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Veterinary Surgeon

Myerscough Veterinary Group
Blackburn, Lancashire
Salary range is £29,000 - £54,000 dependent on experience.
Closing date
2 Dec 2021

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Animal Health, Small Animal, Practice, Veterinary
Job Type
Veterinary Surgeon
Contract Type
Full Time, Part Time
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Job Details

The Role

A rare opportunity for a Veterinary Surgeon to join our hospital team at My Vets, Clayton Le Dale, Blackburn. You will be based at the RCVS approved hospital which offers both GP work and also referral level care. The normal day will consist of consulting morning and afternoon; surgical procedures, inpatient care and triaging emergency cases from our 15 other branches and other local practices. There will also be opportunity to assist mentoring and observe the certificate holders in their case management.

About Us

We are a busy practice offering GP and referral work. We are well equipped with CT, radiography including dental, ultrasound and endoscopy. We have certificate holders in dermatology, ophthalmology, internal medicine and surgery.

We have a large team of 26 Vets with a range of experience - with multiple RVNS, SVNs and ANAs who support the Vets in the working day and OOHs. We are proud to be a VN training practice and have been nominated as practice of the year for our local training provider. We have four current certificate holders and a further 4 Vets studying for them. We actively encourage CPD and furthering your knowledge.

Applicant Requirements

This is an ideal role for someone who wants to move their clinical skills up the ladder and further develop ECC skills and surgery skills in a supportive and encouraging environment. 

Ideally you should be happy with most basic surgical cases and be happy independently managing most first opinion medical cases. Although we are happy to provide support where needed.

Benefits - Subject to Pro Rata
•    Up to £5000 relocation allowance and up to £1500 welcome bonus
•    5 weeks 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
•    VDS cover
•    Enhanced maternity, adoption, shared parental leave and surrogacy pay
•    Enhanced paternity pay
•    Birthday leave
•    Discounted veterinary fees
•    My Benefits - various discounts including retail & 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 & Leadership courses
•    Focus on employee wellbeing
•    Relocation packages
•    Career progression opportunities
•    Free flu jabs

As a BAME and LGBTQ+ inclusive employer, we are keen to hear from candidates from all minority and diverse groups. 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.

If this position is of interest to you then please get in touch. Please use BH3193 as a reference when applying for this role. 

To apply, please email your CV to for more information.


Welcome to the Myerscough Veterinary Group website. We are a friendly veterinary practice dedicated to delivering the highest level of care to the animals entrusted to us.

Our companion animal surgeries are located in Clitheroe, Padiham, Oswaldtwistle, Great Harwood, Haslingden, Bacup, Clayton Le Dale, Lostock Hall (Preston), Brierfield, the three former Footprints branches in St Annes, Lytham and Freckleton, Ashton on Ribble, Preston (with the RSPCA) and the Ilkey surgery of Regent Veterinary Practice. All surgeries offer appointments until 6pm during the week (6.30pm at St Annes and Ilkley) and our Clayton Le Dale site is open from 8am until 8pm each weekday with vet consultations until 7.30pm. We offer consultations on Saturdays at 10 branches and at Clayton Le Dale on Sundays and bank holidays.

Our own team of 19 vets provide a 24 hour emergency service and trained staff are on site at our Clayton Le Dale centre 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Many of our sites are equipped for surgery and we have four speciallly fitted vehicles which offer ambulance services for the transfer of patients between branches.

With an experienced team of farm vets based at Clitheroe, we provide veterinary support for farms in the Ribble Valley and well beyond.

Find Us
01254 814863
Myerscough House
Longsight Road
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