Permanent Lead Veterinary Surgeon

Permanent Lead Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Competitive - Su bject to Experience

  • Contact:

    Emily Naden

  • Contact email:

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  • Job ref:

    JN -112018-7531

  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:

    2019-01-14 00:00:00

  • Client:


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We are working with a client who is looking for a small animal Lead Veterinary Surgeon to join their practice in Liverpool, Merseyside on a full-time permanent basis. This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a small team at a newly refurbished clinic located in a vibrant area of Liverpool.

The Practice:

The clinic has an experienced and friendly team with a well-established clientele working on an interesting and varied caseload with full support from their 24hr hospital. They have recently undergone an entire refurbishment with all new facilities. The clinic works closely with their main hospital which is less than 15 minutes drive away and has a great regional network with their other clinics.

Outside work you will have great access to Liverpool International Airport which is under a 15 minute drive and just over an hour’s drive to the stunning Peak District or areas of natural beauty in North Wales, perfect for many outdoor activities. With Liverpool city on your doorstep and Manchester nearby they are ideally located.

The Role:

This is a full-time permanent position for a small animal Veterinary surgeon. The exact working pattern together with any weekend and out of hours requirements are to be confirmed.

The Candidate:

You should be a confident surgeon with general surgical and medical skills and experience in emergency surgery, capable of working sole charge at times, and with a strong customer-service focus. You will be passionate about providing an excellent service and working as part of a highly-skilled team. You will also enjoy a variety of cases and have the ability to work these up to a high standard. Enthusiasm and energy are a must, as is a willingness to communicate with colleagues and clients, in the best interests of your patients.

Key Benefits

Vehicle or £2,500 allowance, Accommodation or up to £6,600 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: Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Start: ASAP

Hours: To be confirmed 

Weekends: TBC

Out of hours: Some

Sole charge: Some

Salary: Package up to £65,000 per annum - Subject to Experience

Ref: JN -112018-7531

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 (above) 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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