​Permanent Head Veterinary Surgeon, South Yorkshire

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


  • End date:


  • Salary:

    from£65,000p/a (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Charlie Stokes

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    01423 7012321

  • Job ref:

    JN -092023-29574

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:


Permanent Head Veterinary Surgeon, South Yorkshire

Type: Small Animal

Location: Barnsley, South Yorkshire

Practice: They’ve worked hard to ensure their practice has a friendly, local neighbourhood feel and they’ve built strong links with the local community through hosting events, fundraising, and delivering educational initiatives. This is a really positive place to work! Their reception team is renowned for their warm welcomes and the support they give to team members and clients alike. 

Team: In their team, they currently have 4 RVNs and 2 Veterinary Surgeons, with a graduate starting in September. One of their Veterinary Surgeons has a clinical interest in exotics, and the other is upskilling in imaging, so there’s definitely no shortage of interesting cases coming through their doors! They pride themselves on the training and support they offer to students and they’re delighted to say previous students have joined them on a permanent basis once qualified. They're constantly working on new initiatives to support skill gaps and they make sure CPD is continuous and happening across all levels in their surgery.

Role: They’re on the lookout for a Head Vet to lead their fabulous team! This is a fantastic opportunity to spearhead the continuous improvement of their clinical standards and services and to upskill colleagues to support them in their aim of being a centre of clinical excellence. 

Hours:The required working pattern is 4 days a week.

Weekends: 1:4 weekends

OOHS: No OOH but they do need their Head Vet to be on call if they have any overnight inpatients. 


  • Their new Head Vet will be a key member of their surgery’s management team.

  • They’re looking for someone with a high level of clinical expertise who is passionate about delivering outstanding care.

  • Their ideal candidate will be comfortable in a leadership role with the drive and passion to deliver against a strategic vision, coaching, and inspiring the team to consistently deliver gold-standard, evidence-based care.  

Salary: Their Head Vet salary is starting from£65,000p/a (DOE)

Benefits:To attract and retain the best in the business, they offer a great range of benefits, including:

  • Quarterly recognition payments

  • Enhanced maternity & paternity pay

  • Income protection 

  • Electric car scheme 

  • Boost employee benefits and discounts

  • Help at Hand for health and wellbeing

  • Funded memberships

  • Surgery discounts

  • CPD allowance 

  • 25 holidays a year plus bank holidays 

  • Internal leadership training 

Ref: JN -092023-29574

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