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    Veterinary Surgeon – Barnsley




    Barnsley, Yorkshire


    up to £67,000 per year

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    Barnsley, Yorkshire



    Job description

    Roles Overview

    We are seeking a dedicated Veterinary Surgeon to join our team at the Animal Trust clinic in Barnsley, South Yorkshire. This position is ideal for a compassionate and skilled vet who is passionate about providing affordable healthcare to pets and thrives in a dynamic, fast-paced environment. You'll be joining a mission-driven team focused on improving the lives of pets and their families.

    Key Responsibilities

    Deliver comprehensive veterinary care, including diagnosing, treating, and managing a variety of medical conditions with access to state-of-the-art technology. Perform advanced procedures such as endoscopy, advanced ultrasound, orthopaedic surgery, and hip replacements. Engage with pet owners to provide empathetic and informative communication, helping them understand their pets' health and treatments. Collaborate with a team of experienced veterinarians and support staff to foster an environment of continuous learning and professional development. Actively contribute to the community-focused ethos of the clinic, ensuring all pets receive the care they need regardless of their owners' financial situation.

    Skills and Qualifications

    Qualified Veterinary Surgeon, registered with the RCVS. Strong background in emergency and critical care with excellent diagnostic skills. Proven ability to manage a diverse caseload effectively. Outstanding communication skills, with the ability to make complex medical information accessible to pet owners. Committed to the ethos of a Community Interest Company, balancing patient care with sustainable business practices.


    Our Offer

    A competitive salary ranging from £38,000 to £67,000, depending on experience. Generous annual leave entitlement of 6 weeks per year. Comprehensive benefits package including: 52 weeks of sickness benefit and private healthcare. Free employee assistance program accessible from the first day. Fully funded RCVS and VDS fees. Contributory pension scheme. Access to counselling support including mental health, financial, and life counselling after 12 months. Funded opportunities for professional development, both within the UK and internationally, to diploma level. A collaborative workplace culture where your opinions are valued and you can make a real impact.

    Work-Life Balance

    Support for a healthy work-life balance with a structured yet flexible working pattern. Opportunities for professional growth within a supportive team environment. Engagement in varied and challenging work that is rewarding and impactful.

    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