Permanent Senior Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


  • End date:


  • Salary:

    Excellent Salary and Benefits Package

  • Contact:

    Ella Snowball

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -052019-10989

  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Client:

    Independent Practice

  • Contact:

    Ella Snowball

We are currently recruiting on behalf of a large, well-established small animal practice near to Hampstead in North West London who is looking recruit a Senior Veterinary Surgeon. This is a full-time permanent role that would suit an experienced vet of 5 years plus, that will lead and improve clinical standards within this practice.

The Practice:

This is a friendly, independent practice located in North West London. Their clients are insured, high-end clients with a strong human-animal bond. Their pets are a very important part of their family. These clients require thoroughness and attention to detail in every aspect of practice service and clinical approach. They are looking to recruit a veterinary nurse to work within a supportive team.

The practice use visiting specialists in ultrasonography, orthopaedics and complex soft tissue surgery, dentistry (root canal treatment, etc.) and cardiology. 

The team currently consists of 2 vets, 3 nurses, 3 receptionists, and 3 cattery assistants.

The Role: 

This is a full-time permanent position with shifts of 08:00-18:00 / 09:00-19:00. There are no out of hour requirements and the weekends are currently 1:3 Saturday mornings.

Your responsibilities will include:

Operations and Consults

To lead the team

To improve clinical standards (which will be evidenced).

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

Competitive Salary

20-days annual leave plus 8 standard UK Bank Holidays

£1500 CPD Allowance

Revenue generated bonus scheme

Certificates would be supported but this would be judged on a case by case process.

The Candidate:

You will have excellent communication skills, enthusiasm and a desire to make people happy. You must have excellent medical and surgical skills and be able to lead a team.

This role would suit a vet with 5 years plus experience, that will improve the clinical standards of the practice but is also friendly, committed and professional.


Role: Permanent Senior Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Hours: Full-time

Weekends: 1:3 Saturday mornings

Out of hours: None

Salary: Excellent Salary and Benefits Package

Ref: JN -052019-10989

To qualify for this position, you must be fully registered with the RCVS and you must be eligible to work in the UK.

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