£40,000 - £65,000 per annum dependent on experience

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Join a dynamic and established veterinary practice in Greater Manchester, where dedication to top-tier veterinary services has been a cornerstone for over two decades. This practice stands out for its commitment to handling a vast array of medical and surgical cases in-house, resulting in minimal external referrals. With up to 20 operations conducted daily across a diverse caseload, the environment is ripe for learning and professional development.

The practice ethos centres on creating a supportive community where teamwork and open communication are paramount, a standard acknowledged and praised by the Royal College during inspections. This culture fosters an inclusive atmosphere where the professional growth of each team member is a priority. Teamwork here means regular case discussions, a collective approach to complex surgeries, and a shared commitment to maintaining high standards of care without compromising the well-being of any team member.

For those seeking a significant clinical role within a supportive setting, this practice offers a balanced quality of life unmatched in the industry. If you value a workplace that cares deeply for its team and clients, and you’re looking to advance your veterinary career in a meaningful way, this could be your ideal next step.


£40,000 – £65,000, dependent on experience


Stockport, Greater Manchester

The Practice

  • More than 20 years in operation, recently refurbished and expanded to add additional consultation rooms and operating theatres.
  • Equipped with state-of-the-art facilities such as digital x-ray, colour Doppler ultrasound, and a comprehensive suite of diagnostic tools.
  • Commitment to clinical freedom and high standards of care with very low complication rates.
  • Emphasises teamwork, learning from one another, and open communication, highly praised by the Royal College during inspections.

Your Role

  • Manage a diverse range of surgical and medical cases, including complex orthopaedics and cardiology with support from visiting specialists.
  • Handle significant surgical operations daily, with the scope to involve in procedures like cruciate ligament repairs, cystotomies, and oncological surgeries.
  • Work collaboratively within a team where knowledge sharing and mutual support are encouraged, ensuring you are never making decisions in isolation.
  • Join a team of 12 veterinary surgeons, including two partners, with interests spanning across surgery and medicine.
  • Supported by over 20 (!) experienced Registered Veterinary Nurses (RVNs), creating a highly organised and efficient working environment.
  • An inclusive, no-cliques atmosphere where learning and professional growth are part of the daily routine.
  • Work only 12 days in a 21-day period, promoting an excellent work-life balance with regular long weekends.
  • Paid 30-minute lunch breaks included in the contractual working hours.

The Benefits

  • Generous CPD allowance of £2,500, with full support for certification.
  • Exceptional annual leave package including 25 days plus 8 bank holidays, and additional personal days for significant life events.
  • Comprehensive benefits package including a pension scheme at 8.5%, enhanced maternity and paternity leave, private healthcare, income protection, and death in service benefits.

Next Step

For further details on this exceptional role, please click the Apply Now button. If you can specify the best time to talk, please do; we will get in touch when it suits you best. You will then be contacted by one of our specialist consultants, who will provide you with further details about the role.

If you would like to talk ahead of sending us your CV, please give us a call on 0113 5129626

Please note, any contact is in the strictest confidence and we will not send your details to any practice without your expressed consent to do so.

Is this role almost right for you, but not quite ticking all the boxes? If so, we have many other roles available and also offer a Bespoke Job Search Service where we work proactively to find you your perfect job.

We have been named as the Recruitment Firm of the year at the HealthInvestor Awards, Winners of the Professional Service Provider of the Year at the General Practice Awards, Winners of the Recruitment Award at the LaingBuisson Awards and named on the Recruiter Hot100 list, so in dealing with us you’ll be in safe hands!

For every placement we make, Menlo Park plants two trees! We plant one on your behalf and the other on the surgery’s behalf. By planting two trees we offset 0.6 tonnes of CO2, the equivalent of driving 1,466 miles in a standard car. We want to contribute towards helping save the planet!

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