Small Animal Associate Vet Surgeon Job, Manchester, England - Greater Manchester

£35,000 - £55,000+ DOE - Veterinarian
Ref: 10250 Date Posted: Tuesday 11 Oct 2022
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Salary: £35,000 - £55,000+ DOE

Package: Fantastic package available - 

• A highly motivated, stable and supportive team environment
• Enhanced holiday entitlement and increasing holiday based on length of service
• CPD paid days and allowance
• Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
• Private Medical Insurance
• BVA Membership paid
• Sponsorship for overseas employees
• Relocation packages, up to £10,000

Type of Work: Small Animal Vet Surgeon

Job Details: Our client is looking for a veterinary surgeon to join their Day/Night team.

They are a busy, but friendly, small animal, and exotics practice located in Manchester, with good access to the city centre. They see a variety of cases ranging from the simple, to the more complex, as they have a large team of veterinary staff with many years of experience, interests, and specialities. They are a large supportive team, with over 30 years of providing Veterinary care to their local community. This is a great opportunity for a either a new graduate looking for a position both to practice basic skills in a supportive environment, as well as expand their knowledge and competence in other areas. The position could also provide an excellent overview, and introduction to veterinary medicine for anybody who has had some time out of this area of work. It would also suit anybody wanting to further their experience of emergency work, or as an introduction to exotic animal treatment and husbandry.   

For this role you would not need to be experienced in exotics care, but and interest in this area would be beneficial. You will need to be a team player, with the ability to work on your own initiative, with a keen interest in learning. You should be friendly, approachable, and most importantly, have a good sense of humour!  

The rota is based on a 4 week pattern: 

  • Week 1 
  • 8am-4pm Monday to Friday 
  • 11am-7pm Saturday-Sunday 


  • Week 2 
  • Off Monday-Tuesday 
  • 8am-4pm Wednesday-Friday 


  • Week 3 
  • 7pm-8am Saturday-Friday 
  • Week 4 
  • Week off 

On the out of hours shifts you will be caring for their inpatients, with the support of an auxiliary nurse, and the back up of a 2nd experienced veterinary surgeon on call should you need more support or advice. They also have an RVN on call for any OOH procedures, or surgeries where assistance is necessary. You will be taking OOH emergency calls, and seeing any necessary appointments in the clinic.They do not provide OOH cover for any other practices.   The rota would include a share of weekend shifts and bank holiday cover. 

They are happy to consider applicants from outside the UK with a valid RCVS membership. 


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