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    Night Veterinary Surgeon - Bolton




    Bolton, Manchester


    60,000 - £80,000

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    Bolton, Manchester



    Job description

    Roles Overview

    Join our dedicated team as a Night Veterinary Surgeon at Animal Trust Bolton, Greater Manchester, and contribute significantly to our mission of providing accessible and affordable veterinary care. This role is vital for managing the overnight care of both surgical and medical inpatients, as well as new admissions in one of our busiest hospitals, which also serves as an out-of-hours hub for three other Animal Trust surgeries.

    Key Responsibilities

    Provide high-quality emergency and critical care to a diverse caseload, including new admissions and ongoing inpatient care. Utilize advanced diagnostic and treatment facilities, including on-site CT scanning, to deliver optimal veterinary care. Collaborate with a dedicated night team of Registered Veterinary Nurses (RVNs) and support staff to ensure seamless patient and client service. Ensure clear communication with day team staff for consistent patient care. Engage in continuous learning and application of the latest veterinary practices to enhance service delivery.

    Skills and Qualifications

    Qualified Veterinary Surgeon with a strong background in Emergency and Critical Care (ECC). Proven ability to handle a fast-paced and varied caseload with competence and empathy. Excellent communication skills, capable of building trust and understanding with pet owners and colleagues. Commitment to our social mission of reducing the financial barriers to veterinary care. A collaborative spirit, eager to contribute to a team that values each member’s input.


    Our Offer

    Competitive salary ranging from £60,000 to £80,000. Flexible working patterns, including a part-time 7 on, 14 off rota, accommodating other flexible shift options. Comprehensive benefits package that includes: 6 weeks of holiday per year. 52 weeks of sickness benefit, private healthcare, and a free employee assistance program, available after 12 months. Fully funded CPD to diploma level. RCVS and VDS fees covered. Contributory pension scheme. A supportive and inclusive work culture that values your opinions and contributions, promoting a collaborative work environment.

    Work-Life Balance

    Manageable work patterns that support a healthy work-life balance, allowing time for rest and personal commitments. Located within walking distance of the local train station, providing easy access to public transportation and connections to Manchester Airport. Opportunities for professional growth through continuous education and specialised training.

    At Animal Trust, we are committed to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace. We encourage applications from all veterinarians, especially those passionate about community veterinary care and who may not meet every single requirement listed. If you are driven to make a significant impact in veterinary medicine and support our mission, we would love to hear from you. Join us in transforming the landscape of affordable veterinary care.

    About Animal Trust

    Our Mission and Values

    Animal Trust is a not-for-profit Community Interest Company that prioritises accessible veterinary care over profit. As a B Corp-certified organisation, we focus on sustainable and community-oriented veterinary services. We reinvest most of our profits into our facilities, enhancing our services to provide advanced care while maintaining affordability. Our core belief is that every pet deserves prompt and expert treatment regardless of their owner's financial situation. This is why we offer free consultations for sick and injured animals, ensuring timely and necessary care. We are committed to a future where no pet suffers due to financial constraints.

    Who We Are

    Animal Trust is the largest B Corp-certified veterinary group globally, pioneering not-for-profit veterinary care. Our growth has allowed us to care for nearly 100,000 pets annually across our network of busy surgeries, emphasising that quality care should be accessible and honest. Our innovative approach ensures that all pets receive the care they need, tailored to their conditions and owners' financial capabilities. From free consultations to fixed-cost treatments, we provide a range of options to suit every need without compromising on care quality.

    Our Commitment

    At Animal Trust, we deeply value the wellness and satisfaction of our team members. We offer comprehensive support for mental, financial, and life counselling, ensuring each staff member has the resources to thrive both professionally and personally. We are proud to compensate our team members at or above the Real Living Wage rate unless they are attending external training courses. This commitment to fair compensation and sustainable practices reflects our dedication to our staff and our mission. In 2023, we were awarded B Corp certification, further cementing our commitment to high-quality, affordable, and ethically conscious care.

    How To Apply

    Application Process

    To apply, click the Apply Now button, fill out your details, and submit your CV through our online portal. Ensure your application reflects your qualifications, passion for veterinary care, and desire to grow with Animal Trust.


    For more information, please do not hesitate to contact Gemma Wall at [email protected]. Join us in making a difference at Animal Trust Bolton, where your career growth aligns with compassionate animal care. Apply today!

    Animal Trust is a trading name of Animal Trust Vets CIC, a community interest company registered in England and Wales. Company Registration No: 07938025

    Registered Office: Animal Trust Administration Centre, Cedab Road, Ellesmere Port, CH65 4FE