Veterinary Surgeons - Vacancies

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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 – Horsham, West Sussex

It is with great regret that we have a space opening up in our 8 vet small animal practice! Ozzie vet, leaving to go home, would like someone fabulous to join this friendly and supportive team to continue looking after her clients and provide the excellent level of service and care. Great opportunities to develop management skills in leading the branch surgery whilst still benefiting from the experienced FVG team.

Salary package commensurate with experience, shared 1:6 on call rota with time off in lieu, CPD encouraged and funded. More details from the vet leaving on the website! www.farthingsvet.co.uk. Please send your CV and covering letter to vets@farthingsvet.co.uk for the attention of Karen Robinson.


Full-time or part-time Veterinary Surgeon - Nottinghamshire

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced, motivated SA veterinary surgeon to join our friendly and professional team. We are a long established and well-equipped RCVS accredited practice, located just a short drive away from Sherwood Forest. Our practice has two sites; one in Mansfield and the other in Sutton-in-Ashfield. Our Sutton-in-Ashfield branch is currently undergoing an extensive refurbishment and is due to be completed by Spring 2015.

We offer an attractive package which includes the following: * Competitive salary * No out of hours * 4.5 day week * 5 weeks holiday, plus bank holidays * 1 in 2 weekends * CPD fully supported * Company Pension Scheme * SAYE Scheme.

This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to take the next step in their career. If you think this may be the job for you, please forward your CV and covering letter to nicolawilsonallott@yahoo.co.uk or call us on 01623 621019 for more information.


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


Veterinary Surgeon – Nottingham

Due to one of our Vets leaving us to move closer to home, we now have a position for a full time Vet. This is an excellent opportunity for a motivsated, small animal Vet with some experience, however, for the right candidate, we are happy to offer support to a new graduate.

We offer: * Well equipped surgery including ultrasound and endoscope * A friendly and motivated team of 5 Vets, 3 RVN’s & 2 Trainee VN’s * Highly competitive salary * 5 weeks holiday plus bank holidays * No OOH * 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 Cindy Johnson, Practice Manager at cindy.johnson@arkvetclinics.co.uk.


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 – North Yorkshire

An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic SA Veterinary Surgeon to join our established, friendly mixed animal practice in North Yorkshire. Situated close to the North York Moors and the stunning beaches of the East coast, the practice is equipped with all modern tools to support you in practice. Ideally with one or two years’ experience, in return we will fully support you to grow your skills and develop your career as a veterinary surgeon. To chat further about this position, please call the practice Manager Julie Gamble on 01642 760313, or email your CV and details to julie.gamble@oaklandsvets.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.


Full Time Veterinary Surgeon, Chelmsford, Essex

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced and enthusiastic veterinary surgeon to join our established team at Clarendon House Veterinary group In Chelmsford, Essex. We have good transport links to central London and are within easy reach of rural Essex. We are a 5 vet, 2 site practice with excellent facilities including, digital x-ray, ultra sound, 2 operating theatres and an in house laboratory. This position would suit an experienced vet with a strong surgical bias and we also offer a generous CPD package and opportunities to develop special interests would be encouraged.

Our generous salary and benefits package include 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, no Out Of Hours and a good weekend rota. If you are interested in this position please send a C.V. and covering letter to our Clinical Director at Sharon.whelan@cvsvets.com


Veterinary Surgeon (maternity cover) – Burgess Hill, West Sussex

We are looking for a new team player! We are a 2 branch small animal practice located within a beautiful part of West Sussex within miles of open countryside, yet within easy access of Brighton & London. It’s a great place to live! This role will require a veterinary surgeon that is great at chatting with the team, drinking tea and eating cake, discussing clinical cases and continuing the strong client loyalty we have. A strong interest in medicine 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 to join our team of 4 vets and 6 nurses. We have digital x-ray, U/S, in-house lab.

