Senior Veterinary Surgeon - Take a step into Leadership.....

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

Contact email:
Job ref: SGSWVC
Published: 8 days ago

​The Role

Exciting opportunity available for a Senior Veterinary Surgeon to join a fantastic team! This would be ideal for an experienced vet with an interest in mentoring colleagues, who is ready to take the next step in their veterinary career! Passionate about delivering a high level of patient care and clinical standards, some of your day-to-day duties will include; 

  • Performing first opinion consults

  • Supporting less experienced vets

  • Training and coaching new graduates

  • Performing basic and non-routine surgical procedures

  • Training others and delivering a high level of clinical care and standards

  • Maintaining clinical standards and adopting practice policies

  • Engaging the clinical team

Happy to accept both full/part-time applications for this role, working an average of 40 hours per week between 9 am-7 pm, with no weekend or out of hours work. 

The salary for this role is up to £70,000 FTE depending on experience. 

About the Practice:

A 6-branch practice located across South Wales, this role is based at the lovely Newport branch, giving you excellent access to Cardiff and Gwent regions. Dedicated to providing a great service to our loyal client base, to help us do this we have facilities such as an in house lab, digital x-ray, state of the art ultrasound, and capnography.

By far the best part of the practice is their team, we currently have 4 full-time vets and an experienced orthopaedic surgeon, supported by a hard-working team of 5 registered veterinary nurses, 2 student veterinary nurses and a receptionist. Being a very close-knit team and strongly encourage case discussions to help develop our skills and understanding. 

Applicant Requirements 

  • Our ideal candidate will be experienced in both routine and non-routine surgery, and routine and emergency first opinion consultations. They will be a confident vet who is ready to take the next steps in their career and want to mentor less experienced staff. 


  • Enhanced holiday entitlement and increasing holiday based on length of service

  • CPD paid days and allowance

  • L&D opportunities

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

  • Private Medical Insurance

  • BVA Membership paid

  • VDS cover

  • Birthday leave

  • Discounted veterinary fees

  • Various discounts including retail & gym memberships

  • Cycle to Work scheme

  • Service-related company sick pay

  • Sponsorship for overseas employees

  • Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing

  • Relocation packages

  • Career progression opportunities

If you are an Experienced Veterinary Surgeon looking to join an Independent clinic with clinical freedom and develop your professional career - Get in Touch with Sophie Today!

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. 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.