Permanent Lead Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    Maidstone, Kent

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • End date:

    2020-04-23 00:00:00

  • Salary:

    Package worth up to £77,100 p/a (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Anabel Sampson

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -022020-14518

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:


We are working with a well-established practice in Maidstone, Kent that is looking for a small animal Lead Veterinary Surgeon to join them on a full-time permanent basis. You will be a confident sole charge vet that ideally has at least 5 years' experience (post-graduate, in practice experience).

The Practice:

This practice offers a range of services, including neutering, vaccinations and microchipping. It is also supported by other practices in the group which offers access to a wider range of services such as MRI, CT Imaging and Endoscopy.

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 their 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:

Our client is looking for a Lead Veterinary Surgeon to drive this lovely practice forward!

The ideal candidate will be confident sole charge, with ideally 5 years' experience (in practice experience).

This candidate should be a motivated individual who possesses leadership qualities, excellent communication and a passion for patient and client care. Strong management and mentor skills are essential as you will play a crucial part in the team.

In this role, you will be vital in maintaining the high standards that this practice boasts and you will be joining a supportive and well-experienced team.

This is a full-time role, where you will be working 39 hours a week over a 4-day shift pattern, offering an attractive work-life balance.

The Remuneration Package

Our client is offering a very competitive package that is worth up to £77,100 p/a (depending on experience), which includes accommodation allowance and a vehicle or vehicle allowance

Other benefits include:

  • £1,500 CPD allowance with
  • 3 days CPD leave, and
  • In-house CPD training
  • VDS, RCVS, BVA fees paid
  • 5 weeks annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Fantastic career progression
  • Colleague of the month awards, plus many more benefits available!


Role: Permanent Lead Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Hours: Full-Time – 4 days per week

Weekends: TBC

Out of hours: None

Sole charge: Yes

Branch work: No

Salary: Package worth up to £77,100 p/a (DOE)

Ref: JN -022020-14518

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



If this position is not for you but you know someone who might be suitable refer them to us and receive £250 if successful

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