Veterinary Surgeon- Salary up to £75k plus £7,500 welcome bonus!

Location Long Stratton
Discipline: Small Animal Vet, Veterinary Surgeons
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £75k
Contact name: Sophie Gould

Contact email:
Job ref: SG2033
Published: 3 months ago

We at Lloyd & Cowan are thrilled to be working with a practice who are looking for a Veterinary Surgeon to join their team.

This position would suit a small animal vet who is confident in carrying out a mixture of consultations and operations. They are keen to develop our employees where possible and you will be expected to lead areas of specialism including consults for illnesses, injuries and vaccinations. There will be support from their experienced Vets for professional development, in working up cases and improving surgical skills. The caseload is varied, and this is a great role for Certificate holders or those wanting to start a certificate in the near future.


The role includes working 40-hour week, 10 hours per day. The shifts are from 8:00am-6:30pm with a fixed day off each week. There will be 1 in 4 weekends for which you receive TOIL and no out of hours.

About them:

They have been established in the local community for over 60 years. 5 years ago, they underwent a major refurbishment and now offer a purpose-built surgery with modern facilities. This enables them to provide a wide variety of services including 2 operating theatres, diagnostic imaging, digital x-ray, dental x-ray, cardiac imaging, ultrasound, orthopaedics, and dentistry. 

Currently they have 22 small animal Veterinary Surgeons across 4 branches with many of those moving between branches. They have 20 small animal Registered Veterinary Nurses across 4 branches.


​Salary up £75,000 depending on experience plus £7,500 Welcome Bonus & £5,000 Relocation Allowance!

In addition to a competitive base salary, you will benefit from:

  • 6.6 weeks annual leave

  • 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

  • £1250 CPD allowance with 5 days paid pro rata

  • Certificate support

  • BVA membership

  • VDS cover

  • RCVS fees

Feel free to reach out if you have any questions or share this post with your connections who might be interested - Send through a CV or email Sophie for a friendly chat!

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 8765 8068.

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.