Veterinary Surgeon

Moorview Vets, Backworth
Permanent, Full time

Posted on 26/04/2021

The Role

We are currently looking for a Veterinary Surgeon to join our friendly team in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne. This is a full-time role working 40 hours a week over 4 days with regular days off. There will be 1 in 6 Saturdays and bank Holidays are shared between our Veterinary Surgeons which roughly works out to be 1-2 a year. There are no out of hours with this role. All our of our vets' time is split between a mix of consulting and surgery with some also being involved in an emergency and critical care role and dentistry. Consulting is split between our main hospital site at Backworth and our 5 smaller branches. Most vets split their time between Backworth and 1 dedicated branch. A full UK driving licence is required.

About Us

We are a large, multi-site practice in the Northeast of England with a range of experience across the team. We have modern, high quality equipment including a CT scanner, dental x-ray and DR x-ray and we aim to provide our patients and clients with a gold standard level of care. Our practice has a friendly and supportive team, including several certificate holders with a wide variety of interests. There is a great team atmosphere and help is always at hand, especially for those tricky cases!

Applicant Requirements

We are looking for an enthusiastic, caring veterinary surgeon with excellent communication skills. Applicants of all experience levels will be considered, including new and recent graduates. 


  • 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 LGBT+ 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.


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Any questions before applying?

Speak to Susan Todd from our recruitment team who would be happy to help you with any questions you have before applying for this role.

Susan Todd

Talent Partner

Moorview Vets, Backworth

Station Road, Backworth, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE27 0AA, United Kingdom

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Animals treated

  • Small animal