Veterinary Surgeon

Churchfield Veterinary Centre, Barnsley Surgery
Permanent, Full time and/or Part time
Competitive Salary

Posted on 07/05/2021

The Role

We are looking for an experienced Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon to join our friendly team at Churchfield Veterinary Centre in Barnsley, South Yorkshire. We are keen to ensure that the working hours and benefits of the position match your needs as much as possible and could be part time or full time (40 hours per week) as required. There are no out of hours emergency duties. The rota includes some weekend work with additional time off the following week.

About Us

We are a small animal and equine practice in South Yorkshire with good access to beautiful countryside and major regional cities. The small animal department is a general first opinion practice working up surgical and internal medicine cases to a high level. Our very experienced small animal team includes 3 full time veterinary surgeons and 1 mixed small animal and equine veterinary surgeon. We are training as a VetGDP Adviser practice and are hoping to have 1 mixed small animal and equine new graduate veterinary surgeon starting in September. We work with a very experienced and friendly support staff team, which includes 5 Registered Veterinary Nurses. Our main centre at Barnsley is well equipped with digital radiography, colour doppler ultrasound, endoscopy, dentistry facilities and in house laboratory. We have a small animal branch surgery in the village of Skelmanthorpe, which is a 25-minute drive from Barnsley.

Applicant Requirements

We are looking for an enthusiastic, friendly, well organised and self-motivated team player with previous practice experience. Good communication skills are essential. We encourage and support our colleagues' desire to develop interests in all areas of first opinion small animal practice.

Benefits (subject to pro rata)

•    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 LGBTQ+ 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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Speak to Victoria Danielsson from our recruitment team who would be happy to help you with any questions you have before applying for this role.

Victoria Danielsson

Recruitment Consultant

Churchfield Veterinary Centre, Barnsley Surgery

29 Sackville Street, Barnsley, S70 2DB, United Kingdom

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Animals treated

  • Small animal