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Veterinary Surgeon

Cater Veterinary Group
Llandudno, Conwy
Salary up to £65,000 pro rata depending on experience
Closing date
22 Jan 2024
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Cater Veterinary Group

Veterinary Surgeon

Cater Vets, Craig Y Don Surgery

Salary up to £65,000 pro rata depending on experience

We are looking for an enthusiastic, experienced Veterinary Surgeon to join our great team here in the beautiful seaside town of Llandudno. Candidates must be confident with general surgery and working up medical and surgical cases, along with having good communication skills. The role is split as 2 consult days and 1 ops day with Saturdays just being for consults. Consultations are 15-minute blocks, and we are happy to consider a consult only role. We are also more than happy to accommodate Vets with specific interests.

We offer a supportive and friendly work environment and encourage personal development through paid CPD.

We care about your work/life balance

We offer flexible working patterns that flex with you and your lifestyle. Whether you are looking to flex your rota hours to balance the school holidays, fix to navigate the school runs or just looking to strike that balance between home and work life. We can offer flexibility that actually works for you.

The rota includes working 3 days per week (10-hour shifts) between 9:00am-7:00pm, plus 1 in 5 Saturday mornings from 9:00am-2:00pm. There are no out-of-hours with this role as this is covered by VetsNow.

Want to know more about us?

We are Llandudno's longest established Veterinary Practice, proud to have been offering a personal and caring service to our clients and their pets for over 50 years. Situated in a beautiful part of North Wales, we are close to both the Snowdonia National Park and Anglesey, as well as offering easy road/rail links to Chester, Liverpool and Manchester.

The practice is well equipped, with Digital x-rays, Ultrasound, Laser Therapy etc. We also have our own in-house Idexx Lab. We are an RCVS-accredited practice with a fantastic support team.

Come and join our amazing team!

We have a fabulous team, comprising 5 experienced Vets, 8 Registered Veterinary Nurses and 5 members of Support Staff. One of our Vets enjoys working with Exotics and another two Vets have a keen interest in dentistry and general soft tissue surgery. Another Vet also has an interest in Arthritis and pain management.

Between us, we have ample experience to support specific interests you may have and encourage you to further your career in areas that interest and excite you.

Because our employees matter

We recognise that our people are fundamental to the success of our business. Investing in our people, premises and processes is at the heart of what we do. In addition to a competitive base salary, you will benefit from -

Work-life balance

  • 6.6 weeks annual leave
  • Your birthday as a paid day off


  • 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


  • £1250 CPD allowance with 30 hours paid pro rata
  • Learning and development opportunities via the IVC Evidensia Academy
  • Access to Vetlexicon – our online encyclopaedia provider
  • All our Vets & 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

Professional Memberships

  • BVA membership
  • VDS cover
  • RCVS fees


  • 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.

Please quote reference BH10829 when applying for this role. 

To submit your application, click the apply now button.


We are a small animal veterinary practice, treating cats and dogs, rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters and all other family pets in Llandudno and the surrounding area, with compassion, care and professionalism.

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9 Mostyn Avenue
LL30 1YS

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