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Veterinary Surgeon (Full Time) - Tamworth

Riversmeet Veterinary Centre
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Salary Competitive
Closing date
3 Feb 2022

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Small Animal, Veterinary
Job Type
Veterinary Surgeon
Contract Type
Full Time
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Job Details

Riversmeet Veterinary Centre, established over 100 years ago, is a small animal, primary care practice in Staffordshire & Warwickshire, with sites in Tamworth and Atherstone.

We provide routine primary care services including orthopedic surgery, soft tissue surgery, eye, heart and skin treatments, arthritis management and cancer treatment. It also offers referral services in ophthalmology and cardiology.

The Riversmeet team members have their own areas of special interest allowing them to provide a high standard of clinical care to clients and patients. We are also a closely knit team, with majority of the team having 5 – 20 years’ service!

Due to continued success, we are looking for a 2 year minimum Vet Surgeon to join our team. We currently have 9 Veterinary Surgeons, 2 who have specialisms in Cardiology & internal medicine and one in Ophthalmology. We also have a Vet currently doing his surgical certificate and another working on Emergency critical care and we are able to fully support applicants who wish to undertake a certificate.

You will be required to work 40 hours per week over 8 wk rota, 2 x Sat morning Wk 6 & 7, full weekend Wk 8 (sat 8.30 -5pm & sun 9.30-4.30pm) Monday off after your weekend.

We are part of Linnaeus, which is a vibrant community of veterinary practices across the UK and Ireland. Linnaeus works 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 and our passion to make A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS.

We demonstrate excellence in everything we do for the associate, client and pet and our mission is to be recognised as the leading veterinary provider for all pets and animals across the UK. We do this by investing in our people and infrastructure to deliver the best in care for our clients and their pets.

Benefits Package:

  • Health Plan and Mental Health Support
  • 5 weeks annual leave, inc bank holidays plus your birthday off!
  • RCVS /VDS membership fully funded
  • CPD allowance
  • Staff Discount on pet care
  • Pension
  • Relocation package available


Largest local practice with eight veterinary surgeons and ten nurses providing you the best clinical care for your pet. We have more staff with advanced qualifications and provide more state-of-the-art services than any nearby practice.

We have particular experience in orthopaedic surgery (bone, joint and spinal surgery), soft tissue surgery, eye problems (ophthalmology), heart problems (cardiology), skin problems (dermatology), arthritis management and cancer treatment.

Riversmeet offers many advanced surgical procedures both to our clients and to other veterinary surgeons by referral. These include spinal surgery, fracture repair, joint surgery, laparoscopic key-hole surgery (including spays), arthroscopy and canine total hip replacement.

The practice

We have two locations for your convenience, Tamworth and Atherstone.

Both are RCVS (Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons) accredited small animal practices. The Tamworth surgery is also a registered Veterinary Nurse Training Practice.

Riversmeet Veterinary Centre has been established for over 100 years.

We offer the choice of eight full time experienced veterinary surgeons who working together provide a wide range of veterinary skills to care for your pet. See our services page for more information. Each member of the team has their own area of special interest allowing us to provide a high standard of clinical care for our clients. Most of our vets are studying for or have achieved advanced veterinary qualifications.

Find Us
01827 63841
27 Lichfield Street
B79 7QE
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