Veterinary Surgeon (large exotics caseload)

Location Birmingham
Discipline: Small Animal Vet, Veterinary Surgeons, Exotic Vet
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £60,000
Contact name: Sophie Gould

Contact email:
Published: 6 months ago

A rare opportunity for a Vet Surgeon to join a progressive and collaborative team has arisen!

Do you have a passion for clinical excellence? Would you like to work in a practice that has an excellent caseload where they encourage clinical freedom?

If so, this role is for you! Reporting to the Head Vet, we're looking for a confident Vet Surgeon who enjoys working as part of a busy team, ensuring clinical protocols are delivered and maintained.

Hours and package

- Salary up to £60,000 (negotiable D.O.E.)
- 4 day working week
- 1.5 weekends in 7 (one full weekend (Saturday and Sunday) and one separate full Saturday)
- No OOH as they have a dedicated night team for continuity of care.

Reporting to the Head Vet, you will work as part of the team of Vets across all of the branches. You will practice high standards of service for clients and care through examination, medical and surgical treatment of their animals. You will provide ongoing support in the provision of excellent patient services and assist in the efficient running of the practice and ensure all communication and clinical protocols are delivered and maintained.

About the practice:

The practice was established in 1932, they are Primary Care, multi-site practice, focusing on small animals and pets. And have practices great locations with great transport links and close to an airport!

They also provide 24-hour emergency service at the hospital, which is well-equipped to deal with a large range of operations from routine neutering to exploratory laparotomies. The 24-hour site allows exceptional patient care and case follow through, enabled by their internal lab with great testing scope (cortisol, bile acids, blood gases, ionised calcium, in-house culture and sensitive testing ect.)

They are well-established with a great reputation and puts emphasis on compassionate care and service. Their team is indeed experienced with 15 Vets, 25 Registered Veterinary Nurses (RVNs) / Student Veterinary Nurses (SVNs) and Patient Care Assistants (PCAs). And they fully encourage further studies with 6 of Vets currently studying towards a certificate including surgery, internal medicine and exotics.

They can offer great support from experienced veterinary surgeons to cover most disciplines, including a large exotics caseload, with appropriate equipment for those interested. Plus a comprehensive range of orthopaedic and ophthalmic equipment could be available in the development of these disciplines.


  • 5 weeks holiday plus bank holidays and Birthday Leave

  • RCVS and VDS fees paid

  • External CPD funded

  • Extensive free online

  • Career progression opportunities

  • Staff discount schemes

  • Life Assurance

  • Enhanced sickness pay

  • Enhanced equal family leave

  • Employer contribution pension scheme 

  • Recruitment referral reward scheme

  • Employee assistance program

  • Free annual Flu jab

  • Cycle to work scheme

If you are perhaps open to exploring new opportunities in a confidential and discreet manner, we'd love to set up an exploratory chat with you- Get in Touch with Sophie to discuss further!

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.

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.