Veterinary Surgeon

Job Description

The Role

We have a wonderful opportunity for an experienced Veterinary Surgeon to join our team here at Rosewood Vets. We are looking for someone who is clinically and surgically confident to work alongside our outstanding team in a lovely practice. This role would be suitable for someone wishing to advance their career who is either studying towards a certificate or would like to do so and increase their skillset. We are a large company, so there are potential internal progression opportunities. We are a 100% small animal practice with a varied caseload. You will have clinical freedom to fully work up and manage your cases and will be actively encouraged to develop your skills and bring new ideas to the practice.

  • Salary £50,000 DOE
  • Permanent, full time position based on a 4-day week with a
  • Share of the weekend rota
  • Part time applicants considered
  • No OOHs

About Us

Lockwood Veterinary Group is a friendly, compassionate, progressive group. Established for over25 years, we have 8 branches across the West Midlands, East Midlands and Staffordshire. Rosewood vets is based in Coseley, West Midlands. We are a purpose-built practice with a spacious, light and airy working environment. With large, bright consult rooms, theatre, prep room, x ray room and separate cattery and kennels, digital x-ray, ultrasound, endoscope and in house lab. ISFM cat friendly clinic. We have a loyal client base, and the practice is highly trusted within the local community for providing exceptional veterinary care.

Our dedicated, friendly, experienced team pride themselves on providing the best care for pet and client alike. We have the facilities and resources to enable our staff to work in a low stress, well organised, supportive, friendly, family feel atmosphere. Maintaining a good working environment and job satisfaction for all staff is of high importance to us which is proven in our low staff turnover.

There is the opportunity for developing and growing your skills in any area that is of special interest to you. We actively encourage certificates, offering funding and support to our team members. Many of our vets and nurses hold or are engaged in postgraduate qualifications. You will have the support and knowledge from experienced colleagues within our group in such fields as Surgery, Small Animal Medicine, Exotics, Imagery, Ophthalmology and a visiting cardiologist.

Applicant Requirements

We are looking for a confident, experienced Veterinary Surgeon, who is as comfortable in theatre as in the consulting room and capable of delivering high quality and personable veterinary care. The successful candidate will have previous experience ideally gained in a similar small animal practice setting. You will have excellent communication, organisational and motivational skills, be confident, enthusiastic and forward thinking with a naturally calm, caring disposition.

We offer a great work/life balance with excellent benefits including an attractive salary up to £50,000 for the right candidate.


· 5 weeks paid holiday not including bank holidays

· 5 days paid CPD leave

· £1250 CPD Allowance per annum

· Private Medical Insurance

· VDS Membership paid

· BVA Membership paid

· Service based holiday entitlement increases

· VDS cover

  • Enhanced maternity, adoption, shared parental leave and surrogacy pay

· Enhanced paternity pay

· Birthday leave

· Discounted veterinary fees

· My Benefits – various discounts including retail & gym memberships

· Cycle to Work scheme

· Pension

· CPD/training support

· Paid bereavement leave

· Company sick pay

· Employee opinion survey

· Free uniform in a number of roles

· Annual pay reviews

· Social events

· Sponsorship for overseas employees

· Academy & Leadership courses

· Focus on employee wellbeing

· Relocation packages

· Career progression opportunities

· Free flu jabs

As a BAME and LGBT+ inclusive employer, we are keen to hear from candidates from all minority and diverse groups. As a Disability Confident Employer we are keen to hear from candidates with disabilities and long term health conditions, and would be happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments needed during the recruitment process.

If this position is of interest to you then please get in touch.


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Coseley, West Midlands, United Kingdom

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