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    Veterinary Surgeon - Split clinic role Shrewsbury & Telford




    Telford, Shropshire



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    Telford, Shropshire



    Job description

    Roles Overview

    We are thrilled to offer an exciting opportunity for a Veterinary Surgeon to join our Shropshire team in a dynamic split role between our Telford clinic and our state-of-the-art 24/7 hospital in Shrewsbury. This position allows you to work alongside experienced professionals, including certificate holders, while playing a key role in expanding and enhancing our services at the Telford clinic.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Clinical Duties at Telford Clinic: Conduct routine and emergency consultations, and perform various routine operations for two days a week.
    • Clinical Duties at Shrewsbury Hospital: Spend one day focused on Emergency and Critical Care (ECC) and inpatient care, and another day on routine consultations and surgeries.
    • Collaborative Care: Work closely with an established team of nurses and reception staff, utilising digital X-ray, dental X-ray, and ultrasound facilities.
    • Commitment to Excellence: Uphold Animal Trust’s commitment to high-quality, affordable veterinary care, ensuring all pets receive the treatment they need regardless of their owners' financial situation.

    Skills and Qualifications

    • Qualified Veterinary Surgeon: Registered with the RCVS.
    • Experience: Proven experience in both routine and emergency veterinary care.
    • Technical Skills: Proficient in using advanced diagnostic tools and performing surgeries.
    • Communication Skills: Excellent ability to communicate effectively with clients and team members.
    • Team Player: Ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced, supportive environment.


    Our Offer

    • Competitive Salary: £38,000-£67,000, depending on experience.
    • Generous Benefits Package:
    • 6 weeks of holiday, including bank holidays.
    • Funded UK and International CPD to certificate level.
    • Private healthcare, 52 weeks sickness benefit, and free Employee Assistance Programme after a qualifying period.
    • Enhanced maternity and paternity packages.
    • Contributory pension scheme.
    • RCVS and VDS fees fully paid.
    • Access to mental health, financial, and life counselling services after 12 months.
    • Cycle to work scheme and E-Car scheme.
    • Store discounts through Vivup.
    • Refer-a-Friend bonus.

    Work-Life Balance

    • Flexible Working Hours: 40 hours per week with a 4-day working week and 2:9 weekends. We are also open to considering part-time applicants.
    • Supportive Environment: A workplace culture that values each team member’s contribution and promotes professional growth and work-life balance.

    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