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Permanent Veterinary Surgeon (VETSEEK-39688)

Runcorn, Cheshire


Veterinary Surgeon

£50,000 to £70,000 pro rata

Part time / Permanent

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Job description

Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Runcorn, Cheshire

  • Are you a qualified and RCVS registered veterinary surgeon?
  • Are you looking to join an established small animal practice?

Are you looking for...

  • A generous salary of up to £70,000 pro rata?
  • A 2-day week?
  • A great work-life balance?

We are looking for a Permanent Veterinary Surgeon to join a small animal independent practice in Runcorn, Cheshire.

This role is part time for 2 days per week on Wednesdays and Fridays, along with 1 in 4 Saturdays and 1 in 12 Sundays. The Sunday shifts and the bank holiday rota will be based at a branch practice in Warrington.

You will be confident in surgery, consultations, medicine and working sole charge, as this will be required on occasion.

This is an established busy practice which is fully equipped offering a wide range of modern veterinary services and facilities.

The practice is committed and passionate forward-thinking practice continually ensuring that a high standard of veterinary care is provided along with good client relationships. They all share the caring ethos regarding both clients and pets. They also share the importance of a creating a happy working environment and ensure there is always harmony and happiness within the team. The practice has a very family and village culture feel and all the team work well together and embrace all aspects of the role. They regularly have team discussions looking at ways they can progress, and they share case discussions and best practice thus offering opportunities to develop skills and knowledge. They would be looking for a Vet to share this practice culture also.

Key details:

  • Type: Small animal
  • Hours: Part time, 2 days per week, Wednesdays and Fridays
  • Weekends: 1 in 4 Saturdays, 1 in 12 Sundays
  • OOH: None
  • Sole charge: On occasion
  • Branch work: 1 in 12 Sundays, bank holiday rota
  • Team: Large veterinary team
  • Consultations: 15 minutes

About them:

  • Large group of practices within the region of Cheshire
  • Branches with a 24hr main hospital site
  • State of the art diagnostic and treatment facilities
  • Large highly experienced team of veterinary surgeons, nurses and supporting staff with various areas of special interest
  • Fantastic career development opportunities available
  • Offers a fantastic work-life balance
  • Growing practice
  • Offers clinical freedom to a vet
  • Large loyal client base
  • Offer a competitive salary package!
  • Comprises of a highly skilled veterinary team with various expertise and areas of special interest.
  • Offers career progression with support
  • Provides a vast range of modern veterinary services and facilities
  • State of the art equipment - fully equipped with the latest diagnostic and surgical technology
  • Excellent reputation within the community

About you:

  • 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 to continue your professional development
  • You will be a team player
  • Areas of special interest would be an advantage
  • 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 for small animal. They offer state-of-the-art technology and diagnostic equipment, including:

  • Referral services
  • Ultrasound
  • Blood pressure monitoring
  • Endoscope
  • Soft tissue surgery
  • Orthopaedics
  • Ultrasonography
  • Doppler
  • State of the art surgical suite facilities
  • Digital x-ray
  • Dental x-ray
  • In-house laboratory
  • Nurse clinics
  • 24hr hospitalisation facilities


  • Salary: Up to £70,000 pro rata, commensurate to experience
  • Holidays: 6.6 weeks annual leave, including bank holidays
  • CPD: Generous allowance of £1,750
  • Memberships: RCVS and VDS fees paid
  • Certificates supported and funded
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Exclusive company discounts and rewards
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • Health insurance scheme
  • 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: 39688

T: 0333 014 7374

E: hello@vetseekers.co.uk

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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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