Lead Veterinary Surgeon- (Dalston)

Location East London
Discipline: Small Animal Vet, Veterinary Surgeons
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £72k
Contact name: Paul

Contact email: paul@lloydandcowan.com
Job ref: PMC6070
Published: 23 days ago

​We at Lloyd & Cowan are pleased to be working with a practice who are seeking a Lead Veterinary Surgeon to join their friendly team.


This role has fantastic potential and lends itself to your area of interest with certificate funding if desired and the opportunity to influence clinical direction!

Joining their national network of veterinary surgeons, offers exceptional opportunities for career development while enjoying a very competitive salary package. 

Full time salary package up to £72,000 per annum depending on experience to include:

  • - 5 weeks' annual leave plus bank holidays

  • - 4 weeks' paid sabbatical (after each 5 years of service)

  • - Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Pay

  • - £1,500 CPD Allowance plus 3 days CPD leave (FTE)

  • - RCVS, BVA and VDS fees paid

  • - Certificate funding 

  • - Vehicle allowance or company vehicle

  • - Accommodation allowance

  • - Fair share of BH / on-call rota to support their dedicated night team, if required 

  • - Access to Wellbeing support and EAP programme

  • - Access to wide range of discounts for days out, high street and holidays.

  • - 100% attendance bonus schemes

  • - 1 day 'Pet'ernity Leave

If desired, this role also offers the opportunity to co-own and run your practice as a Branch Partner! 

  • They’re redefining what it means to work together – as they and their Branch Partners both share in the costs and profit, they’re true equity partners.

  • They’re flexible about how much equity you purchase (up to 50%) and offer support in securing a loan

  • They work with you to find the right clinic for you

  • Joining them will give you access to state-of-the-art equipment and specialists in their group, enabling you to remain invested in cases and practice as a large hospital

  • Their Support Centre team will help you take care of all the non-clinical aspects of running a practice – giving you the option to gain experience from them

  • You will have a dedicated Clinical Operations team supporting you as you develop so your career choices are never limited

  • You will have freedom to practise in the way they were taught at university; their community is built on trust

  • You’ll be part of an 800 strong vet community, unlike independent practice owner

  • Your hard work, input and leadership is reflected in your compensation

  • A true work/life balance working four-day weeks, enjoying six weeks’ holiday and excellent maternity and paternity benefit

  • You can sell your equity at any time, retaining complete control of your career.

  • You have a hand in building the best place to work in the veterinary industry!


They are a three-vet practice supported by our Head Nurse, Student Nurses and Client Care Assistant.

They see a varied and interesting case load equipped with digital x-ray, ultrasound, separate cat and dog wards, isolation area, lab equipment, prep area and equipped theatre.


Dalston is cool, quirky area in East London, home to a number of vintage fashion stores, cocktail bars and basement clubs. 

The practice is near to the London Overground Stations for Dalston Junction, Dalston Kingsland and Hackney Central. You can get a great coffee across the road and there are plenty of places to eat nearby.

For more Information or to express your interest in this opportunity send a CV to Paul via the Link.

For a confidential discussion about our opportunities call Paul on 07936947875 or email a CV to paul@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