Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    Newtown, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Up to £65,000 p/a (DOE) plus benefits

  • Contact:

    Anabel Sampson

  • Contact email:

  • Salary high:


  • Salary low:


  • Job ref:

    JN -012020-13785

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • End date:

    2020-03-31 00:00:00

  • Expiry date:


We are working with a practice in Newtown, West Midlands, who is looking for an experienced Veterinary Surgeon to join them on a permanent basis. This position is for a Lead Veterinary surgeon to lead a team of one other vet, one RVN, and a receptionist.

The Practice:

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 practice has the very best equipment and treatment options available, including in-house MRI machines and state-of-the-art operating theatres.

The practice is a 10-minute walk from various shops, cafes, supermarkets, lots of places to eat and much more. The branch is very accessible with Newtown train station a 10-minute walk from the practice and only a few minutes' drives from the main roads. The Newtown area forms part of the breathtaking Welsh countryside with ample opportunities for active outdoor pursuits and close proximity to the coast.

The Role:

This is a full-time role working 39 hours per week over 4 days giving you a great work/life balance. A weekend rota of 1 in 3 half or 1 in 6 full and there are no out of hours involved with this role. This is an exciting opportunity suited to a motivated and experienced vet. You will be leading a friendly team of one other veterinary surgeon, one veterinary nurse, and a receptionist. Practice facilities include digital x-ray, lab equipment, prep area, and equipped theatre. You will be exposed to a varied and interesting caseload in this clinic. 

In return, our client is offering a competitive salary and benefits package, depending on experience, including:

  • A competitive salary of up to £65,000 p/a (DOE)
  • Accommodation allowance
  • Vehicle or vehicle allowance
  • CPD allowance £1,500 and 3 days CPD leave
  • BVS, VDS and RCVS fees paid
  • 5 weeks annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Fantastic career progression

The Candidate:

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of three years of small animal experience and confidence in sole charge occasionally. You must have a client-orientated approach and excellent communication skills, work to a high standard both medically and surgically and have the drive and ambition to help develop this practice further.


Role: Permanent Lead Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Hours: Full-time, 39 hours per week

Weekends: 1 in 3 half weekends or 1 in 6 full weekends

Sole charge: Yes

Salary: Competitive salary of up to £65,000 p/a (DOE)

Ref: JN -012020-13785

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




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