Veterinary Surgeon- (Coventry)

Location Coventry
Discipline: Small Animal Vet, Veterinary Surgeons
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £55k
Contact name: Paul

Contact email:
Job ref: PMC6033
Published: 23 days ago

We at Lloyd & Cowan are delighted to be working with a practice who have a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic and compassionate Veterinary Surgeon to join their friendly team. They are open to discussion regarding hours whether the candidate is looking for part time or full time or more flexible hours.  There is also the opportunity for development and progression both clinically and for a leadership / management role they can support you in the development into a senior role with the potential to become CD within the practice.

Working hours:

The practice is open 5 days a week (Veterinary hours 9.00am to 6.20pm) and Saturday mornings (9.30am to 12.00pm). The candidate will not be required to cover any OOH as they use a dedicated OOH provider. They are also happy to consider part time applications. 


The salary for this role is up to £55,000 depending on experience. 

Who the role it would suit:

This role would suit a confident and compassionate Veterinary Surgeon. The practice can provide a varied day and caseload with the opportunity to consult and perform surgery with a bias towards the candidate’s preferences including progression to attaining certificates. They are a 100% small animal practice treating mostly dogs, cats and ferrets but also offering to see a wide variety of smaller pets and exotics.


This practice is based on the outskirts of Coventry which is the 2021 City of Culture. The city centre is close by and Coventry is surrounded by beautiful Warwickshire countryside containing lovely and historic towns such as Stratford on Avon, Warwick, Leamington Spa and Kenilworth. Coventry is also very central and close to the motorway and rail networks and 2 local airports.

About them:
Their team of vets is headed by their, lead surgeon at the practice. The surgery provides a fully equipped first opinion premises to provide full comprehensive care to their patients. They try to offer a more personal and dedicated service to the patients allowing them to be worked up to a high standard. All treatment options are offered including comprehensive surgical options aided by an RVN and anaesthetic monitoring with specialist treatment available from numerous local referral clinics.

The Candidate:

This role will suit a Veterinary Surgeon who has had experience in general small animal medicine and small animal surgery routine operations for example: neutering, dentals including de-scaling and extractions, lump removals, etc.

The ideal candidate will be:

  • Confident 

  • Enthusiastic

  • Have strong communication skills

  • Experience in small animal practice

  • MRCVS registered

  • Compassionate

They hope to find a Veterinary Surgeon who will bring something new to their strong and well-established team to help their practice continue to grow and develop. They strive to create an encouraging and collaborative culture both for the team’s benefit and their patients and their patients owners/carers.

Benefits - Subject to Pro Rata:

  • 5 weeks paid holiday not including bank holidays

  • 5 days paid CPD leave

  • £1250 CPD Allowance per annum 

  • Private Medical Insurance

  • VDS Membership paid

  •  BVA Membership paid

  •  Service based holiday entitlement increases

  •  VDS cover

  • Enhanced maternity, adoption, shared parental leave and surrogacy pay

  • Enhanced paternity pay

  • Birthday leave

  • Discounted veterinary fees

  • My Benefits - various discounts including retail & gym memberships

  • Cycle to Work scheme

  • Pension

  • CPD/training support

  • Paid bereavement leave

  • Company sick pay

  • Employee opinion survey

  • Free uniform in a number of roles

  • Annual pay reviews

  • Social events

  • Sponsorship for overseas employees

  • Academy & Leadership courses

  • Focus on employee wellbeing

  • Relocation packages

  • Career progression opportunities

  •  Free flu jabs

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

For a confidential discussion about our opportunities call Paul on 07936947875 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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All applications will be treated in the STRICTEST CONFIDENCE.