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Veterinary Surgeon Required At My Vets, Blackburn

3 months ago
10 months ago

Up to £70,000 DOE

My Vet, Blackburn

Marcus Alphonso

Blackburn, Lancashire, United Kingdom

The new leadership team at My Vets welcome applications from enthusiastic vet surgeons to apply to join our Blackburn & Darwen surgeries. You will see a great mix of both routine, medical and surgical cases working alongside our existing team of experienced veterinary surgeons, RVNs and support staff. Full operating facilities, diagnostic imaging including a dental x-ray, alongside a well-equipped lab.

Discover a package tailored to you
-    A salary of up to £70,000.
-    A welcome bonus of £10,000 (pro rata).
-    Relocation support of up to £7500.
-    Flexible working that is truly flexible. 


A typical full time role would be between 35 to 40 hours per week, including Saturday working on a maximum of a 1 in 4 rota basis. Your weekday working week would be split over 4, set days and would be between the hours of 8.30am and 6.30pm.

At our Blackburn surgery, you can expect to join a team of 2 veterinary surgeons and 3 RVNs, whilst at our Darwen surgery we have a veterinary surgeon and 2 RVNs  , with both sites bolstered by support staff. Team growth is anticipated to allow for an expansion of services. We can consider applications from those looking for both full and part time roles but we are open to discuss particular working pattern requests or individual working preferences, such as consulting only. We understand the requirement for flexibility within our industry and are delighted to have the infrastructure to nurture this.

A stone’s throw away from the Ribble Valley, Blackburn and Darwen is in a central location to amenities that would suit all tastes. It has easy, direct transport links to the centre of Manchester and Leeds and is within one hour’s driving distance to the Fylde coast, the Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District.

The branch 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. 

We are a multisite practice situated across Lancashire. We have 6 operating branches in addition to our main RCVS Tier 3 accredited hospital – all our branches are accredited by the RCVS under the Practice Standards Scheme. Our core senior team is made up of certificate holders in Medicine and Surgery and we actively encourage and support Certificate study. We have a talented team of 11 Veterinary Surgeons, supported by an extensive team of Registered Veterinary Nurses and Animal Nursing Assistants. 

Here's what the team have to say about life at the Blackburn & Darwen sites:

“I really enjoy working at Blackburn, we're a close team and we work well together. Our patients are always our top priority and we aim to make them as comfortable as possible, whether they're in the practice for a quick appointment or for a surgical procedure” – Charlotte, RVN

“We are a small close-knit team that encouraged development and autonomy. Good all round practice that deals with routine and non-routine consults, laboratory and surgery (soft tissue, dentistry and imaging) on a daily basis, with patient care being our highest priority”- Thomas, RVN

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.   

Fix or flex – find your perfect balance 

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 timetable, prefer to consult only or just looking to strike that balance between home and work life. We can offer flexibility that works for you.

Laying the foundations for the future

At My Vets we are committed to developing the next generation of clinical talent. That’s why, we have recently strengthened our clinical leadership team that allows us to lay the foundations for an exciting future. 

By joining our team, you will be offered support and mentorship by experienced clinicians within the My Vet group, you will also benefit from access to a UK network of learning and development resources to support your career aspirations. We are dedicated to offering career development opportunities including support for those who wish to pursue a certificate

Because our employee’s matter

Our people are at the heart of our business, that’s why we Invest in our people, premises and processes. In addition to a competitive base salary, you will benefit from -

Work life balance
•             5 weeks annual leave plus bank holidays
•             Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service
•             Your birthday as a paid day off

•             Private medical insurance
•             Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
•             Cycle to Work scheme
•             Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing
•             Non-accidental injury support

•             £1250 CPD allowance with 40 hours paid pro rata 
•             Certificate support 
•             Learning and development opportunities via the IVC Evidensia Academy 
•             Access to Vetlexicon – our online encyclopaedia provider
•             All our Vets & Nurses can apply for research funding
•             All our Vets get £1000 per annum to spend via our Care Fund
•             Infection Prevention and Control Programme 
•             Quality Improvement Programme

Professional Memberships
•             BVA membership
•             VDS cover
•             RCVS fees 

•             Pawsome Benefits – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers
•             Pension – 5% Employee/3% Employer 
•             Discounted staff pet care

If this position is of interest to you then please get in touch. Quote BH7419 when applying for this role. 

Tel: 07977242350
Address: 91 Preston New Road, Blackburn, Lancashire, United Kingdom

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