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Huddersfield - Tandem

Small Animal Vet Calder Vets Wakefield Rd, Tandem, Huddersfield HD5 0AN, UK

Practice Type: Small Animal Practice
Job Type: Permanent, Full Time or Part Time
RCVS Fees Assoc. Subs Funded CPD Discount for own pets Enhanced Paid Sick Leave Pension
Posted on: 6 Sep 2023

Want full flexibility suited to your needs?

Job Description

Job Title: Veterinary Surgeon

Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 FTE (Depending on experience)

Location: Calder Vets - Waterloo

Job Type: Part-Time, Permanent

Hours: Flexible (We are open to discuss any flexible working schedule)

Your role and responsibilities

We are looking for an enthusiastic, experienced all-rounder vet to join a happy experienced team at our Waterloo clinic on a part time basis. This would suit someone who enjoys a mix of sole charge and working within a veterinary team.

The workload involves a good combination of operating and consultations and you would be encouraged to build relationships with clients and be responsible for your own caseload when possible. If desired the role could be full time and split between the Waterloo site and our Dewsbury Hospital.

There is no OOH involved in this role but some contribution to a Saturday daytime rota would be needed

Here's a bit more about us:


  • 5 weeks holiday + bank holidays + Birthday Leave
  • RCVS & VDS fees paid
  • External CPD funded
  • Extensive free online Linnaeus CPD program
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Staff discount schemes
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced sickness pay
  • Enhanced equal family leave
  • E-car salary sacrifice scheme
  • Employer contribution pension scheme
  • Wellness program including:
    • Employee assistance program
    • Eyecare voucher scheme
    • Free annual Flu jab
    • Cycle to work scheme
  • Recruitment referral reward scheme
  • Relocation package

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.

About us

The Waterloo clinic is in a nice location and includes the following:

  • Attractive building with good client parking and a lovely loyal client base 
  • Large waiting room with separate cat/dog areas 
  • Friendly well established team 
  • Two air conditioned consulting rooms 
  • 15 minute consults minimum 
  • Silver Cat Friendly 
  • Fully equipped theatre 
  • Xray, good quality ultrasound scanner 
  • Dental area with X-ray 
  • Supported with Advanced imaging (On site CT and visiting MRI), Middle tier referrals and range of scopes including flexible, rigid and laparoscopy available at Dewsbury Hospital

Calder has a long established reputation for clinical excellence and are looking for a colleague who would share in our core values. We are also a friendly, welcoming, supportive team who enjoy bringing fun into the workplace; we have a dedicated Champions Team who organise regular events.

We are strong advocates for wellbeing at work with trained mental health advisors available on site and we firmly believe that all associates should have a voice within the company. We believe that sustainability is an important part of our future and we are working towards our Investors in the Environment Silver Award.

If you would like to apply for the role or for an informal chat to discuss further, please get in touch with

Linnaeus is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment, we are committed to fostering a culture that is inclusive and diverse for all our associates.

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