Veterinary Surgeon

Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location: Wirral - Merseyside, Merseyside
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #307

Role: Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon

Location: Wirral, Merseyside

Hours: Permanent, 40 hours a week

Salary: Competitive, depending on experience

Ref No: 1307

VetFinders are recruiting for our client in Wirral, Merseyside, home to the oldest lighthouse in the country, the longest promenade and a certain ferry that crosses the Mersey.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a well-respected and experienced team of specialists in the area, this is an independent practice. Family run, dealing with small animals and some equine work.

The practice is a 2 VET practice currently and the role is to replace one of the experienced VETs. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is looking to develop and progress in their career, as a senior VET.

The Role:

We are looking for a Small animal veterinary surgeon who holds the same values as the team, with a minimum of 3 years UK experience to be able to carry out most medical, surgical procedures and consultations of general practice. There will be some sole charge with this role therefore all applications must be used to this.


This role is being offered on a permanent basis at 40 hours per week. Rota basis, including OOH’s.

All consultations are based on a 15-minute schedule to ensure time is given appropriately to each appointment.

Benefits package:

Working for this successful and well-respected practice include the following excellent benefits:

  • Salary will be competitive for the correct candidate.
  • We offer 20 days annual leave, in addition to normal public holidays.
  • We provide an allowance for CPD

Must haves: 

  • At least 3/4 years’ experience.
  • Good and varied surgical skills.
  • An ability to work as part of a small team.
  • An ability to work in sole charge (With Nurse) as necessary.
  • A good and friendly manner with clients.
  • Willingness to be part of an OOH rota (Under review)
  • Some equine experience would be an advantage

About the practice:

A very busy small animal practice with a passionate, family feel, close knit team, that is dedicated to offering compassionate care to the pets and people of the Wirral.

You will be joining a team of experienced professionals. Team working and respecting each other is key to our success.

The Practice opens from 9.00 am to 6.30 pm daily Monday to Friday and from 10.00 am to 1.00 pm on Saturday. At the moment, the 2 vets alternate the Saturday surgery. Currently all out of hours service to our clients is done in house. This may be reviewed depending on the team in place after the recruitment process.

The Practice also has a wide range of quality toys, include digital Xray and dental equipment.


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