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Veterinary Surgeon

Connaught House Veterinary Hospital
Shifnal, Shropshire, Wolverhampton and Kingswinford, West Midlands
Closing date
14 Jul 2022
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An RCVS accredited INDEPENDENT hospital practice

SA/ EXOTICS posts available

We are situated on the fringe of the West Midlands/ Shropshire borders, with great access to the motorway network.  Owing to expansion we are hoping to recruit two enthusiastic and committed colleagues with good communication skills to join our friendly team.

One needs to have a minimum of 2 years  experience,  interest in and some experience of exotics to work with a good proportion of exotic animals at our branch in Shifnal, Shropshire for the majority of the time. There would be some sole charge involved also at this branch.  This role would be working with a very capable and  experienced diplomate in zoo animals on some days every week. The nursing staff are also exceptional  in their experience and knowledge.  The rest of the time can be spent at our hospital in Wolverhampton, or at the Kingswinford branch,  hence a driving license is essential. 

 There is also a role for a more recent or new graduate, to split time between our very  well equipped branch at Kingswinford and the hospital. Both branches have quality GE  ultrasound machines/ x ray/ surgical facilities

We offer

  • Excellent support and mentoring from our very experienced senior vets,  great nursing staff, XL vets new grad scheme if needed
  • Certificate encouraged and supported
  • Clinical freedom, no targets or restriction on drugs used
  • High clinical standards and excellent facilities to support this
  • Interesting and varied case load
  • Excellent level of equipment, video scope, laser, DR x ray,  we are prepared to invest in equipment if you need it !!
  • 4 day week if preferred,  possibility of a part time role also.
  • 5 weeks holiday, plus bank holiday days  RCVS/VDS paid
  • 1/8 OOH rota, plus 1/8 Sat am only, late start on days doing late cover. Vets Now after 10 pm for new cases, in patient care only overnight.  Good time off in lieu and bonus system, RVN on call  24/7

To discuss this great opportunity please call Sue Taylor on 07973 839510 or e mail


The RCVS has set 3 levels of standard for veterinary care, the highest being awarded the classification of ‘Veterinary Hospital’. Connaught House Veterinary Hospital is proud to have been classified as a Veterinary Hospital since 1977. The Partners are under no obligation to maintain this level of practice standard, but do so in order to continually improve the practice to provide the best possible care for your pet.

At Connaught House Veterinary Hospital you know you can bring your pets for excellent veterinary care provided by dedicated and welcoming staff, who look after your pet as if it were their own.

Find Us
07973 839510
61 Tettenhall Road
West Midlands
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