We offer a very competitive salary package to the right person including RCVS membership, funded CPD. There is no OOH with a 1:4 Saturday rota. If you are interested in this vacancy please apply via email with C.V and covering letter to Brodie@cvsvets.com


Small Animal/Equine Veterinary Surgeon (maternity cover) – Goudhurst, Kent

Goudhurst Vets is a thriving 2.5 vet practice in a picturesque village in the south east. We are a 90% small animal/10% equine practice. There is no OOH and 1 in 3 Saturday mornings. We are looking for a vet with a minimum of 2 years experience in small animal and equine work; the position will be for a fixed term 12 month contract. The candidate should ideally have some management experience or a very keen interest in management, although this is not essential. We have all the usual toys including flexible endoscopy and a clientele that allows cases to be worked up to a high standard. We have regular visits from an orthopaedic specialist, ophthalmologist, physiotherapist and acupuncturist. We are a close knit team and all do our best to make work as enjoyable as possible....tea and cake are of course essential. RCVS accredited General Practice with TP status.

To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to Francesca.hawkins@cvsvets.com


Veterinary Surgeon – Ramsgate, Kent

“Plunkett’s” – Ramsgate Veterinary Surgery a thriving 3 vet SA practice in the picturesque seaside town of Ramsgate situated close to sandy beaches in an area with good links to the continent and London is looking for a supportive, experienced vet to join our motivated team of 3 vets (one 2nd year new graduate) and 4 nurses. We are a close team who pride ourselves on giving exceptional care to every patient, offering a working week on a fully shared rota’d system with 1 in 3 Saturday’s until 3 pm and 1 in 6 Sundays. Our OOH is shared with a neighbouring practice the rota includes some OOH (on call). We have all the usual equipment x-ray, ultrasound, in-house lab along with a clientele who allow cases to be worked up to a high standard. Excellent package for the right candidate including 25 days holiday and CPD funded up to certificate level and bonus scheme.

The ideal candidate will have 3 years experience, we would prefer candidates with a specialist interest in either surgery and or imaging but not essential. For more information or to apply please contact Peter Hicks, Practice Manager sending CV and a cover letter to peter.hicks@cvsvets.com or call 07460 836415


The Johnston Veterinary Clinic, Wellingborough

Clinical Director / Senior vet with a surgical bias required for this busy SA practice located in a lovely part of the midlands. We have a strong loyal customer base and pride ourselves on the excellent level of care and service we provide. No OOH. Would suit a RCVS modular certificate candidate – plenty of case load. Funded CPD & RCVS Cert. Management & business development training provided.

For further details please contact Brodie on Brodie@cvsvets.com or Alex (manager) on 01933 442188, and send your details with a CV to Johnston@cvsvets.com. Visit our website: www.johnstonvets.co.uk or find us on facebook


Recently Graduated Veterinary Surgeon - Selsdon & Warlingham, Surrey Are you the person we are looking for?

Great opportunity for a dedicated and conscientious SA Vet, the position would provide further development of your clinical skills in a supportive environment and would suit someone with some experience in veterinary practice. We are a successful two site small animal practice based on the outskirts of London, delivering a high quality, individual and friendly service with a large and successful Healthy Pet Club with many bonded clients.

We offer: * Competitive salary * CPD – including Graduate training if appropriate * No OOH * 4.5 day week 1:4 weekends.

Please send a covering letter and CV to Friday Enabulele, Selsdon Veterinary Practice, 286 Addington Road, Selsdon, Surrey CR2 8LF or via email Friday.enabulele@cvsvets.com and Jane.louis-hobbs@cvsvets.com


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


Experienced Veterinary Surgeon – Nottingham

We are looking for an experienced Veterinary Surgeon to work in the Nottingham area for the UK’s largest Veterinary Corporate. Our practices in the Nottingham area include large and small animal and great recently refurbished facilities.

We offer: * Well-equipped surgeries including X-ray, ultrasound, ECG, in-house lab and electrocautery * A friendly and motivated team of vets, RVNs and receptionists * Highly competitive salary * 5 weeks holiday plus bank holidays * Fully supported CPD including RCVS certificate * Company Pension Scheme * Bonus * Share Save Scheme.

