Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    Leeds, West Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Excellent - commensurate with experience

  • Contact:

    Nicola Baird

  • Contact email:

  • Salary high:


  • Salary low:


  • Job ref:

    JN -102019-13011

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • End date:

    2020-04-24 00:00:00

  • Expiry date:


We have any exciting new opportunity for an experienced Veterinary Surgeon to join our clients' established small animal practice in Leeds, West Yorkshire. This practice is part of 13 sites veterinary group that includes a Tier 3 Veterinary Hospital, this practice has a lot of potential for growth and would suit a vet that is ambitious.

The Practice:

Our client has 13 practices, which include a Tier 3 Veterinary Hospital, and their ethos is clinical excellence and putting client/patient care at the heart of everything they do.  There is lots of potential here for a keen vet to come in and grow the practice, putting their own stamp on it and seeing it flourish under their care.

This practice is equipped to a high standard with 2 air-conditioned consult rooms, separate cat and dog wards and waiting areas, theatre, capnography, imaging suite with digital x-ray and ultrasound, dental including x-ray and lab.

They are a hard-working team that enjoys being sociable together and they have regular events that you can choose to participate in.

The Role and Candidate:

Our client believes in all their colleagues having a great work/life balance so this full-time role will include a 40 hour week working 08:00-20:00 x1 and 08:00-18:00 x3 with a weekend rota of every other Saturday 10:30-12:30. They firmly believe everyone should have a lunch break and should expect to leave on time. All out of hours work is carried at the Hospital practice.

The right candidate will be great at building client relationships and genuinely care about their patients and their team. You will need to be confident with sole charge, although there is support from the Hospital and their colleagues at a Referral Centre for more complex procedures. You will have excellent communication and client care skills, a patent-focused approach with an ability to recommend what you genuinely feel is best for each patient. A willingness to learn, adapt, grow and discuss cases with colleagues in a collaborative atmosphere.

The Remuneration Package:

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

  • A leadership team that cares about you
  • Friendly, supportive team environment
  • A commitment to personal development and CPD, including certificates
  • Clinical freedom, no targets
  • An ability to nurture individual talents and interests, wherever possible
  • Excellent salary package commensurate with experience
  • RCVS fees paid

They encourage all their vets to undertake certificates and within the practice they have 6 cert holders and another 6 working towards one, covering surgery, medicine, imaging, cardiology, and derm. Their colleagues at Paragon Veterinary Referrals also provide regular lunchtime CPD sessions and are on hand to provide case advice over the phone, teleradiology, and referral when needed.

The Summary:

Role: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal Practice

Hours: Full-time, 40 hours a week

Weekends: 1:2 Saturdays, 10:30-12:30

Salary: Excellent salary package commensurate with experience

Ref: JN -102019-13011

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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