With exciting expansion plans, and a mission to deliver the best small animal care in the northwest, Northwest Veterinary Specialists is seeking an additional Cardiologist to join our Cardiology team. Suitable candidates will be board certified, residency trained, or hold similar small animal qualifications or experience.

Located in modern facilities, with full onsite MRI and CT services, Northwest Veterinary Specialists is a referral only specialist centre within easy commuting distance of historic Chester, Liverpool, North Wales or Manchester. Major road and train routes, and airports, are within easy reach, as are beautiful national parks and mountains. Find out more about the area here:

As a multi-disciplinary referral hospital the successful candidate will join a team of Specialists in anaesthesia and pain management; neurology and neurosurgery; cardiology; soft tissue surgery, oncology; internal medicine; and, orthopaedics, with support in diagnostic imaging. NWVS is part of the Pets at Home Vet Group and as such works closely with the group’s other referral centres to promote clinical research and access to shared expertise.  Our cardiology service is expanding rapidly and we are keen to develop our interventional caseload.  This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to come and join us and develop cardiology further in this lovely part of the UK.

Full or part time hours are available, as are job share and flexible working options to enable a good work/life balance. We have a range of policies in place to support flexible working.

Excellent colleague benefits include:

  • Competitive salary plus bonus scheme
  • Significant employer pension contribution
  • Life assurance
  • Relocation package
  • Private health care (plus reduced costs for family cover)
  • Income protection (after a qualifying period)
  • 10 days CPD allowance and financial support for attending conferences
  • 30 days holiday plus bank holidays, with increased leave for long service
  • Additional leave for personal milestones such as birthdays, starting school and moving, plus an extra week off when getting married or entering into a civil partnership
  • Access to the Pets at Home Restricted Share Plan (free shares) and Sharesave Scheme (discounted shares after a year’s service)
  • Subsidised canteen (lunch provided daily) and free parking
  • Professional memberships paid
  • Colleague discounts on a range of products and services, including 20% off with the Pets at Home group

To apply to join our professional team of European and RCVS Specialists, or with any questions, please contact Louise Kurnaz, Hospital Director, in complete confidence on:

T: 07970 617001/01928 711400



We are always happy to discuss flexible, locum and part time working options, and are an Equal Opportunities Employer

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