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Veterinary Surgeon

Carmel Veterinary Centre - Fallings Park
Wolverhampton, West Midlands
Salary up to £65,000 depending on experience
Closing date
31 Jul 2024
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Veterinary Surgeon
Carmel Veterinary Centre, Wolverhampton
Up to £65,000 depending on experience
Plus up to £3,000 relocation allowance, plus benefits.

We have an opportunity for a Veterinary Surgeon who enjoys both surgery and consulting, to join our team at Carmel Veterinary Centre in Fallings Park. We have a long serving team who care for our patients as we would our own pets. This role comes with a varied caseload and we are keen to support your career development. 
In this role, you'll conduct consulting sessions and surgical operations, enjoy breaks in our cosy staff room, and collaborate with our team to provide exceptional care to our animal patients. You'll also handle client follow-up and reporting tasks whilst cultivating a positive team dynamic.

Work life balance that works for you

We are proud to say 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 for a full time or part time role we are sure we can find the right rota pattern for you. 

A typical full-time role would involve working 4 days per week, over 40 hours. Shifts are either 8.30am to 6.30pm or 9.00am to 7.00pm. One in 4 Saturday mornings 8.30am to 2.00pm.

About us at Carmel

Carmel Veterinary Centre is an RCVS Tier 2 accredited, VNTP, two-site small animal practice based in Wolverhampton. Our team is composed of 4 vets across our two sites, Fallings Park and Pennfields, working alongside a knowledgeable and experienced team of 9 RVNs, SVNs, ACAs and receptionists. 

We have certified RVNs in feline nursing, nutrition, behaviour and Fear Free. We’re proud to say that 3 of our team are qualified mental health first aiders, ensuring that there’s always someone on shift to speak to. We’re kitted out with endoscopy, ultrasound, dental x-rays, full Idexx labs as well orthopaedic kit. 

We believe that feeling happy, valued and respected at work is vitally important to help you achieve your potential. We care about our team, patients and clients in that order because we understand that unless you are at your best, the patient care and client experience won’t be the best.

Because our employees matter

We recognise that our people are fundamental to the success of our practice. 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, plus bank holidays 
•             Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service
•             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 £1250 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 BH12017 when you apply. 

To submit your application, click the apply now button.


At Carmel Veterinary Centre we are passionate about animals and offer expert care for every aspect of a pet’s health and wellbeing. Accredited by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS), the quality of our practice means clients rest assured their pet is in safe hands, even at times when they are bound to be feeling anxious. From preventative measures through to diagnosis and treatment, we are highly qualified, undergo continuing professional development and use excellent equipment. Therefore they can trust us to give their beloved pet the most up-to-date care and look forward to the best possible outcome.

Based near Wolverhampton City Centre, Carmel Vets is well established with over 20 years’ experience of getting to know our clients and their pets. Our customers tell us we’re an approachable team and that entrusting their pets’ health to us gives them confidence. They may find cheaper vets but people use us simply because we are the best; when it comes to a pet’s welfare, excellent care equals excellent value.

We were one of the first practices in the country to be accredited under the Practice Standards Scheme, whereby we all keep our skills refreshed by continual training and testing by the RCVS; this is important because investing in our staff maintains the highest standards of veterinary care, essential for a pet’s health and our clients' peace of mind.

Company info
01902 731127
204 Bushbury Road
Fallings Park
WV10 0NB

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