• The Willows Veterinary Group started life in 1962 as a farm practice and has grown steadily to become a multi-discipline group with surgeries all across Cheshire and North Staffordshire including state of the art small animal and equine hospitals. We are passionate about what we do and are fortunate to have a dedicated team of over 350 staff – many of which have been with the company for over 20 years. We recognise the important role our staff play and invest heavily in ongoing training and personal development. If you are looking for a veterinary job in Cheshire or North Staffordshire and you share our passion, are committed to excellence and want to join a progressive, busy and friendly company then we want to hear from you.

  • All of our current vacancies are listed below, we are an equal opportunities employer and happy to consider applications for flexible, part-time or job-share working for any of our roles advertised.  We can also hold CVs on file from Veterinary professionals for future consideration.  Please send a copy of your CV and cover letter to recruitment@willowsvetgroup.co.uk

  • Please find below a list of our current vacancies, please scroll through the list:-

    Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon - Beech House, Warrington
    Registered Veterinary Nurse - Oakwood, Northwich
    Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon - Charter, Congleton
    Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon, 1 day per week, Hartford Hospital
    Small Animal Vet, Late Shift, Part Time - Beech House, Warrington
    Branch Manager, Small Animal Practice with Partnership Opportunity, Winsford
    New Graduate Programme
    Small Animal Vet - Beech House, Warrington
    Part Time Small Animal Vet - Manchester
    Small Animal Vet - Charter, Newcastle-under-Lyme
    Orthopaedic Specialist Surgeon - Hartford

    SMALL ANIMAL VETERINARY SURGEON - Beech House, Warrington

    We have an opportunity for a Small Animal Vet to join the team at our Beech House Practice in Warrington. This is a busy, established practice that has developed a strong customer following. Due to continued growth we are looking for an experienced Small Animal Vet to join the team.

    Ideally we are looking for individuals who have 2 years’ post grad experience within a small animal practice. You will have worked in a position of sole charge and also be confident in standard surgery. The role involves working a mixture of hours across the working week and weekends. You would be joining a friendly team in a well-equipped practice, where there would be future opportunities within an expanding Vet Group and potentially a partner of the future.

    To apply for the position please email your CV and covering letter to recruitment@willowsvetgroup.co.uk, or if you wish to have an initial chat, please call Louise White on 01606 339899.

    REGISTERED VETERINARY NURSE -Oakwood, Northwich

    Due to ongoing growth we are seeking a clinically experienced, Registered Veterinary Nurse to work as part of our Nursing team at our Tier 3 Referral Centre.

    You will work in a challenging and stimulating environment where you will utilise your skills predominantly within perioperative care, theatre nursing and diagnostic investigative procedures; working alongside specialists in Orthopaedics, Soft Tissue Surgery, Internal Medicine, Cardiology and Dermatology.

    The ideal candidate will be confident in all aspects of general nursing with excellent communication skills and a desire to learn. The position is full-time (37.5 hours per week) and includes a 1 in 6 OOH rota.

    Please click here to download a full job description: Job Description - RVN Oakwood

    To apply please email your CV and covering letter to recruitment@willowsvetgroup.co.uk. Closing date for applications:  5 pm 17th July 2017.

    SMALL ANIMAL VETERINARY SURGEON - Charter, Congleton

    As part of the Willows Veterinary Group, Charter Vets can help provide a structured pathway to progress your career in whichever direction you choose.

    Our long established and independent practice is nestled between the Derbyshire Peak District and the Cheshire Plain. Based at our Congleton clinic, you’ll be joining a team of 15 vets in a friendly, well-equipped RCVS accredited General Practice. We offer:

    • An extremely friendly and supportive working environment
    • An excellent nursing team
    • Visiting specialists
    • Digital x-ray, colour Doppler ultrasound, endoscopes etc.
    • 4 day working week and a civilised OOH rota
    • Encouragement and funding of CPD.

