Lead Veterinary Surgeon- Salary up to £65k!

Location Essex
Discipline: Small Animal Vet, Veterinary Surgeons
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £65k
Contact name: Sophie Gould

Contact email: sophie@lloydandcowan.com
Job ref: SG2595
Published: 10 days ago

​We at Lloyd & Cowan are thrilled to be working with a practice who are looking for an experienced, dedicated veterinary surgeon, who strives to provide the best level of care for all their patients and their owners. This role may also be suitable for someone looking to progress in their career into a leadership position within clinical practice.


The role would initially be sole charge. When the successful candidate continues to grow and develop the practice, the intention is to then recruit a second (full time) vet and make this into a thriving, 2-vet practice.

You should enjoy the challenge of developing and growing the practice, who already have a loyal, trusting and committed client base. You will have excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate confidently with associates at all levels, which is important to them.

You will be able to prioritise your work based on clinical priority and importance. The successful applicant can expect to work in a happy and supportive environment, with their dedicated experienced nurses, patient care team right through to their client care team.

Your role and responsibilities will be to:

  • Work alongside the Clinical Director to ensure standards are upheld, with the highest level of clinical care is provided to patients.

  • Mixture of general practice consultation and surgery work throughout the week. Protected administration time also.

  • Ensure growth and development of the practice.

  • Exhibit strong client care skills showing professionalism and empathy

  • To work alongside and delegate tasks as required with other clinical and support staff.

Hours: 40 hours a week.

Benefits include:

  • 5 weeks holiday + bank holidays + Birthday Leave

  • No on call or out of hours

  • No Sundays

  • RCVS and VDS fees paid

  • External CPD funded

  • Life Assurance

  • Enhanced sickness pay

  • Enhanced equal family leave

  • E-car salary sacrifice scheme

  • Employer contribution pension scheme

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 8765 8068.

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.