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Small Animal Vet Holmefield Veterinary Clinic, Sherburn-in-Elmet Finkle Hill, Sherburn in Elmet, Leeds LS25 6EB, UK

Practice Type: Small Animal Practice
Job Type: Permanent, Full Time or Part Time
Posted on: 28 May 2024

Veterinary Surgeon required at Holmefield Veterinary Clinic

Job Description

Veterinary Surgeon
Holmefield Veterinary Clinic, Sherburn
Up to £75,000 depending on experience, up to £5,000 relocation support and a welcome bonus for new hires of up to £10,000 (pro rata), plus benefits 

A Vet Surgeon role that you can shape

Holmefield Vets in Leeds have an exciting opportunity for a Vet Surgeon to join their friendly well established team. If successful, you will have the opportunity to shape the role to match your clinical interests as well as work life balance. At Holmefield vets we have an excellent support network of IVC practices, meaning you will have access to a wide range of certificate holders, such as ECC, surgery, medicine, imaging, exotics and much more! 

Join our supportive and experienced Team

This role will entail a mix of consults and surgical cases however, the clinical duties and rota pattern can be tailored to you based on your professional interests. You will be working alongside other experienced vets with special interests in surgery, medicine and imaging and a well organised team of efficient and enthusiastic nurses to help you run your day. We have 15-20minute appointments and diary is managed daily to help with the workload. Our team is very interactive and we welcome feedback to implement changes to benefit out team and enhance our culture. Development is encouraged and you will have fantastic support from our excellent long-standing team.

What can Holmefield offer you? 

  • A welcome bonus for new hires of up to £10,000 (pro rata), along with relocation support of up to £5000
  • Support for international candidates, (including visa costs paid for)
  • Complete flexibility with hours/duties, this is an excellent chance to create the perfect role for you
  • Full certificate support
  • Temporary accommodation to help with your move to Leeds if required

Sherburn-in-Elmet is a sole charge practice with high clinical standards 
At the Sherburn-in-Elmet site you will have access to a large veterinary consultation room, spacious theatre along with a kennels area. It has accommodation attached to the clinic for team to use on their break times. Free car parking on site.

Brayton practice is a modern, spacious practice with up to date facilities
At the main site you will have access to a recently refurbished site which includes modern, reliable, and well-maintained equipment including digital x-ray, a brand-new ultrasound suitable for both abdominal and cardiac scans, K-laser, multiparameter monitoring machine and doppler blood pressure. We have separate species wards and are proud to be a cat friendly clinic. We also have a separate bereavement room to ensure a pet’s final visit is as peaceful as possible. 

A fantastic location that offers the best of both worlds

Holmefield is a friendly and long established 100% Small Animal practice with an experienced and long-standing team. We are situated in a beautiful semi-rural location in Leeds - Sherburn-in-Elmet.  Sherburn is a fast-growing village and is in a great central location between Leeds, York, Doncaster and Hull, It is well placed for commuters and families looking for a new home between city and country life.  Sherburn is serviced by its own railway station there are regular direct trains to Hull, York and Sheffield, these are all within a reasonable driving distant too.  Sherburn is a very welcoming village with all the amenities you could ask for including an award wining butchers, local bakers, handmade chocolates and old-fashioned sweet, as well as warm welcoming local pubs and cafes.

Flexible rota patterns that work for you

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 holidays, fix to navigate the school runs or just looking to strike that balance between home and work life. We can offer flexibility that works for you. A full-time role would be based on 4 days per week (working 9.00 am to 6.30 pm). We are open to discussing any hours that you need to ensure that you get perfect work-life balance so contact us today for a confidential chat. Swift Referrals cover our out of hours therefore there are no OOHs, Sundays or Bank Holidays with this role.

Because our employees matter

We recognise that our people are fundamental to the success of our business. Investing in our people, premises and processes is at the heart of what we do. In addition to a competitive base salary, you will benefit from -

Work-life balance

  • 6.6 weeks annual leave
  • 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

For a confidential chat or to discuss this role in more detail, please contact Marcus Alphonso, Talent Partner, on / 07977242350.

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