For further information or to apply for the position, please email paul.tyson@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


Veterinary Surgeon – Portsmouth

We are looking for a vet to be part of our veterinary hospital based group. We offer: * A motivated team of 13 vets and 25 nurses * 5 Branch practice (includes hospital and 4 branches) * RCVS accredited GP training practice * Great facilities including access to ultrasound, endoscopy, digital radiography, cardiac referrals and hospitalisation facilities at North End * Highly competitive package * 25 days holiday * No out of hours * Company Pension Scheme * Fully supported CPD and * RCVS fees paid * Childcare vouchers/ Gymflex discounts * Share Save Scheme * Accommodation available if required.

Apply with CV to Kim Howe, Harbour Veterinary Group, 251 London Road, North End, Portsmouth, Hants, PO2 9HA or email: kim.howe@harbourvets.co.uk stating which vacancy you are interested in.


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


Small Animal/Equine Veterinary Surgeon (maternity cover) – Kent

Goudhurst Vets is a thriving 2.5 vet practice in a picturesque village in the south east. We are a 90% small animal/10% equine practice. There is no OOH and 1 in 3 Saturday mornings. We are a close knit team and all do our best to make work as enjoyable as possible....tea and cakes are of course essential. We are looking for a vet with a minimum of 2 years experience in small animal and equine work; the position will be for a fixed term 12 month contract. We have all the usual toys including flexible endoscopy and a clientele that allows cases to be worked up to a high standard. We have regular visits from an orthopaedic specialist, ophthalmologist, physiotherapist and acupuncturist. RCVS accredited General Practice with TP status. To apply please send your CV and cover letter to Francesca.taylor@cvsvets.com


Veterinary Surgeon - Diss, Norfolk

Enthusiastic newly qualified to three year experienced vet required to join our friendly small animal practice. We are an RCVS accredited practice and experienced nurse training practice with two RVNs, two SVNs and a full reception team. Our motto is to provide a traditional, care based service alongside modern techniques including new digital x-ray. We have a high standard of care for our clients too, so good communication skills are essential. We pride ourselves in offering our own out of hour’s service on a 1 in 3 rota which is compensated for in the weekly hours. Excellent benefit package including: * Actively supported and funded CPD, including the CVS new grad scheme and Cert AVP * Discounted local gym membership and company pension * Local flat available for OOH use during probation period * Norwich and London are both easily accessible by train For more information or to apply please send a CV and cover letter to george.eding@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


Veterinary Surgeon – Cheshire - Calling all Exotic Vets

A rare opportunity has arisen for a full time Veterinary Surgeon at Birch Heath Veterinary Clinic in Cheshire, from March 2015 Whilst initially temporary, the position could lead to a permanent role, in our 50% exotic practice. For an informal chat, or to register an interest, please email admin@birchheathvets.co.uk We look forward to hearing from you


Veterinary Surgeon (Maternity Cover from Feb 15) – Newcastle upon Tyne

Experienced veterinary surgeon required to work in our busy sa practice. This is a sole charge position working within a group of practices with four other veterinary surgeons. We employ a full-time RVN and reception staff at this site to complete this team. Working a 4 or 4.5 day week with weekends on a shared rota, no OOH. We offer a competitive salary package. If you’d like more information please call Kate MacWhirter on 07958 140 351, email cv and covering letter to kate.macwhirter@firstvets.co.uk


New Graduate/1st Year Veterinary Surgeon – Medway, Kent

1st year qualified/New Graduate Veterinary Surgeon required to join our friendly small animal practice in Kent. We are a dedicated team that prides ourselves on exceptional patient and customer care. The ideal candidate would be enthusiastic, have great interpersonal skills and strive to work to the highest clinical standards. For more information or to apply please contact Becky at Medway City Veterinary Centre – becky.langley@cvsvets.com.


