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Abbey House – Day Veterinary Surgeon Opportunities Available

Due to recent growth, we now have some fantastic opportunities available in our Day vet team!

  • Full or part time
  • 4-day week
  • 1:4 weekends (with a day off after working a weekend)
  • No OOH’s
  • Open to a flexible rota for the right candidate.

Abbey House was founded in 1977 and has grown rapidly over the years. Abbey House Vets today is a large, busy first opinion and middle tier referral practice in West Yorkshire, with four branch sites. We care for small animals and some exotics at our Kippax branch. We see referrals from across Yorkshire and have a fantastic caseload for clinical development. We are passionate about quality, clinical excellence, and patient care. Due to our advanced and varied caseload we can support most professional areas of interest.

Our fantastic 24/7 Tier 3 Hospital has excellent equipment with CT, visiting MRI, 4 theatres, onsite lab, rigid/flexible endoscopy including laparoscopy, ICU, plus lots more! Three of the four branches have operating facilities. Our branch clinics at Kippax and Croft House perform neutering and routine surgical procedures along with x-rays and laboratory tests. All of the clinics have fully stocked dispensaries. We are also proud of our commitment to sustainability and are working towards our iiE Bronze (Investors in the Environment)

We have phenomenal day and night teams here at Abbey House Vets. We have a large Vet team including 7 certificate holders in surgery, oncology, ophthalmology & dermatology. We are supported by an experienced Nurse team and fantastic front of house team.

Your role as a Day Vet at Abbey house will be a varied one. Your time working at the hospital will be very busy and will offer an exciting and varied caseload. Your rota will also include some branch work which will allow for a slower pace but time to build fantastic rapport with clients at a more personal level. You will see a good mixture of surgeries and consultations with the chance to focus on more specific areas of interests, should you wish. Your roles will also include plenty of admin/CPD time!

The right candidate will be an experienced Vet Surgeon who feels comfortable with all first opinion duties.

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary up to £60,000 a year depending on experience plus bonus scheme
  • Generous CPD allowance and 4 days each year to attend events
  • Linnaeus CPD Programme (including certificate holder level and leadership CPD)
  • Pension
  • 6.6 weeks holiday per year & birthday leave day
  • Employee Discounts
  • Specsavers Free Eye Test (and voucher for glasses for VDU use if applicable)
  • Cycle2Work Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme with BUPA
  • RCVS Fee Paid
  • VDS cover

For more information or to apply please send a CV and covering letter to [email protected]