Permanent Lead Veterinary Surgeon

Permanent Lead Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    Ascot, Berkshire

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Excellent Salary and Benefits

  • Contact:

    Nicola Baird

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -092019-12689

  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

  • End date:

    2020-02-23 00:00:00

  • Expiry date:


We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced small animal Veterinary Surgeon to join a friendly practice, with a lovely clinic base, as their Lead Veterinary Surgeon. This is a full-time permanent opportunity that would suit a vet with at least 3 years in practice experience.

The Practice:

This is a small friendly clinic that is steadily growing that sees a varied workload of routine and non-routine consults and procedures. The team consists of a very experienced RVN and a lovely patient care assistant that is dedicated to the service and care of their patients and clients.

Our clients' mission is to deliver progressive, around the clock care which 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 is a full-time permanent role working on average 39 hours per week (based on a four day week). The shifts Monday to Friday are 08:30-19:00, with a weekend rota 1:3 half weekends or 1:6 full weekends (Saturday/Sunday 08:30-19:00).

This role requires a motivated vet to work confidently in a sole charge environment with the ability to make sound clinical judgments. Strong management and mentor skills are essential as you will play a crucial part in the team.

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

  • Very competitive salary
  • Accommodation allowance
  • Vehicle or £2,500 vehicle allowance
  • £1,500 CPD allowance with 3 days CPD leave
  • VDS, RCVS, BVA fees paid
  • 5 weeks' annual leave plus bank holidays

The Candidate:

You must be an experienced vet with 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. The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years' experience in a small animal practice.


Role: Permanent Lead Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Hours: Full-time 39 hours/4days a week

Weekends: On a rota of 1:3 or 1:6

Salary: Excellent Salary and Benefits

Ref: JN -092019-12689

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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