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Permanent Veterinary Surgeon (VETSEEK-38061)

Wolverhampton, West Midlands

Veterinary Surgeon

£45,000 to £63,000 pro rata

Full time / Permanent

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Job description

Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Wolverhampton, West Midlands

  • Are you a qualified and RCVS registered veterinary surgeon?
  • Do you have a bias in veterinary surgery?

Are you looking for...

  • A salary of up to £63,000 pro rata?
  • A role with no OOH work?
  • A role that offers a great work-life balance?

We are recruiting on behalf of a small animal practice in Wolverhampton, West Midlands for a Veterinary Surgeon to join their team. This is a full or part time for 14 to 40 hours per week, along with 1 in 4 Saturdays. There are no OOH work or on-call duties.

Key details

  • Type: Small animal
  • Hours: Full or part time, 14 to 40 hours per week
  • Weekends: 1 in 4 Saturdays
  • TOIL: N/A
  • OOH: None
  • On call: None
  • Computer system: Merlin
  • Consultations: 15 minutes
  • Team: 3 vets, 5 RVNs, 2 SVNs and 2 VCAs

The role

  • Flexible working and rota patterns available to accommodate a good work / life balance. EG Rota to work around the school run / holidays /lifestyle.
  • The role offers a mixture of consultations and surgeries.
  • The practice are able to support a Vet who would like to start working towards a certificate in surgery or imaging.
  • The role offers a varied caseload from routine surgeries to orthopaedic surgeries.
  • The Vet will be responsible for providing a high standard of veterinary care and customer service.
  • The Vet will be responsible to ensuring that there is excellent communication between themselves and the team and with clients.

About them:

  • First opinion small animal practice
  • Training practice.
  • The practice is fully equipped offering a wide range of diagnostics and veterinary services including an in house lab, ultrasound and dental and digital x-ray.
  • They have a great local reputation and pride themselves on the communication in terms of client care that they provide.
  • With the various levels of expertise within the practice they can offer a plethora of various cases and ongoing learning and development opportunities. They are able to support certificates.
  • The practice provides a high standard of care and customer service to all its patients and clients.

Team culture:

  • They pride themselves on providing a supportive environment where there is a focus of offering a great work-life balance.
  • They have a supportive and positive culture and no blame culture. They regularly enjoy social outings together outside of the practice as they are all friends.
  • The team work together to support one another and enable each other to achieve goals and continue to develop their clinical skills and knowledge.
  • They understand the difficulties that the vet industry can face, and they ensure that each member of staff support each other and strive each day to provide a positive and encouraging work environment.

About you

  • They are looking for a Vet who has a surgical bias and ideally looking g to complete a certificate in surgery or imaging.
  • A Vet who is comfortable with some sole charge work would be an advantage but not essential to the role.
  • The Vet will be a team player, with good interpersonal skills and be able to establish strong working relationships.
  • The vet will have excellent communications skills and a compassionate attitude along with excellent client facing skills.
  • The Vet will always maintain a high standard of clinical care and always willing to go that extra mile for patients.


  • Salary: Up to £63,000 pro rata, commensurate to experience
  • Holidays: 6.6 weeks annual leave, increasing with service and birthday off
  • CPD: Generous allowance of £1,250 with 5 days paid
  • Memberships: RCVS, VDS and BVA fees paid
  • Talk to the team regarding relocation packages, golden handshakes and sponsorship which are available for non-UK nationals with RCVS registration in place
  • Medical insurance
  • Certificates supported
  • Workplace pension
  • Family friendly policies
  • Company sick pay
  • Pay reviews
  • Employee wellbeing programmes
  • Ongoing learning and development platforms available
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Cycle to work scheme

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: 38061

T: 0333 014 7374

E: hello@vetseekers.co.uk

W: www.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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