Permanent Small Animal Lead Veterinary Surgeon

Permanent Small Animal Lead Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Generous Salary, Dependent on Experience

  • Contact:

    Maxine Hollis

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  • Job ref:

    JN -102018-7334

  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:

    2019-01-07 00:00:00

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We are currently recruiting for a well-established Mixed Veterinary Practice based in Worcestershire. The practice is looking for a Lead Veterinary Surgeon to join their team on a permanent basis in their (small animal only) branch. They are open to applications from Small, Equine, Farm or Mixed (Farm & Equine) Veterinary Surgeons.

The Practice:

They have purpose-built premises that are proud to be able to offer a committed team of 12 vets and nurses who welcome all species of animal from horses, cows, cats, dogs, lizards and many more. Their aim is to provide professional veterinary care of the highest quality, delivered with compassion & consideration in a relaxed & friendly environment. They offer a wide range of services including neutering, micro-chipping, orthopaedics, pet passports, radiography, cryosurgery, endoscopy, operating facilities, poultry, behaviour, ultrasound scanning, health checks, cremation, senior pets, dietary advice, dental advice, exotics, ophthalmology, vaccination and a cat clinic.

The Role:

This is a full-time position, based over a 4.5 day week with no OOH's. The weekly rota is 08:30 to 18:30 week days, Saturdays 08:30 to 16:30 and Sunday 10:00 to 16:30. 

•       4.5 days per week

•       1 in 6 weekends

•       Minimum 3 years’ experience required

•       Salary is based on experience and benefits that include - Bonus, CPD, VDS fees paid, pension scheme and 5 weeks paid holiday plus bank holidays.

The Candidate:

The ideal candidate will have 3-4 years post-graduate experience and be capable of working on small animals. An interest in both dairy farms and with pleasure horses is advantageous. They should have a scope to learn, develop and also introduce new ideas to the branch. 

In return, the practice can offer a generous salary based on experience, bonus, paid CPD and VDS, pension scheme and 5 weeks paid holiday plus bank holidays. 

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 (JN -102018-7334) when enquiring about this vacancy.

To have a no obligation confidential discussion or to enquire about other positions in this area please contact us today on 01423 701 321, alternatively email

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