Permanent Lead Veterinary Surgeon

Permanent Lead Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    Lincoln, Lincolnshire

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Competitive - Subject to Experience

  • Contact:

    Tracy Atkinson

  • Contact email:

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  • Salary low:


  • Job ref:

    JN -082019-11975

  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • End date:

    2020-03-09 00:00:00

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We are working with a client based in a rural village, a short drive from the city of Lincoln, that is looking to recruit a full-time small animal Lead Veterinary Surgeon on a permanent basis.

The Practice:

The bright, spacious, air-conditioned surgery has state of the art equipment and sees a good variety of cases and flow of potential clients. They are a progressive practice and have ambitions to provide world-class clinical care at the very heart of their community so they need great people to join their team to help them realise their vision.

Our clients' mission 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 Role:

This rewarding position for a Lead Veterinary Surgeon is permanent and full-time with the exact working hours to be discussed. This is an excellent opportunity for someone wishing to take ownership and really make this practice their own and drive this practice to make it the heart of the community.

There is an excellent package available, depending on experience, including:

  • Package up to £65,000 dependent on experience 
  • Accommodation allowance
  • Vehicle or £2,500 vehicle allowance
  • £1,500 CPD allowance with 3 days’ CPD leave and in-house CPD training
  • VDS, RCVS and BVA fees paid
  • 4 day working week
  • 5 weeks annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Fantastic career progression and partnership opportunities

The Candidate:

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 years' in small animal practice experience. You must have a client-oriented approach and excellent communication skills, work to a very high standard both medically and surgically and have the drive and ambition to help develop this practice further. You will be confident working sole charge with the ability to make sound clinical judgments. In return, they e will provide an excellent career progression and work-life balance, fantastic packages and the chance to be involved in cases using state-of-the-art technology. they provide all of this whilst you continue to develop your career and get the most job satisfaction.


Role: Lead Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Hours: Full-Time

Out of hours/Weekends: To be confirmed

Sole charge: Yes

Salary: Excellent salary and benefits, subject to experience

Ref: JN -082019-11975

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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Call: 01423 701 321




If this position is not for you but you know someone who might be suitable refer them to us and receive £250 if successful

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