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Richard Powell

Director Phone: 01422 433900 Email:

After a ten-year career with department store group, House of Fraser I made the transition to the veterinary business back in 2005. Working as Partner Recruitment Manager for Vets4Pets, I was solely responsible for recruiting new vets to open new practices. Between 2005 and 2010 I helped the group double in size. Motivated by the success of the vets I’ve worked with and the management team at Vets4Pets I took the leap to realise my dream of running my own business. Our relationship was great and to this day I still carry out work for people I first met over a decade ago.

I really believe that we have a great team here at Bright Leaf and still enjoy coming in to work every single day. 


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We are currently looking for an experienced vet to introduce to our client based in the borough of Rochdale in Greater Manchester.
They are a small and friendly practice with a good first opinion caseload, who are keen to recruit a vet with good routine experience and the ability to work on thier own initiative. The team excel at general practice work, however are happy to build and shape the business and grow caseload to match personal special interests. In fact are currently nurturing all things exotic for an existing vet. They can also utilise a local referral centre for CPD if needed.
That being said, if you are enthusiastic about GP work then this is just fine by them too.
Working a 4 day week with No OOH's and some Sat mornings, this is also an opportunity to enjoy an excellent work life relationship

If you would like to apply then please contact or give me a call on 01422 433900
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Bright Leaf Recruitment is a recruitment agency specialising in veterinary recruitment. We have been placing exceptional veterinary surgeons and veterinary nurses in great roles around the United Kingdom, Dubai and Australia since 2010. Our team of expert recruiters have over two decades of experience in the veterinary recruitment industry.

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