Veterinary Surgeon- (Southampton)

Location Southampton
Discipline: Small Animal Vet, Veterinary Surgeons
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Competitive
Contact name: Paul

Contact email:
Job ref: PMC6048
Published: 16 days ago

Do you want to join a fantastic team dedicated to providing the best patient care, using the latest diagnostic, and monitoring equipment?

We at Lloyd & Cowan are pleased to be working with a practice who are completing their team of 6 Veterinary Surgeons with a busy and varied caseload, including laparoscopy, orthopaedics, BOAS and cardiology. The perfect candidate will be enthusiastic in contributing to the ongoing development of their medical and surgical caseload, in house training, community events and in delivering the highest level of customer care. This is a full-time role, with no night duties and 1:5 weekends, a weekend on is followed by a 4 day ‘weekend’. CPD is encouraged and funded. 


The salary for this role is up to £65,000 depending on experience. They encourage a good work life balance and team bonding with regular funded social outings.

About them:

They are a small but busy practice located on the beautiful Hampshire Coast Line, enjoying the tranquillity of small-town life whilst being located between two major cities, Southampton, and Portsmouth.

They pride themselves on their preventative medicine and aiming to provide gold standard care, being able to offer many in-house procedures that would normally require costly referral. They have a friendly, compassionate, supportive team of vets and nurses, who regularly enjoy social events together outside of work. In terms of toys, they have ultrasound, cardiac ultrasound, DR radiography, Dental radiography, Endoscopy, Bronchoscopy, Rhinoscopy, Laparoscopic surgery, Surgical laser, 4 Anaesthetic monitors, Orthopaedic equipment including MMP and SOP kits.


They are a team of 6 Veterinary Surgeons and 8 Veterinary Nurses. They have a certificate holder in Cardiology who is also studying towards a Medicine Certificate. They do most of their own in-house orthopaedics, including MMP's, MPL, fracture repair and the majority of their own medicine investigations. They also have vets trained to perform Laparoscopic procedures. They have 2 managers, 5 qualified nurses and 3 trainee nurses at all levels of their training (they take great pride in being a nurse training practice for the past 23 years), and 2 receptionists.

Applicant Requirements:

They are looking for an enthusiastic Veterinary Surgeon who is looking to develop and utilise their skills. This can be either medical or surgical or a mixture of both. Attitude and enthusiasm are as important to them as clinical ability, being part of a high performing team.

In addition to a competitive base salary, you will benefit from -
•             6.6 weeks annual leave
•             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 with 5 days paid pro rata 
•             Certificate support 
•             BVA membership
•             VDS cover
•             RCVS fees 
•             Pawsome Benefits – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers
•             Pension – 5% Employee/3% Employer 
•             Discounted staff pet care

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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