Veterinary Surgeon – Cannock, Bloxwich and Tamworth

Fantastic Opportunity in the Midlands! We are a friendly group of 3 small animal practices seeking a motivated, full-time veterinary surgeon for a practice based in Cannock, Bloxwich and Tamworth. We currently operate a 4 day week with weekends on a rota basis, our OOH service is provided by an external practice and we have 15 minute consultation as standard to allow our vets quality time with our clients. This 5.5 strong veterinary team is friendly, motivated and forward-thinking with a lot to offer. We currently have within our team a range of interests including Surgery, Medicine, Cardiology, Exotics and Acupuncture with the equipment required to provide such services, but we would like to develop and extend this skill set with your help. CPD is actively supported and funded as further development of our staff is important to us, however you would also have the unique opportunity to progress to Advanced Practitioner Status through the Liverpool University Enhance Cert AVP programme which brings with it additional CPD benefits.

Sole charge experience and surgical bias advantageous. Salary based on experience. If you wish to discuss this exciting opportunity please contact Nikki Singleton on 07946 776571 Or send your CV and Covering letter to nikki.singleton@cvsvets.com.


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.


Clinical Director – Southdown Vet Group, Brighton

Are you the person we are looking for? We are a great team looking for an experienced clinician to lead our 3 branch small animal practice located within the Brighton area. This role will require a veterinary surgeon with an interest in leadership and business development and is a good team player. 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 we provide.

We offer a very competitive salary package to the right person including RCVS membership, funded CPD, incentive and healthcare schemes; we also arrange management training and support to help develop business skills further. There is no OOH with a 1:3 Saturday rota. If you are interested in this vacancy please apply via email with C.V and covering letter to Brodie@cvsvets.com


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 REQUIRED

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


Veterinary Surgeons – Kent

“Plunkett’s” – Ramsgate Veterinary Surgery a thriving 3 vet SA practice in the picturesque seaside town of Ramsgate situated close to sandy beaches in an area with good links to the continent and London is looking for a supportive, experienced vet to join our motivated team of 3 vets (one 2nd year new graduate) and 4 nurses. We are a close team who pride ourselves on giving exceptional care to every patient, offering a working week on a fully shared rota’d system with 1 in 3 Saturday’s until 3 pm and 1 in 6 Sundays. Our OOH is shared with a neighbouring practice the rota includes some OOH (on call). We have all the usual equipment x-ray, ultrasound, in-house lab along with a clientele who allow cases to be worked up to a high standard. Excellent package for the right candidate including 25 days holiday and CPD funded up to certificate level and bonus scheme.

The ideal candidate will have 3 years experience, we would prefer candidates with a specialist interest in either surgery and or imaging but not essential. For more information or to apply please contact Peter Hicks, Practice Manager sending CV and a cover letter to peter.hicks@cvsvets.com or call 07460 836415


Small Animal Vet - Carmarthen Veterinary Centre

RCVS Tier 3 accredited small animal hospital requires a colleague, preferably with some experience but new graduate considered, to join our enthusiastic team. Design award winning premises with excellent equipment levels. Set in a beautiful area of South West Wales, this is an opportunity to develop or progress your career. Participation in a 1 in 5 out of hours rota. Competitive salary and benefits. Please apply to Practice Manager, Penny Ayling on 01267 220404 or e-mail penny@carmarthenvets.co.uk


Part time Small Animal Vet - Cheshire

An opportunity has arisen at County Vets for an experienced and enthusiastic vet to join our wonderful and dedicated team. The position currently includes: * 3 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 is 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 Carvell (Clinical Director) for more information on alsager@countyvets.org.uk or 01270 882112 or see www.countyvets.org.uk


Veterinary Surgeon – Southampton, Hampshire

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a busy, friendly, small practice in the heart of Chandlers Ford. Pet Doctors are well established in the area and have a strong reputation for client and patient care. The successful applicant will jin our two other Vets to share the busy yet manageable workload. You will be supported by a team of experienced Vets within the Group.

