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Part Time Veterinary Surgeon - Small Animal

The Vet Centre, Cherry Lane, Potterspury, Towcester, South East

Discipline: Small Animal

Part Time, Flexible

Up to £75,000 DOE pro rata

Salary up to £75,000 DOE pro rata, Welcome Bonus up to £5,000 plus Relocation Allowance up to £5,000

The Vet Centre, Cherry Lane are looking for a Veterinary Surgeon capable of sole charge to join us at our branch practice on a part-time basis! We are a branch surgery so you would mostly be dealing with consultations and routine operations from neutering, dentals, minor surgery and investigations, you will also have a qualified veterinary nurse and a receptionist working alongside you.

Ideally working across 2 days per week Mondays & Tuesdays between the hours of 8:30am-6/7pm and 1:5 Saturday mornings at our Maids Moreton practice. (on occasion you may be required to work at our Maids Moreton practice) however we can consider alternative days as we are flexible  in our approach to rota patterns and working hours. We know that everyone has demands and priorities outside of their career and we want to make it brilliantly easy for you to strike the right balance. Whether you are looking to fix or flex your work patterns, we can find the right solution for you. 

About Us

We are a practice with an excellent reputation for providing high quality care whilst still enjoying what we do. We provide a friendly, supportive environment for our staff with a varied caseload alongside the capacity to advance and enhance your skills enabling us to get the most out of being in general practice. We are based on the grounds of the Cherry Lane Garden centre and are a friendly and supportive team. The is another vet surgeon working the other 3 days per week in branch as well as 1 nurse and 1 receptionist,  you also have the support of the clinical team in the Maids Morten branch should you need advice or support.

Why choose us?

Located just outside Buckingham on the northern edge of Maids Morten, on the A413 between Buckingham and Towcester. We are a long-standing mostly home-grown team with a progressive and welcoming attitude. This role would suit a vet surgeon looking to either wind down their career or who doesn’t want to work in an extremely busy surgery.

Because our people matter

We recognise that our people are fundamental to the success of our business. Investing in our people, premises and processes is at the heart of what we do. In addition to a competitive base salary, you will benefit from -

Work-life balance

  • 6.6 weeks annual leave pro rata
  • Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service
  • Your birthday as a paid day off

  • Wellbeing

  • Private medical insurance
  • Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing
  • Non-accidental injury support

  • Development

  • £1250 CPD allowance with up to 5 days paid pro rata
  • Learning and development opportunities via the IVC Evidensia Academy
  • Access to Vetlexicon – our online encyclopaedia provider
  • All our Vets & Nurses can apply for research funding
  • All our Vets get £1000 per annum to spend via our Care Fund
  • Infection Prevention and Control Programme
  • Quality Improvement Programme

  • Professional Memberships

  • BVA membership
  • VDS cover
  • RCVS fees

  • Additional

  • Pawsome Benefits – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers
  • Pension – 5% Employee/3% Employer
  • Discounted staff pet care

  • 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.
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    The Vet Centre, Cherry Lane, Potterspury

    8 Watling Street, Potterspury, Towcester, NN12 7QN, United Kingdom

    Animals treated

    Small animals



    Any questions before applying?

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

    Lead Talent Partner

    Margaret Oliver