Vacancy Details

Small Animal Vet

Permanent Vet in Lancashire

Small animal permanent vet required in Padiham.
Salary up to £70,000 per year, welcome bonus of £10,000 pro rata, relocation support of up to £7,500.

We offer flexible working patterns that flex with you and your lifestyle. Whether you are looking to flex your rota hours to balance the school holidays, fix to navigate the school runs or just looking to strike that balance between home and work life. We can offer flexibility that actually works for you. Tell us what you`re looking for, and we will do our best to accommodate it! A full time role would involve working typically 4 days per week between the hours of 9.15am & 6.00pm but there would also be the option of spending one of those days at our hospital if preferred. Weekend working is Saturdays only, 8am-3.30pm on a maximum of 1 in 4 and up to a 1 in 8 rota and our out of hours provision is by Vets Now, located at the hospital.

With a new management team in place, we are looking at expanding our team to develop the services we provide to our clients.

The branch has a supportive reception team and nurse clinics running alongside veterinary appointments and offers exciting prospects for those looking to join as the role will have development and growth opportunities. We would encourage advanced certificates or specific CPD to support those looking to enhance their clinical skills, in an environment capable of adapting to match! At My Vets, we pride ourselves on delivering the highest quality of care to our patients and our clinical team is instrumental in delivering that ethos.

There could be scope for an applicant with an interest in dermatology to develop a dermatology service within this branch. Our Tier 3 hospital in Clayton Le Dale provides surgical and inpatient care for our patients, time at the hospital during the working week would be considered if requested by the applicant.

With our new management team in place, we are recruiting to build up our veterinary team. We currently have 14 FTE vets, including three surgery certificate holders, two medicine certificate holders, an anaesthesia certificate holder and are able to provide advanced dental treatment with a vet completing her certificate in oral surgery and dentistry.

Our nursing team are incredibly supportive, and handle many routine appointments to help with the workload of our vets, including some Schedule 3 procedures. The candidate will be based at one of our branches, but will be working closely alongside our whole team. Time at other branches is possible, either on a fixed basis or even just for specific procedures or experiences as this can be organised within our rota. The practice has a vibrant, exciting feel, with regular out of work activities including monthly walks, social events. We work alongside local Cats Protection branches to provide free neutering via their voucher scheme, and have links with local and national RSPCA branches.

Our hospital in Clayton le Dale is well equipped with a CT scanner, advanced ultrasound, endoscopy, digital X-ray, dental radiography, and multiple surgical suites, as well as an onsite hydrotherapy & rehabilitation centre. The area has great transport links and is within 1 hour of Manchester and Liverpool airport and you can be in London within 2hrs on the train. Lancashire has a good mix of rural vs city. Clayton Le Dale boasts some of the best hidden gems of walking country and locally offers a broad selection of traditional pubs, restaurant, cafes and shops. ..
North West
  • Small Animal