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    Veterinary Surgeon - Dewsbury




    Dewsbury, Yorkshire


    38,000 - £67,000

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    Dewsbury, Yorkshire



    Job description

    Roles Overview

    Join our team as a Veterinary Surgeon at the Animal Trust clinic in Dewsbury, West Yorkshire. This role is suited for a veterinary professional passionate about providing accessible and affordable care to pets. If you're eager to handle a diverse and challenging caseload, including orthopaedic surgeries, and thrive in a dynamic environment, our Dewsbury clinic offers an excellent opportunity to develop your skills within a supportive team.

    Key Responsibilities

    Manage a varied caseload, engaging in both routine and complex surgical procedures. Utilise the clinic's advanced facilities, including two sterile operating theatres, a dental theatre, ultrasound, and X-ray rooms. Collaborate closely with a dedicated team, including our exceptional reception and nursing staff, to provide comprehensive care. Champion nurse-led care, allowing you to focus on complex cases and surgeries. Ensure high standards of care are maintained throughout all procedures and interactions with clients.

    Skills and Qualifications

    Qualified Veterinary Surgeon, registered with the RCVS. Strong interest and competency in managing diverse cases, including emergency and critical care. Excellent communication skills, with the ability to empathize with pet owners and effectively work within a team. A passion for community veterinary care and a commitment to continuous professional development. Desirable: Experience in orthopaedic surgery and other advanced medical procedures.


    Our Offer

    A competitive salary range of £38,000 to £67,000, depending on experience. Flexible working patterns, including a 4-day work week plus one weekend per month. Comprehensive benefits package, including: 6 weeks of holiday per year. 52 weeks of sickness benefit and private healthcare, available after a qualifying period. Fully paid RCVS and VDS fees. Staff discount and cycle to work scheme. Contributory pension scheme and access to counselling support. Funded CPD opportunities at both UK and international levels. Additional perks such as employee mentoring programme, gym membership, and more.

    Work-Life Balance

    A structured work pattern to ensure a healthy balance between professional responsibilities and personal life. Support for relocation and commuting with options like free parking and subsidised travel. A collaborative and inclusive work culture that values each team member's input and fosters a sense of community.

    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