Permanent Lead Veterinary Surgeon, Northampton

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


  • End date:


  • Salary:

    Up to £80,000 p/a (DOE)

  • Contact:

    John Watchorn

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    01423 701321

  • Job ref:

    JN -042023-28586

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:


Permanent Lead Veterinary Surgeon, Northampton

  • Are you a Vet looking to join a well-supported team and practice?
  • Would you like to work where the countryside is on your doorstep, surrounded by pretty villages with great road and rail links to both London and Birmingham?

Type: Small Animal

Location: Northampton

Practice Type: A well-established practice that is part of a group, with highly trained staff creates a loving and caring service that goes above and beyond to keep patients healthy. 

  • Excellent standard of care and very supportive team
  • No OOH
  • Nurses on site 24 hours a day - inpatient care
  • Highly trained and experienced staff in all pet animal care
  • Laparoscopy, Orthopaedics, Soft tissue surgery, Ophthalmology, Digital Xray including Dental, Flexible Endoscopy, Ultrasonography including Cardiac, Dentistry including Endodontics, Dermatology, and Rabbit medicine
  • Monitoring equipment including MPMs, doppler BP, capnography, etc, and in-house laboratory
  • Certificates encouraged and funded
  • Both sites have achieved the ISFM Cat-Friendly Silver award
  • They are working towards a Dog-Friendly award status
  • They have achieved iiE bronze environmental award

Team: You will be working with their team of well-established Vets, Nurses, Customer Care Teams, and Patient Care Assistants. They are always happy to collaborate with each other with complicated cases or support a colleague should they want to progress more in a certain role.

Role: They are seeking an enthusiastic Vet Surgeon within their Primary Care practice.

Hours: Full-time 4-day week 10hrs/day, 1:4 Saturday mornings 5hr/day

Your role and responsibilities

  • The ideal candidate will be experienced and confident in both general surgery and medicine with exceptional communication skills.
  • Someone who is friendly and keen to be part of a great team is essential.
  • They provide an excellent rota which gives their associates a great work/life balance.
  • If you would like to work in a great practice with a good range of equipment and a fantastic team, then they would love to hear from you.

Salary: Up to £80,000 plus (depending on experience) certificates encouraged and funded.


  • 5 weeks holiday + bank holidays + Birthday Leave
  • RCVS & VDS fees paid
  • External CPD funded
  • Extensive free online Group CPD program
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Staff discount schemes
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced sickness pay
  • Enhanced equal family leave
  • E-car salary sacrifice scheme
  • Wellness program including: 
    • Employee assistance program
    • Eyecare voucher scheme
    • Free annual Flu jab
    • Cycle to work scheme
  • Recruitment referral reward scheme
  • Certificates encouraged and funded
  • Relocation package available

Ref: JN -042023-28586

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