Lead Veterinary Surgeon

Job Overview

  • Date Posted
    May 30, 2024
  • Expiration date
    May 30, 2025

Job Description

An exciting opportunity awaits a Lead Veterinary Surgeon to join the friendly team at a local veterinary practice. With a reputation for excellent service and a dedicated staff, Our client invites you to become a valued member of their team.

As the Lead Veterinary Surgeon, you’ll work alongside a fantastic team in a well-established practice. You’ll have the chance to handle a diverse case load and collaborate with Referral Vets to gain valuable experience in orthopaedics and advanced soft tissue surgeries. Our client prioritizes career development and supports your journey through regular CPD opportunities and certificate programs.


  • Provide outstanding veterinary care to patients
  • Mentor junior vets and support their professional growth
  • Shape and maintain high standards within the practice
  • Work full-time, inclusive of weekends on a rotational basis



  • Experience in surgery and team leadership
  • Willingness to undergo further training and development
  • Commitment to driving the practice forward and delivering exceptional care



  • Competitive salary up to £60,000 (FTE)
  • No out-of-hours duties for a healthy work/life balance
  • Generous holiday allowance and paid professional memberships
  • Dedicated CPD allowance and funding for certificates
  • Life assurance and contributory pension scheme
  • Uniform provided
  • Exclusive discounts through the Colleague Reward Hub


They’re looking for someone who shares their passion for high standards and continuous improvement. As a confident and capable leader, you’ll bring new ideas and ambition to the team. Experience in surgery and team leadership is essential, and a commitment to ongoing training and development is key to driving the practice forward.

Our client values diversity and inclusivity and welcomes applicants who meet the role requirements to join their team.

If you seek a supportive, friendly, and professional environment where you can flourish, alongside a team that prioritizes mutual support, this role may be the perfect fit for you!

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