Veterinary Surgeon- Join a hugely successful and established team

Location Leicester
Discipline: Small Animal Vet, Veterinary Surgeons
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Competitive
Contact name: Sophie

Contact email:
Job ref: SG4128
Published: about 1 month ago

We at Lloyd & Cowan are pleased to be working closely with a hugely successful and established practice in Leicester who are seeking a talented veterinary surgeon to join their team!


Their partners, have a number of years' experience between them and are both practical, proactive and very approachable enabling great relationships and fostering opportunities. They now have two fantastic practices just 6 miles apart and at the practice they have a large team consisting of 7 Vets, 7 Registered Veterinary Nurses, 3 Student Veterinary Nurses, 3 Animal Care Assistants and 7 Receptionists and a Practice Manager.

You will work with modern state of the art equipment including modern veterinary equipment for surgery including orthopaedic, soft tissue, digital x-ray, ultrasound, IDEXX blood machines and dental x-ray. Sameer routinely performs Orthopaedic surgery and we have a regular CT scanner visits every 4 weeks in partnership with Burgess Diagnostics.    

Their nursing team have a very clinical mind set, like being part of schedule 3 procedures and helping the team out.

Working hours:

This rewarding position is full time, 40 hours per week, and will include weekends work on 1:3 rota basis but no OOH, meaning all of our colleagues can enjoy an excellent work/life balance. 

Ideal candidate:

Successful applicants will have good surgical and medical skills/ A basic understanding and knowledge of exotics will be advantageous You should have good communication skills, be a team player, and enjoy the variety provided by the clients and colleagues. 

They really enjoy developing their colleague's careers and can support with study towards a certificate if you wish, and when the Partners take time off, the team support each other and their management team works really well together.

The practice are able to provide benefits that include: 

  • Competitive salary, dependent on experience 

  • Generous CPD allowance 

  • Exclusive company discounts 

  • Support towards Certificates and career development 

  • Free parking 

  • Branded uniform 

  • Paid professional fees 

  • Contributory pension scheme    

  • Death in service; 4 x annual salary    

The Practice:

Their practice has a large waiting room area, 6 consult rooms, a rainbow bridge room, a large prep area, 2 separate sterile theatres, separate dog, cat, isolation and exotic wards all on the main floor. On the ground floor is another consult room, office area, dental theatre, staff room and large corridor with an additional isolation area and wet room for potential use physio and hydrotherapy in the future.    


Their practice is based on the Grove Farm Triangle on the outskirts of Leicester, with easy access from the M1 and M69. Whether you prefer city or rural life in your free time, Leicester has plenty of variety with the city centre a 15 minute drive, Fosse Park shopping centre and quick walk, and nice rural living areas close by. Narborough train station is a 10 minute drive away and they are near to the main bus route.

If you wish to apply send a CV through the link with a mention of when you will be available for a registration call.

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.