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Veterinary Surgeon

Churchfield Veterinary Centre
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Salary up to £63,000 depending on experience
Closing date
24 Feb 2024
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Our team is expanding, and we are looking for a full or part-time Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon to join our friendly team at Churchfield Veterinary Centre in Barnsley, South Yorkshire.

The role is full or part-time up to 40 hours over 4 or 5 days. There is a rota for 1:4 Sundays for small animal consults, no out-of-hours. Relocation allowance and certificate funding available for those that are looking to progress within their preferred discipline. 

Salary: up to £63,000 depending on experience plus £5,000 welcome bonus and additional benefits.

About Us

Churchfield Veterinary Centre are a small animal and equine practice in South Yorkshire with good access to beautiful countryside and major regional cities.
The small animal department is a general first opinion practice working surgical and internal medicine cases to a high level. Our very experienced small animal team includes 2 full-time veterinary surgeons, 1 part-time veterinary surgeon, and 1 mixed small animal and equine veterinary surgeon.
We work with a very experienced and friendly support staff team, which includes 4 Registered Veterinary Nurses, 1 student veterinary nurse, 1 animal care assistant, 5 receptionists, 2 office assistants, and a Practice Manager.
We have a small animal branch surgery in the village of Skelmanthorpe, which is a 25-minute drive from our main centre at Barnsley. We are training as a VetGDP Adviser practice and well equipped with digital radiography, colour doppler ultrasound, endoscopy, dentistry facilities, and an in-house laboratory. 

Work life balance that works for you 

Our flexible approach to rota patterns and working hours truly tips the scale on your work life balance. We know that everyone has demands and priorities outside of their career and we want to make it brilliantly easy for you to strike the right balance. Whether you are looking to fix or flex your work patterns, we can find the right solution for you.

Applicant Requirements

We are looking for an enthusiastic, friendly, well organised, and self-motivated Veterinary Surgeon with previous clinical experience. Good communication skills are essential, as well as the ability to work well within the team. We encourage and support our colleagues' desire to develop interests in all areas of first opinion small animal practice.

Benefits - Subject to Pro Rata:

  • Enhanced holiday entitlement and increasing holiday based on length of service
  • CPD paid days and allowance
  • L&D opportunities through the IVC Evidensia Academy
  • Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • BVA Membership paid
  • VDS cover
  • Birthday leave
  • Discounted veterinary fees
  • Various discounts including retail & gym memberships
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Service-related company sick pay
  • Sponsorship for overseas employees
  • Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing
  • Relocation packages
  • Career progression opportunities

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.

If this position is of interest to you then please get in touch. Please quote reference BH10496 when applying for this role.

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Churchfield Veterinary Centre has been providing a caring, compassionate and high quality veterinary service since the 1930s. With five surgeries spread throughout South and West Yorkshire, we are well placed to serve the local communities with 24/7 care for their pets and companion animals.

We offer everything from emergency veterinary care, to a range of foods, pet products and simple, sound advice to ensure that your pet is rewarded with a long and fulfilling life.

We work with both livestock and companion animals, and provide a comprehensive service in equine care.

Company info
29 Sackville Street
S70 2DB

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