Veterinary Surgeon- Established Independent Practice- Up to £67k

Location Altrincham
Discipline: Small Animal Vet, Veterinary Surgeons
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Paul McCay

Contact email:
Job ref: PMC10086
Published: about 1 month ago

​​​Veterinary Surgeon- Established Independent Practice- Up to £67k

  • Established/ Independent Practice

  • Seeking experienced & Graduate Vet

  • Flexible working hours (4 or 5 days a week)

  • Salary up to £67k (DOE)

  • 40 hours per week, 1in 4 Saturdays, no Sunday, no OOHs or Bank Holidays

Lloyd & Cowan is a specialist Veterinary Recruitment Consultancy who are delighted to be representing an established Modern Independent Practice based in the Greater Manchester area who are actively recruiting an experienced Veterinary Surgeon & a Graduate Vet due to growth.

The Practice:

RCVS GP accredited 2 Modern Practices within the Group, ideally looking for, an experienced Veterinary Surgeon to join growing and developing team of Veterinary professionals. New Graduates will be considered as support could be given also.

  • Established for over 20 years.

  • Aim to provide Veterinary Care to the highest degree to its pets and owners.

  • Practice has a loyal client base, well respected and successful within the local communities and surrounding areas.

  • Owner led team of loyal experienced Vets, RVN’s and support staff including Practice Manager.

  • An experienced team that works very well together, offering support, advice and clinical experience to one another.

  • Number of visiting specialist vets that come to the surgery on a regular basis including ultrasound scanning, surgery and cardiology.

The Role:

  • This is a Veterinary Surgeon role, working in small animal, first opinion general practice.

  • Looking for a compassionate and enthusiastic, Veterinary Surgeon committed to providing high standards of patient care.

  • The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years’ experience, this is not essential, but preferred. The practice would consider applications from all levels of experience.

  • Support can be provided for New Grads also.


When it comes to rotas, the Practice is flexible, from part time to full time requests. Ideally, looking for a full-time applicant who is happy to work 4/5 days per week, including 1 in 4 Saturdays on rota. The position does not include Sunday working, bank holidays or any out of hours work, this is outsourced.Any requests on hours can be considered. This is a permanent role.

  • 15-minute consults, 20 minutes allocated for new Vets.

  • Clinical freedom encouraged, always open to suggestions and ideas

  • Work life balance a priority – regular scheduled breaks including admin time.

  • Team support is essential to the practice, to share clinical experience is important to them

  • Very supportive and happy to encourage all CPD

  • Exceptional, experienced and supportive RVN team

  • Happy to perform both consults and surgeries

  • Regular visiting specialists to the practice


  • RCVS and VDS fees paid

  • Pension scheme

  • CPD Funded

  • Certificates fully funded, supported and encouraged

  • 5 weeks holiday plus bank holidays

  • Performance related bonuses

  • Comprehensive facilities and equipment

  • Flexible working pattern

  • Excellent salary (Up to £67k depending on experience)

  • Staff discount

  • Visas and sponsorship covered if required.

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