* Share Save Scheme * Bonus * Support from well qualified team * Set working days * Company Pension Scheme * Fully supported CPD * 25 days holiday (pro rata). To apply send your CV and covering letter to Dan.Bates@petdoctors.co.uk


Veterinary Surgeon – South Wales

Relaxed practice in Barry + Vale of Glamorgan, requires small animal Vet preferably with some experience. No OOH, 1-in-3 Saturdays with time off in lieu. Friendly nursing team and supportive clinical development opportunities. To apply please send your CV and covering letter to jordi.colas@pethealthcentre.co.uk


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


Veterinary Surgeon – Framlingham, Suffolk

Small animal veterinary surgeon required for purpose built practice in picturesque Framlingham. The practice is well equipped and has a loyal client base with the potential for growth. We can offer the ideal candidate: * 4 day week, Saturdays on a rota basis * No OOH * CPD funded and supported including certificates * Competitive salary * Fantastic career development opportunities. The successful candidate will be someone with a positive, friendly approach to their high standard of care to patients and clients. Please send your CV and covering letter to Rosie Barker, Rosie.barker@cvsvets.com


Clinical Director/Small Animal/Equine maternity cover – Kent

Goudhurst Vets is a thriving 2.5 vet practice in a picturesque village in the south east. We are a 90% small animal/10% equine practice. There is no OOH and 1 in 3 Saturday mornings. We are looking for a vet with a minimum of 2 years experience in small animal and equine work; the position will be for a fixed term 12 month contract. The candidate should also have some management experience or a very keen interest in management. We have all the usual toys including flexible endoscopy and a clientele that allows cases to be worked up to a high standard. We have regular visits from an orthopaedic specialist, ophthalmologist, physiotherapist and acupuncturist. We are a close knit team and all do our best to make work as enjoyable as possible....tea and cake are of course essential. RCVS accredited General Practice with TP status. To apply please send your CV and cover letter to Louise.trowsdale@cvsvets.com


Veterinary Surgeons Required – Norfolk – Give Your Career a New Spark

A great opportunity has arisen in the beautiful surroundings of Norfolk. We are an eight vet, Tier 2, four-site practice looking for enthusiastic vets to help us enhance this fantastic practice. We are looking for vets with enough experience to handle sole charge and are comfortable with the bread and butter of surgery. We work closely with Cats Protection League and an interest in feline medicine is an advantage. We also offer: * 4 day week and a 1:7 on call rota * 5 weeks holiday * CPD is funded and encouraged: we want you to achieve your clinical ambitions * A fun and positive team of nurses and receptionists to work with. We need vets who have exceptional communication skills and who 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. Send cover letter and CV to tilly.morgan@cvsvets.com


Equine Veterinary Surgeon - Berkshire

This is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic ambulatory veterinary surgeon, within a diverse equine clinic in Berkshire. Ideally you will have a minimum of two years pure equine experience in a similar environment. As a confident team player you will have the opportunity to develop your clinical knowledge and in return a competitive package is offered, with a one in three out of hours rota. Interested candidates should send a CV and covering letter stating current salary to laura.feather@cvsvets.com


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.


Full Time Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon – Maidenhead

We are looking for an enthusiastic caring vet who wants to provide the best possible care for our clients and their pets. We offer a supportive and friendly working environment in a busy tier-2 first opinion practice with career opportunities, funded and encouraged CPD, competitive salary, comprehensive benefits and no OOH. Please send your cv and covering letter to jo.fielder@pinesvets.co.uk


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


Veterinary Surgeon - St. David’s Veterinary Hospital, Exeter, Devon

We are looking for a confident, motivated small animal vet to expand the team at our busy, well-equipped first-opinion and orthopaedic referral Tier 3 hospital. A 3 or 4 day week with 1-in-4 Saturdays may be negotiable. On-site emergency clinic, so no night work. Holding or working towards a medicine certificate would be ideal. 5 weeks leave. Generous CPD. Attractive package. For more details email victoria.johnston@stdavidsvets.com or phone 01392 271221.


