Permanent Head Veterinary Surgeon

Permanent Head Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Up to £60,000 per annum (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Karl Harker

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  • Job ref:

    JN -022018-697

  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

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  • Start date:

    2018-07-30 00:00:00

  • Client:


We are currently working with a state of the art, expanding practice, that is looking to recruit an ambitious, forward-thinking, experienced small animal Veterinary Surgeon to join their dynamic team based in Liverpool. This practice is looking for a Head Vet who is passionate about clinical excellent and delivering a gold standard care every time.

The Practice:

Join the team that dares to do things differently! This purpose-built practice with state of the art facilities offers gold standard care and always puts its team and work/life balance first. The team of 5 Vets, RVNs, Student Nurse, Business Managers, Receptionists etc. all share the same values of care and hold the high-quality ethos. The practice has 6 consult rooms, dedicated cat room, large prep room, 3 op theatres, separate dental suite, in-house lab room, digital x-ray, separate cat and dog wards and walk in isolation as well as large, spacious reception and a comfy staff room! They have a large client base and have the same net promoter score as Apple! The practice has strong team values and offers continuous progression for their team and is highly supportive of certificates, diplomas and further CPD, as well as internal promotions. The small group of practices are also developing a ‘Internal Referral Network’ between the certificate holders at the practices to provide a comprehensive service in orthopaedics, soft tissue, internal medicine, dentistry, ophthalmology, imaging and radiology consultations.

The Role:

This is a permanent full-time post with a varied rota, with hours are between 8:00 am to 8:00 pm, shifts are 8-9 hours. 

The weekend rota is 1:4 working Saturday and Sunday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm with time given back in lieu. The vet rota is created by the vets and approved by the Practice Manager to ensure a fair and equal split of shifts between vets. 

The Candidate:

Our client is looking for a an experienced Veterinary Surgeon that has experience in leading a team and is confident in coaching and guiding colleagues. You will be highly skilled and knowledgeable in all areas of veterinary medicine and procedures. You will be keen to be in a management position in a fast-paced clinic and be passionate about delivering top quality veterinary care

In return, the practice is offering an excellent package that includes:

A salary of up to £60,000

£1,500 CPD Allowance per annum

5% Pension Contribution

VDS Fees covered

25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays

Along with free lunch every Friday!

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

What happens next: Click APPLY to apply for this role and a member of our team will be in touch if you have been successful.

To discuss the role in more details:

Please call or email our team to discuss the specific details for this role such as practice details, exact location, salaries or any other queries you may have. Please also quote reference JN -022018-697 when enquiring about this vacancy.

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