Permanent Lead Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:

    2018-12-03 00:00:00

  • Salary:

    Excellent Salary and Benefits Package

  • Contact:

    Maxine Hollis

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -042018-2670

  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Client:


  • Contact:

    Maxine Hollis

We are working with a friendly small animal practice in Tilbury, Essex that is looking for a confident and ambitious Veterinary Surgeon to lead this practice. This role offers excellent flexibility as this role could be full-time or a job share between two part-time vets.

The Practice:

This is a one vet practice (that's you) with three supportive nurses and a friendly receptionist. The practice is well quipped with all of the staple facilities and feeds into our clients fantastic 24-hour hospital in Southend, for all out-of-hour care and where you can draw on the expertise of advanced practitioners and certificate holders in surgery, internal medicine, endosurgery and other disciplines. The practice is situated on the main high street and offers the best of both worlds with great transport links into London for all the capital has to offer as well as having the English seaside only a 40 minute drive away.

The Role:

This is a fantastic sole charge position which can be either full-time or part-time (as part of a job share). This is an exciting and unique opportunity that will allow you to take ownership of the practice, building strong working relationships with both the team and clients. You will have plenty of time for procedures and thorough work-ups of cases during the day. Consults are done in the morning and afternoon.

The Candidate:

You will be an experienced veterinary surgeon that is confident in sole charge (as you will be the sole Lead Vet). This role offers the right person exciting career progression and the opportunity for partnership.

In return, our client offers an excellent salary and benefits package that includes:

Vehicle or £2,500 allowance, Accommodation or up to £12,000 allowance depending on location, £1,500 CPD allowance with 3 days CPD leave and in-house CPD training, RCVS, VDS and BVA fees paid, 5 weeks’ annual leave plus Bank Holidays, Partnership opportunity available, Discounts to a range of external CPD providers, Exclusive retail, days out and holiday discounts, Childcare vouchers, Cycle-to-work scheme, Auto-enrolment Pension, Employee of the month awards, Hill's staff pet feeding scheme, Staff purchase scheme


Role: Permanent Lead Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Hours: Full-time or Part-time as part of a job share

Weekends/Out of hours: Rota to be confirmed

Sole charge: Yes - you will be the sole vet in practice

Salary and benefits: Excellent salary and benefits package

Ref: JN -042018-2670

To qualify for this position, you must be fully registered with the RCVS and you must be eligible to work in the UK.

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