    We are very flexible as regards either F/T or P/T working, provided that you can bring solid all-round expertise in small animal work.

    To apply for the position please email your CV and covering letter to recruitment@willowsvetgroup.co.uk, or if you wish to have an initial chat, please call Louise White on 01606 339899.

    SMALL ANIMAL VETERINARY SURGEON, 1 day per week - Sunday, Hartford Hospital – Hartford, Cheshire

    We have an opportunity for Small Animal Vets to join the team at our RCVS accredited Tier3 and referral Hospital. This is a busy, established hospital that has developed a strong customer following. Due to continued growth we are looking for experienced Small Animal Vets to join the team working on a Sunday rota.

    The role will entail working Sundays from 9am-5pm, but as this is a new role we would be happy to consider individuals who would want varied flexibility to fit around personal circumstances. This could mean working every Sunday or 1 in 2 and even 1 in 3.

    Hartford Hospital is staffed by a group of passionate vets, outstanding nurses and dedicated receptionists committed to providing the very highest level of patient and clinical care. With this in mind we are looking for similar individuals who have at least 3 years post graduate exposure within a small animal environment. You will have worked in a position of sole charge and also be confident in standard surgery.

    To apply for the position please email your CV and covering letter to recruitment@willowsvetgroup.co.uk, or if you wish to have an initial chat, please call Louise White on 01606 339899.

    SMALL ANIMAL VET, LATE SHIFT, PART TIME - Beech House, Warrington

    We have an opportunity for a part-time Small Animal Vet to join the team at our Beech House Practice in Warrington. This is a busy, established practice that has developed a strong customer following. Due to continued growth we are looking for an experienced Small Animal Vet to join the team on our late shift.

    The role would involve working from 4pm to midnight 3 days per week.  Beech House is 24/7 operation so this role has huge flexibility as there are currently no set working days in place.  We would be open to discussing a mix of shifts that would suit an applicant’s personal circumstances.

    Ideally we are looking for individuals who have 2 years’ post grad experience within a small animal practice. You will have worked in a position of sole charge and also be confident in standard surgery. You would be joining a friendly team in a well-equipped practice, where there would be future opportunities within an expanding Vet Group.

    To apply for the position please email your CV and covering letter to recruitment@willowsvetgroup.co.uk, or if you wish to have an initial chat, please call Louise White on 01606 339899.

    BRANCH MANAGER – Small Animal Practice with Partnership Opportunity, Winsford, Cheshire

    We have an opportunity for a Branch Manager / Branch Partner to join the team at our Winsford Veterinary Surgery in Cheshire. This is a busy, established practice that has developed a strong customer following over the last couple of years so there is also a Partnership opportunity for the right candidate.

    Ideally we are looking for individuals who have at least 4 years post graduate experience gained within a small animal practice. You will be a current Branch Manager or have worked in a position of sole charge. You will be confident in standard surgery procedures and have gained experience in managing teams of people to deliver excellence in customer service standards. The role involves working a mixture of hours across the working week, weekends and OOH.

    You would be joining a friendly team in a well-equipped practice, within an expanding Vet Group and potential Partnership Opportunity.  If this sounds like the role for you then we would like to hear from you!

    To apply for the position please email your CV and covering letter to recruitment@willowsvetgroup.co.uk, or if you wish to have an initial chat, please call Louise White on 01606 339899.

    VETERINARY SURGEONS, New Graduate Programme

    We are an independent partnership with 24 small animal practices (a RCVS Tier 3 Hospital and a specialist referral centre) in Cheshire, Manchester and Staffordshire. We are a growing partnership now looking for a number of Small Animal Graduates interested in joining our New Graduate Programme within our progressive business.

    The programme offers you a real work / life balance where you not only get the support from our experienced Vet mentors but also the chance to develop your skills. We offer an excellent CPD programme from our experienced Vet team, Certificate holders and Diplomats but also you will have the benefit of the XLVets New Graduate Programme.

