contact Lisa Brewster (Clinical Director) for more information on lisa.brewster@countyvets.org.uk.


Veterinary Surgeon - Chestergates, Chester

Due to expansion, an exciting opportunity has arisen for an additional specialist to join our existing team of two working in internal medicine as part of a multi-disciplinary specialist hospital just outside the historic city of Chester. This is a permanent, full-time position available immediately. The successful applicant will hold or be eligible for the European or American Diploma in internal medicine. Our medicine clinicians work alongside other specialists (anaesthesia, imaging, soft tissue surgery, cardiology, neurology, dermatology, orthopaedics) and the culture is one of co-operation and mutual support. In-house MRI and visiting 16-slice CT are available with in-house CT to be installed in the next 12 months.

ChesterGates is part of CVS Vets Ltd (www.cvsukltd.co.uk), the UK’s largest corporate veterinary practice and this provides access to a national network of specialists working across our referral centres, as well as excellent opportunities for collaboration with our primary care centres. A competitive salary will be offered alongside benefits including five weeks holiday plus public holidays, 8 days funded CPD allowance, 5% company contribution to pension scheme, company share-save scheme, an employee benefits scheme, private healthcare and life assurance cover. Specialists share out-of-hours duties equally. ChesterGates is conveniently located in a semi-rural site just off the motorway network in England’s NorthWest close to the major rejuvenated cities of Liverpool, Manchester and Chester but also close to outstanding countryside in North Wales and the Lake District, as well as miles of coastline. Two international airports are within 30 minutes and London is two hours by train.

To see more about ChesterGates, please visit www.chestergates.org.uk. Applications should take the form of an application letter, CV and names and contacts for three referees. Applications and informal enquiries should be directed to Professor John Innes, CVS Referral Director, on john.innes@cvsvets.com; [tel. +44 (0)1244 853823].


Vet and Assistant Vet - Manchester

Regan’s has been established in the area for over 30 years, we are a 10 site group of practices across the Greater Manchester area with around 17 vets employed across the group. We have two exciting opportunities to work in our branches based in the Wigan area.

Team Leader We are looking for an experienced vet with strong leadership skills to lead these two sites as Senior Vet, based at our branch in Hindley; they will lead a team of 4 vets across the two sites. With a busy case load and a loyal client base, a good all-rounder with a medical bias would be preferred.

Assistant Vet This role is based at our branch in Goose Green area of Wigan; you will be the main vet for this site supported by the vets based at Hindley. The ability to work as sole charge for 3 days a week is essential. The following benefits are included: • 4.5 day working week and 1 in 4 weekends with time in lieu • 25 days holiday • Company pension scheme and • Generous CPD allowance with entrance/continuation on relevant Cert AVP strongly supported/encouraged through our established Cert AVP scheme. We need you to have the following qualities: • Capacity to work well within a team • Keen to continue to build on the great reputation of the practice • Able to act in a Mentor capacity for recent graduates and • Desire to enter onto or continue on a Cert AVP qualification. For further information or to make an application, please contact Ellen Coker (Clinical Director) at ellen.coker@cvsvets.com , or at the address below, 284 Bury Road, Bolton. We look forward to hearing from you.


Veterinary Surgeon – Manchester

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced full time Veterinary Surgeon to work at our progressive, companion animal practice in the Manchester area. We offer: * 3 centre RCVS accredited SA practice * Well equipped surgeries including Digital X-ray, ultrasound, in house lab and electrocautery * A friendly and motivated team of 5 Vets, 7 RVNs and 7 Receptionists/Animal Nursing Assistants * Highly competitive salary * 5 weeks holiday plus bank holidays * Fully supported CPD including RCVS certificate * Company Pension Scheme * Share Save scheme * An equal shared rota for weekends and OOH. This is a fantastic opportunity for a friendly, enthusiastic, and motivated vet, with good communication skills to take sole charge of this surgery. Full support is given from our other colleagues and branch surgeries. For further information or to apply for the position, please email Sinead.Bennett@cvsvets.com


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