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Veterinary Surgeon

Congleton Veterinary Centre
Congleton, Cheshire
Salary up to £65,000 depending on experience
Closing date
20 Aug 2024
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Congleton Veterinary Centre

Veterinary Surgeon
Congleton Vets, Cheshire
Up to £65,000 depending on experience, up to £5,000 relocation support, plus benefits


The Role You’ll Play

Are you ready for a veterinary career that's both fulfilling and supportive? If your answer is yes, then you've come to the right place! We're seeking a dedicated and driven Veterinary Surgeon to join our expanding team at Congleton Vets. As part of our team, you'll have the opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of both our clients and patients. Here's what you can expect from this role:
•    Varied medical and surgical caseload, tailored to your areas of interest.
•    A fair rota system, including allocated admin time.
•    Competitive salary of up to £65,000 per annum, depending on experience.
•    A supportive working environment with a friendly and enthusiastic team.
•    No routine consultations during evening surgery, with discharges starting at 5pm.
•    Generous weekday and weekend working hours, with no on-call duties (covered by Vets Now, Macclesfield).

Getting to Know Us 

At Congleton Vets, our commitment to exceptional care sets us apart. Our practice boasts a friendly, supportive, and enthusiastic team dedicated to the well-being of both our clients and their beloved pets. With a purpose-built interior equipped with modern diagnostic and monitoring tools such as a CT scanner and dental radiography, we ensure the highest standard of care. Our extensive in-house laboratory and RCVS Accredited Small Animal Practice status further demonstrate our dedication to excellence. We are proud to be Cat Friendly (Silver) and Rabbit Friendly (Silver) accredited, catering to the unique needs of our furry friends. With a full complement of qualified RVNs and ongoing support for further qualifications, including financial assistance, we foster a culture of continuous learning and professional growth.

What you’ll bring

We're looking for an experienced graduate (minimum 2021 graduate) who possesses the following qualities:
•    Excellent team player with effective communication skills.
•    Confidence in routine surgery and experience with more complex surgeries.
•    Good understanding and application of sedation and anaesthetic protocols.
•    Exceptional consultation and time-management skills.
•    Willingness to share knowledge and contribute to our goal of Gold standard patient and client care.

Because our people 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
If you're ready to take your veterinary career to the next level and become part of our supportive and dedicated team, we want to hear from you! Apply today and discover why once you join us, you'll never want to leave!
For a confidential chat or to discuss this role in more detail, please contact Marcus Alphonso, Talent Partner, on the contact number provided.

To submit your application, click the apply now button.


We offer all of the facilities that you come to expect in a high quality first-opinion veterinary practice, including vaccinations, microchipping, neutering, x-rays, full dental and surgical theatres, nurse clinics (often free of charge), as well as a well-equipped on-site laboratory.  In addition, we have several features of which we are very proud. These include a large, free car-park, enabling you to find a parking space whatever the time of your pet’s appointment, and a large surgery entrance, which serves as both a retail area and waiting room.  

We are the UK’s largest stockist of Royal Canin Specialist Veterinary Diets (as of March 2010).  In addition to food, we also stock many other pet products, including collars, leads, harnesses, brushes, treats and chewies, wild bird products, cat litter, litter trays, and pheromone products for cats and dogs.  We also have a section dedicated to products for small furries and rodents.  We do not, however, sell pets!

Our waiting room is divided into dog and cat waiting areas, so that your feline friends have as stress-free a visit as possible.  Please help yourself to a hot beverage from our drinks machine whilst you wait!

Imaging facilities include x-ray and ultrasonography.  We are also one of the few practices in the area to possess a ‘Tonopen’, which is a device used to measure the internal pressure within an animal’s eye.  This is essential to rule out glaucoma (high pressure in the eye), which is a serious condition which can lead to blindness and the potential need for eye removal.

All of our vets are experienced, with many years of small animal medicine and surgery under their belts.  We aim for case continuity, so you will often see the same vet throughout your pet’s illness.  Our nurses are also highly qualified and experienced.  Everyone working at CVC is an animal lover – have a read of our Staff Profiles to find out more!  We are also able to offer specialist surgical and imaging procedures on site, with the assistance of visiting veterinary specialist in a rage of fields.

We are open 7 days a week, and use a dedicated emergency service overnight and when we are closed at the weekends (based in Macclesfield).  This ensures that your pet receives gold standard care 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year!

Company info
01260 272131
West Heath Retail Park
Sandbach Road
CW12 4NB

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