​Exotic Animal Veterinary Surgeon

Location Manchester
Discipline: Small Animal Vet, Veterinary Surgeons, Exotic Vet
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £65k, Visa, Benefits!
Contact name: Sophie Gould

Contact email: sophie@lloydandcowan.com
Published: 19 days ago

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Exotics Veterinary Surgeon to join an amazing team in Manchester!

  • You will join an existing team of 4 exotic veterinary surgeons.

  • This is a unique opportunity to work with, and be taken under the wing of, one of the UK’s leading Exotic Veterinary Surgeons


  • 4 days a week

  • 1 weekend (mornings only) in 5 – 6.

  • Shift patterns on weekdays are a mix of 9 - 4 and 9 - 7.

  • There is a separate out of hours team, but you will be 2nd on call one day a week and one weekend in 5 primarily for advice for the out of hours vet or nurses

The Practice:

  • Well equipped with digital xrays, video endoscopy, ultrasound etc.

  • A wide range of species, both first opinion and referral, from geckos to capybaras so every day is different.

  • You will be working alongside colleagues from varied backgrounds with many years of exotic animal medicine experience.

The Team:

Currently there is twelve veterinary surgeons, eleven registered veterinary nurses, three trainee veterinary nurses, seven auxiliary veterinary nurses, eight receptionists and a practice manager. You would be the 5th veterinary surgeon in the exotic team. 


  • 33 days annual leave which includes public holidays

  • Private medical insurance

  • Certificate support

  • Learning and development opportunities

  • VDS cover

  • RCVS fees

  • Pension – 5% Employee/3% Employee

  • Visa Sponsorship for International Vets if Required

  • Discounted staff pet care

If you are an experienced exotics veterinary surgeon looking to be a part of a new adventure - Get in touch with Sophie today to make your application.

For a confidential discussion about our opportunities call Sophie on 07519119233 or email a CV to sophie@lloydandcowan.com

If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us on 028 8744 0649.

If you know someone else who may be interested, why not pass this advert on to them. If we successfully place someone, you've referred to us; we'll give you £200 in high street vouchers as a way of saying thank you.

All applications will be treated in the STRICTEST CONFIDENCE.