Permanent Lead Veterinary Surgeon

Permanent Lead Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    Oldham, Manchester

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    £60,000-£70,000 p/a (DOE) plus benefits

  • Contact:

    Diane Gove

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  • Salary low:


  • Job ref:

    JN -012020-13774

  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • End date:

    2020-02-24 00:00:00

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We are working with a well-established veterinary practice in the Oldham, Greater Manchester that is looking for an experienced confident Veterinary Surgeon to join them as their Lead Vet. This full-time role is permanent and would suit a vet that has a very high standard both medically and surgically and has the drive and ambition to develop this practice further.

The Practice:

Our clients' mission is 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 and Candidate:

Our client is looking for an experienced Veterinary Surgeon to join their busy established practice on a permanent basis. This is a full-time role, where you will be working 39 hours over 4 days per week with 1:3 weekends. This will be a rewarding and challenging role for the successful candidate. You will be driven and enable the growth of this practice from a two vet clinic into a 24-hour main centre for their growing Manchester region. The successful applicant will need to be very motivated, have strong organisation and management skills and strive to provide the best care for clients and their pets. Having a client-oriented approach and excellent communication skills is a must, be able to work to a very high standard both medically and surgically, and have the drive and ambition to help develop this practice further.

Future partnership opportunities may be available for the right candidate.

The Remuneration Package:

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

  • Salary of between £60,000-£70,000 p/a dependent on experience
  • £6,600 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
  • Fantastic career progression


Role: Permanent Lead Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Hours: Full-time

Weekends: 1 in 3

Out of hours: None

Sole charge: Yes

Salary: Excellent salary and benefits package

Ref: JN -012020-13774

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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