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    Veterinary Surgeon - Telford




    Telford, Shropshire



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    Telford, Shropshire



    Job description

    Roles Overview

    We are excited to offer a fantastic opportunity for a dedicated Veterinary Surgeon to join our innovative team at Animal Trust's newest clinic in Telford. This role is perfect for a compassionate professional keen to make a significant impact in a community-focused setting, providing affordable and ethical veterinary care.

    Key Responsibilities

    Deliver comprehensive veterinary services including diagnostics, treatment, and surgery, ensuring high standards of care. Collaborate with our network of clinics, particularly our sister site in Shrewsbury, to provide seamless 24-hour care and support. Engage actively with the local community to enhance access to veterinary services and contribute to the clinic's growth and development. Uphold and promote Animal Trust's values and mission, contributing to our goal of ensuring no pet goes untreated.

    Skills and Qualifications

    Qualified Veterinary Surgeon, registered or eligible to register with the RCVS. Experience in managing a varied caseload, with strong diagnostic and surgical skills. Excellent communication skills and the ability to make decisions under pressure. Committed to continuous professional development and eager to take a proactive role in a community interest company. Alignment with our ethos of providing affordable veterinary care and breaking down barriers to access.


    Our Offer

    A competitive salary scale of £45,000 to £67,000, dependent on experience. Flexible working options to discuss and agree upon a suitable rota. Comprehensive benefits package including: 6 weeks of holiday, plus bank holidays. Funded UK and International CPD to certificate level. Private healthcare, 52-week sickness benefit, and a free employee assistance program after a qualifying period. Enhanced maternity and paternity packages. Life assurance and contributory pension schemes. Fees for RCVS and VDS covered. Access to counselling support including mental health, financial, and life counselling after 12 months. Staff discount, cycle to work scheme, and Refer-a-Friend bonus.

    Work-Life Balance

    Commitment to supporting a healthy work-life balance with flexible rota arrangements and a comprehensive support system. An opportunity to work in a supportive environment that values teamwork, continuous improvement, and community engagement.

    Located just a short distance from Telford Town Centre with excellent transport links, our clinic offers a unique opportunity to shape the success of a new venture within a well-supported network. If you are driven by a purpose-led organisation and ready to contribute to a varied and challenging career, Animal Trust Telford could be your next career move. Join us in making a real difference to the lives of pets and their families in the Shropshire area.

    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, 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