Permanent Lead Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    South East London

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon, Lead Vet, Small Animal Vet

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Competitive - Dependent on Experience

  • Contact:

    Karl Harker

  • Contact email:

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  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:


We have a fantastic permanent opportunity for a small animal Lead Veterinary Surgeon on a full-time basis to start at a friendly practice in South East London.

The Practice
Our client offers the latest state-of-the-art equipment, to ensure prompt diagnoses and the most effective treatments. Their purpose built, modern surgery has been designed to industry-leading standards and has state of the art equipment including in-house operating theatre and laboratory, digital x-ray, specialist dental equipment and much more. Their highly trained veterinary surgeons and nurses are kept constantly updated on the latest innovations and protocols. They offer a full range of treatments from health checks to emergency operations and they are always committed to providing exceptional veterinary 

The Role:
Our client is looking for a highly motivated and ambitious full or part-time veterinary surgeon on a permanent basis. You will be joining a well-established and friendly team made up of 2 vets, 1 registered veterinary nurse, 1 student nurse, 3 veterinary care assistants, 3 client care advisors and a practice manager. The team has built up incredibly strong relationships with their clients, therefore, key to being successful in this role will be your communication skills and client care abilities. This is a full-time role comprising of a 4 day week and a 1 in 3-weekend rota (Sunday being a half day). There is no out of hours responsibility with this role.  Part-time would be considered for the right applicant.

The Candidate: 
You will be confident in all routine surgical and medical cases and we offer a varied caseload including some orthopaedics for a vet with a passion for surgery. You will enjoy supporting and mentoring colleagues to help them reach their full potential.

Our client offers a great package and benefits including a competitive salary, CPD, comprehensive benefits and a full range of exclusive discounts for use within the group.

Type: Permanent Lead Veterinary Surgeon
Hours: Full or Part-Time
Weekend: 1 in 3
OOH: None
Salary: Competitive salary, CPD, Additional Benefits

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:
Please call or email our team to discuss the specific details for this role such as practice details, exact location, salaries or any other queries you may have. Please also quote reference JS/27841 when enquiring about this vacancy.

To have a no obligation confidential discussion or to enquire about other positions in this area please contact us today on 01423 701 321, alternatively email

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