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Veterinary Surgeon

Park Issa Veterinary Hospital
Salary up to £50,000 per annum FTE, depending on experience
Closing date
7 Jun 2022
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The Role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Veterinary Surgeon to join our friendly and supportive team here at Park Issa Veterinary Hospital, Oswestry!

The role is first opinion small animal vet split between consults and surgery. There is scope for any specialisation.

Rota and Salary

We welcome full or part time applications and happy to discuss rotas and working patterns.

Currently it is 3.5 days a week with one night on call and one weekend in 5 on call.

Salary of up to £50,000 a year FTE, depending on experience.

About Us

We are a hospital status practice with modern facilities in a traditional building in an expanding market town on the picturesque Shropshire/Welsh border with easy links into Birmingham and Manchester.

We are a mixed practice with a significant farm side, but this role is exclusively small animal. Because of these we see a good proportion of working dogs.

On the companion animal side, we are a first opinion clinic but cover our own out of hours and pride ourselves on the service we can offer our clients.

We function as a team with good support and encourage professional development

We have all the toys you might expect of a hospital including Digital Xray and MMP orthopaedic kit.

Our nurses are on site 24/7 and do a fantastic job out of hours taking the phones and helping the on-call vets making on call that significant bit easier

About the Team and Culture

We have 12 vets, 9 nurses and 2 VCA. We have multiple certificate holders in medicine, surgery, ophthalmology with several of the vets currently training. We would support the candidate and try to integrate any of their interests into their work role. Studying for a certificate would be encouraged. We are active in the local area; our main event is a stand at our local agricultural show, but we also do lots of events to raise funds for our nominated charity: Mental Health Research UK

Applicant Requirements

This position is replacing an experienced vet so ideally; we would like someone with experience. We are a supportive team and would try to tailor the job to fit a candidate’s strengths

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 quote BH5493 when you apply.

To submit your application, click the apply button.


Our New Foundry branch practice in Johnstown was established in 2008 and has recently moved to it new location at 60 Stryt Las. All vet and nurse clinics found on this website are available at this branch surgery, however all surgical procedures take place at our practice in Oswestry. If you have a surgical procedure booked in, your pet will be admitted at our Johnstown branch and transported to Oswestry in our pet ambulance, or you are welcome to have your pet admitted directly at the Oswestry practice.

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