    We offer a great package and benefits including a competitive salary, health care and RCVS subscription. If you are ready to take this exciting step in your career and are looking for an environment that is built on support, growth and a chance to join a partnership with real opportunities for career development we would like to hear from you.

    View our graduate programme brochure:

    www.willowsvetgroup.co.uk/careers, click NEW GRADUATE PROGRAMME.  Graduate Programme

    To apply, email your CV and covering letter to graduates@willowsvetgroup.co.uk or if you wish to have an initial chat, please call Louise White on 01606 339899.

    SMALL ANIMAL VET, Beech House, Warrington

    We have an opportunity for a Small Animal Vet to join the team at our Beech House Practice in Warrington. This is a busy, established practice that has developed a strong customer following. Due to continued growth we are looking for an experienced Small Animal Vet to join the team.

    Ideally we are looking for individuals who have 2 years’ post grad experience within a small animal practice. You will have worked in a position of sole charge and also be confident in standard surgery. The role involves working a mixture of hours across the working week and weekends. You would be joining a friendly team in a well-equipped practice, where there would be future opportunities within an expanding Vet Group and potentially a partner of the future.

    To apply for the position please email your CV and covering letter to recruitment@willowsvetgroup.co.uk, or if you wish to have an initial chat, please call Louise White on 01606 339899.

    PART-TIME SMALL ANIMAL VET, Manchester (Denton)

    We have an opportunity for a Small Animal Vet to join our team at our Manchester Vet Centre in Denton. The role is to support our growing practice, and ideally we are looking for Individuals who are interested in a part-time opportunity. The role is flexible and currently we do not have set days in place.

    Ideally you will have at least 3 years post graduate experience, working within busy SA vet practices. The Vet Centre has a high volume of surgical procedures including cruciate's and dislocating patellae so the ideal candidate will be confident in carrying out these procedures and would also have had sole charge accountabilities.

    You would be joining a friendly team in a well-equipped and busy practice, where there would be future opportunities to grow within an expanding Vet Group.

    To apply for the position please email your CV and covering letter to recruitment@willowsvetgroup.co.uk.  Or if you wish to have an initial conversation, please call Louise White on 01606 339899​

    SMALL ANIMAL VET​ERINARY SURGEON, Newcastle-under-Lyme
     
    We have an exciting opportunity for a Small Animal Vet to join Willows Veterinary Group - one working at Charter Newcastle under Lyme.

    The position is based on working for 4 days a week, 2/11 weekends and involve some out of hours cover.

    We offer a very friendly and progressive working environment alongside a competitive package with perks and funding of CPD.  In return, we are looking for an enthusiastic vet with good communication skills and the motivation to provide a high level of care and service to our clients and their pets.  We are very flexible as regards either F/T or P/T or job-share, provided that you can bring solid all-round expertise in small animal work.

    To apply for the position please email your CV and covering letter to recruitment@willowsvetgroup.co.uk

    ORTHOPAEDIC ​​SPECIALIST VETERINARY SURGEON, Hartford

    Oakwood Veterinary Referrals are looking for an additional surgical specialist colleague to join our team. We are looking for a clinician who is at their heart a caring person who wishes to provide the highest standards of care for their patients.

    A team player who is looking to be rewarded for their endeavours in establishing themselves as an integral part of the Oakwood team and of helping us continue to develop our referral practice.

    Our ideal candidate would be a board certified surgeon (ECVS/ACVS, and or RCVS) with an interest in orthopaedic and spinal surgery to assist with the busy orthopaedic and spinal service. We would also be interested in creating roles for a board certified orthopaedic surgeon with no spinal surgical interest or a neurologist with no orthopaedic interest.  Board eligible surgeons would also be welcome to apply for these positions.​

    To apply for this role please send a copy of your CV and covering letter to recruitment@willowsvetgroup.co.uk

    For further information about the role or an informal chat please contact Charlie Sale BVMS CertSAO DipECVS MRCVS on 01606 723222​