Rosslyn Veterinary Centre – Middlesbrough

Full time Veterinary Surgeon required to work in a small animal Tier 2 Friendly practice in a leafy residential area in the North East of England, providing easy access to North Yorkshire Moors and to the stunning North East coast. Good work to time off balance with no OOH, four day a week rota with one in two Saturdays (9-12). Good support and CPD programme. Strong client focus, excellent quality of care and veterinary knowledge are essential requirements. The position is available from September and is initially covering maternity leave for 6-7 months, leading to the possibility of a full time position within the company. If you are interested please send your CV with a covering letter to gaynor.rigby@cvsvets.com


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, South Wales

An exciting opportunity has arisen in our well-equipped; RCVS accredited veterinary practice based in Barry, South Wales. Position suits an enthusiastic recent or New Graduate as full support given. Enrolment on New Graduate scheme, CPD, RCVS and VDS fees full paid + participation in Bonus scheme. For further details or to apply please email your application letter and CV to tim.davies@cvsvets.co.uk


Veterinary Surgeon - East Kent Coast. 3 month Contract, with accommodation!

We are a three Vet, well equipped 100% SA, RCVS General Practice with Training Practice status. We need an experienced and enthusiastic full time Veterinary Surgeon with a good client manner for a 3 month period ending beginning of November 2014.The rota comprises of a 4 day week and 1 in 3 weekends with some OOH. In return we offer a competitive salary and CPD allowance on a pro rota along with included accommodation on site! We are very close to Ramsgate's sandy beaches situated in an up and coming area with excellent links to the continent and London. So why not come and work the week and enjoy the weekends by the seaside or in the city centre!! Please send your CV to: Peter Hicks, Practice Manager, Plunkett's Veterinary Surgery, 154 High Street, Ramsgate, Kent. CT11 9TT, peter.hicks@cvsvets.com or phone 01843 591899 for more information


Veterinary Surgeon - Middlesbrough

Full time Veterinary Surgeon required to work in a small animal Tier 2 Friendly practice in a leafy residential area in the North East of England, providing easy access to North Yorkshire Moors and to the stunning North East coast. Good work to time off balance with no OOH, four day a week rota with one in two Saturdays (9-12). Good support and CPD programme. Strong client focus, excellent quality of care and veterinary knowledge are essential requirements. The position is available from September and is initially covering maternity leave for 6-7 months, leading to the possibility of a full time position within the company. If you are interested please send your CV with a covering letter to gaynor.rigby@cvsvets.com


Permanent New/Recent Graduate Vet - Nottingham

Fantastic opportunity in the vibrant city of Nottingham! We are a Tier 2, two-site practice looking for an enthusiastic vet to help us enhance this superb practice and increase the team to 3. We are looking for a new or recent graduate and offer a structured new-graduate training program. We have an experienced team and a fully equipped diagnostic suite with digital x-ray and facilities to allow myelography, additionally we have endoscopy and bronchoscopy facilities and ultrasound. Our interests in orthopaedics are furthered by our ability to do arthroscopy. We also offer: • 4 and ½ day week and a 1:3 Saturday morning rota • 5 weeks holiday • CPD is funded and encouraged: we want you to achieve your clinical ambitions. We need a vet who has exceptional communication skills and who strives 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. Send cover letter and CV fao: Jo Westley, admin.orchard@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 - Oxford

We have an opportunity for a highly motivated and enthusiastic Veterinary Surgeon to join an 8 vet team in our large, multi site city centre practice in beautiful Oxford. We are a friendly and welcoming team that constantly strives to be the best. No out of hours and an attractive package with funded and encouraged CPD available to the right candidate. Please send your CV and covering letter to Bryan Dart, Clinical Director, Beaumont Veterinary Hospital, 111 Botley Road, Oxford, OX2 0LF or email beaumont.vacancies@outlook.com


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)


