Careers

Looking to work in the beautiful city of York? – Tower Veterinary Group are a caring, friendly, professional and forward-thinking practice dedicated to small animals and their owners. A great team of people with a kind and friendly ethos.

Please see below for our current vacancies or contact us to find out more.

Full Time Veterinary Surgeon – Tower Vets – York, North Yorkshire

We are looking for an enthusiastic, friendly Vet to join our amazing, caring, and helpful team here at Tower Veterinary Group, which is located in the beautiful city of York.

We have four surgeries, but you will be based at the main Surgery on Fulford Road where you will be well supported by all our staff, making you feel welcome and part of the team straight away.

Your working hours will be 40 hours a week, which is equivalent to 4 days working 8.30am-7pm and one day off in the week. Also, you will be on a Saturday rota which is 1 in 3 Saturday mornings (8.30am-12.30pm) – No OOH work is required making it a good work life balance, so you will have plenty of time to explore the beautiful, and historic city of York has to offer.

Starting salary – £35,000+

Some benefits include:

  • 6.6 weeks paid holiday including bank holidays
  • Health Shield – wide ranging contributions for health and wellbeing treatments – from dentistry to sports massage
  • RCVS Membership paid
  • Two other membership subscriptions
  • VDS cover
  • Enhanced paternity, maternity, adoption, shared parental leave and surrogacy pay
  • Discounted veterinary fees
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • My Perks – offers, discounts and cashback on shopping, travel, entertainment and much more
  • Company sick pay
  • Colleague engagement survey
  • Regular pay reviews
  • Focus on employee wellbeing
  • Career progression opportunities

For this great opportunity to start your exciting career as a Vet, please contact Lisa Winter at lisa.winter@towervets.co.uk to apply or for more information.

Full Time RVN – Tower Veterinary Group – Acomb Surgery, North Yorkshire

We are looking for an experienced RVN to support the growth and development of our Acomb Surgery this exciting opportunity is to be a part of a very enthusiastic team to develop the services we currently offer and more, we are looking to introduce nurse consultations and a strong nurse service to complement our resident vets.

Working hours : A 40 hour week 1:3 Saturday mornings, No OOH

We are passionate about supporting our people: we offer an excellent benefit package with the following – Cycle-to-work, HealthShield cash plan, company pension and support with your well-being, CPD is funded and encouraged, We also pay RCVS fees.

For an informal chat regarding the role please contact Lisa Winter on 01904 653961, or to apply please send your CV and Covering Letter to: lisa.winter@towervets.co.uk

Senior Veterinary Surgeon required at Tower Vets, Knaresborough

Senior Veterinary Surgeon required at Tower Vets, Knaresborough

The Role

Our Knaresborough branch of Tower Vets is currently experiencing an exciting period of development, and as a result, we have a fantastic new opportunity available for a veterinary surgeon who is looking to take the next step in their career. This is a 40 hour position over 4 days. Our practice opening hours are 08:30-19:00. You are required to work 1 in 3 Saturday mornings only, within your 40 hours. There is no OOH required for this role. This would suit someone who is a confident general practitioner but has a keen interest in developing themselves as a leader, taking on some managerial responsibilities within the clinic. You will be fully supported under the guidance of the Clinic Directors, Practice Manager and a Central Support team.

About Us

Our Knaresborough Branch is in a great location, in the picturesque market town, which sits on the edge of stately Harrogate, where Nidderdale meets the Vale of York. A great location for access to the fresh air of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. We are a supportive experienced team with high standards of patient and client care.

Our team consists of 8 veterinary surgeons, over 4 well established sites 3 of which are based in York. Our team have a GPCert in surgery and medicine.

We really enjoy our wellbeing time too, including BBQ and camping, themed discos, dog walks, Tower well-being congress and much more.

  • Salary of up to £70,000 negotiable depending on experience
  • 6.6 weeks holiday, increasing holiday based on length of service
  • Paid days to volunteer for a charity of your choice
  • Focus on employee wellbeing
  • VDS Membership paid
  • 2 Memberships paid
  • 5 days paid CPD leave with £1,750 CPD allowance per annum (pro rata), alongside the opportunity for fully funded certificate
  • Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/share parental and surrogacy pay
  • Your pets can benefit from our complete wellness plan too, with 50% off

We are looking for a highly motivated senior veterinary surgeon who can thrive in our high-quality practice. Confident and professional, you will be able to work with sole charge and relate to our core values of being approachable, caring, trusting, respectful and dedicated.

Responsibilities are to be focused on growth, teamwork, and our pet, client, team and business ethos.

Essentials are experience in small animal practice, RCVS registered, strong communication skills, a team player and a passion to deliver great clinical quality and fantastic client service.

If this position is of interest to you then please get in touch by emailing your CV to lisa.winter@towervets.co.uk

Full-Time/Part Time Customer Care Coordinator (Receptionist)

We are always looking for brilliant people to join our already amazing reception team. Based at our branches in York and Knaresborough, our Customer Care Coordinators enjoy a fast-paced and rewarding environment within a wonderful team of people, with the bonus of meeting and greeting all the clients and their animals who visit our practice!

Types: Full-time/Part time, Permanent

Pay: £8.60-£11.44 per hour

Start Date: Flexible, to be discussed

Location:  We currently have a vacancy at our Fulford Road main site and our Haxby site, with all our team being able to offer support to our branches at Haxby, Acomb and Knaresborough if required.

 

The Role

Our customer care-coordinators are more than receptionists here at Tower, they are a vital part of the veterinary team who carry out all manner of tasks from taking customer phone calls, managing diaries and keeping our administration on track, to welcoming patients, helping them settle and supporting our clients through their veterinary journey. Multi-tasking and quick thinking is at the heart of what our team do and at times the role involves managing critical or unusual situations such as emergency calls or walk-ins. 

We have two vacancies currently available but suitable hours could be discussed for the correct candidate. The hours are between 8.00am and 7.00pm Monday to Friday, on a fixed rota basis, to be discussed, working a 1 in 4 Saturday morning rota until 12.30pm with Bank Holidays off. Additional cover for holidays and sickness will also be required alongside some flexibility at short notice, so please consider this before submitting your application.

If you love pets but love people more, we want to hear from you!

Career development is encouraged, we constantly develop our colleagues!

Benefits

  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • 6 weeks holiday (pro rata)
  • Sick pay
  • CPD allowance
  • Discounted veterinary fees
  • Health Shield – wide ranging contributions for health and wellbeing treatments
  • Opportunity to buy and sell holiday
  • Lots of social events, including our walking group, BBQs, nights out and lots of wellbeing activities

Requirements

  • Schedule: Day shift + Overtime
  • York/ Knaresborough North Yorkshire: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)
  • Education: GCSE or equivalent (preferred)
  • Experience: Customer service: (1 year minimum preferred)
  • Telephone, face to face and electronic communication experience is essential along with other administration capabilities. 
  • The ability to work well in a fast paced, sometimes pressurized, and ever-changing environment.
  • Driving License (preferred)

Please apply with a CV and covering letter, explaining why you think this position is for you to Jo Bell (Customer Care Manager): vets@towervets.co.uk.