Veterinary Surgeon - (Small Animal/Exotics) Join an Independent, Family Run Practice!

Location Norwich
Discipline: Small Animal Vet, Veterinary Surgeons, Equine Vet
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £70k + Benefits!
Contact name: Sophie Gould

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Published: 5 months ago

Lloyd & Cowan are delighted to be working with an Independent, Family run practice that are based within a purpose built premises, located in the Norwich Area.

The Role:

This is an exciting opportunity to join a clinic where you will be a valued employee and given the support to develop professional within the practice.

The practice deal with a wide range of caseloads such as companion animal & exotics, not just your ordinary exotics but have also had the likes of red pandas, alligator & porcupines from one of the local zoos!

Ideally this will be a Full Time Day Position, there is certain flexibility to a degree for the right candidate but usually 4.5 days per week and OOH/Weekends is done a Rota basis. There is flexibility!

The Ideal Candidate:

  • We are looking for a general Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon to take on this exciting opportunity.

  • Ideally you will have a good experience in a Small Animal Practice, an interest in exotics would be beneficial given the caseload but not necessary.

About the Practice:

This practice is an exceptional clinic, with a team that all have such a passion for their work. With state of the art facilities and equipment it allows rapid “in house” diagnosis and treatment. They believe their clients' pets care is to the utmost importance to them and offer longer consultations and flexible appointment with dedicated cat, dog and exotic waiting areas and wards.

The clinic is up to date with modern equipment such as CT Scanner, Laser therapy, several different X-Rays, Endoscopy, Ultrasound, Dental X-ray & other machinery specifically designed for them for exotics.

Have Your Say....The practice are flexible and open to your input as a vet within the team and are open to purchasing new equipment for the practice that you may see as a benefit. They respect their employees input in all aspects of the clinic and are open and have no restrictions on specific medicines, perhaps you used a previous medicine that you found worked well, they would be open to bringing this into their clinic.

The Team:

Currently the team is made up of 4 Vets, however one is relocation to South America, and they hope to have a Day Vet to replace this one plus they are hoping to get a night vet in. Accompanied by a great support team of a Large Team of RVNs, ACAs & 1.5 Receptionists.


  • Generous Salary of £35-£70k FTE, DOE

  • Ample Holiday Entitlement (can be discussed and varied dependent on shifts)

  • Excellent Support & Resources to further develop skills

  • RCVS & VDS Support

  • Experienced, Supportive & Friendly Team

  • Generous CPD Allowance, Support & Heavily Encouraged and Much More....

The Team at the practice are open to having a Friendly Chat with any applicant that may be interested so Get in Touch Today with Sophie to have a confidential chat about this exciting & rare opportunity!

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 02887658068. If you know someone else who may be interested, why not pass this advert on to them.

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