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Permanent Veterinary Surgeon (VETSEEK-39235)

Barnsley, South Yorkshire

Veterinary Surgeon

£40,000 to £60,000 per annum

Full time / Permanent

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Job description

Permanent Mobile Veterinary Surgeon - Barnsley, South Yorkshire

  • Are you a qualified and RCVS registered veterinary surgeon or soon to be?
  • Are you looking for a largely consult-only role?
  • Do you want to be part of a large and supportive team?

Are you looking for...

  • A great salary of up to £60,000?
  • No OOH work?
  • A generous CPD allowance?

We are recruiting for a Permanent Veterinary Surgeon to join an independent small animal practice in Barnsley, working as a predominantly consult-only mobile vet.

This role is full time for 40 hours per week over 4 days, along with 1 in 4 weekends. You will work as a mobile vet from 11:30am to 6pm and then in the surgery from 6pm to 9pm. Part time hours can be considered. There will be no OOH work or on-call duties.

You will be a key member of the team and will focus on consultations, medicine, follow-ups and case work ups. The practice is one of 4 sites in the area and is proudly independent offering state of the art facilities. They are continuing to grow and expand are investing in state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment within their practices to expand their orthopaedic and soft tissue cases.


  • Assisting in the day to day running of the practice - such as managing the diary and monitoring daily takings
  • Working closely with the lead vet
  • Adhering to practice procedures and protocols
  • Management and non-clinical work including internal audits
  • Maintaining clinical notes
  • Lead by example
  • Communicate effectively with all staff members ensuring investigations and follow up care and treatments are completed
  • Provide excellent in-patient care
  • Provide full in-depth handovers of patients to other team members
  • Investigate and resolve any complaints
  • Support the management team in strategic management
  • Agree all CPD requirements for the vets
  • Rota management and working with the administration team on providing holiday cover

Key details:

  • Type: Small animal
  • Hours: Full time, 40 hours per week over 4 days
  • Weekends: 1 in 4 weekends
  • OOH: None
  • Duties: Mainly consultations
  • Team: Large veterinary team across 4 sites
  • Consultations: 15 minutes

About them:

  • Progressive independent practices
  • 4 sites in total with 1 brand new site
  • First opinion and referral practice
  • Investing in equipment to continue to expand their orthopaedic and soft tissue case load
  • Offers a fantastic work-life balance
  • Growing practice
  • Offers clinical freedom to a vet
  • Offers accommodation on site for a relocation
  • Provides training agreement package with funding for a certificate
  • Operating theatres fully equipped
  • Large loyal client base
  • Offers a competitive salary package!
  • Comprises of a highly skilled veterinary team with various expertise and areas of special interest
  • Certificate holding veterinary surgeons medicine and surgery
  • Offers career progression with support
  • Provides a vast range of modern veterinary services and facilities
  • Fully equipped with the latest diagnostic and surgical technology
  • Excellent reputation within the community

About you:

  • You will be an experienced veterinary surgeon
  • You will be confident in all routine surgeries and consultations
  • You will always deliver and be committed to providing a high standard of clinical care
  • You will have an enthusiastic and caring attitude
  • Youi will have strong communication skills and organisational skills
  • You will work well under pressure with a calm and confident manner
  • You will have excellent people management skills
  • A kind and empathetic attitude is essential
  • You will be ambitious looking to study towards a certificate or be a certificate holding surgeon looking to progress further
  • You will be a team player
  • The role is determined on years of experience and be catered to suit but ultimately the Vet needs to be ambitious looking to develop your clinical skills and knowledge further
  • You will enjoy working in a busy environment
  • Areas of special interest would be an advantage
  • You will want to be at the forefront of the practice help growing and developing the services and facilities provided
  • You will have excellent customer facing skills
  • You will work well within the team alongside other veterinary specialists and clinicians
  • You will be a passionate and motivated veterinary surgeon with a genuine interest for animal welfare


The practice offers a wide range of modern veterinary services along with state-of-the-art technology and diagnostic equipment, including:

  • Ultrasound
  • Blood pressure monitoring
  • Endoscopy
  • Ultrasonography
  • CT scanner
  • State of the art surgical suite facilities
  • Digital X-ray
  • Dental X-ray
  • In-house laboratory
  • Nurse clinics
  • Hospitalisation facilities


  • Salary: £40,000 to £60,000 per annum, commensurate to experience
  • Holidays: 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • CPD: Generous allowance
  • Memberships: Professional fees paid
  • Accommodation provided for relocation
  • Certificates supported and funded
  • Training package
  • Exclusive company discounts and rewards
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • Health Insurance scheme
  • Health plan and mental health support available
  • Staff discount

Must haves:

  • RCVS registered and qualified or soon to be
  • Possess the right to work in the United Kingdom
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills

What happens next?

CLICK APPLY NOW or if you have any pre-application questions or if this role is not quite right for you, please contact the Vet Seekers team (details below) to discuss your veterinary career aspirations further.

Please quote job reference: 39235

T: 0333 014 7374

E: hello@vetseekers.co.uk

W: www.vetseekers.co.uk


Please note: All communications and applications are treated in the strictest confidence. When it comes to your privacy, as an ethical veterinary recruiter we do not send your details anywhere without your permission.

Vet Seekers was established in 2016 and is a multi-award-winning specialist veterinary recruitment agency (2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023) and acts as an employment business for the supply of locum and permanent staff for the veterinary industry across the UK and overseas.

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Thanks from the Vet Seekers team.

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