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Mixed Animal Vet Calder Vets Dewsbury WF12 9LN, UK

Practice Type: Other (e.g. Industry / Academia)
Job Type: Permanent, Full Time
Pay Range: £ 40,000 - £ 60,000 per year GBP
RCVS Fees Assoc. Subs Funded CPD Enhanced Paid Sick Leave Pension
Posted on: 3 Aug 2022

We are a friendly, welcoming team

Job Description

Job Title: OOH Veterinary Surgeon (7 on 14 off)

Salary: Up to £60,000

Location: Dewsbury, West Yorkshire

Job Type: Permanent, Full-time

About us

Calder Vets is a Tier 3 Hospital based in Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, a 13-minute train ride from the city of Leeds with easy access to the beautiful Peak District and the city of York less than 1 hour away. We are a high standard primary care and referral Tier 3 Hospital with ten satellite clinics. We practice an excellent level of patient care in our first-class facilities and we are proud to provide our own 24-hour on-site emergency care through our dedicated ECC night team. We try to live and breathe our Core Values. 

  • Theatre suite with the scrub area and 3 theatres Separate cat/dog/exotic wards plus ICU Xray (including in-theatre), 2 x ultrasound scanners (including a new state of the art echo scanner) plus on-site CT and visiting MRI Large range of scopes including flexible, rigid and laparoscopy Dental suite with twin tub tables and X-ray Internal lab with Haem/biochem/coags/iSTAT etc. Brand new Rehabilitation Centre with physiotherapy, hydrotherapy, canine hot spa and laser therapy Large, comfortable staff break area.

We are a large, friendly, welcoming team that enjoys bringing fun into the workplace. Our Champions Team organises regular events and we have made an exciting Engagement Action Plan together as a team.  We are also working on our wellbeing agenda, with trained Mental Health First Aiders on-site, as well as working towards our Investors in the Environment Bronze Award.  We often discuss clinical cases through Vet meetings and M&M rounds.

Your role and responsibilities

We have an opportunity for an experienced OOH Vet to join our night team. We have a vet, RVN and PCA on site all night and duties include looking after in-patients and seeing emergencies that present overnight. Studying for certificates is encouraged and funded.

Some things to know about us:

  • Our ethos is clinical excellence, and we try and live by our core values Client and patient care are at the heart of what we do We are working towards our Investors in the Environment Bronze award We prioritise mental health and wellbeing with a team of trained Mental Health First Aiders in the practice

Shifts: Mon-Fri 8pm-8am, Sat/Sun 6pm-8am


  • Competitive salary up to £60,000+ a year depending on experience Generous CPD allowance Linnaeus CPD Programme (including certificate holder level and leadership CPD) Employee Discounts Cycle2Work Scheme Employee Assistance Programme RCVS Fee Paid VDS cover

At Linnaeus, we are committed to supporting the physical and mental health of all our Associates. We have an amazing team of Mental Health First Aiders (MHFA) across our practices and central support office in addition to a confidential Employee Assistance Programme which is available for everyone.

Part of an amazing global family

The future of the veterinary world is at the heart of everything we do. We are all individual but two important things bring us together: a commitment to excellence and our passion to make A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS.

Linnaeus is owned by Mars, that makes us part of their 70,000 veterinary health Associates who spend their days thinking about the 400 million pets of the world and how to improve their lives. Being part of this amazing global group gives us the benefit of a huge network of experts and specialists, a future we can invest in and the security that allows us to concentrate on what we do best – caring for pets.

Our Associates are fundamental to our success and we are proud to count some of the finest specialists, veterinary surgeons and nurses in the UK among our team.

Being part of the Mars family of businesses provides huge development opportunities across the group for our Associates.

We would love to hear from you, please contact Vicky Tanday at if you have any questions about the role or to apply, please complete the application form below.

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