Experienced Veterinary Surgeon – Middlesbrough, North East

Come and join our 4 site, 10 Vet, small animal practice centred around our tier 3 Hospital. Ideally you’ll have a variety of experience, an interest in surgery and be willing to support our business manager with clinical matters. We can offer you: * Really great work colleagues with valuable experience * Attractive salary package including bonus scheme, pension and share save scheme * Good balanced rota inc a 1 in 3 weekend rota / No OOH * CPD is actively encouraged and supported * Accommodation available if required * Location ideal for city, countryside and beach lovers. Visit www.bridgeveterinarygroup.co.uk to see our facilities and meet the team. For further information or to apply with CV and covering letter please contact Rachel Douglas on 01642 242338 or email rachel.fitzpatrick@bridgeveterinarygroup.co.uk.


Veterinary Surgeon – Tanhouse

An experienced vet is required to lead our branch practice in the idyllic surroundings of Old Oxted. The practice is a well-established branch with a loyal client base that has the potential for further growth. The practice is well equipped and also has the advantage of medical and surgical support from our nearby hospital. The ideal candidate will be someone enthusiastic, positive and driven who is looking to develop and take the next step in their career. Benefits include: * No OOH, weekends on a rota basis * CPD funded and encourage * Competitive salary * RCVS cert funding. We are a four practice group with experienced, qualified vets and nurses. To apply please send your CV and covering letter to hr@ukvetservices.com


Experienced Veterinary Surgeon – Chandlers Ford near Winchester

This is a fantastic opportunity for a motivated, enthusiastic and experienced Veterinary Surgeon to join a friendly, 2 Vet practice in Chandlers Ford. This well established, community based practice offers someone the opportunity to grow their own client base and further develop their clinical skills within a network of Certificate holders. There will be some Out of Hours and you ewill share the 1 in 5 weekend rota. If you have the desire and ambition to become an advanced practitioner then this would be fully supported. In addition there are a number of other benefits, including: * Share Save scheme * Bonus * Support from well qualified team * Company Pension scheme * Fully supported CPD * 25 days holiday. To apply send CVS with covering letter to Michael.hoad@petdoctors.co.uk


Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon – North West, London

We are looking for a full-time small animal Vet with at least 2 years UK experience, to join our friendly, dedicated team in this lovely part of the world with great transport links to central London and the rest of the country. We offer: * No out of hours work * Competitive salary * CPD encouraged and funded including RCVS certificates * Attractive benefits package. To apply, please send a CV and covering letter to sue.gorman@cvsvets.com or call Andrea Chambers on 0208 868 3311 for an informal discussion.


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].


Entrepreneurial Equine Vet - Yarm

As an experienced equine clinician, are you looking to take your career to the next level? A fantastic opportunity for an experienced equine vet has arisen at Oaklands Veterinary centre, a combined SA and LA practice. As senior vet of a team of 5 equine vets, you will guide and develop the equine team to uphold the position as the leading equine practice in Teesside. Based in the beautiful foothills of the North York moors, just outside Yarm, the practice serves a mixed population of racehorses, stud, competition and general horses. Alongside our purpose-built theatre, we have all the equipment to provide a full service, including digital X-ray, lab, gastroscopy, and stabling for multiple in-patients. We are in the process of refurbishing all facilities and the service we offer - and we need an inspirational leader to take this forward. A generous package including house is on offer for the right individual. Intrigued? For further information, please call Nick Acworth on 07824 399044 or email your application to admin@oaklandsvets.co.uk.


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


Veterinary Surgeon (Maternity Cover) – Tyne & Wear

Ayres Veterinary Hospital, a fully equipped Tier 3 practice with excellent nursing support- is looking for an experienced small animal Veterinary Surgeon, working full-time for a period of one year from May 2014. The position will involve sole charge and out of hours. To be considered please apply to Mrs Janet Dunn, Ayres Veterinary Hospital, 19 Ayres Terrace, North Shields, Tyne and Wear. NE29 0HL. Tel 0191 258 6886. email jan.dunn@cvsvets.com.


