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Veterinary Surgeon - Rochdale

Crown House Veterinary Surgeons
Rochdale, Greater Manchester
Salary up to £40,000 depending on experience
Closing date
22 Jul 2022
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The Role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Veterinary Surgeon to join our team here at Crown House Vets, Rochdale! Mixture of consultations and operations. Must be capable of small amount of sole charge work.

Salary is up to £40,000 depending on experience. There is also up to £5000 relocation allowance and up to £3000 welcome bonus.

The Rota

Full time position 
4 days per week 8.30-6pm with 1:2 Saturday mornings 9-12. 
If not prepared to do 1:2 weekends, then can do 1:3 weekends with a 4.5-day week. 
Out of hours care provided by Vets Now. 
No inpatients overnight.

About Us

We are a busy, friendly small animal practice in north Manchester. We are in easy reach of both Manchester city centre and open countryside. We have 2 branches, Rochdale and Shaw but this vacancy is at the main site in Rochdale. 

We have digital xray, ultrasound, in house Idexx blood machines. At the branch surgery we have dental x-ray. If the applicant has an interest in dentistry, we can look at altering the rota to allow time at this surgery. We are a 5-vet team, split across 2 branches with all of us having at least 1 day off a week. We have 7 RVNs and 2 dedicated receptionists and an excellent practice manager.

We have one certificate holder in Veterinary Radiology who also has an interest in orthopaedics and dentistry. We also have vets with interests in cardiology and dermatology. We are looking for a confident recent graduate (2years+) who could bring new energy to the team and compliment the experience we have.

Applicant Requirements

We are looking for a confident recent graduate. Must be capable of independent working with minimal supervision. There may be occasional times of sole charge. Must be MRCVS. Ideally skill sets that would complement the existing team, with a willingness to learn new skills and bring new skills to us.

Benefits - Subject to Pro Rata

•    Up to £5000 relocation allowance and up to £1500 welcome bonus
•    5 weeks paid holiday not including bank holidays
•    5 days paid CPD leave
•    £1250 CPD Allowance per annum
•    Private Medical Insurance
•    VDS Membership paid
•    BVA Membership paid
•    Service based holiday entitlement increases
•    VDS cover
•    Enhanced maternity, adoption, shared parental leave and surrogacy pay
•    Enhanced paternity pay
•    Birthday leave
•    Discounted veterinary fees
•    My Benefits - various discounts including retail & gym memberships
•    Cycle to Work scheme
•    Pension
•    CPD/training support
•    Paid bereavement leave
•    Company sick pay
•    Employee opinion survey
•    Annual pay reviews
•    Social events
•    Sponsorship for overseas employees
•    Academy & Leadership courses
•    Focus on employee wellbeing
•    Relocation packages
•    Career progression opportunities
•    Free flu jabs

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 opportunity sounds like a perfect fit for you then please get in touch! 

Please quote BH3589 when applying for this role.

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Crown House Vets is a well established name in the Rochdale and surrounding area, providing a quality and friendly service to you and your pets for over 35 years. 

A pet is an important member of the family. That’s why at Crown House we aim to keep your pets healthy and happy by focusing on preventive healthcare. Our team covers all aspects of preventative care including flea control, worming, dental and dietary care.  


Vaccinations and boosters are an essential part of recommended healthcare for your pets and our staff regularly undertake further development training in all aspects of medicare and surgery, ensuring the best possible treatment.

Our modern surgery is fully equipped to deal with a range of surgical and diagnostic procedures including:-

A Dedicated x-ray room

Sterile operating theatre

In-house sophisticated blood analysers enabling us to diagnose a range of metabolic  diseases within the same day or within 15 minutes in an emergency situation.

State of the art ultrasound scanner for pregnancy diagnosis, abdominal imaging and hearts scans

ECG machine to detect heart irregularities

Blood pressure monitor


Find Us
01706 646815
50-54 Milnrow Road
OL16 1UD
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