Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon

Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location: York - North Yorkshire, North Yorkshire
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #610

Role: 100% Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon

Location: Helmsley, York

Hours: Permanent, 4 days per week, 1 in 3 Saturday’s (consults only), No OOHs

Salary: Competitive, depending on experience -£35-70k per annum, open dependent on experience and skill level


VetFinders are proud to be working in partnership with an independent practice, on the outskirts of York.

Actively recruiting for an experienced Small Animal Vet with immediate effect. This role is to join a dedicated and small, family, friendly team in the beautiful Yorkshire countryside.

Due to significant growth of demand on the practice, they are looking to expand and invite a new Vet to join their amazing team of professionals.


Benefits package:

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

  • Competitive salary DOE
  • CPD Paid
  • 4 weeks annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Professional memberships paid – RCVS and VDS
  • Supported certificates
  • Pension
  • Personal pets discount


About the practice:

A proudly independent practice, family run, based in Gate Helmsley, a rural setting on the outskirts of York, North Yorkshire.

The practice is a modern, forward-thinking practice, with state-of-the-art equipment and facilities, but holds dear the pride for traditional values, when it comes to customer service and animal welfare. The practice is a well-respected and successfully established practice within the local area region, it is known for delivering dedicated service, and a passionate and personalised approach to veterinary care.


The team consists currently of 3 VETS, 3 RVNs, 2 SVNs and 3 experienced receptionists, lots of experience to learn from and ask for advice.


The practice is looking for a team player, who is looking to lay down roots in this beautiful part of Yorkshire.


The practice is very flexible, they understand the importance of a work life balance, therefore all applications welcomed. Ideally, they would like someone who has 3 years’ experience in small animals, due to some elements of sole charge.


The practice also offers:

  • Minimum 15-minute consults
  • Beautiful surrounding, in a highly refurbished practice
  • Friendly, experienced and hard-working team
  • A practice that really invests in its people
  • Offering job satisfaction and an excellent work life balance as standard
  • Plenty of rewards on offer for going above and beyond and setting consistent high standards.


The Role:

We are looking for a compassionate and enthusiastic, Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon committed to providing high standards of patient care. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 years’ experience, this is not essential, but preferred. There will be elements of Sole charge, potentially one day during the week and Saturdays on rota.


This is a permanent, full-time position, offered over 4 days, with 1 in 3 Saturdays only, No Sunday or Bank holiday working and No OOHs. Saturday hours 9am-4pm – consults only, and sole charge.


There is a good split between consults and surgery, therefore we are looking for a surgeon that is comfortable and able to do both. Having a preference for surgery would be advantageous but not necessary.


This role is very much a team player position, where clinical freedom is standard and support is delivered superbly via the experienced RVN team.


All interests supported and personal development is encouraged.



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