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Veterinary Surgeon

Byre Veterinary Surgery
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Salary up to £65,000 depending on experience
Closing date
9 Jun 2024
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Veterinary Surgeon
Sampson Park, Byre Vets
Up to £65,000 DOE plus fantastic benefits package including £5,000 Relocation Allowance!

Are you a seasoned veterinary professional with a passion for surgery, yet still enthusiastic about the art of consultation? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you! We are actively seeking a skilled General Practice (GP) Veterinary Surgeon with surgical bias to join our dynamic and dedicated team.

As an experienced GP Vet, you will play a pivotal role in our practice, bringing your expertise to both surgical procedures and client consultations. We understand the importance of a well-rounded approach to veterinary care, and we value professionals who are passionate about maintaining a balance between surgical precision and compassionate client communication.

In this role, you'll encounter a diverse caseload, with a well-balanced mix of surgical and medical cases, all supported by a dedicated and experienced nursing team. We're committed to your professional growth, with full certificate support available. Our clinic is known for its commitment to high-quality veterinary services, and we are excited to welcome a professional who shares our passion for animal welfare.

A Rewarding Role Awaits

Byre Veterinary Surgery holds a prestigious status as a recognised Centre of Excellence within the region. We take pride in delivering top-notch care to our patients and supporting our team members' development. We're particularly interested in hearing from certificate holders or those on the path to achieving such qualifications. Your expertise enriches our practice and contributes to our culture of excellence. Full time hours for this role would be 40 hours over 4-day workweek and 1 in 3 Saturday mornings, with out-of-hours care covered by Vets Now. We are more than happy to speak to candidate looking for part time hours. Our flexible approach to rota patterns and working hours ensures that you can maintain a healthy work-life balance, no matter your career stage.

The Best of Both Worlds

Located on the outskirts of Peterborough, we enjoy the convenience and excellent transport links of the city while embracing the idyllic country lifestyle. The historic town of Stamford, home to the famous Burghley Horse Trials, is less than half an hour away, offering the perfect blend of necessity and luxury.

Byre Veterinary Surgery boasts a purpose-built, state-of-the-art facility equipped with the latest tools and technology, including endoscopy and laparoscopy. We specialise in exotics, soft tissue/orthopaedic surgeries, and ophthalmology referrals, ensuring a broad spectrum of cases to challenge and inspire you.

Meet Our Dynamic Team

You'll be part of a collaborative team that includes 4 veterinarians, one of whom is a diplomat in exotics, 6 RVNs, 1 VCA, and 4 dedicated receptionists. We're deeply committed to community involvement, often seen supporting local events such as dog shows and school visits. As a member of our team, you must be MRCVS registered, bringing your passion for veterinary care and dedication to our practice.

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 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 & 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.

If you’ve got this far, thank you for your interest! To be part of our exceptional team or discuss any of our clinical vacancies please contact Taylor Findlay, Talent Partner for a confidential chat on the contact number provided. 

Please quote BH12065 when you apply.

To submit your application, click the apply now button.


Byre Vets was first etablished in a small unit along Papyrus Road, Werrington in 1990 and relocated in the summer of 2003 to it's present site.

The surgery has excellent facilities and is an RCVS accredited small animal practice, which meets aproved standards. These are maintained by rigorous external inspections.

Our aim is to help you to maintain and improve the quality of your pet's health. We know that visits to the vets can be stressful, but we wish to make this process as pleasant as we can.

Find out more our facilities and take a virtual tour here.  

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Byre Veterinary Surgery
32 Papyrus Road

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