Veterinary Surgeon- Join a fantastic team plus Salary up to £75k!

Location Essex
Discipline: Small Animal Vet, Veterinary Surgeons
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £75k
Contact name: Sophie Gould

Contact email:
Job ref: SG2320
Published: 3 days ago

Here at Lloyd & Cowan we are thrilled to be working with a practice who are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic veterinary surgeon to join their team on a permanent basis.  


Ideally you will be a small animal vet who is confident with routine medical and surgical cases and is looking to progress in their career. They see the full spectrum of first opinion (predominantly cat and dog caseload) cases so vets could expect a surgical caseload to include neutering, mass removals, dentistry, basic ophthalmic surgery etc alongside a small number of exotic pets. They actively encourage all their staff to develop their own areas of interest including support and funding to study for certificates if so desired.


They can offer flexibility that actually works for you. Their vets usually work between the hours of 8.30am – 7pm with most full time choosing to work their hours over 4 days however they believe in offering flexible working and can a range of options including but not limited to; full time / part time / consulting only roles. This role does have a share in our 1:3 Saturday morning rota however there is no OOH requirement.

About them:
Their surgery is spacious and was purpose built for the practice in 1999 to serve the local area before being extended in 2016. It provides a modern clinical environment with all the latest equipment and facilities you would expect including air conditioning throughout, digital radiography & dental x-rays, ultrasound and video endoscopy, multiparameter monitoring and a therapeutic class IV laser. They are proud to be a RCVS GP status accredited practice, have achieved cat friendly status and are a Nurse Training practice.

Their fantastic team comprises 8 knowledgeable and friendly RVNs, 1 SVN, a dedicated practice support team and their 3 highly experienced veterinary surgeons. They are passionate about supporting the personal and professional growth of their staff and their wellbeing is at the core of their business.


Up to £75,000 DOE plus £7500 Welcome Bonus and £5000 Relocation Allowance!

In addition to a competitive base salary, you will benefit from –

  • 6.6 weeks annual leave including bank holidays (pro rata)

  • 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

  • Paid bereavement leave

  • Company sick pay

  • £1250 CPD allowance with 5 days paid CPD leave (pro-rata)

  • BVA membership

  • VDS cover

  • RCVS fees

If you are interested please email Sophie at or APPLY with your CV.

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 028 8744 0649.

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