Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon - Flexible Working Options (part days/school hours)

Location Cheshire
Discipline: Small Animal Vet, Veterinary Surgeons
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £52k + Relocation + Benefits!
Contact name: Sophie Gould

Contact email:
Job ref: SGVHDBB
Published: 10 months ago

We are looking for a Veterinary Surgeon to work on a ​full time or part-time basis within a Single Site Small Animal Practice based in Cheshire! Do you want to join a large team with a Varied Caseload - Get in Touch Today!

The Full time hours are 4.5 days per week ( 40 hrs) but part time applications are welcomed, and are also open to the option of part days/school hours. Flexible to Suit You!

The normal working week consists of days of 9:00am -7:00pm with a half day each week. The mornings are a mix of operating or consulting from 9:00am - 12:00pm with 1-hour admin at the end of the morning. Afternoon consultations start at 2:00pm and run through until 6:30pm with half an hour admin built-in.

  •  Bank holidays are limited and shared out fairly. They are open Saturday mornings, and Vets work 1:3, consulting 9:00am – 12:00pm with breakfast included and time in lieu given back the following Friday afternoon, making a nice long weekend every third week. 

  • No OOHs!

The salary for this role is up to £52,000 pro rata dependant on experience. Also offering a relocation allowance of up to £5000!

The Practice:

The clinic is a single site purpose-built small animal practice with an established client base and a supportive and friendly team. They have off road parking and two operating theatres, in-house laboratory, tonometry and a multi parameter.

Separate dog and cat wards, an imaging room including digital x-ray and ultrasound.

RCVS accredited training practice and an RCVS General Practice accredited.

Cat friendly clinic and working towards being a rabbit-friendly practice also.

  • The close-knit team is made up of 7 Veterinary Surgeons, 7 Registered Veterinary Nurses, and a team of 6 Receptionists.

  • Encouraging staff discussion and input through monthly meetings and regular appraisals. Amongst the Vet team, they have 2 certificate holders. Also they have regular nights out and chippy Fridays along with a half-day shopping at Christmas....

Suitable Applicant:

The role would suit a vet who enjoys all aspects of first opinion practice.

The successful candidate would need excellent communication skills and enjoy dealing with clients. In return thy would offer a supportive clinic with opportunities to further and develop your career. 


  • 6.6 weeks annual leave including bank holidays

  • Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service

  • Private medical insurance

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

  • Cycle to Work scheme

  • Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing

  • Non-accidental injury support

  • £1200 CPD allowance with 5 days paid pro rata

  • Certificate support 

  • Learning and development

  • All Vets & Nurses can apply for research funding

  • Al Vets get £1000 per annum to spend via Care Fund

  • Infection Prevention and Control Programme

  • Quality Improvement Programme

  • BVA membership, VDS cover & RCVS fees covered

If you are a Confident Small Animal Vet interested in joining this Great Team - Get in Touch with Sophie Today for a confidential and Informal Chat!

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 02887658068.

If you know someone else who may be interested, why not pass this advert on to them. ​If we successfully place someone, you've referred to us; we'll give you £200 in high street vouchers as a way of saying thank you. ​

All applications will be treated in the STRICTEST CONFIDENCE