Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Team Leader

  • Location

    Cardiff, South East Wales

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • End date:

    2020-04-10 00:00:00

  • Salary:

    £48,000-£55,000 p/a (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Anabel Sampson

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -022020-14259

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:


We are working with a charity practice in Cardiff that is looking for an experience Veterinary Surgeon to join them as in a Team Leader role to support the Senior Veterinary Surgeon. This is a full-time permanent position where your time will be split between management/ admin tasks and time on the clinical rota.

The Practice:

Our client has a purpose-built single-story clinic that has staff parking and a newly refurbished waiting room. To manage their busy caseload they have six consult rooms, four of which are shared which are ideal for teaching and teamwork. Off a spacious preparation area, there are two separate theatres are used for concurrent surgeries with one ideal for orthopaedics, in addition to a tub table with a dental machine, a new high-quality ultrasound machine in an adjacent room and digital radiography suite. The practice has access to a standard endoscopy unit and a range of orthopaedic kit including ASIF and hand tools. 

The Role:

Our client is looking to recruit a Veterinary Surgeon Team Leader to support the Senior Veterinary Surgeon (SVS), through the leadership of the Veterinary Surgeon team, to deliver efficient, professional and caring Pet services to the local community. You will be responsible for all aspects of team management including recruitment, selection, and development, delivery of projects and delegation of tasks as determined by the SVS. Your time will be split between management/ admin tasks and time on the clinical rota.

This is a full-time position where you will be working 37.5 hours per week, any weekend and OOH requirements will be discussed at interview.

The Candidate:

Our client is looking for an experienced Veterinary Surgeon that is looking for a role with extra responsibilities. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills, with a proven track record in customer service and teamwork, combined with extensive clinical knowledge in small animal practice.

The Remuneration Package:

In return, our client is offering a package worth circa £48,000-£55,000 p/a -including allowances (DOE) that includes:

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

The Summary: 

Role: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Team Leader

Type: Small Animals

Hours: Full-time

Weekends: TBC

Out of hours: TBC

Salary: £48,000-£55,000 p/a - including allowances (DOE)

Ref: JN -022020-14259

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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