Permanent Head Surgical Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    North London

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon, Lead Vet, Small Animal Vet

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Circa £70,000 per annum (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Paddy Wood

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  • Published:

    2 months ago

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We are working with a group of 3 practices in North London that are looking for a Head Veterinary Surgeon to join them on a full-time permanent basis. Our client is looking for a vet that is surgically proficient that ideally has a certificate. 

The Practice:
This practice is one of the top providers of veterinary care in North London and has a strong team of 8 vets, most of which are certificate holders in Medicine or Surgery.  The practice also has an array of facilities to provide a full service of care and very rarely refer any patients.  All branches are modern and fully equipped with up to date surgical and diagnostic equipment. They offer a range of services ranging from free puppy and kitten consultations, vaccinations, spaying and neutering, digital x-ray, dental x-ray, ultrasound, separate dog and cat facilities and a fully equipped in-house laboratory.  They have a large, friendly team of vets and nurses who are all highly trained and regularly kept up to date with ongoing training to ensure all staff has up to date knowledge with the advances of veterinary medicine and surgery.

The Role:
This role is to work as the Head Veterinary Surgeon working roughly 44 hours per week, with no out of hours requirements. As head of surgery, you would need to be pretty advanced with most surgical cases, a certificate in SAS is desired but not essential. 
The practice works to a very high standard and includes some great facilities including digital x-rays (including dental) and laparoscopy. The principal vet is very open to hearing your ideas and if there was anything you wanted to bring to the table this would be welcomed.

The Candidate:
Ideally, you will have loads of CPD, be surgically very proficient, with a certificate in surgery would be ideal. The head surgeon will be the internal referral vet in the group and will set the protocols for surgery. 

In return, our client is offering an excellent salary of around £70,000 (DOE)

Role: Head Vet Surgeon
Type: Small animal
Location: North London area
Start: ASAP
Hours: Full time 44 hours per week
Weekends: TBC 
Out of hours: No out of hours
Sole charge: Possibly dependent on surgical case
Salary: Circa £70.000 (DOE)

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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