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Veterinary Surgeon, Full Time, Stone, Staffordshire

Stone, Staffordshire
£50,000- £52,000 depending on experience
Closing date
24 Sep 2021

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Small Animal, Veterinary
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Veterinary Surgeon
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Veterinary Surgeon, Small Animals, Stone, Staffordshire

Shires Vets, established over 70 years ago, is a mixed animal practice serving Staffordshire and the surrounding counties in the Midlands with sites in:

· Eccleshall

· Gnosall

· Stoke on Trent

· Stone

· Stafford

We offer a complete primary care services for small animal, farm and equine. The Shires team members are all animal-owners and take pride in providing a caring, compassionate, and friendly service to all our clients and their precious pets.

We are part of the Linnaeus Group, which is a vibrant community of veterinary practices across the UK. The Linnaeus Group work across a range of areas within veterinary medicine from small animal to farm and equine. All our practices are individual but two important things bring us together; a commitment to excellence in everything we do.

We are looking for an experienced vet (5yrs graduated) with a passion for surgery who provides quality first opinion standards, to work within our dedicated and friendly team.

Opportunity to take on leadership responsibilities to drive this exciting side to our business

To lead our surgical caseload at our Stone branch – laparoscopic & orthopaedic equipment. We perform several laparoscopic procedures per week, cruciate and patella surgeries, some fracture repairs and more complex soft tissue surgeries.

Capacity for further development of surgical caseload from within our Shires and nearby practice.

Candidate preferably working towards or completed a certificate in SA surgery.

We have a number of certificate holders and CertAVP vets in various disciplines within Shires and thus this would be an opportunity to join a forward-thinking clinical team.

40 hour working week preferable

Our vets work 10 hour days, one late night (2-11pm) every 3 weeks and part of a weekend shift approximately every 3 weeks. Lieu time given for all weekend work.

The Role & Benefits Package:

· Full time, 40hr week

· Salary commensurate with experience 

· 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, plus additional 1 day "birthday leave"

· Wellbeing Programme

· RCVS/VDS/professional body fees paid

· 5 days CPD per year along with a huge clinical resource available from Linnaeus referral network.

· Workplace pension scheme

· Optional private medical health care


Linnaeus is a forward-thinking partnership of highly-respected primary care and referral veterinary practices across the UK and Ireland, comprising some of the best clinicians in the profession. Two important things bring us together; a commitment to excellence in everything we do and our passion to achieve our purpose: A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS.

At Linnaeus we carefully select the practices we partner with to ensure the highest levels of patient care across our group. Together we provide a growing community of like-minded veterinary professionals who are passionate about what they do. We work with different types of practices, in every field of veterinary medicine, including small animal, farm and equine.

Find Us
0121 712 7050
Friars Gate
1011 Stratford Road
West Midlands
B90 4BN
United Kingdom
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