Orthopaedic Veterinary Specialist (Specialist/Diplomate)

Location Cornwall
Discipline: Small Animal Vet, Veterinary Surgeons
Job type: Permanent
Salary: High Salary + Benefits & Relocation Assistance!
Contact name: Sophie Gould

Contact email: sophie@lloydandcowan.com
Published: 27 days ago

We have an exciting opportunity for an Orthopaedic Surgeon to join a great team based in Cornwall!

This position would ideally suit a specialist/diplomate holder, however an experienced advanced practitioner would also be well suited to the role.

They have an established network of referring practices and a very well-equipped, purpose-built hospital with a ready-made team to support you. They have an on-site CT scanner, which is heavily used to assist with pre-surgical assessments and planning. They prioritise delivering a high standard of care to patients, and a top-level of service to clients and referring practitioners.

This is a full-time permanent position, where you will be working 4.5 days per week- out of hours to be discussed at interview, including any weekend work.

About the Hospital:

They are an established and rapidly expanding small animal referral business. They are looking for an experienced Small Animal Orthopaedic Surgeon to head up their referral team due to their present surgeon relocating for family reasons. There is an additional spinal and/or advanced soft tissue caseload available if desired.

About the Team and Culture:

They have 20 FTE Vet Surgeons and 48 FTE Nurses in the overall Penmellyn Team. This position will be supported by a referral coordinator and 3 designated nurses.


  • 7.6 weeks annual leave

  • Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service

  • Private medical insurance

  • Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay

  • Cycle to Work scheme

  • Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing

  • Non-accidental injury support

  • £1500 CPD allowance

  • Certificate support

  • Learning and development opportunities

  • All our Vets & Nurses can apply for research funding

  • All our Vets gets £1000 per annum to spend via Care Fund

  • BVA membership

  • VDS cover

  • RCVS fees

  • £5000 relocation allowance

  • Pension - 5% Employee/3% Employer

  • Discounted staff pet care

If you are an Orthopaedic Certific Holder or Diplomate - Get in Touch Today! Send an email to sophie@lloydandcowan.com for more Info!

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