Permanent Lead Veterinary Surgeon

Permanent Lead Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Excellent Salary and Benefits Package

  • Contact:

    James Haswell

  • Contact email:

  • Salary high:


  • Salary low:


  • Job ref:

    JN -102019-12934

  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • End date:

    2020-03-13 00:00:00

  • Expiry date:


We are working with a well-equipped practice in the Harringay area of North London that is very much part of the local community. They are looking for a full-time permanent Veterinary Surgeon to join them as their Lead Vet who will be responsible for leading the team, influencing the direction and success of the branch.

The Practice:

Our clients' mission is to deliver progressive, around the clock care means their employees have the very best equipment and treatment options available, including in-house MRI machines and state-of-the-art operating theatres. They provide ongoing support to their teams, both in practice and through a dedicated training centre. This empowers you to get the very best from the advanced equipment while being on your journey to veterinary excellence.

The clients at this practice have been found to be fantastic and appreciative of the excellent service provided. This diagnostic led practice is well equipped with access to video-scopes, digital x-ray and dental x-ray, specialist radiologist and more. The clinic also has access to a larger practice for MRI, CT Imaging and OOH. They are also proud to work with local charities including All Dogs Matter, C4 and Dogs Trust.

The Role:

This is a full-time permanent position where you will be working a 4 day week with only one in three Saturdays required, giving you an excellent work/life balance.

You will be responsible for leading the team, influencing the direction and success of the branch with the support of the Regional Director and Branch Partner. This practice is part of six branches where the vets and nurses collaborate to provide the best in care for clients, pets and each other. Here, you will meet with the other branch Lead Vets monthly to ensure the group is performing at the highest standards possible at all times.

In return, our client is offering an excellent package that includes:

  • Competitive salary - reflective of experience
  • £1,500 CPD allowance
  • 3 days CPD leave
  • RCVS, VDS and BVA membership

The Candidate:

This role is suited to a confident and enterprising vet with excellent diagnostic skills, competent in soft tissue surgery and strong people skills. As you will be the Lead Vet in practice you will have the experience and confidence to lead this practice.


Role: Permanent Lead Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Hours: Full-time, 4 days a week

Weekends: 1 in 3 Saturdays

Out of hours: None

Sole charge: Yes

Salary: Excellent salary and benefits package

Ref: JN -102019-12934

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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