Lead Veterinary Surgeon

Location Essex
Discipline: Small Animal Vet, Veterinary Surgeons, Head Vet
Job type: Permanent
Salary: From £55k+ DOE
Contact name: Sophie Gould

Contact email: sophie@lloydandcowan.com
Job ref: SGFVES
Published: 10 days ago

Would you like to head up a practice that has a great environment and one that encourages quality and excellence in all that they do? Why wouldn't You....

If you're going to take a step into leadership or further your skills why no do it at this amazing clinics, with an exceptional team of Vets, Nurses & Support Staff?

They are currently looking for a maternity cover for a Head Veterinary Surgeon to join their branch in Essex. Once the maternity cover has ended the position would continue to be based at on eof the other clinics or split.

The branch is a very busy, well-equipped practice with a great friendly team, the vets hold a range of certificates from surgery to ophthalmology. The practice has great facilities including a digital x-ray, dental x-ray, ultrasound, separate theatre and in house biochemistry. Additionally, you will have the back up of our main hospital in Epping where we have CT, MRI, laparoscopic equipment, endoscopy and rhinoscopy.

The role:

  • The salary is from £55,000 upwards depending on experience (pro rata)

  • Rota will generally be 3 days 8am to 7pm and 1 day 8am to 4pm with one day off

  • No OOHs

  • Weekend work would be on a rota basis with time of in lieu given for any weekends worked

  • The position is full time based on a 40-hour week, although part time work will be considered.

  • Ideally you will be confident in all routine surgery and consultations and who will be happy to support the other vets if they have any questions.

Our offer for you:

  • 6.6 weeks paid holiday including bank holidays

  • £1750 CPD Allowance per annum

  • Health Shield – wide ranging contributions for health and wellbeing treatments – from dentistry to sports massage

  • RCVS Membership paid

  • Two other membership subscriptions

  • VDS cover

  • Enhanced paternity, maternity, adoption, shared parental leave and surrogacy pay

  • Discounted veterinary fees

  • My Perks – offers, discounts and cashback on shopping, travel, entertainment and much more

  • Cycle to Work scheme

  • CPD/training support

  • Company sick pay

  • Colleague engagement survey

  • Annual pay reviews

  • Focus on employee wellbeing

  • Career progression opportunities

It is time for you to make the next step in your career and join this amazing practice on their journey! Get in Touch with Sophie!

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 02887658068.

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