Permanent Lead Veterinary Surgeon

Permanent Lead Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    Coventry, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Competitive Salary and Benefits

  • Contact:

    Nicola Baird

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -122019-13578

  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

  • End date:

    2020-01-09 00:00:00

  • Expiry date:


We are working with a lovely practice in Coventry, West Midlands that is looking for an experienced Veterinary Surgeon to join them as their Lead Vet. This is a full-time permanent role that would suit a motivated and experienced vet.

The Practice:

This is a fantastic opportunity to join our client's friendly and loyal team that is part of a larger veterinary group. The practice has a friendly client base who appreciate the personal service they provide. Our client's 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.

This busy branch has recently been refurbished to provide excellent facilities including a separate dog, cat and isolation wards, large spacious prep area, a large theatre, 3 consulting rooms, digital x-ray, ultrasound, dental suite, and endoscopy. You will be exposed to a varied and interesting caseload in a state-of-the-art clinic.

The Role:

This is a full-time permanent position, where you will be working 4 x 10 hours shifts per day and one in three Saturdays.

This is an exciting opportunity suited to a motivated and experienced Vet; you will be leading a friendly team made up of one other Veterinary Surgeon, one Registered Veterinary Nurse, one Student Veterinary Nurse, 2 Patient Care Assistants, and a Receptionist.

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

  • Competitive salary - depending on experience
  • Accommodation allowance
  • Vehicle or allowance
  • CPD allowance with 3 days CPD leave
  • VDS, RCVS, BVA fees paid
  • 5 weeks annual leave plus bank holidays

The Candidate:

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 years of post-graduate experience and confident working sole charge occasionally. 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. Career progression is actively promoted and partnership opportunities are available for the right candidate. This is a great opportunity to take the next step in your career.


Role: Permanent Lead Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Hours: Full-time, 4 x 10-hour shifts

Weekends: 1 in 3 Saturdays

Out of hours: TBC

Sole Charge: Yes, some

Salary: Competitive salary and benefits, depending on experience

Ref: JN -122019-13578

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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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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