Senior Veterinary Surgeon- (Stockport)

Location Stockport
Discipline: Small Animal Vet, Veterinary Surgeons
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £70k
Contact name: Sophie

Contact email:
Job ref: SG221
Published: 28 days ago

We at Lloyd & Cowan are thrilled to be working with a practice who are looking for a passionate individual and enthusiastic team player with management experience to lead and manage their A&E department based in our state-of the art veterinary hospital. The ideal candidate will be a conscientious, dedicated and caring veterinary surgeon (MRCVS), ideally with an Emergency & Critical Care (ECC) certificate. They will work together with the senior management team (SMT) using a collaborative approach to help, develop and support the department.

This role is ideally full time (4 or 5 working days per week) but flexible working options will be considered.

This is a full-time position. With an inclusive and flexible approach to all opportunities but it would typically entail:

  • 40 hours over the week

  • A mix of clinical and non-clinical work – to provide on ground support to our teams as well as management and strategic planning for the service.

  • Being available for advice and urgent decision-making requests.

  • Dealing with A&E/Hospital complaints and client feedback that has been escalated to management.

  • Visiting local A&E user practices to promote and develop Woodcroft services.

  • A mixture of day and twilight shifts (exact ratio of each to vary) with ad hoc night shifts (can be discussed further at interview).

  • Salary circa


    (pro-rata), dependent on experience.

A typical candidate should have:

  • Significant experience in small animal veterinary practice (10+ years as a guide)

  • An ECC certificate or be close to completing an ECC certificate.

  • Proven leadership skills, preferably with experience of having managed a team

  • Passion for supporting others and engaging in constructive communication

  • Ability to mentor and coach others

  • Desire to serve current client base and develop services further

  • Confidence in decision making, able to consider the business as a whole

  • Excellent judgement and analytical skills, preferably with experience in business operations and financial understanding (though training will be provided)

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

For a confidential discussion about our opportunities call Sophie on 07519119233 or email a CV to 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.

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