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Hospital Ward Veterinary Surgeon - Alder 24 Hour, Liverpool

Liverpool, Merseyside
Salary up to £71,459 Depending on experience
Closing date
11 Feb 2022

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

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Hospital Ward Veterinary Surgeon to join our friendly and loyal team in our 24 Hour Hospital Alder which is or hub practice for our 17 practices in Liverpool. Our practice has a friendly client base who appreciate the personal service we provide.

We are looking for an experienced vet with a passion for inpatient care. The ideal candidate needs to be able to work as part of a large team but also have the ability to function independently formulating and following treatment plans.

Main areas of this position is to provide high quality care for the inpatients whilst maintaining the relationship with referring veterinary surgeons. You will have a fantastic team around you for support 24 hours round the clock which includes 1 soft tissue surgeon, 2 orthopaedic surgeons an imaging vet and a dedicated night team. 

This role would be a daytime role, 4 days a week. You will provide high quality medical treatment to all hospitalised patients whilst maintaining good working relationships with our referring vets.

This is a newly refurbished hospital in Alder with high quality equipment installed which includes a CT scanner. This role would be a daytime role, 4 days a week. 

We are seeking a vet with a client-oriented approach and excellent communication skills and will work to a very high standard both medically and surgically and have the drive and ambition to help develop this practice further.

This role requires a motivated vet to work confidently in a busy environment with the ability to make sound clinical judgement.

Career progression is actively promoted and partnership opportunities are available for the right candidate.

This is a full time role working 39 hours per week

Salary & Benefits:

• Salary up to £71,459 dependent on experience which includes:

• Accommodation allowance of £6,600

• Vehicle or £2,500 vehicle allowance

• £1,500 CPD allowance with 3 days CPD leave

• VDS, RCVS, BVA fees paid

• 5 weeks' annual leave plus bank holidays

• Certificates fully supported 

Medivet is growing rapidly and it is an exciting time to join us - we encourage growth and development within your role and are truly committed to help our Medivet family members achieve their goals. To apply please using the link provided.

Rewards and Benefits:

Joining our national network of veterinary surgeons at Medivet, offers exceptional opportunities for career development while enjoying a very competitive salary package.

4 weeks' paid sabbatical (after each 5 years of service)

Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Pay

Access to Wellbeing support and EAP programme

Access to wide range of discounts for days out, high street and holidays.

100% attendance bonus schemes

1 day 'Pet'ernity Leave

We also offer relocation allowances should you move more than 40 miles from your current home address.

We can also support Certificates of Sponsorship for a Tier 2 (General) Visa if you meet the criteria and are eligible to register as a veterinary surgeon with the RCVS upon arrival in the UK.


Alder 24 hour hospital has recently undergone a refurbishment and has facilities such as digital x-ray, ultrasound, in house lab, endoscopy, laparoscopy and CT.

The hospital has a dedicated night team and takes referrals from the other Medivet branches in the region.


We’re a family of passionate veterinary professionals committed to providing truly exceptional care.

We’re always looking for people who aspire to stand out in their field, and it’s this vision and enthusiasm that forms the foundation of how we work.

In everything we do, we work together and look out for each other. We’re all working towards the same goal: exceptional care.

Our people support each other within practices and across regions, and our clinicians work closely with our Support Centre colleagues – forming one team made of many teams. We work hard together but socialise, too. We’re proud that our community fosters strong bonds and friendships.

All our people are warmly encouraged to get involved in shaping the business, to consider becoming partners, or move into management roles. Every day, there’s a chance to have an impact on this business in its exciting growth phase.

Search our opportunities and apply today to become part of our family.

Find Us
01923 470000
Unit 4 Mowat Industrial Estate
Sandown Road
WD24 7UY
United Kingdom
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