Lead Veterinary Surgeon - (Take on Running a Clinical Branch)

Location Bolton
Discipline: Small Animal Vet, Veterinary Surgeons
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £70k, Benefits, Development!
Contact name: Sophie Gould

Contact email: sophie@lloydandcowan.com
Job ref: SGLEADV
Published: 17 days ago

​Are you an experienced Small Animal Vet looking for step into leadership? We have a great opportunity for an experienced vet to take on a rewarding challenge of leading one of the clinics of a well established multi branch group.

The Bolton site has tremendous potential, and you would be needed to help unlock this, whilst focussing on outstanding care for the team, clients, and their pets.

The Veterinary Group are a highly rated, longstanding small animal practice located over 3 sites across Manchester. And pride themselves on offering the very best options available for our patients, supported by a very well-developed 24-hour Emergency Hospital in Bury, a Market town in Greater Manchester.

The Role:

This is a sole charge role which needs an experienced, confident Veterinary Surgeon who would enjoy running the Surgery on their own 4 days a week 9am-6pm. Accompanied by their dedicated team of vets, vet nurses and receptionists, all of whom are pet owners themselves and understand your pet is more than just an animal.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • It is expected that you will demonstrate talent and skill as a Vet by building and growing your own practice.

  • You will need to be confident in all aspects of general-purpose surgery and consulting. You would receive client and patient continuity by working at a branch surgery, this creates a stronger bond between you and the clients.

  • Excellent communication, compassion, empathy, inspiring, organised, positive, reliable, supportive, and a team player are some of the personal attributes we look for in our candidates.


In order to attract talented Veterinary Professionals like you, they have a flexible approach to remuneration based on your expertise and potential – typically this will include:

  • An appealing salary of £50,000-£70,000 that will reflect your abilities and future performance

  • 6 weeks paid holiday including Bank Holidays

  • Opportunity to buy and sell holidays

  • £1750 CPD Allowance per annum – more if a certificate holder

  • HealthShield – 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 Benefits – various discounts including retail & gym memberships

  • Cycle to Work scheme

  • CPD/training support

  • Company sick pay

  • Colleague engagement survey

  • Annual pay reviews

  • Focus on employee wellbeing

  • Career progression opportunities.


If you are an Experienced Small Animal Surgeon interested in running and leading this clinic to furthered success Get in touch with Sophie Today!

For a confidential discussion about our opportunities call Sophie on 07519119233 or send a CV via APPLY.

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.