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Veterinary Surgeon

Milan Veterinary Practice
Douglas, Isle of Man (GB) (IM)
Salary up to £70,000 depending on experience.
Closing date
10 Feb 2022

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The Role

Milan Veterinary Clini​c has an opportunity for a Senior small animal ​veterinary surgeon to join their team.  As a senior vet you will support the Clinical Director and Practice Director in the running of the practice. We assign each of our vets a morning to operate, with the chance to assist after morning consults if not operating. ​In addition to clinical duties, you will be responsible for some line management of the vet team and assisting with the overall performance of the practice.


Full time 4 days per week (part time hours considered)

1:3 Saturday mornings on a shared rota with 2 vets on each Saturday.

On call one night per week

1:6 weekends per year - day off in lieu of weekends worked

OOH shared rota – bonus scheme in place


Up to £70,000 negotiable D.O.E.

Relocation package of up to £5,000

About Us

Milan Veterinary Practice has been established on the Isle of Man for over 30 years. We are a mixed practice, with 3 branches across the island. Our main clinic is in Douglas, with branches in Castletown and Peel.

Our Douglas clinic has 3 consultation rooms ​and it is also where we do most of our operating. We have digital radiography, ultrasound, dental machine and in house Idexx equipment. Castletown is slightly smaller. We ​only do more routine operations here and have a dental machine and in house Idexx machine. Our Peel clinic is currently for consulting only. This busy clinic has just reopened following a move to new premises and a full refurbishment.

Altogether we have a team of 8 Vets, ​some are a purely small animal, and others are mixed. We are very well supported by our team of 9 experienced Veterinary Nurses and support team of 13 receptionists and administrators. ​We have ​an ophthalmologist ​who visits the island every 2-4 weeks, to whom we can refer complicated ocular cases.

The Isle of Man is a beautiful place to live! With easy access to beaches and open countryside, lovely restaurants and cafes, there is plenty to do. The Isle of Man is very multicultural with people having relocated here from all over the world.

The maximum income tax rate on the Isle of Man is 20% and there is a National Insurance freeze for your first year of working on the island. We provide a car and a relocation package up to £5000 and can help in finding accommodation.

Applicant Requirements

We are looking for an experienced small animal veterinary surgeon who is keen to develop their leadership and management skills as part of the next stage of their career. You should be capable of all routine surgeries, as well as GDVs, and other abdominal and soft tissue surgeries. Skills in medicine cases and ultrasound would be favourable. An interest in teaching/leading junior vets would also be advantageous. You must have RCVS membership and a valid UK driving license.

Benefits - Subject to Pro Rata:

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 focused on employee wellbeing
Relocation packages
Career progression opportunities

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 BH4623 as a reference when applying for this role.

To submit your application click the apply button.


We pride ourselves on our commitment to our clients, our friendly attitude and the services we provide.

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Milan Veterinary Practice
Somerset Road
Isle of Man
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