Veterinary Surgeon- (New Milton)

Location New Milton
Discipline: Veterinary Surgeons
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £57k
Contact name: Paul

Contact email:
Job ref: PMC5055
Published: 26 days ago


We at Lloyd & Cowan are delighted to be working with a practice who are looking for an enthusiastic Veterinary Surgeon to join their friendly team of small animal Vets who are driven to provide their patients and clients with an exceptional level of care.

They have a friendly, experienced and supportive environment, with currently regular 15-minute consultations with ample time for case workups. They encourage clinical freedom and case continuity and can provide help and support from their experienced team, whilst further developing skills in the practice. There will be a generous CPD allowance and further learning is encouraged and supported.

Working Hours:

This is a permanent part-time role, fully flexible over 2 days. The hours are from 9:00am to 7:00pm with no out-of-hours or evening work. The rota will also include working from 9:00am to 6:00pm on weekends based on shared rota.

The salary will be up to £57,000 pro-rata for hours worked.


They are a well-equipped practice with Digital X-ray, Dental X-ray, Ultrasound, K-Laser, In-house Lab with direct links to Idexx, Isolation Unit, separate dog and cat areas, Endoscopy, and Laparoscopy that prides itself on high standards of care.
They are an RCVS accredited first opinion practice. 

The practice currently had 5 full-time Veterinary Surgeons, a strong team of 13 Nurses, 1 lab technician, 8 Receptionists, and 4 Office Staff. Their Vets have various interests in skin, Ophthalmic, medicine, surgery, and imaging and they have a visiting Cardiologist and Orthopaedic Surgeon. They offer a good work-life balance and certificate studies are supported and actively encouraged.


The practice is based in the beautiful New Forest (New Milton), close to Bournemouth and Southampton and lovely local beaches.

Applicant Requirements:

They are looking for a Veterinary Surgeon who:

  • Has had previous experience in working in a busy environment or is possibly returning from maternity leave and is seeking a good work-life balance. 

  • Enjoys being a good general small animal vet who loves to build good client relations with a caring nature. 

  • Is friendly, enthusiastic and a good team player. 

  • Post qualification experience.

  • Is confident in consultations and basic surgery spays castrates and dentals. 

  • Who will fit in with the team and have an active part in moving the practice forward, along with providing a great client experience.


Work-life balance

  • 5 weeks annual holiday per year, bank holiday allowance pro-rata hours worked.

  • Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service

  • Your birthday as a paid day off


  • 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


  • £1,250 CPD allowance with5 days paid pro-rata 

  • Certificate support

  • All their Vets & Nurses can apply for research funding

  • All their Vets get £1000 per annum to spend via their Care Fund

  • Infection Prevention and Control Programme

  • Quality Improvement Programme

Professional Memberships

  • BVA membership

  • VDS cover


  • Pawsome Benefits – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers

  • Pension – 5% Employee/3% Employer

  • Discounted staff pet care

  • Relocation allowance

For more Information or to express your interest in this opportunity send a CV to Paul via the Link.

For a confidential discussion about our opportunities call Paul on 07936947875 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. 

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