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Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon (Days) - Huddersfield

Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Salary dependent on experience £35-60k pa
Closing date
14 Feb 2022

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Small Animal, Veterinary
Job Type
Veterinary Surgeon
Contract Type
Full Time
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Role:  Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon – (Days)

Location: Huddersfield, West Yorkshire

Hours: Permanent, Full time 4 - day week, 1:4 Saturday AM, 1 in 10 w/end on call, 1 in 10 weekday on call

Salary: Competitive, depending on experience -£35-60k per annum, open dependent on experience and skill level

Are you an experienced Veterinary Surgeon, looking to join a small animal team within mixed practice? One that endeavours to provide the best care possible to both its patients and clients? If yes, we want to hear from you!

VetFinders are proud to be working in partnership with a leading independent mixed practice in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. A fiercely proud, independent practice, that is well respected and successful in the local community, this practice is looking to expand its team through pure growth and demand.

About the practice:

With a network of 7 branches, (one with hospital status and state of the art equipment), this practice prides themselves on being an independent practice for the local community, which they have been a part of for over 100 years. It is very important to the practice that all applicants understand the important relationship between the practice and its clients, and how despite their size and how much they have grown, that they are there for the owners and their animals as much as they have always been. They pride themselves on providing ‘total care’ for pets and the help they can give in all aspects of pet ownership. The team is available 24/7 to provide great customer service and top-quality care.

The practice also offers:

  • Friendly, experienced and hard-working team that supports one another
  • Offering job satisfaction and development opportunities
  • The flexibility that comes with being an independent practice (Promises to remain independent).

The Role:

As a Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon for this practice, you need to be a good general practitioner, in all areas of consultations and surgeries, the ability to do sole charger is an advantage. A minimum of 2 years’ experience is advantageous. Very accomplished new graduates would be considered.

We are looking for a highly motivated vet who wants to work in a busy independent practice with a strong support system. 

The successful individual will want to build up their own client basis and develop good customer relationships, they will want to be part of an expanding practice and enthusiastic about the care we can provide to their patients. They will be happy to work independently but enjoy being part of an enthusiastic and dedicated team.

The role on offer is a permanent, full- or part-time contract, 4 and a half day working week, roughly 1 in 4 Saturday mornings and 1 in 10 full weekend days. The weekday working pattern is negotiable and there is a lot of variation within the current staff.

There is a good split between consults and surgery, therefore we are looking for a surgeon that is comfortable and able to do both.

All interested supported and encouraged.

Must haves:

  • RCVS registered and qualified
  • Possess the right to work in the UK
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Be a team player
  • Set personal high standards in patient care and customer services
  • The ability to want to grow and develop, personal development

Benefits package:

Benefits of working for this successful and well-respected practice are:

  • Competitive and generous salary
  • RCVS and VDS paid
  • Substantial CPD paid
  • 5.5 weeks paid holiday plus bank holidays


To apply for this vacancy or request more information please send your CV in application to VetFinders.

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All you need to know is that when you apply, we will process your details with the utmost care, we pass on your application for the clients review for the vacancy you have applied for only. We may contact you via telephone/text/email in regards to the vacancy, but your data is held and processed in accordance of your application for the vacancy, in terms of recruitment fulfilment.

If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first, just let us know the job reference, Thanks and Good luck, VetFinders.


VetFinders is a recruitment business with a social mission at its heart. We are more than a recruitment business whose only aim is to make a profit, this isn’t us! We aim to make a profit of course we do but we work with a number of charities  giving back to the industry we love.  Giving is at the heart of our business, we work with the local college Askham Bryan sponsoring two nurse students through their studies, have worked  with Street Vet advertising their roles for free, donate to a local charity helping disabled and life limiting children with animal therapy and work with Blue Cross. When we place candidates in a new role we donate enough to pay for a Blue Cross nurse for the day. ‘A dream job for you, a Blue Cross Nurse paid for too.’

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01904 563118
Forest Farm Business Park
YO19 4RH
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