• Veterinary Surgeon (Oncology)

    Location: 52 Commercial Street, Morley, Leeds Hours: Full time, Part time Practice: Abbey House Veterinary Hospital Morley Salary: Competitive salary up to £69,000 a year depending on experience Practice Details Abbey House Veterinary Hospital Morley

Hours: Full-time or part-time; 4-day week; 1:4 weekends; no OOH’s; open to a flexible rota for the right candidate.

About us

Abbey House was founded in 1977 and has grown rapidly over the years. Abbey House today is a large, busy primary care and middle tier referral practice in West Yorkshire with four branch sites. We care for small animals and some exotics at our Kippax branch. We see referrals from across Yorkshire and have a fantastic caseload for clinical development. We are passionate about quality, clinical excellence and patient care. Due to our advanced and varied caseload we can support most professional areas of interest.

Our fantastic 24/7 Tier 3 Hospital has excellent equipment with CT, visiting MRI, four theatres, onsite lab, rigid/flexible endoscopy including laparoscopy, ICU, plus lots more! Three of the four branches have operating facilities. Our branch clinics at Kippax and Croft House perform neutering and routine surgical procedures along with x-rays and laboratory tests. All of the clinics have fully stocked dispensaries. We are also proud of our commitment to sustainability and are working towards our iiE Bronze (Investors in the Environment).

We have phenomenal day and night teams here at Abbey House Vets. We have a large vet team including seven certificate holders in surgery, oncology, ophthalmology and dermatology. We are supported by an experienced nurse team and fantastic front of house team.

Your role and responsibilities

Due to continued growth, we are looking for an experienced veterinary surgeon to work alongside our oncology vet as well as working in our hospital site. Applications from certificate holders, surgeons working towards a certificate or a surgeon with an interest in oncology all welcomed!

Your role would be an approximate 50/50 split of oncology and hospital work. At our hospital site we have an established client base, oncology suite/theatre and excellent inpatient facilities. Your time working at the hospital will be very busy and will offer an exciting and varied caseload. Your role will also include plenty of admin/CPD time.

The right candidate will be an experienced vet surgeon who feels comfortable with all primary care duties.


What we offer:

  • Competitive salary up to £69,000 a year depending on experience plus bonus scheme
  • Generous CPD allowance and four days each year to attend events
  • Linnaeus CPD Programme (including certificate holder level and leadership CPD)
  • 6 weeks holiday per year and birthday leave day
  • Employee discounts
  • Specsavers Free Eye Test (and voucher for glasses for VDU use if applicable)
  • Cycle2Work Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme with BUPA
  • RCVS fee paid
  • VDS cover

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.

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