Emergency Veterinary Surgeon - Exeter, Devon

1 WEEK ON 2 WEEKS OFF!!

Are you looking for a new challenge and a different work-life balance? Are you an experienced vet, dedicated to patient and client care who would like PLENTY OF TIME OFF TO ENJOY THE GREAT OUTDOORS? We are a local, high quality (but fairly priced!) veterinary emergency service looking for an experienced and motivated vet to be part of our small team. We provide compassionate and quality out of hours services for 11 local practices. We are offering a very competitive salary for a vet to work a 1 week on 2 weeks off rota pattern, (That’s two whole weeks in every three to enjoy the great range of outdoor activities that this beautiful area has to offer!) as well as a Company Pension Scheme, Share Save Scheme and fully funded CPD. Based in a modern tier 3 small animal hospital in Exeter, Devon our vets have the benefit of modern facilities and the back-up of an experienced day team that includes several certificate holders and an onsite orthopaedic referral service. If you are interested in finding a position that is both rewarding and challenging but also offers you plenty of time to spend with your family/dog/horse/bike/surfboard/xbox/paintbrush (or all of the above) please contact nichola.dobson@cvsvets.com.


Experienced Small Animal Vet required with strong soft tissue/orthopaedic surgical bias - Hindley, Wigan.

We have a full time vacancy arising at our Hindley branch due to our long term Vet leaving to set up on their own. Hindley is a busy surgery, having recently expanded to 3 vets. The successful Vet will be performing the majority of the surgical caseload and will take in referrals from our other 9 branches. You will benefit from the following: * 4.5 day working week. * 1 in 4 weekends with 1.5 days off in lieu * 25 days holiday. * Company pension scheme. * Company share save scheme. * Generous CPD allowance with entrance/continuation on relevant Cert AVP strongly supported/encouraged through our established Cert AVP scheme. * Extensive onsite facilities plus access to many more within the group. * As part of the CVS family you will have access to the benefits of being part of a large well-organised group whilst being part of a well established practice with very loyal clients. * Performance related bonus scheme. * Generous salary which will be discussed at interview. 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. * Willing to offer other Vets advice and accept internal referrals. * Able to act in a Mentor capacity for recent graduates. * Ability to demonstrate surgical/orthopaedic focus having undergone significant further education in this area. * Desire to enter onto or continue on a Cert AVP qualification. If you are interested in this position or would like further information please do not hesitate to contact either Ellen Coker (Clinical Director) or Kath Gradwell (Business Manager) by email in the first instance to ellen.coker@cvsvets.com or kath.gradwell@cvsvets.com If you would like to apply please send covering letter and CV quoting reference. We look forward to hearing from you.


Veterinary Surgeon – Nottingham

We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic vet to join our practice working over two sites, with no out of hours cover. We are a RCVS Tier 1 first opinion practice consisting of 4 vets and 7 nurses. Our well-equipped facilities combined with a strong, knowledgeable and pro-active. Please apply with CV and covering letter to humanresources@ukvetservices.co.uk quoting reference ORCBB or post to Julia Barton Priory Veterinary group, 10a Derby Road, Beeston, Nottingham. NG9 2TJ or phone 0115 9430898 for an informal chat. www.priory-vets.co.uk


Saturday Vet @ County Vets – Sandbach, Cheshire

Enthusiastic, experienced small animal veterinary surgeon with good sense of humour to work Saturday mornings 9am-12noon at friendly Sandbach branch surgery. Consultations only; no OOH responsibilities. Support from other branches if required. Call Ruth Parris or Lisa Brewster for an informal chat on 01270 882112 or send a CV and covering letter to sandbach@countyvets.org.uk


Exotic Vet – Battleflatts, North Yorkshire

An Exciting Opportunity for a SA/Exotic Vet to expand and further develop 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 working towards Cert SAS) * Experienced and enthusiastic nurses (2 x diploma holders, 3 x cert nursing exotics, 2 x cert dentistry) * 1 in 5 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:- diana.stanton@cvsvets.com - website: www.battleflatts.co.uk


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