Enjoy a rewarding career with Woodcroft Veterinary Group

Woodcroft Careers

We are regularly looking to expand our team with dynamic, positive and motivated staff. If you would like us to consider you for a role, please send your CV to or look over our current vacancies below. We hope to hear from you soon!

Available Positions

Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon - Full Time

Stockport, Cheshire

Fantastic opportunity for a Veterinary Surgeon to join an amazing team at Woodcroft Vets in South Manchester - First opinion four-day working week and weekend rota.

We are currently looking for an experienced (2yr+ qual) vet. We are a friendly bunch and are looking for someone who shares our values to join our progressive and enthusiastic team. There will be sole charge as part of this role, so some experience is needed. We have our own 24-hour clinic and there will be some late evening (5pm-11pm) and weekend work on a rota basis.

We are a busy 7 branch group priding ourselves on offering the very best options available for our patients with engaged client consent, supported by our own out of hours provision in our Tier 3 hospital and a multi-disciplinary certificate-led referral team in house.

We do our utmost to achieve gold standard care and have an exciting caseload which will help aide your clinical progression. The successful candidate would benefit from the full range of knowledge, expertise and equipment we have throughout the group, including advanced diagnostic imaging (CT scanner), doppler echocardiography and flexible/rigid endoscopes, direct radiography suites, ultrasound scanners, dental radiography, electrocautery, laparoscopy and advanced anaesthesia equipment.

We are situated in a lovely part of the world close to both the Peak district and the Lake district with excellent transport links and a short train ride to the vibrant City of Manchester.


Benefits of working for us:

  • In house referral hospital and OOH’s team – no need to worry about sending your patients to external facilities.

  • No on-call

  • Workplace pension

  • Healthshield

  • RCVS, BSAVA, BVRA fees paid

  • Generous and flexible CPD budget

  • Certificates funded and strongly encouraged; we have the facilities to support your development

  • Employee funded private medical cover (discounted)

  • Enhanced parental leave & Buy/Sell Holiday

  • VDS cover for clinical team

  • Excellent Pet discount & Cycle to work scheme

  • Flexible work applications

  • Internal employee appreciation awards

  • Long service awards

  • More than 4 weeks holiday entitlement (minimum levels to be increased)


We work an average 4-day week with weekends compensated with time in lieu.

Competitive salary to be discussed at interview. Typical range £40-45k dependent on experience (2+yr qual).

Please send a CV and cover letter to fiona.knight@woodcroftvets

1st Opinion - Registered Veterinary Nurse

WVG Councillor Lane –First Opinion RVN

Exciting opportunity at well-equipped busy First Opinion practice in Stockport

We are looking for a passionate and dynamic individual who pays high attention to detail and has the ability to work in a fast-paced environment. You will be responsible for delivering a high level of nursing care to our patients and setting great examples to our student veterinary nurses.

We perform both routine and advanced surgical procedures, are well –equipped with digital radiography (including dental), ultrasound and endoscopy and can cater to most of our patients needs. We are fully supported by Woodcroft’s referral hospital a 5 minute drive away.

We offer a supportive learning environment for our nurses- CPD is encouraged and funded. Many of our nurses have achieved or are working towards certificates in further studies (anaesthesia, surgery, dentistry) and/or advanced diplomas. We host regular in-house CPD, hold ‘Clinical Club’ meetings every 3 months and the nurses are heavily involved in the RCVS Practice Standards Scheme, infection control, health and safety and quality improvement.

This role is ideally full time (4-5 working days per week) but flexible working options will be considered. There will be 1 in 6 weekends. Days off in lieu given for any shifts worked at the weekend or bank holidays. There is also the possibility of twilight shifts and some emergency cover- this can be discussed during your interview.

A typical candidate should have:

  • RVN status
  • Confidence in their professional abilities
  • Ability to work well individually and as part of a large team
  • Desire to offer gold standard clinical care at all times

Holiday entitlement is 22 days per annum plus bank/public holidays pro rata.

Remuneration starts at £24,000 + per annum pro rata, depending on experience

Your package would also include the following benefits:

  • Health Shield - you will be enrolled onto the scheme within your first two months of employment
  • Salary Sacrifice auto-enrolment pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Opt in private health care
  • Generous pet discount for our practice teams
  • CPD – encouraged and funded
  • RCVS Registration fees paid
  • More than 4 weeks holiday entitlement
  • Enhanced parental leave
  • Buy and Sell holiday
  • VDS is also paid for clinical team
  • Life Insurance at 1x annual salary
  • 1 day paid volunteering leave, pro rata for part time colleagues

We want to hear from you!

For more information and a copy of a detailed job description please get in touch with us.

To apply for this role, please send a copy of your CV with a cover letter detailing why you are perfect for this role, to

Veterinary Receptionist

Veterinary Receptionist 

We have a fantastic opportunity for a new receptionist to join the friendly team at Woodcroft Veterinary Group in Stockport.

We are looking for a reliable, outgoing, flexible, kind and caring individual with strong customer service skills.

The ideal candidate will have previous veterinary reception experience and confidence dealing with clients face to face and over the telephone. Great communication and organisational skills are important. Experience preferred but not essential as full training will be provided.

We want to help you build a career in the veterinary industry whilst giving you a fun place to work. Get in touch!

40 hours per week including every other weekend.

Salary: From £10.50 per hour


  • Additional leave
  • Excellent maternity and paternity options 
  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee discount
  • On-site parking
  • Refer a friend programme
  • Sick pay
  • Wellness programme