Veterinary Surgeon (Large Team with AVPs/Cert Holders)

Location Cheshire
Discipline: Small Animal Vet, Veterinary Surgeons
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £58k
Contact name: Sophie Gould

Contact email:
Published: 25 days ago

**8 Vets/AVPs/Large Nursing team with Certificate Holders**

Lloyd & Cowan are pleased to be working with an independent small animal practice that operate across 2 sites, a flagship Hospital which is RCVS accredited and a purpose built branch that opened 3 years ago.

Benefitting from a fully equipped facility and a dedicated team, they ensure thorough workups and maintain continuity in case management.

The Team

A large team of eight vets with Advanced Practitioners in Anaesthesia, ECC and Medicine and a diplomat orthopaedic surgeon.  They are fully supported by an experienced and dedicated front of house team. And their visiting Specialist vets in Soft Tissue Surgery, Cardiology and Diagnostic imaging allow them to provide an exceptional standard of care to all patients and the opportunity to care for interesting and challenging cases.

Along with a fantastic nursing team of eight RVNs and four SVNs is led by a DipAVN and includes ECC certificate holders.

The Ideal Vet

We would be looking for a veterinary surgeon - with ideally with a minimum of one year's experience although, they have the support to consider less. 

The right candidate will truly care for patients, be a good team player and be enthusiastic, proactive and motivated to provide a high quality first opinion service.

**They will provide consistent support and the opportunity to improve and grow as a vet. Post-graduate qualifications are encouraged.**

The Rota

You will enjoy a four day week plus two days off in lieu for working a weekend (Saturday and Sunday 8am – 5pm). 

The weekend rota is currently 1:8 and they use a dedicated out of hours provider for on call, but inpatients are cared for by their RVN team and the hospital is staffed 24/7.

On offer

  • Generous salary depending on expereince - £37k-58k

  • Seven weeks holiday

  • Generous CPD budget

  • Scheduled admin time

  • Social club

  • Staff pet discounts

  • Paid memberships

  • Pension scheme

This role would be ideal for a junior veterinary surgeon looking for more case exposure and working alongside multiple veterinary professionals - If interested, drop an email or call to Sophie for more info!

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 on028 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.