Veterinary Surgeon- Salary Up to £65k!

Location Bolton
Discipline: Small Animal Vet, Veterinary Surgeons
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £65k
Contact name: Sophie Gould

Contact email:
Job ref: SG307
Published: 27 days ago

We at Lloyd & Cowan are delighted to be working with a practice who have a fantastic opportunity for a Veterinary Surgeon to complete their wonderful team. You will have access to a varied and rewarding caseload including consults and surgical time. They pride themselves on the pleasant working environment they have at the practice. Their experienced team will ensure you are well supported regardless of what stage you are at in your career – you’ll also be working alongside a Registered Veterinary Nurse at all times when on shift. 


If you opt for full time you can condense your working days down to 4 per week with 1 in 3 Saturday mornings, maximising your work – life balance. There is no out-of-hours or Sundays required. 


They are currently a team of 3 vets but are expanding to 4. They have 5 RVNs and a dedicated receptionist team. Many of their team members have been with them for many years so know their clients well and can provide invaluable support. You’ll have access to a dedicated mental health first aider, as well as a Wellbeing champion at all times. They’re a very social bunch! There’s always something going on outside of work.

A longstanding and welcoming practice with exceptional local reputation
Their reputation is as a friendly and competent practice that has been in Farnworth for 70 years. They have many longstanding clients (and team members). They emphasis a welcoming and pleasant environment for both their people and clients. They have good facilities including an in house lab, a very good ultrasound machine with colour dopplier, digital radiography etc.

In addition to a competitive base salary, they offer the following benefits:
They value your work-life balance

  • 6.6 weeks annual leave inclusive of bank holidays

  • Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service

  • Your birthday as a paid day off

They care for your health and wellbeing

  • 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

They prioritise your development

  • £1250 CPD allowance with 40 hours paid pro rata

  • Certificate support

  • Quality Improvement Programme

They support with professional memberships

  • BVA membership

  • VDS cover

They also offer additional perks

  • Pawsome Benefits – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers

  • Pension – 5% Employee/3% Employer

  • Discounted staff pet care

Up to £65,000 DOE, up to £3,000 Welcome Bonus plus up to £5,000 Relocation Allowance

Feel free to reach out if you have any questions or share this post with your connections who might be interested - Send through a CV or email Sophie for a friendly 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 028 8744 0649.

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