Veterinary Surgeon- (Liverpool)

Location Liverpool
Discipline: Veterinary Surgeons
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £45K
Job ref: SG4045
Published: 5 months ago

​The Role

Here at Lloyd & Cowan we are working closely with a practice in Liverpool that are looking for a dedicated Veterinary Surgeon to join the team. The role involves a mixture of consulting and surgical time.

The working day is from 9:00am to 6:30pm with two scheduled gaps for catching up with admin. They offer their Vets the choice of working 4 full days (8.5 hours) with 1 weekday off or 3 full and 2 half days (4 hours). They value their teams' work-life balance and understand how important it is to provide different options to suit individual needs. Their Vets currently work 1 in 3 Saturday mornings. Whilst they don't offer an out-of-hours service, they occasionally accept stable overnight inpatients for intravenous fluid therapy.

The salary for this role is up to £45,000 depending on experience.


At this practice, they work as one team split between theirr two branches, in North Liverpool and South Liverpool. Their Clinic is situated in North Liverpool with excellent transport links to the surrounding area and free parking on site. Their clinic is situated in South Liverpool near lots of lovely restaurants, cafes, and bars (perfect for a staff night out).

Their clinics are equipped with radiography, ultrasonography, tonometry, microscopy, full laboratory, dedicated inpatient wards, operating theatres, and consulting rooms. Successful candidates will be offered the choice of splitting their time between both branches or working solely at their branch in North Liverpool.

They are a close-knit team that prides themselves in delivering excellent patient care. Between their 2 clinics they have 8 Veterinary Surgeons, 5 Registered Veterinary Nurses, 1 Student Veterinary Nurse, 3 Veterinary Care Assistants and 3 Receptionists. Their practice cat, Cham, is a much-loved part of their team and an excellent lunch break lap warmer. They work closely with local rescue centres and hold team events to raise money for charity. Most recently, they walked 1 million steps in 7 days to raise money for Vet Life!

Applicant Requirements

 Suitable candidates should be confident performing routine surgeries such as neuters, dentals, and mass removals. Good communication skills are essential along with sharing their core values and being a team player. They should be RCVS registered.

Benefits - Subject to Pro Rata:

  • Enhanced holiday entitlement and increasing holiday based on length of service

  • CPD paid days and allowance

  • Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay

  • Private Medical Insurance

  • BVA Membership paid

  • VDS cover

  • Birthday leave

  • Discounted veterinary fees

  • Various discounts including retail & gym memberships

  • Cycle to Work scheme

  • Service-related company sick pay

  • Sponsorship for overseas employees

  • Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing

  • Relocation packages

  • Career progression opportunities

As a BAME and LGBTQ+ inclusive employer, they are keen to hear from candidates from all minority and diverse groups. As a Disability Confident Employer, they are keen to hear from candidates with disabilities and long-term health conditions and would be happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments needed during the recruitment process.

For a confidential discussion about our opportunities call Sophie on 07519119233 or email a CV to

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