Small Animal Vet - Clinical Freedom Guaranteed

Location Birmingham
Discipline: Small Animal Vet, Veterinary Surgeons
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £65k, Benefits & Welcome Bonus
Contact name: Sophie Gould

Contact email:
Published: 15 days ago

We are currently seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic Veterinary Surgeon to join a great team based near Birmingham. This opportunity offers a competitive salary of up to £65,000 depending on experience, along with the possibility of a welcome bonus of up to £2,500.


You will be responsible for a mix of surgical procedures and consultations in a general practice setting. The clinic operates with a well-structured diary, including 15-minute consults in both morning and evening sessions, dedicated time for surgical procedures, and slots for prescription checks and result reporting. The practice maintains a balanced schedule, including a closed lunch break, to ensure a smooth and caring environment for both the team and clients.

One of the standout features of this opportunity is the clinical freedom provided to Veterinary Surgeons. You will have the autonomy to fully work up and manage your cases, with a supportive and friendly team available to assist whenever needed. The team actively encourages professional development and specialization, allowing you to explore your special interests and contribute to expanding the services offered by the practice.

Hours: They understand the importance of work-life balance. They offer flexible rota patterns and working hours, accommodating candidates at different stages in their careers. Whether you're seeking full-time or part-time hours,they are open to your application. The rota includes Saturday shifts on a rotational basis, currently set at 1 in 3 Saturdays, with no out-of-hours responsibilities.

More about the Clinic:

They are a progressive organization with nearly 30 years of experience. With nine branches across the West Midlands, East Midlands, and Staffordshire, benefiting from its association with a well-established network. The clinic's location provides easy access to major motorways, including the M6 and M5, as well as proximity to Wolverhampton and Birmingham with their train links and nearby airports.

The practice itself is purpose-built, offering a bright and well-equipped environment. Facilities include a full surgery suite, digital radiography, Idexx in-house lab, ultrasound, endoscopy, and Dental x-ray (available at other main practices). Also, proud to be an ISFM cat-friendly clinic, and their friendly and experienced teams have earned the trust of the local community for providing exceptional veterinary care.

  • With a family-friendly atmosphere, low staff turnover, and long-serving staff members, this a place where you can build a fulfilling career.

The Team:

The veterinary team is comprised of experienced Vets with interests and certifications in surgery, medicine, and ophthalmology. The clinic also boasts cert holders in surgery, exotics, and imaging. The team includes a good ratio of Registered Veterinary Nurses, many of whom hold certifications in ECC, anaesthesia, Feline Nursing, and behavior.


  • Welcome Bonus of £2.5k

  • Salary up to £65k

  • Private medical insurance

  • Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay

  • Cycle to Work scheme

  • Initiatives focused on employee well-being

  • Non-accidental injury support

  • £1250 CPD allowance (5 days paid pro rata)

  • Certificate support

  • Learning and development opportunities via the IVC Evidensia Academy

  • 6.6 weeks of annual leave

  • Your birthday as a paid day off

  • Professional Memberships (BVA membership and VDS cover)

  • Benefits – a reward gateway offering discounts and cashback with hundreds of retailers

  • Pension

  • Discounted staff pet care

If you are open to exploring new opportunities in a confidential and discreet manner, we'd love to set up an exploratory chat with you- Get in Touch with Sophie to discuss further!

For a confidential discussion about our opportunities call Sophie on 07519119233 or email a CV to

If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us on 028 8744 0649.

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All applications will be treated in the STRICTEST CONFIDENCE.