Permanent Lead Veterinary Surgeon

Permanent Lead Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    Headcorn, Kent

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Excellent Salary and Benefits Package

  • Contact:

    Nicola Baird

  • Contact email:

  • Salary high:


  • Salary low:


  • Job ref:

    JN -102019-12941

  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • End date:

    2020-02-04 00:00:00

  • Expiry date:


We are working with a client with a practice based in Headcorn, Kent that is looking to recruit a full-time small animal Veterinary Surgeon on a permanent basis. Our client is looking for an experienced vet to join this team as their Lead Veterinary Surgeon.

The Practice:

Our client is a rapidly growing, small animal veterinary practice. They are a dedicated practice that is committed to not only investing in state of the art equipment to give patients access to the best possible facilities, but they are also dedicated to being able to offer the best possible care for all pets through their dedicated and experienced vets and nurses.

This practice provides a range of services, including microchipping, neutering and vaccinations. The practice also has access to a wider range of services provided by the group, such as dentistry, ECG and endoscopy.

The train station is a short walk away, which provides direct transport links into central London and is also close to the beautiful Kentish countryside.

The Role:

This is a full-time permanent position for a Lead veterinary surgeon. This role covers 39 hours a week over 4 days, including 1 in 3 Saturdays. In return, our clients are offering a competitive salary which includes:

  • A very competitive salary of up to £65,000 p/a (DOE)
  • Accommodation allowance of £9,600
  • Vehicle or £2,500 vehicle allowance
  • £1,500 CPD allowance with 3 days CPD leave, and in - house CPD training
  • VDS, RCVS, BVA fees paid
  • 5 weeks annual leave plus bank holidays

The Candidate:

The ideal candidate for this role should be a motivated individual who possesses leadership qualities, excellent communication and a passion for patient and client care. Strong management and mentor skills are essential as you will play a crucial part in the team. You must be confident within a sole charge role.


Role: Permanent Lead Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Hours: Full-time, 39 hours over 4 days

Weekends: 1 in 3 Saturdays

Out of hours: None

Sole charge: Yes

Salary: Competitive salary of up to £65,000 p/a (DOE)

Ref: JN -102019-12941

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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