Permanent Senior Veterinary Surgeon

Permanent Senior Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    £55,000-£60,000 p/a (DOE)

  • Contact:

    James Haswell

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -012020-13950

  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

  • End date:

    2020-03-04 00:00:00

  • Expiry date:


We are working with a charity practice in Hull that is looking for a Veterinary Surgeon to join them on a full-time permanent basis. This role is for a Senior Veterinary Surgeon that will lead the Pet hospital team, providing a high standard of customer service and clinical care whilst promoting pet wellbeing, delivering preventive services and treating sick and injured pets of eligible clients.

The Practice:

Founded in 1917 by animal welfare pioneer, Maria Dickin CBE, PDSA is the UK’s leading veterinary charity. Operating through a UK-wide network of 48 Pet Hospitals, PDSA provides low cost and free veterinary care to the sick and injured pets of people in need and promotes responsible pet ownership.

The hospitals are well equipped with the likes of ASIF Kits, Endoscopes, Digital Xrays, Ultrasounds and ECG equipment - just to name a few! They have a very varied caseload with great opportunities for Surgical and Medical development. 

The Role:

Our client is looking for Senior Veterinary Surgeons that will join their practice on a full-time permanent basis. As the Senior Vet, you will be the line manager to the Head Nurse and Veterinary Surgeons and will lead and develop the clinical team to efficiently manage the day-to-day workflow through the hospital.

As the senior clinician, you will be responsible for all aspects of clinical governance at the hospital, managing income, and clinical expenditure; including treatment costs at the hospital level and making sure that PDSA resources are used in a cost-effective manner.

The hours for this role are 37.5 hours per week and will include 1 in 7 sat morning only and time off in lieu will be given for weekends worked. There are no out of hour requirements for this role, giving you a great work/life balance.

The Candidate:

The successful candidate will be a multi-faceted RCVS registered Veterinary Surgeon with a track record that includes practice and people management. You will need to be able to demonstrate outstanding communication, leadership, and organisational skills and have a flexible approach.

The Remuneration Package:

In return, our client is offering a package worth between £55,000-£60,000 p/a (DOE) that includes:

  • Allocated CPD funding of 38 hours
  • Excellent career opportunities/development
  • 37.5hr working week
  • 5 weeks holiday per year
  • Paid statutory holidays
  • Travel allowance
  • Life assurance 4 x annual salary
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Accommodation or accommodation allowance
  • Private medical insurance (after 12 months service – permanent employees only)

The Summary: 

Role: Permanent Senior Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animals

Hours: Full-time, 37.5 hours per week

Weekends: 1 in 7 Saturday mornings 09:00-12:00

Out of hours: None

Salary: £55,000-£60,000 Package p/a (DOE)

Ref: JN -012020-13950

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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