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Veterinary Surgeon

Border Veterinary Centre
Oswestry, Shropshire
Salary up to £75,000 depending on experience
Closing date
31 Jul 2024
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Veterinary Surgeon
Brownlow Vets, Border Veterinary Centre
Up to £75,000 depending on experience and
Up to £5,000 relocation support and up to £5,000 welcome bonus

Are you a passionate and experienced Veterinary Surgeon looking to be part of a fantastic team committed to excellence? Look no further!
Our thriving veterinary practice renowned for its exceptional patient care and evidence- based approach, is seeking a talented Vet to join our ranks. At our surgery we take pride in not only meeting but exceeding the expectations of our clients.

The job role entails a mix of consulting and routine surgery with the ability to expand surgical experience with support. Own ops day is encouraged to be able to work up your own cases. With full x-ray, ultrasound and endoscopy equipment and high spec blood machines, we have the ability to work at a high level. 

Consultations are varied with mostly dogs and cats but also rabbits, guinea pigs and the odd chicken along the way. The daily variety allows for exploration of specific interests. 

Flexible working hours

Our typical rota would consist of working 4 days a week, totalling 38.5 hours. Saturdays are worked 1:5 and there is no out of hours required. 

Whether you're seeking a part-time position to accommodate other commitments or simply prefer a reduced work schedule, we're committed to helping you find the hours that suits your needs. Join our team and discover the ideal balance between work and your personal life.

Who we are

With most of our work done in house, our cases are worked up to an extremely high level with the aid of our top of the range blood machines, endoscopy, doppler flow ultrasound, brand new xray machine, suction pump, oxygen tents, multimodal ecg anaesthetic monitors and blood pressure machines. 

Nestled on the Shropshire, Welsh Border, we have 3 branches serving the local community. With our easy road and rail links to major cities like Manchester, we are never too far away from a great opportunity to spend some quality downtime exploring the region. 

Join a group of skilled and compassionate professionals 

We have certificates holders in Surgery and Medicine ensuring great opportunities for case discussions and assistance. We work a rota to ensure that, wherever possible, cases are followed through from start to finish by the same vet. 

Over our 3 surgeries we have 5.5 FTE small animal vets including 2 certificate holder and 3 part time vets. Our vets are assisted by our team of 5 RVNs, 2 SVNs , 3 ANAs, 2 SANAs and 4 receptionists.

At our practice, we believe in setting the standard for exceptional veterinary care. If you are passionate about your profession, thrive in a collaborative environment and are ready to contribute to a team that values compassion, we want to hear from 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 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
Elevate your veterinary career with us. Together, let’s continue to provide exceptional care and make a positive impact on the wellbeing of pets in our community. We look forward to welcoming a new member to our outstanding team. 

Please quote BH11993 when you apply.

To submit your application click the apply now button.


The Border/Brownlow/Castle group is currently an 8 vet practice, supported by 8 vet nurses and nursing assistants, 5 receptionists and 2 practice managers. We are a companion animal and livestock practice, with surgeries in Oswestry, Ellesmere and Chirk.

Our aim is to provide the best possible, high quality care for both companion animals and livestock, and their owners, in a friendly and compassionate environment.

We are a friendly and progressive practice with a large team of dedicated and caring staff.

We are fully equipped with modern surgical, anaesthetic, radiology, laboratory and hospitalisation facilities, to deal with all aspects of modern vet practice.

We want the best staff – so we train them ourselves in conjunction with local training colleges, to keep the high standard of pet care that you deserve.

We are committed to offering good value for money and to the continual improvement in our care and facilities, so that we can offer the very best for you and your pet.

Company info
01691 670395
Maesbury Road
SY10 8HA

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