• Twilight Veterinary Surgeon

    Location: 52 Commercial Street, Morley, Leeds Hours: Part time Practice: Abbey House Veterinary Hospital Morley Salary: Competitive salary up to £60,000 + bonus scheme Practice Details Abbey House Veterinary Hospital Morley

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 a fantastic front of house team.


Your role and responsibilities

Due to recent growth, we now have some fantastic opportunities available for a Twilight Vet to join our Night Vet team!

Your role as a Twilight Vet will see you working alongside a Night Vet and you will have the support of a fantastic Registered Veterinary Nurses (RVN), Student Veterinary Nurses (SVN) and Reception team too.

This is an exciting role for an experienced Night Vet looking for shorter shifts or a Veterinary Surgeon looking to build on their emergency and critical care medicine and surgery. We cover Out of Hours (OOH) services for many local practices as well as many referral services, which means your night shift caseload can be exciting and varied. We have a great ICU and critical care facilities, and this is a wonderful opportunity for a surgeon with an ECC interest.

During your week of day shifts, we are happy for you to choose whether you wish to work at our branch sites or hospital. This is a great chance to work on any areas of professional interests that you may have.The right candidate will be an experienced Veterinary Surgeon who feels comfortable with all Primary Care duties.

Hours: Shift pattern, (totals less than 40 hours per week); Week 1: Mon – Fri 5 days on, Sat/Sun off; Week 2: Mon-Sun twilight (2 pm - 1 am/3 pm–2 am); Week 3: Week off; assisted by a full night team.



  • Generous CPD allowance and four days each year to attend events
  • Linnaeus CPD Programme (including certificate holder level and leadership CPD)
  • Pension
  • 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.

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 and Ireland among our team.

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

If you would like to apply for this position or would simply like to discuss in a little more detail – please contact [email protected] or complete the application form below.  

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