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Veterinary Surgeon

Marple Veterinary Centre
Stockport, Greater Manchester
Competitive Salary
Closing date
4 Jan 2022

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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

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced small animal veterinary surgeon to join our long established, friendly, growing practice. The role can be flexible, but we are offering a minimum of 3-day week with Saturday mornings on a 1 in 4 basis. There is no OOH or on call. Our consultation appointments are 15 minutes each and you will be responsible for 1 day a week in theatre. Salary up to £45,000 FTE depending on experience.


Duties will include but are not limited to:

·         Provide clients with a high standard of customer care and service

·         Write up all cases in full, monitor hospitalised patients and communicate information to the nursing staff, check all pricing communicated back to the client

·         Inform clients of test results and update on progress after treatment

·         Positively communicate to all clients on progress, results, diagnosis, prognosis, treatment options and costs involved at all times

·         Maintain membership of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons

·         Present a professional approach and smart appearance at all times, ensure an effective consultation process for all patients

·         Record all patient information, treatment, diagnostic reports and charges into the PMS

·         Understand and comply with your legal obligations in relation to prescription safe keeping and supply of Veterinary medicinal products

·         Maintain personal CPD as per RCVS guidelines


About Us

We are a well-equipped, RCVS accredited and approved nurse training practice.

Toys include fully equipped lab facilities, new ultrasound machine, well equipped digital and dental x rays in their own fully equipped dental suite, three consulting rooms, prep, and operating theatre with multiparameter monitor.


Marple is a very friendly town with a variety of local shops and a large supermarket, the Peak Forest Canal is on the outskirts of the town which is located only 20 minutes away from vibrant Manchester in one direction and the beautiful Peak District in the other, with excellent transport links by road and rail.


About the Team and Culture

Our supportive team currently consists of 5 Vets, 5 Registered Nurses. 2 Student Nurses, 3 Receptionists and a Practice Manager – Our vets are all over 12 years qualified and hold a variety of medicine certificates, Vet GDP advisor and other certificates.  CPD is encouraged as is further education to progress in your career. One of our vets is very interested in complicated ultra-sonography and cardiology, another in feline medicine and one in dental procedures. We are a very friendly team who pride ourselves on delivering a high standard of care to all our clients and their pets but still find time for practice outings /meals / frequent cake tasting afternoons.


Applicant Requirements

We are looking for a confident vet with previous small animal experience. Must be a team player, you will be confident and competent in all routine surgeries. Empathy and excellent communication skills are essential.


You will be RCVS registered and preferably be able to bake (but not essential)!


Benefits - Subject to Pro Rata:

.         Up to £5000 relocation allowance and up to £1500 welcome bonus​​​​​​​

·         Enhanced holiday entitlement and increasing holiday based on length of service

·         CPD paid days and allowance

·         L&D opportunities through the IVC Evidensia Academy

·         Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay

·         Private Medical Insurance

·         BVA Membership paid

·         VDS cover

·         Birthday leave

·         Discounted veterinary fees

·         Various discounts including retail & gym memberships

·         Cycle to Work scheme

·         Service-related company sick pay

·         Sponsorship for overseas employees

·         Initiatives focussed 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 BH3952 as a reference when applying for this role. 

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Marple Veterinary Centre is based in Marple, Stockport - you will find us on Hibbert Lane.

We are a privately owned small animal veterinary practice, and have been caring for the pets of Stockport for over 40 years.

Yvonne Watson, the Principal Vet, took over in the year 2000.

Our aim is to provide the highest standard of affordable, quality veterinary care in a relaxed, friendly yet professional environment

Find Us
0161 427 3035
2 Hibbert Lane
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