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Veterinary Surgeon – Barnsley

Barnsley, Yorkshire


up to £67,000 per year

Permanent Contract

The Animal Trust – Because Every Pet Deserves a Vet

Thank you for your interest in the Veterinary Surgeon Job with the Animal Trust in Barnsley. we are on a mission to provide affordable veterinary care for people’s pets, especially those who are finding it hard to manage financially. Even before the current cost of living crisis, we know that there are many pet owners who are in distress because they can see their beloved friend needs help and they simply can’t afford the fees.

Owen Monie, our founding Vet, established the Animal Trust, because he passionately believes that no animal should suffer due to their owner’s financial hardship, which is why there are no consultation fees charged at any of our vet practices. There are no eligibility criteria, because we want to encourage people to bring their pets to us. Owners will only pay for any treatment at realistic prices, which are completely transparent and published on our website.

The Animal Trust is the only Community Interest Veterinary Group in the U.K who prioritise their staff, patients and owners’ welfare, rather than profit. Any profits are fed directly back into the Trust to provide career development and maintain the highest standard of care at the lowest possible price for our pet owners. We invest in our surgeries across our network and have access to expertise including in-house CT scanner, advanced orthopaedics and hip replacement specialists.


As the newest member of the Animal Trust family, our Barnsley site offers a fantastic opportunity to play your part in the growth and development of a brand new, fantastically equipped practice that is offering affordable veterinary care to the local community.

With a new and growing team, our Barnsley site boasts: ten lovely consult rooms; four separate theatres; large, separate cat and dog wards as well as a walk-in ward and an isolation ward; and all the latest blood, x-ray and ultrasound kit you could ask for.


  • A highly experienced veterinary surgeon who wants to make a difference.
  • A firm belief in our social mission – an ability to focus on the pets you save, who wouldn’t have normally been able to receive treatment, and a commitment to providing the highest possible standard of care for owners and their pets.
  • You are naturally confident and enjoy the buzz of dealing with a fast-paced, busy
    caseload and environment.
  • You are keen to grow your technical capability and be part of a large friendly, multi-skilled team.


  • Our veterinary surgeon job offers a competitive salary up to £67,000 per year
  • 6 weeks of holiday per year
  • Private Health Care, 52 weeks Sickness Benefit and free Employee Assistance Programme
  • RCVS and VDS fees paid
  • Access to counselling support including mental health, financial and life counselling after 12 months service
  • UK and International CPD funded to certificate level
  • A collaborative culture
  • The opportunity to progress into management positions across the group
  • Varied, interesting and challenging career

Don’t meet every single requirement??Studies have shown that women and under-represented groups are less likely to apply to jobs unless they tick every box. At Animal Trust, we are building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace. If you’re excited about this role but your experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description – we encourage you to apply anyway. There’s every chance you’re exactly what we’re looking for. As an employer, we are committed to promoting and protecting the physical and mental health of all our staff. As an employer, we are committed to promoting and protecting the physical and mental health of all our staff.

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