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    Veterinary Surgeon (Medical Bias) - Failsworth




    Failsworth, Manchester



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    Failsworth, Manchester



    Job description

    Roles Overview

    We are looking for a dedicated Veterinary Surgeon with a medical bias to join our vibrant team at the Failsworth clinic in Greater Manchester. This role is ideally suited for a vet who excels in medical diagnostics and client care, and is eager to work in a dynamic environment where each day brings a diverse range of cases.

    Key Responsibilities

    Provide high-quality veterinary care with a focus on medical cases, ensuring accurate diagnostics and effective treatment plans. Utilise the clinic's facilities, including three theatres, an X-ray and dental suite, and well-equipped consulting rooms, to deliver exceptional care. Maintain clear and compassionate communication with clients, particularly during stressful situations, ensuring they are well-informed about their pets' conditions and treatment options. Collaborate with a team of skilled veterinarians and support staff, benefiting from a network of certificate holders in various specialties. Contribute to the overall maintenance of a calm and stress-free environment in our separate dog and cat wards.

    Skills and Qualifications

    Qualified Veterinary Surgeon, registered with the RCVS. Strong clinical skills with a medical bias; additional certification in diagnostic imaging or small animal medicine is highly desirable. Excellent communication skills, capable of handling sensitive situations with empathy and professionalism. A passion for continuous learning and development in veterinary medicine.


    Our Offer

    A competitive salary range of £38,000 to £67,000, commensurate with experience and qualifications. A 40-hour work week spread over 4 days, offering a balanced approach to work-life integration. Part-time roles and flexible working patterns are also available. Generous benefits package, including: 6 weeks of holiday, including bank holidays. Funded UK and International CPD to certificate level. Private healthcare and a 52-week sickness benefit after a qualifying period. Enhanced maternity and paternity packages. Contributory pension scheme and fully paid RCVS and VDS fees. E-car scheme, cycle to work scheme, and a Refer-a-Friend bonus. Access to comprehensive counselling support after 12 months.

    Work-Life Balance

    Flexible scheduling options that support both full-time and part-time arrangements, enabling a healthy work-life balance. Working only 2 in 9 weekends, allowing more time for personal pursuits. A supportive and inclusive team environment that fosters professional growth and personal well-being.

    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