Veterinary Surgeon

GBP 40,000 - 60,000
Job description
About us:

The Southport Vets for pets opened in February 2017, our bright, spacious, air-conditioned surgery is purpose built to industry leading standards, with state-of-the-art equipment and a good variety of cases and flow of new clients. Not to mention being in a fantastic location that ensures for a lovely commute!

With more than 440 small animal practices across the country, of all shapes and sizes, Vets for Pets is one of the largest UK veterinary groups and offers Veterinary Surgeons a range of opportunities, including the opportunity to run your own practice. However, what really makes vets for pets a unique opportunity is that it is run locally, providing our local teams the time and opportunity to support their local community. This means you to join a team that can support your individual needs while offering you a bespoke introduction to the practice, local community and caring for our patients!

The practice is independently run, by Christine and Robyn, supported by a fantastic team, who are committed to delivering an outstanding level of service in the community and through this they have enables a real “proud to be part of the team” work ethos. You will be joining a team of 3 Vets, 3 Registered Veterinary Nurses, 3 Veterinary Care assistants, a Practice Manager and 4 reception staff.

If you are looking for a supportive practice to start your career and share our passion for delivering outstanding pet healthcare and great customer service, then we would love to hear from you.

What you can offer us:

We're looking for a veterinary surgeon with good general surgical and medical skills and experience in emergency surgery, to join our expanding team. Successful applicants should be confident working sole charge.

Southport Vets for Pets is looking for an experienced Veterinary Surgeon to work with them on a full-time basis, 40 hours per week. However, we know everyone’s circumstances are different and the well-being of our staff is pivotal to us so part time hours can also be considered. To ensure all staff have the right balance there is no OOH and weekends are done on a 1.4 basis.

What we can offer you:

Sharing our passion and commitment for high standards, will ensure you thrive within this role. With a confident and capable approach, the team would love someone who could bring new ideas and ambition to the team, as they are always looking for ways to improve and grow. As a Practice we are inclusive, embracing a supportive and non-judgement environment.

As you would expect from the market leader in small animal veterinary care, we offer a supportive and friendly working environment together with career development opportunities and an excellent package and benefits that includes;
  • Competitive salary of up to £65,000 per annum dependent on experience (FTE).
  • A generous CPD allowance.
  • Exclusive company discounts and rewards - including 20% off at Pets at Home, The Groom Room and the Vet Group.

For further information about the role please contact the Practice Manager, Andy, at or call the practice on 01704511030 or contact Louise at the Support centre on and someone will get back to you within 1 working day.

Practice Location: PR8 1SA

Pets just see people. They aren’t biased and they don’t discriminate. We take our inspiration from pets, and we value and respect difference in all its forms. Our aim is to reflect the diversity of the communities we operate in, and every colleague can help us achieve this. We encourage our people to be themselves so even if your skills and experience don’t perfectly align, if you think you can make a unique contribution through your values and behaviours, we want to hear from you!
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