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Veterinary Surgeon

Blacks Vets
Dudley, West Midlands
Salary up to £70,000
Closing date
10 Jun 2022
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Small Animal, Veterinary
Job Type
Veterinary Surgeon
Contract Type
Full Time, Part Time
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Are you looking to join a multi-award-winning practice in the leafy edge of the West Midlands?

Would you like to be part of an experienced and forward-thinking team of clinicians?

About Us

As a progressive, growing and highly successful practice, we are always on the lookout for outstanding team members to join our award-winning friendly team, at our accredited Veterinary Hospital in Dudley and our surrounding local branches (on the edge of the West Midlands, but all within 30 mins of Birmingham City Centre).

We are a small animal, first opinion and referral practice with a strong vet team of 16 including 7 Certificate holders:



Medicine x 2

Surgery (including soft tissue and orthopaedic x2)

Those looking to join the team and study a certificate can network and buddy with:

Dentistry (Final exam soon)




Surgery x 2

We would also happily support you with any current certificate studies.

Our practices have access to state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment (including CT) and 12 operating theatres. Our size, insured base and varied caseload, means we can support a range of skill sets and continued professional development aspirations. If you are looking for your next move why not have a friendly informal chat with us.

Twice voted as 'Best UK Vet' by the pet-owning public, Vet Wellbeing award winners 2018, highly acclaimed 2019, local chamber of commerce workplace wellbeing winners 2018, express and star best place to work 2019, RCVS Outstanding Client Experience Award at all branches, BVRA receptionist of the year winner 2019, winner of practice of the year, and featured on prime-time TV, joining the Blacks team places you amongst the best in the industry and at the heart of veterinary excellence. Want to be in our success?

 Your role and responsibilities 

We offer superior care, and we have the professional satisfaction of providing our own in-house out-of-hours (OOH), while on an attractive rota of approximately:


  • 1:10 full weekends with days back in lieu (Current weekend requirement significantly reduced - ask for more details)
  • 1:10 Saturdays
  • Overnight on-call 1:10, fully supported with back up from our 4 Clinical Directors
  • We can also offer on-site accommodation for on-call OOH if required


  • Salary of up to £70,000 depending on experience
  • Full-time or part-time applications considered
  • Generous holiday allowance of up to 5 weeks (pro-rata) plus a day for your birthday
  • Enhanced equal family leave and sick pay
  • Health plan and mental health support
  • Ongoing and weekly in house CPD during normal working hours
  • Generous CPD allowance encouraged to certificate level
  • RCVS/VDS membership fully funded
  • Long service additional annual leave
  • Attractive Staff Discount on pet care
  • Relocation support

Part of an amazing global family 

The future of the veterinary world is at the heart of everything we do. We are all individual but two important things bring us together: a commitment to excellence and our passion to make A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS. 

Linnaeus is owned by Mars, that makes us part of their 70,000 Veterinary Health Associates who spend their days thinking about the 400 million pets of the world and how to improve their lives. Being part of this amazing global group gives us the benefit of a huge network of experts and specialists, a future we can invest in and the security that allows us to concentrate on what we do best – caring for pets. 

Our Associates are fundamental to our success, and we are proud to count some of the finest specialists, veterinary surgeons and nurses in the UK among our team. Being part of the Mars family of businesses provides huge development opportunities across the group for our Associates. 

To apply, please complete the quick application form below. Alternatively for for more information, please call Paige on the number supplied in the contact details.


Our highly qualified veterinary team brings a diverse range of skills and certified areas of expertise . We regularly accept referrals from across the Midlands for Dermatology, Cardiology, Soft Tissue and Orthopaedic cases.

We are thrilled to have been awarded the title of 'Best Place to Work' at the Express and Star's Business Awards 2019. We have the Blacks staff family at the very centre of what we do and have dedicated a lot of time and investment to make ours a fantastic place to work. But don't just take our word for it... what do the members of the Blacks Family really think about working with us?

Pet Plan Vet of the Year Finalist

Clinical Director, Dr. Brian Hogan was a finalist for the Pet Plan Vet of the Year Award 2019. Voted for by clients and colleagues, this is a National award scheme hosted by insurance company, Pet Plan, to recognise outstanding service to the veterinary industry. Dr Hogan was one of three finalists and we could not be prouder that his incredible veterinary work, role as a mentor and Partner and his general positive influence on our family is being acknowledged on such a broad platform!

Workplace Wellbeing Award

We were delighted to pick up the Black Country Chamber of Commerce's award for Workplace Wellbeing at their recent prestigious awards ceremony. This award has special meaning to us as our team’s wellbeing is at the very heart of our operation. Over the course of the last 18 months we have invested heavily in facilities and systems that help support, nurture and develop our team members at whatever point they are in their career. It is brilliant that our passion for the wellbeing of our team has been recognised by independent judges, plus it was fantastic to hear compare comedian Milton Jones call out our name TWICE as we won TWO of the ten categories on the night; also picking up the award for Customer Commitment.

Find Us
01384 252509
50A Hall Street
West Midlands
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