Veterinary Surgeon

Ashleigh Veterinary Centre, Chorlton
Permanent, Full time
Up to £60,000 DOE

Posted on 10/02/2022

The Role

Here at Ashleigh Vets, we are looking for a dedicated Veterinary Surgeon to join the team. The duties will include carrying out consultations, operations, and inpatients, as expected for the level of experience.

The rota will involve working 40 hours per week over 4 days. The days are a mix of shifts including: 

. 8:00am-3.30pm

. 9:00am-4:00pm

. 9:00am-7.30pm

The weekend work includes working on a Saturday morning from 8:30am-11:30am and Sunday from 10:00am-11:00am and is worked in a 1 in 6-7 rota.

There is a second on-call component is rota’d to give advice and support to the night Vets and occasionally you might need to come and help them.

The Salary will be up to £60,000 depending on experience

About Us

The practice is extremely privileged to have cared for pets and their owners of Chorlton, Whalley Range, and the surrounding areas for over 50 years. We have a high level of equipment and facilities needed to provide the best modern treatment for the well-being and comfort of your pet, with a very good reputation locally. Our equipment includes digital rads, video endoscopy, ultrasound etc.

Ashleigh Vets currently has twelve Veterinary Surgeons, eight Registered Veterinary Nurses, two Trainee Nurses, six Auxilliary Veterinary Nurses, four Receptionists and a Practice Manager.

We have 1 cert holder, 1 diploma holder in exotics, other Vets are sitting their exotic cert and ECC cert.

We are a very friendly and welcoming team. Meeting up outside of work was very common before covid, but we have started to do that again!

Applicant Requirements


. Experienced enough to be able to do most routine surgeries/consults without additional support

. Must be a hard worker

. Must be able to multi-task

. Must be friendly and able to have a laugh too!

Benefits - Subject to Pro Rata:

  • Enhanced holiday entitlement and increasing holiday based on length of service
  • CPD paid days and allowance
  • L&D opportunities through the IVC Evidensia Academy
  • Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • BVA Membership paid
  • VDS cover
  • Birthday leave
  • Discounted veterinary fees
  • Various discounts including retail & gym memberships
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Service-related company sick pay
  • Sponsorship for overseas employees
  • Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing
  • Relocation packages
  • Career progression opportunities

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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Any questions before applying?

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

Ashleigh Veterinary Centre, Chorlton

221 Upper Chorlton Road, Whalley Range, Manchester, M16 0DE, United Kingdom

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Animals treated

  • Small animal