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Veterinary Surgeon

Darley House Veterinary Centre Ltd
Farnworth, Bolton
Salary up to £65,000 depending on experience
Closing date
12 Feb 2024
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Veterinary Surgeon – Flexible Working - Darley House Vets, Bolton 
Salary up to £65,000 dependent on experience plus up to £3,000 welcome bonus plus up to £5,000 relocation allowance

Here at Darley House Vets, we are looking for a veterinary surgeon to complete our welcoming team. We are committed to supporting our people in releasing their potential, that's why we underpin that commitment by offering career progression pathways whether that be surgical or medical, we can offer the exposure you need to further your career and passions.

What makes us the perfect fit for you?

Flexible rota patterns to suit you. Joining a long standing, experienced team led by our forward thinking, innovative clinical director. More than 50 years of collective veterinary experience. We invest in your development, beyond CPD. Excellent location, close to Bolton, Manchester, Manchester Airport and Wigan. Flexibility? It’s what we do – set the days/hours that work for you

Our people are the very heart of our team, that's why we want to look after you by offering flexible opportunities that work for you and your lifestyle - whatever that may be. Whether, you are looking for hours around rush hour, a week on/week off rota or a term-time only role, we can offer true flexibility. Just ask – - we can discuss the available options. We would welcome full or part-time applicants. Typically, the full-time position is 40 hours across 4 or 5 days with 1in3 Saturday mornings and no OOH.

Together, we are Darley House 

We pride ourselves on the collaborative working environment we have at Darley House – this is just as important to us as clinical skills. We currently have 2 experienced vets (interest in surgery), clinical director (interest in medicine), a full team of nurses and a dedicated reception team. There is the opportunity to gain exposure in orthopaedics, cardiology and soft tissue surgery.

Our long standing, experienced team will ensure you are well supported, regardless of what stage you are at in your career. Our team are a core part of our local community beyond our clinical practice. We value the social and cultural experiences outside of practice both as a team but as part of our wider community. 

At the heart of the community for more than 70 years 

Established in Farnworth for over 70 years, we have an exceptional reputation alongside a loyal client base. We are based in a prime location with plenty of local amenities on your doorstep as well as public transport links to Bolton, Manchester and Wigan, we also have easy access to Manchester Airport. Farnworth is set to grow for years to come, so it’s a perfect time to join us.

Our practice is well equipped with modern facilities, including an in-house lab, digital radiography and a very good ultrasound machine with colour dopplier. 

Explore our additional benefits

At Darley House, we value our people and recognise their significance in our success. We invest in our people to provide the best possible environment for our team. In addition to a competitive base salary, we offer the following benefits:

We value your work-life balance

  • 6.6 weeks annual leave inclusive of bank holidays
  • Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service
  • Your birthday as a paid day off

We care for your health and wellbeing

  • Private medical insurance
  • Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing
  • Non-accidental injury support

We prioritise your development

  • £1250 CPD allowance with 40 hours paid pro rata
  • Certificate support 
  • Learning and development opportunities via the IVC Evidensia Academy
  • Access to Vetlexicon – our online encyclopaedia provider
  • All our Vets and Nurses can apply for research funding
  • All our Vets get £1000 per annum to spend via our Care Fund
  • Infection Prevention and Control Programme
  • Quality Improvement Programme

We support with professional memberships

  • BVA membership
  • VDS cover

We also offer additional perks

  • Pawsome Benefits – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers
  • Pension – 5% Employee/3% Employer
  • Discounted staff pet care

As a BAME and LGBTQ+ inclusive employer, we are keen to hear from candidates from all minority and diverse groups. As a Disability Confident Employer, we are keen to hear from candidates with disabilities and long-term health conditions and would be happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments needed during the recruitment process.

To be part of our exceptional team please contact Marcus Alphonso, Talent Partner for a confidential chat on the contact number provided. 

To submit your application, click the apply now button.


Vets with a caring, friendly approach and traditional values in Farnworth, Bolton

Darley House is a long established traditional small animal veterinary surgery whose caring and friendly approach is supported by an experienced team of vets and nurses with modern equipment and facilities. You and your pet will receive a lifetime of personal service.  We get to know all the pets who come to see us and you can request to see the same vet each time if you wish. We are based in Farnworth, Bolton. 

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01204 573 413
19-25 Peel Street

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