Permanent Full-Time Head Veterinary Surgeon

Permanent Full-Time Head Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    Brentwood, Essex

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Competitive Salary (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Emily Naden

  • Contact email:

  • Salary high:


  • Salary low:


  • Job ref:

    JN -022019-8896

  • Published:

    12 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:

    2019-05-13 00:00:00

We are working with a client with a practice based in the Brentwood area of Essex that is looking to recruit a permanent Head Veterinary Surgeon, on a full-time permanent basis.

The Practice:

Since opening, this practice has cared for thousands of domestic pets. From hamsters/gerbils to dogs, feathery friends and even reptiles; all of these animals are welcome there. This busy multi veterinary surgery is a vibrant and busy place with a very varied client base.

The practice benefits from an extremely dedicated, passionate and experienced team that will always offer the best level of service to both owners and animals. The practice includes a large reception area, three consults rooms, prep room, operating theatre, x-ray and ultrasound room and a laboratory. There is also a kennel room with lots of dedicated kennels including the large walk-in kennels for dogs to the small patient kennels, to make their stay as comfortable as possible.

The Role: 

This is a full-time, permanent position, working Monday to Friday 9.00am - 7.00pm, with an hour lunch break. There is a weekend rota of 1 in 3 with time off in lieu. There are no night duty requirements. The ideal candidate will be keen to mentor and support junior vets and lead the way in clinical standards. In return, our client is offering a competitive salary and benefits package, subject to experience, which includes:

  • Accommodation
  • Pension
  • 5 weeks holiday
  • CPD allowance
  • Healthcare scheme
  • RCVS & VDS fees paid

The Candidate:

Our clients require an experienced Head Vet to work with the experienced team to continue the growth of the surgery. The ideal candidate will be keen to mentor and a good communicator.


Role: Permanent Head Veterinary Surgeon

Type:  Small Animal

Hours:  Full Time 

WE: 1 in 3 weekends with time off in lieu. 

OOH/On call: No

Salary:  Competitive, dependent on skills & experience

Ref: JN -022019-8896

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:

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