Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Leeds

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


  • End date:


  • Salary:

    Up to £70,000 p/a (DOE)

  • Contact:

    John Watchorn

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -032023-28177

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:


Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Leeds

Type: Small animal

Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire

Practice: This is a Tier 3 Hospital based in West Yorkshire, just a short train ride from Leeds with easy access to the beautiful Peak District and the city of York less than 1 hour away. They are high-standard primary care and mid-tier referral hospital with four satellite clinics. They are all about clinical quality and developing themselves to be the best they can be.

Facilities: Their facilities and equipment are excellent and include:

  • An amazing team of supportive, dedicated, caring professionals
  • Full imaging suite including Xray, multiple ultrasound scanners, onsite CT, and visiting MRI
  • 4 theatres with a dedicated surgical nursing team and certificate-holder-led service
  • Dental suite with X-ray
  • Rigid/flexible endoscopy, including laparoscopy
  • Excellent in-patient facilities with separate dog/cat/exotic and day/long stay wards plus ICU and onsite lab with dedicated technician (Haem/biochem/coags/EPOC)
  • Separate dog/cat waiting areas and 7 consult rooms.

Team: They are also a supportive, friendly team. Their Colleague Council organises regular events and they have made an exciting Engagement Action Plan together as a team. They are also working on their well-being agenda with trained Mental Health First Aiders onsite. Sustainability is important to them and they hold their Investors in the EnvironmentBronzeAward. 

Role: This is a fantastic role for an either experienced Vet Surgeon looking to build a client base or for perhaps a more recent graduate looking for a rewarding position that can offer great rapport with clients, case continuity, and the chance to work more independently.

Duties/Candidate: They are looking for an experienced GP Vet who is motivated to build strong relationships with clients and perform high-quality medicine and surgery. The role would involve some consulting and all aspects of primary care operating (routine and soft tissue surgeries, dentistry, ultrasound, and radiography).

Hours: Negotiable: Full-time: Monday 8-6, Tuesday 9-7, Wednesday 8-7, and Friday 8-6 plus weekends. They are happy to consider part-time hours as well.

Salary: The salary between up to £70,000 p/a (DOE)

Other Benefits:

  • 5 weeks holiday + bank holidays + Birthday Leave
  • RCVS and VDS fees paid
  • External CPD funded (£1k per year)
  • 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
  • Workplace pension
  • Recruitment referral reward scheme
  • Wellness program including:
    • Employee assistance program
    • Eyecare voucher scheme
    • Free annual Flu jab
    • Cycle to work scheme
    • Trained mental health first aider team on site

Ref: JN -032023-28177

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