Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon - Full Time


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