Permanent Lead Veterinary Surgeon

Permanent Lead Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Excellent Salary and Benefits Package

  • Contact:

    Anabel Sampson

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -012020-13826

  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

  • End date:

    2020-03-18 00:00:00

  • Expiry date:


We are working with a friendly practice in Stoke-on-Trent that is looking for a Lead Veterinary Surgeon to lead their kind and caring team on a full-time permanent basis. Our client is looking for an experienced vet who has a client-orientated approach and excellent communication skills.

The Practice:

This practice has a very long-standing and friendly client base who appreciate the personal service that is provided by this friendly caring team. The practice has a fully supportive team of two registered veterinary nurses, that enjoy lots of laughs and are dedicated to their clients and patients.

The practice is ideally situated close to the city centre, the city centre has a vibrant side with lots of new restaurants and brassieres re-energising the cultural quarter. Their facilities are well-equipped with a digital x-ray, an in-house laboratory, and ultrasound.

Our clients' mission is to deliver progressive, around the clock care which means employees have the very best equipment and treatment options available, including in-house MRI machines and state-of-the-art operating theatres. They also provide ongoing support to all 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 where you will be working 4 days a week 09:00-19:00, with 1 in 6 Saturday and Sunday Share of bank holidays Second on-call (2-3 weeks per year) as night vet already working, on-call is secondary support.

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

• Very competitive salary

• £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

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 3-5 years' experience in a small animal practice. This role requires a motivated vet to work confidently 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.

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

Weekends: 1 in 6 full weekends (this may include some branch work)

Salary: Excellent Salary and Benefits

Ref: JN -012020-13826

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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