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Veterinary Surgeon - Small Animal and Equine

Wetherby, West Yorkshire
Salary dependant on experience £35-55k
Closing date
23 Nov 2021

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Equine, Small Animal, Veterinary
Job Type
Veterinary Surgeon
Salary Band
£30,000 - £39,999, £40,000 - £49,999, £50,000 - £59,999
Contract Type
Full Time
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Job Details

Role: Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon, with 10% Equine

Location: Wetherby, West Yorkshire

Hours: Permanent, 40 hours per week, 4.5 day week, 1 in 6 on call rota

Salary: Competitive, depending on experience £35-55k per annum

VetFinders have a fantastic opportunity in Wetherby, West Yorkshire for a 90% Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon, with 10% equine.

  • This practice is a small animal and Equine independent and very proud to be so.
  • The role is due to pure growth and expanding the team.
  • This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Vet with 2 or more years qualified (preferred)
  • Areas of specialism are welcomed and encouraged
  • Development and progression really is encouraged.
  • This practice wants to speak to likeminded individuals, who are looking for a move to further their experience and knowledge.

Benefits package:

Benefits of working for this successful and well-respected practice are:

  • Friendly, experienced and supportive environment, with regular mentoring
  • 15 min consults with ample time for case work up
  • Full clinical freedom with autonomy encouraged
  • Exceptionally well equipped: digital x-ray, ultrasound, endoscopy, laparoscopy, needle arthroscopy, PRP and Stem cell treatment, bipolar and monopolar electrocautery, orthopaedic toys including hand drill and oscillating saw, plating kit, tibial advancement and other cruciate repair kits, surgical optical loop, ophthalmic surgery kit, digital dental x-ray, Laser, high quality in-house laboratory with direct links to Idexx  lab locally
  • Generous CPD allowance with opportunities for progression
  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience, package can include car and accommodation if required

The Role:                  

We are looking for a compassionate and enthusiastic, Veterinary Surgeon committed to providing high standards of patient and client care. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years’ experience, this is not essential. A strong sense of team work is essential, as well as excellent communication skills.

The ideal candidate will be competent in both small animal and equine practice.

This role is being offered on a permanent basis at 40 hours per week, typically a 4.5 days week, 1 in 6 on call rota.

This role is supported by a wonderful team of RVNs, utilised in their full capacity, the team work extremely hard, and are very experienced, capable and generally excellent.

This practice is looking for someone to join the team who loves being a vet, and who wants to do their best for their patients and clients, who can deliver excellent customer and animal care, whilst loving every part of their day doing the job they love.

About the practice:

Our client is a well established and busy independent practice. 90% Small animal and 10% Equine.

The practice is a fast paced, forward thinking, and focuses on development, boasts excellent modern facilities and a great team environment.  The practice currently has a team of 8 Veterinary Surgeons, 6 RVNs, and a wonderful supporting team of assistants, receptionists and Accounts team.

The location of the practice is in beautiful, Wetherby, on the outskirts of Leeds and York, with good transport links to the city as well as the countryside.

Must haves:

  • RCVS registered and qualified
  • Possess the right to work in the UK
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Be a team player


To apply for this vacancy or request more information please send your CV in application to VetFinders.

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VetFinders is a recruitment business with a social mission at its heart. We are more than a recruitment business whose only aim is to make a profit, this isn’t us! We aim to make a profit of course we do but we work with a number of charities  giving back to the industry we love.  Giving is at the heart of our business, we work with the local college Askham Bryan sponsoring two nurse students through their studies, have worked  with Street Vet advertising their roles for free, donate to a local charity helping disabled and life limiting children with animal therapy and work with Blue Cross. When we place candidates in a new role we donate enough to pay for a Blue Cross nurse for the day. ‘A dream job for you, a Blue Cross Nurse paid for too.’

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