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Veterinary Surgeon - Bridlington, East Yorkshire

Priory Vets (Bridlington and Driffield)
Bridlington, East Riding of Yorkshire
Salary up to £65,000 depending on experience, plus benefits.
Closing date
21 Jul 2022
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Here at Priory Vets, we are now looking to welcome a Veterinary Surgeon with an interest in dentistry, or perhaps looking to pursue a certificate in the future. We have rapidly improved dental services to the pets of Bridlington and have the scope to implement dental staging.

We offer a good work/life balance rota:

•  Four days per week full-time, but we can accommodate for your preferred hours.

•  OOH’s including one night every two weeks, and one weekend in 3 months

•  1 in 3 Saturdays mornings

We offer a generous salary of up to £60,000 depending on experience plus benefits and can support a dental certificate.

About Us

Priory Vets have 3 sites and a further associate site. Our Bridlington practice is our main site and is a busy practice with 2 consulting rooms & one nurse consulting room. Our Bridlington clinic is well established and runs out of a stunning grade II listed, character building. We also have two smaller branch sites, one in the village of Beeford and a renovated, light surgery in Driffield. We have superb equipment across our three sites including ultrasound, digital and dental x-ray, dental machine. Our in-house Lab machines are idexx catalyst and procyte.

Our caseload includes caring for small animals, Small furries and wildlife including even the odd seal! We are also very proud to be working with local charities and rescues. We were established 70 years ago and are a dedicated Veterinary Group offering care across East Yorkshire.

Our Team & Culture

Our team work hard, and we really believe in supporting each other. Over our three sites we have capacity for 7 knowledgeable Vets, 7 experienced RVNs, 2 dedicated Nursing assistants as well as a fantastic, friendly client care team. We have an array of experience levels within our team as well as some long serving team members who have been with us for 10, 15 and even 20 years, including more than a few who have left for various reasons and then returned at a later date.

We understand joining a new team can sometimes be a little daunting but here at Priory Vets you will be made to feel very welcome! We pride ourselves on having a friendly welcoming team in and out of work. The team often socialize outside of work and take part in team bonding. The team in their spare time can often be found attending local quizzes, running charity marathons, or even trying to crack escape rooms

Applicant Requirements

We are looking to welcome an experienced Veterinary Surgeon with a Dental certificate or a Veterinary Surgeon with an interest in dentistry, looking to pursue a certificate in the future. Our ideal candidate will be RCVS registered, demonstrate effective communication skills and high clinical standards. We are looking for a candidate who is passionate about dentistry and providing excellent care to our patients.

Benefits - Subject to Pro Rata

•    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
•    Free uniform in a number of roles
•    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 position is of interest to you then please get in touch. Please use BH5984 as a reference when applying for this role. 

To submit your application, click the apply now button.


At Priory Vets in Bridlington we aim to provide the highest standard of veterinary care with dedicated and caring staff in a friendly environment. We are always here to listen, and will assist in any way we can.

Priory Vets offer a full range of services to their animal clients. These include:

  • Fully equipped operating theatre with modern anaesthetic and surgical equipment
  • Digital X-ray facilities
  • Laboratory service - diagnostic tests undertaken on site or by specialist veterinary laboratories
  • Dental scaling and polishing equipment
  • Ultrasound scanning
  • Fully computerised client records enabling us to provide you with a better service
  • Endoscopy
  • Electrocardiography (ECG)
  • Cryosurgery
  • Modern, safe and comfortable hospitalisation kennels, including an isolation ward Ample free car parking facilities close to practice.

It is our aim to help keep your pet as healthy as possible. Since prevention is better than cure, we would like to help from the earliest stage.

Find Us
Priory Vets (Bridlington)
17 Market Place
East Yorkshire
Y016 4QJ
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