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Veterinary Surgeon

Beechwood Veterinary Practice CVS
Kidsgrove, Stoke-on-Trent
Salary up to £75,000 depending on experience
Closing date
7 May 2024
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Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon opportunity

Beechwood Vets, Kidsgrove Stoke on Trent. Full & Part Time options. No OOH.  Can consider School Term Time only contracts and School hours.

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All clinical interests are welcome. Although part of a wider group, we are managed at a local level by our Clinical Director of 16 years, maintaining a family feel where patients and our people are at our heart of everything we do.

We are a great place to work and have a career…..  Some of our incentives include:

  • Salary of up to £75,000 per annum. Dependent on qualifications and experience.
  • Joining reward of £5,000
  • Relocation Package up to £5,000
  • Tied into a Learning Agreement / Certificate costs with your current employer? Let us know, we can help!
  • Career Development with the ability to offer a move from general practitioner to cert holder within our amazing Group!
  • Access to our Support Clinical Hub Network of advanced practitioners to help increase the clinical knowledge of our Vets
  • Access to Vet Oracle, our Vet to Vet Telemedicine service
  • Well-equipped practice with a great lab, scopes, digital x-ray & dental x-ray, scanner and more!
  • No Sunday or Bank holiday working.

Who are we? No matter your clinical level, we offer fantastic opportunities for your development, with direct support available from cert holders, visiting specialists and a larger support network of regional vets who visit us on request. This still gives you the experience of dealing with the day-to-day caseload while having their help as and when needed.

Beechwood Vets are part of our leading Veterinary Group, CVS. We aim to provide the best clinical care as well as providing a great place to work. Our Veterinary professionals are given the freedom to make the best clinical decisions for their patients whilst sharing best practice. We are clinically focussed, fostering a collaborative approach and creating supportive working environments to be able to achieve career aspirations. With a network of 500 practices across the UK, Netherlands and Australia, once you join us we will be able to satisfy your career, development and professional goals! We are pretty generous with our equipment and always keen to add to the collection, especially where it adds value to the development of our teams patient care. At Beechwood, our clients are a real good bunch and really appreciate the care and time we take in looking after them and their pets. 

Where are we? If you are not familiar with the area, you will soon get accustomed to be called ‘duck', being asked if ‘you want cheese on your oatcake' and finding out there are actually 2 Stoke's, in Stoke…. Beechwood is a few 100 meters from Kidsgrove train station. The local area is also known as ‘The Potteries, which is steeped in history, where the old blends in with the new. We are slap bang in between Manchester and Birmingham with great transport links and close to stunning areas like the Peak District and North Wales. Surrounded by lovely market towns such as Market Drayton, Newport & Nantwich with short drives to Ellesmere Port and Cannot outlet centres.

Our Rota: More than happy to chat to anyone looking for part time or full time. Our full time hours are 40 and these can be worked over 4 or 5 days. Saturdays mornings are on rotation and the shifts are only 0830-1300, giving you more of that day back. No OOH, on call, bank holiday or Sunday working.

Rewards package includes:

  • CPD Allowance and access to a suite of internal courses developed by our in-house learning & development team of Vets and Nurses
  • Free Knowledge Hub offering over 260 courses and 235 webinars covering a variety of clinical and non-clinical topics
  • 6.6 weeks annual leave plus the option to buy a further 2 weeks or sell up to 1 week!
  • Forward thinking policies including fertility treatment, Pregnancy Loss, extended sick pay, enhanced Maternity and Paternity leave
  • Wellbeing initiatives including access to over 280 wellbeing champions across our group
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • CVS Save as your earn scheme – purchase discounted shares in the company and benefit from the Groups increase in share price over that time!
  • Health cash plans, discounted critical illness cover, 8 weeks' pay to support exceptional life events
  • Practice Bonus Scheme
  • Workplace Pension
  • Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme
  • Discounted Gym memberships
  • Cycle to work scheme, tax relief scheme when purchasing bikes
  • RCVS and VDS fees paid
  • Discounted Treatment for your Pet

With so many vacancies out there at the moment, it can be hard to make sense of them all. You are welcome to drop by for a brew and an informal look around, no pressure ever! Otherwise, feel free to send an email, text or call 07909620283 OR click ‘apply now' where our Recruiter Lisa will be in touch.


We are a three-vet, five-nurse practice that was established in Kidsgrove over 30 years ago. We specialise in small animal first opinion medicine and surgery with links to referral-level specialists who can perform certain advanced procedures in-house.

We were acquired by CVS (UK) Limited in 2007 and now operate as part of this larger group of veterinary practices and veterinary service providers.

Here at Beechwood Vets we are dedicated to providing your pets with the best animal care possible. We understand how important your pet is to you and strive to provide the best quality care for all your pets. We treat your pets as we would like to have our own pets treated - with compassion, dignity, respect and knowledge.

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01782 782582
2 The Avenue

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