Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Lyndhurst

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


  • End date:


  • Salary:

    Up to £63,000 depending on experience

  • Contact:

    John Watchorn

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -092022-26451

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry date:


Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Lyndhurst

Type: Small Animal

Location: Lyndhurst, Hampshire

Practice Type: Part of a group

Facilities: The practice has excellent facilities, including ultrasound, dental X-ray, and an in-house blood machine. 

Team: You will be joining an experienced team of 5 Veterinary Surgeons, 5 RVNs, 1 SVN, and 5 receptionists/administrators. You will also be supported by a dedicated Practice Manager. 

Role: They are looking for a Veterinary Surgeon to join their supportive team. Depending on your preference, they would be open to you working at Lyndhurst or Totton or both. 

Duties: You will have a nice mix of consulting and operating. There will be occasional times of sole charge, so a Veterinary Surgeon with confidence, good communication skills and a team player is a must. 

Support: They encourage their Veterinary Surgeons to have clinical freedom, case independence, and continuity with an interesting and varied caseload. You’ll work in a supportive team environment, and they would happily support and encourage you in developing your own clinical interests and career advancement. They of course have various in-house diagnostic equipment to aid you, along with a local Group Referral Centre. 


  • Typically, the full-time position is 40 hours, Monday – Friday, with Saturday mornings on a rotation.
  • TOIL is given work during the week for working on a Saturday.
  • There is no on-call as OOHs are covered by VetsNow.
  • Their flexible approach to rota patterns and working hours truly tips the scale on your work-life balance.
  • They know that everyone has demands and priorities outside of their career and want to make it easy for you to strike the right balance.
  • Whether you are looking to fix or flex your work patterns, they can find the right solution for you. They would welcome both full and part-time applicants.

Salary: The salary for this role is up to £63,000 pro rata, depending on experience.


Work-life balance

•  6.6 weeks of holidays 

•  Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service

•  Your birthday as a paid day off


•  Private medical insurance

•  Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay

•  Cycle to Work scheme

•  Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing

•  Non-accidental injury support


•  £1,250 CPD allowance with 5 days paid pro rata plus an additional day for management training

•  Certificate support 

•  Learning and development opportunities via the Group Academy 

•  Access to Vetlexicon – our online encyclopaedia provider

•  All our Vets & Nurses can apply for research funding

•  All our Vets get £1000 per annum to spend via our Care Fund

•  Infection Prevention and Control Programme 

•  Quality Improvement Programme

Professional Memberships

•  BVA membership

•  VDS cover

•  RCVS fees


•  Pawsome Benefits – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers

•  Relocation allowance up to £2000

•  Pension – 5% Employee/3% Employer 

Ref: JN -092022-26451

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