The Role

Here at Wood Street Veterinary Group, we are looking for a dedicated Veterinary Surgeon to join our team. Duties will include consulting and operating but this will differ throughout the working week to allow for variety.

The rota will involve working 42.5 hours per week over 4 days:
Example of the rota:

  • The shifts range anywhere between 8:30am-7:30pm.
  • 1in6 Saturday mornings
  • 1in6 full weekends (8am-6pm) – This is likely to be less frequent.
  • One week of nights every 8-10 weeks
  • Branch work will also be required.

    The salary is up to £65,000 depending on experience.

    About Us

    Wood Street is based in a busy location in the heart of Barnet with shops and tube lines going into London. We have another branch where you may be required to work when needed. We are a busy 24-hour hospital with a varied caseload. We have fantastic facilities including x-rays, dental x-rays, laparoscopic equipment, hydrotherapy, a full range of endoscopes, and ultrasonography.

    We currently have a team of 15 Veterinary Surgeons, 17 Registered Veterinary Nurses, 7 Veterinary Care Assitant’s, a Reception Team, and a Practice Manager. Our Vets hold certificates in cardiology, Surgery, and Small Animal Internal Medicine. Our nurses also have certificates in Anaesthesia, ECC, and Exotics.

    Applicant Requirements

    We are looking for a qualified Veterinary Surgeon who has experience being in sole charge with a Nurse or Veterinary Care Assistant. The candidate must also be experienced working in a hospital environment.

    Benefits – Subject to Pro Rata:

  • Enhanced holiday entitlement and increasing holiday based on length of service
  • 5 weeks holiday, 6 bank holidays and 2 extra holidays to make up for the bank holiday work.
  • CPD paid days and allowance
  • L&D opportunities through the IVC Evidensia Academy
  • Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • BVA Membership paid
  • VDS cover
  • Birthday leave
  • Discounted veterinary fees
  • Various discounts including retail & gym memberships
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Service-related company sick pay
  • Sponsorship for overseas employees
  • Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing
  • Relocation packages
  • Career progression opportunities
  • As a BAME and LGBTQ+ 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.