Careers and Vacancies at Clifton Lodge

We are actively looking to add vets, nurses and support team members as we grow our practices.

We actively encourage further qualifications for all of our team, and empower you to build and progress your career. We have impressive facilities and offer the opportunity to take on engaging clinical cases. We feel that everybody works better if they can develop in a role that interests them!

We have a close-knit team and love to have fun together, including egg painting and pumpkin carving competitions at Easter and Halloween, an ice cream van in the summer, and lots of sweet treats throughout the year.

We are very close to some lovely beaches along the North East coast, as well as cities such as Newcastle, Durham, Stockton and Middlesbrough.

If you are interested in seeing practice as part of your veterinary degree EMS please get in touch - we are happy to provide accommodation in most circumstances

If you’re interested in joining the team, get in touch for an informal, confidential chat.

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Veterinary Surgeon

Find a perfect work life balance close to beaches and with great links to surrounding cities and countryside.

Part time (1-3 days) or full time ( 4 days per week) positions available. Salary up to £50k DOE.

We want you to enjoy working with us and feel we can provide a great working environment.

Senior Veterinary Surgeon

Salary £45k+ depending on experience. Would be required to do consults, surgery and senior vet responsibilities (vet reviews, team meetings, liasing with Clinical Director and Practice Manager to help implement protocols and clinical policies).

Registered Veterinary Nurse

Exciting opportunity to join the brilliant nursing team at Clifton Lodge.

The role is varied, with theatre work, kennels, laboratory duties, and nurse clinics equally shared amongst the team. There will be some client care and administrative duties.

In a full-time role, our nurses work a 4-day week with some Saturdays on a flexible rota. There is no other OOH, weekend, or Bank Holiday work.

Other benefits include generous CPD and holiday allowance,  including the option to buy and sell holiday, access to Healthshield plan. We actively encourage personal development through further training in a desired area.

We have clear banding in place for all of our RVNs, depending on experience and responsibility level. Starting salary for a newly qualified RVN is £22,152.

Customer Care Lead

Come and join our fantastic team to help drive excellent customer care!

We are offering a permanent, full-time position (40 hours per week), rota dependant and will involve some flexibility with hours. Expected hours to fluctuate between 8am and 6.30pm.

This role will require support around all of Clifton Lodge surgeries, full driving licence essential. Candidate to be based at Hartlepool surgery. Salary £20k+ depending on experience.

Animal Nursing Assistant

We are looking for someone dedicated to customer service, ideally with some experience in a veterinary setting to replace a long standing member of our Horden team who is sadly leaving us.

A key member of the Veterinary Team, this role is responsible for supporting all colleagues by maintaining high standard of cleanliness throughout the practice, supporting the reception area and caring for animals under the direct supervision of qualified employees. The provision of veterinary nursing assistant supports the services offered to patients and clients of Clifton Lodge Veterinary Group in-line with practice standards and company protocols.

Must be organised, efficient and friendly.