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Small Animal Vet Holmefield Veterinary Clinic, Brayton Brayton, Selby YO8 9DZ, 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 Vets, North Yorkshire
Up to £75,000 DOE + Welcome bonus up to £10,000 (pro-rata) + Relocation support up to £5,000

A Vet Surgeon role that you can shape

Holmefield Vets in North Yorkshire 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!

What can Holmefield offer you? 

  • A salary of up to £65,000 DOE 
  • 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


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 work closely alongside our other vets, benefitting from outstanding nursing support across the board.  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.

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 covers our out of hours therefore no nights or Sundays are required. 

A modern, spacious practice with high clinical standards 

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 North Yorkshire, whilst still being well connected to city life.  There are regular direct trains from Selby to London, Manchester and Leeds and there is also a train station in Sherburn-in-Elmet.  We are just a 20-minute drive from York, and Leeds and Hull are within striking distance too.   


Here is what the team have to say about life at Holmefield: - Alex, Head RVN Louise, Clinical Director   

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 

  • 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 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 

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. 
If this position is of interest to you then please get in touch. Please quote BH10797 when you apply. 

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