Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon

Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location: Redcar, North Yorkshire
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #495

Role: Veterinary Surgeon (Small Animal)

Location: Redcar (Upleatham)/Stokesley, North Yorkshire           

Hours: Permanent, Full time, 4 days per week, 1:4 Saturdays, No OOHs, No Sundays

Salary: Competitive, depending on experience £35-60k per annum


VetFinders are proud to be the recruitment partner for a wonderful group of 3 practices, based in North Yorkshire. They are looking to recruit a Veterinary surgeon with immediate effect, suitable for a 5 year + experienced Vet ideally, although applications will be considered from all varying levels of experience.


This is a fantastic opportunity for a Veterinary Surgeon, looking to join an expanding team, and ever-increasing case load.


Benefits package:

Benefits of working for this successful and well-respected practice are:

  • Competitive salary DOE – ranging from 35k per annum to 60k.
  • CPD encouraged and funded – £1000 per year and 3 days paid allowance OR funding towards a beneficial certificate.  
  • Staff discounts available
  • RCVS and VDS paid for
  • BVA paid for
  • 5 weeks plus bank holidays (if working bank holiday then a day off in lieu)


The Role:

We are looking for a permanent small animal veterinary surgeon who has ideally 5 plus years’ experience, however, all candidates will be considered and encouraged to apply. The ideal candidate will be someone who is confident in their skills, proactive, personable and able to carry out consults and surgery without assistance, bearing in mind that there will always be someone who can be asked for help and advice in the building.

This is a 100% small animal role, in a mixed practice, working a 4-day week (3 x 8:30am-6pm, 1 x 8:30am-7pm each week). This is a full time, permanent role and will include 1 in 4 Saturdays, no Sunday working, and no OOH’s. Some bank holidays will be required, this will be an equal share and is no more than 1 in 4.


Development and progression are important to the practice as they grow and evolve, but finding the right person is key. The practice is looking for someone to work with their existing clients, and deliver their high excellent standard of patient care. The team currently have strong work ethics to ensure quality and effective work is carried out to gain the best overall satisfied results for the patient and the client.


Must haves:

  • RCVS registered and qualified
  • Possess the right to work in the UK
  • Compassion and empathy
  • Effective decision-making ability
  • Excellent Interpersonal skills
  • The ability to problem solve
  • Excellent communication skills


About the practice:


This mixed practice is well established and respected across the local area and North Yorkshire County. Being based in a beautiful part of the country, their 3 branches, which currently houses 19 vets, successfully cover the outstanding surroundings of Whitby, Redcar (Upleatham) and Stokesley.


The practice is fully committed to providing the best care possible for their clients and this has seen them make significant investments in the practice in recent years, which include Digital x-ray, Ultrasound, good quality dental machines, ECG, endoscope, BP machine, tonometer, with plans to continue to grow in the future.

The practice always strives to offer the very best veterinary care possible.


The practice is very social with a strong team environment, supportive and hard working. They are very proud of the practice’s reputation and also the loyalty the team show in support, most of the team have been with the practice for more than 4 years. There is a good range of experience levels, so a very supportive network of different interests also.



To apply for this vacancy or request more information please send your CV in application to Lucy Emberton-Leveson, Vetfinders.

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