Veterinary Surgeon - Birmingham, West Midlands

North East Veterinary Referrals
Birmingham, West Midlands
Competitive Salary
Closing date
28 May 2021

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Animal Health, Small Animal, Practice, Veterinary
Job Type
Veterinary Surgeon
Contract Type
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Job Details

The Role

Working as an emergency veterinary surgeon will expose you to a diverse range of cases that you simply won’t see in general practice – perfect for learning and career development. We are looking for a veterinary surgeon that relishes the diverse caseload you see in Emergency and Critical Care to complete the team. Weekend shifts to cover include Saturday days 8:30am-6:30pm, Saturday Nights 6:30pm-8:30am and Sunday days 8:30am-6:30pm. We will need at-least 2 Veterinary Surgeons to cover these shifts.

About Us

Northside Emergency Veterinary Clinic is a dedicated Veterinary Emergency Care provider based in the North Birmingham area, providing an out-of-hours provision to a number of local practices in the area. Experienced and highly qualified staff with all the advanced equipment a veterinary surgeon should expect when working in an emergency facility.

Applicant Requirements

Must be MRCVS and experienced with handling all emergency medicine and surgery in a sole charge environment. Ideally somebody with a certificate in emergency and critical care or somebody who is willing to study towards. Warm, confident and effective communicator who not only looks after their patients and clients to a high standard, but must be a team player and have the ability to gain and maintain relationships with peers external to our clinic, including staff and teams from our user practices.

Benefits (Subject to pro rata)

  • 25 days paid holiday not including bank holidays
  • 5 days paid CPD leave
  • £1250 CPD allowance per annum
  • Private medical insurance
  • VDS membership paid
  • BVA membership paid
  • Service based holiday entitlement increases
  • Birthday leave
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Discounted veterinary fees
  • My Benefits - various discounts including retail and gym memberships
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Pension
  • CPD/training support
  • Paid bereavement leave
  • Company sick pay
  • Employee opinion survey
  • Free uniform in a number of roles
  • Annual pay reviews
  • Social events
  • Sponsorship for overseas employees
  • Academy and leadership courses
  • Focus on employee wellbeing
  • Relocation packages
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Free flu jabs

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.

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North East Veterinary Referrals in Cramlington, Northumberland is a multidisciplinary veterinary hospital providing a comprehensive referral service to veterinary practices across the region and beyond.  

The hospital is a 16,000 ft.² of purpose-built facility conveniently located on the A19 Trunk Rd approximately 2 miles east of its junction with the A1 just north of Newcastle upon Tyne.


The hospital features four fully equipped sterile operating theatres, on-site diagnostic lab, hospitalisation for patients including separate wards for dogs, cats and rabbits, as well as a separate medical isolation ward.


Imaging equipment is integrated with our IT system which makes high-definition digital images available instantly around the hospital.

We have two dedicated radiography rooms, an ultrasound suite with colour flow Doppler ultrasound imaging equipment and a CT facility. This is capable of rapidly producing three-dimensional images of any part of the body. The 3D capability provides an invaluable tool in the management of complex fractures, growth deformities and tumour assessment.

Find Us
Northumberland Business Park West
NE23 7RH

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