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Veterinary Surgeon

Oakfield Veterinary Group, Castle Bromwich
Castle Bromwich, Birmingham
Salary up to £75,000 depending on experience
Closing date
14 Jun 2024
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Veterinary Surgeon – Maternity Cover  
Oakfield Veterinary Surgery, Castle Bromwich 
Up to £75,000 DOE
Plus a Welcome Bonus of up to £5,000 
Plus a Relocation Allowance up to £5,000  

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Veterinary Surgeon to join our happy team here at Oakfield Veterinary Group, Castle Bromwich! 

At Oakfield, you'll experience the excitement of each day being unique. Your role will involve a range of tasks, from assisting in surgical procedures to providing expert advice during consultations, your daily routine will offer a diverse and stimulating mix of responsibilities. This variety not only keeps your work engaging and interesting but also provides you with the opportunity to learn and grow in a varied professional environment.  

Work life balance that works for you 

Understanding that achieving work-life balance is key to bringing out the best in our people, we're dedicated to supporting this for our colleagues. Everyone leads multifaceted lives with diverse demands and priorities beyond their careers, and we're passionate about making it effortless for you to strike that perfect balance. 

This is a full-time, temporary mat leave position working 40 hours across 4 days per week that gives the perfect work/life balance to the right candidate. Saturdays are on a shared rota. There is no out-of-hours requirement. The role has the potential to become permanent in the future.  

Join our experienced and collaborative team 

This position will be based at our Castle Bromwich Clinic, based in an excellent location with easy access to Birmingham and the rest of the country.  

We are a long-standing practice with a loyal client base and a fantastic team. We are constantly looking to improve and have recently refurbished and redecorated the practice. To help us deliver an excellent service we have access to purpose-built facilities including 3 consult rooms, an operating theatre, digital and dental x-ray, laser, and a modern ultrasound scanner.  

We have a dedicated team of nurses and receptionists across the branches.  

We are a close-knit team of 5 vets and 6 nurses who work together to provide the very best service we can. This is a great opportunity to learn and grow with us! 

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 
  • Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service   


  • 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 5 days paid pro rata  
  • 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 

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 
For a confidential chat or to discuss this role in more detail please contact Hannah Williams, Talent Partner, on the contact number provided.

Please quote BH11649 when you apply. 

To submit your application, click the Apply Now button.


Established over a hundred years ago, the Oakfield Veterinary Group today operates surgeries in AtherstoneTamworth and Castle Bromwich and successfully treats many thousands of animals from locations across the region, including Nuneaton, Baddesley Ensor, Chelmsley Wood, Castle Vale, Kingshurst, Marston Green, Kingsbury, Newton Regis, Polesworth, Sheepy Magna, Measham, Hinckley, Wilnecote and Water Orton.

Our experienced veterinary surgeons are highly regarded for their care of small animals and our trained nursing staff are dedicated to providing the best treatment possible, as well as offering a wide range of clinics devoted to animal wellbeing and preventative healthcare.

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713/715 Chester Road
Bacons End
Castle Bromwich
B36 0LN

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