Branch Veterinary Surgeon

Robson & Prescott Veterinary Surgeons, Morpeth
Permanent, Part time
The salary for this role is up to £60,000 pro-rata DOE.

Posted on 07/03/2022

The Role

Here at Robson & Prescott Veterinary Surgeons, we are looking for a part-time Branch Veterinary Surgeon to join the team. Duties would include sole charge branch consulting with a dedicated nurse and receptionist. There will be no emergency work or surgery.

This is a part-time position, and we are happy to offer flexible shifts, ideally, this will be 2-4 days per week depending on your availability and hours can be mornings, afternoons, or within school hours if that suits you! There are no requirements for out-of-hours or weekend work.

The salary for this role is up to £60,000 pro-rata DOE.

About Us

We are a large, mixed, multi-site vet hospital based in Morpeth with satellite branches in the North East across south Northumberland and Newcastle. All emergency and hospitalised patients are cared for at our 24-hour hospital in Morpeth. We have all the usual equipment including ultrasound, digital radiography including dental, video endoscopy, hydrotherapy, 4 theatres, and separate animal wards for cats, dogs, small animals, and exotics.

We have 25 Veterinary Surgeons who work across a range of disciplines including equine, farm, small and OV work. We have 24 registered Veterinary Nurses and 9 Nursing Assistants. We are a nurse training practice. We have certificate holders in several subjects including Internal Medicine, Surgery, Behaviour, Exotics, Cardiology, and Ophthalmology. We work hard to create a supportive environment for all staff and the team regularly organise social events including fundraising, summer and Christmas parties, and other gatherings when Covid allows.

Applicant Requirement

We would like an experienced Consulting Veterinary Surgeon to join us to work within our branch consulting team. We can organise the rota to include time at the main hospital if desired. The candidate should be comfortable carrying out first opinion small animal work. Cases requiring complicated workup or hospitalisation would be referred to our main hospital. The branch role can encompass both consulting and surgical roles for the right candidate.

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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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.

Robson & Prescott Veterinary Surgeons, Morpeth

38a Staithes Lane, Morpeth, NE61 1TD, Northumberland, United Kingdom

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Animals treated

  • Farm / Large animal
  • Equine
  • Small animal