Permanent Lead Veterinary Surgeon

Permanent Lead Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    Pontefract, West Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Up to £65,000 p/a salary package

  • Contact:

    James Haswell

  • Contact email:

  • Salary high:


  • Salary low:


  • Job ref:

    JN -022020-14171

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • End date:

    2020-03-31 00:00:00

  • Expiry date:


We are working with a client with a practice based in the Pontefract area that is looking to recruit a full-time Lead Veterinary Surgeon to join them on a permanent basis. You will be an experienced and driven vet with the ability to lead a team.

The Practice:

Our client is a rapidly growing, small animal veterinary practice based in Pontefract, West Yorkshire. They are a dedicated practice that is committed to not only investing in state of the art equipment to give patients access to the best possible facilities, but they are also dedicated to being able to offer the best possible care for all pets through their dedicated and experienced vets and nurses. 

The practice comprises 3 consult rooms, 1 surgical theatre, digital X-ray, ultrasound and in house lab equipment with up to date analysers and external lab support and services

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 Role: 

This is a full-time permanent position where you will be working 39 hours per week over 4 days. The exact working pattern, including any weekend requirements, will be discussed at the interview. There is a local practice that covers the out of hours for this practice.

In return, our client is offering a comprehensive range of benefits including:

  • Up to £65,000 salary package depending on experience
  • Accommodation allowance
  • Vehicle or vehicle allowance
  • 5 weeks holiday and Bank Holidays
  • £1500 CPD allowance
  • Pension scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Leadership training available
  • Support for those wanting to work towards a certificate level with full funding available.

The Candidate: 

Our client is looking for a driven Lead Veterinary Surgeon that will drive high clinical standards. 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' small animal practice experience. 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

Salary: Up to £65,000 p/a salary package

Ref: JN -022020-14171

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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