Veterinary Surgeon- Small Animal Vet

Location Wakefield
Discipline: Small Animal Vet, Veterinary Surgeons
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Paul McCay

Contact email:
Job ref: PMC2160
Published: 28 days ago

​​Our client that we are thrilled to be working with are looking to recruit a permanent Veterinary Surgeon to join their amazing team.


Working alongside their existing team of 16 Vets, you will benefit from plenty of clinical support as they encourage collaboration and a team ethos across all departments.

They are a friendly, appreciative, and supportive team, looking for the right person with shared values.

The role includes a mixture of consulting, case workup, and surgery. They actively encourage the development of team members, providing training, easily accessed support, and clinical guidance.

Holidays include 5 weeks standard holiday, plus Bank Holiday entitlement, and an additional buy and sell scheme. Whilst they do require Bank Holiday cover throughout the year, this is shared equally amongst the team and they fully close the practice on Christmas Day, allowing everyone to enjoy the day with their family.


Their standard rota benefits from a four-day working week, with 1:4 weekends. OOH run Monday-Friday 5pm – midnight, with on-call till 8am for in-patients only. Their OOH rota is 1:9, currently.


Salary depending on experience: £35,000- £60,000, additional certificates/experience may negotiate a higher salary bracket.


  • Accommodation and vehicle can be provided as part of a package

  • CPD allowance of £1750 per annum

  • VDS and RCVS retention fees funded

  • Employee discount scheme

  • Pension and Health Shield available

  • Enhanced sick pay, enhanced parental leave

  • Cycle to work scheme.


The practices are well-equipped, benefitting from Digital X-ray at the two largest sites, and Ultrasound at all primary branches (S6/S8 from IMV x 3). IM3 dental machines at all operating sites. Abaxis lab equipment at all sites. Endoscopy, Multiparameter monitoring, Tonopen, Bair Hugger, and Ventilator available at the Alverthorpe Hospital.

They have a superb team of nurses, including 16 RVNS, many of whom have additional post-graduate qualifications. They also benefit from dedicated receptionist support, many of whom hold BVRA and Customer Service qualifications. They have highly motivated clients, and a claim direct facility is commonly used, supporting access to healthcare for all.

Part-time applicants are also welcome, and they are happy to discuss different working patterns. Post-graduate certificates in all disciplines are welcome, and there is the opportunity to undertake funded certification for those who are interested.

For more Information or to express your interest in this Opportunity send a CV to Paul via the Link.