Permanent Lead Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:

    2018-12-10 00:00:00

  • Salary:

    Excellent Salary and Benefits

  • Contact:

    Gabrielle Hudson

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -102018-6731

  • Published:

    19 days ago

  • Expiry date:


Exciting opportunity for sole charge, Head Veterinary Surgeon position in a well equipped community based practice.

As head vet you will be responsible for the day to day running and performance of the practice and to lead the team located in Royston, North Hertfordshire.

The Practice:

Situated next to the station close to the town centre, the practice provides first class veterinary care to the pets of the town and surrounding villages. The friendly team have established a loyal client following in the heart of the community. With full diagnostic and surgical facilities on site, they can provide all levels of care from vaccinations and health advice to more different problems.

The Role:

Your standard working hours will be 45 hours per week, working shifts within the practice opening hours. You will also be part of the weekend rota too, working 1 in every 6 weekends. You will get time off during the week to make up for the weekend hours worked.

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

  • Competitive salary
  • 33 days holiday including bank holidays
  • £1,500 CPD allowance per annum / 5 days off
  • VDS Fees covered
  • RCVS membership
  • Well structured rota
  • Good work life balance and a great place to work.
  • Excellent facilities

Their great facilities and supportive team alongside a structured development programme will support you to be the best vet you can be.

The Candidate:

This is an exciting opportunity for a Lead Veterinary Surgeon to join a excellent team. You will be an experienced and enthusiastic vet that wants to continue to develop your management skills and progress in a young and thriving company that has lots of new opportunities emerging.

The Summary:

  • Role: Permanent Lead Veterinary Surgeon
  • Type: Small Animal
  • Hours: Full-time
  • Weekends: 1 in 6 (with time given off in lieu)
  • Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits Package
  • Ref: JN -102018-6731

We are an equal opportunity agency and look forward to assisting you with your future career aspirations. We have an experienced team of consultants that are ready to give you support and advice on applying for veterinary opportunities.

To qualify for this position, you must be fully registered with the RCVS and 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 for specific details of this role such as practice details, exact location, salaries or any other queries you may have. Please also quote reference (above) when enquiring about this vacancy.

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