Veterinary Surgeon

My Vet, Blackburn
Permanent, Full time and/or Part time
Up to £60,000 plus £10,000 Welcome Bonus and up to £7,500 Relocation Allowance

Posted on 31/03/2022

Veterinary Surgeon


Up to £60,000 plus £10,000 Welcome Bonus and up to £7,500 Relocation Allowance

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Vet Surgeon to join My Vets (Myerscough) in Blackburn to join our team. You will also have the opportunity to work in our Darwen, Great Harwood and Oswaldtwistle branches to diversify your caseload. At My Vets we pride ourselves on delivering the highest quality care to our patients and our clinical team is instrumental in delivering that ethos. 

Your development

As part of an established team you will be offered support and mentorship by experienced clinicians within the My Vet group, you will also benefit from access to a UK network of learning and development resources to support your career aspirations. 

We are dedicated to offering career development opportunities for all of our people including support for those who wish to pursue a certificate. We want to underpin our commitment to career development by investing in our people to be the employer of choice for all veterinary professionals in the Lancashire area. 

Typically a full time role consists of 40 hours per week across either 4 or 5 days however we are we are flexible and are open to discussing the best options that work for you including part time hours. Core opening hours are 8.00am to 7pm Monday to Friday. We work in partnership with Vets Now for our out of hours service however you will occasionally be asked to provide cover at an enhanced hourly rate.  

One size doesn’t fit all

We recognise that one size doesn't fit all so we are open to both full and part time opportunities for the right candidate across the North West region.

Who are we?

We are a 19-branch practice situated across Lancashire. We have 6 operating branches in addition to our main RCVS accredited hospital – all our branches are accredited by the RCVS under the Practice Standards Scheme. Our core senior team is made up of certificate holders in Medicine, Dermatology, Ophthalmology and Surgery and we actively encourage and support Certificate study. We have a talented team of 25 Veterinary Surgeons, 15 Registered Veterinary Nurses and 5 Animal Nursing Assistants. 

We are a well equipped multi-site practice with a CT scanner, Endoscopy, Digital X-ray, Dental radiography, and multiple surgical suites as well as an onsite hydrotherapy centre. The area has great transport links and is within 1 hour of Manchester and Liverpool airport and you can be in London within 2hrs on the train. Lancashire has a good mix of rural vs city, and we boast some of the best hidden gems of walking country and a broad selection of traditional pubs 

Reward and Recognition

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

My Vet, Blackburn

91 Preston New Road, Blackburn, BB2 6AY, Lancashire, United Kingdom

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Animals treated

  • Small animal