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Senior Veterinary Surgeon

Senior Veterinary Surgeon

thevetrecruite1 NSV - Veterinary Recruitment

This is a fantastic opportunity for a role in leadership to grow and develop the A&E service and its team in South Manchester.

This practice is looking for a passionate individual and enthusiastic team player with management experience to lead and manage their A&E department based in their state-of the art Veterinary Hospital.

The ideal candidate will be a conscientious, dedicated, and caring Veterinary Surgeon (MRCVS), ideally with an Emergency & Critical Care (ECC) certificate. They will work together with the senior management team (SMT) using a collaborative approach to help, develop and support the department.


This role is ideally full time (an equivalent of least 4 working days and nights combination per week) but flexible working options will be considered.


About the role:

  • 40 hours over the week
  • A mix of clinical and non-clinical work – to provide on ground support to their teams as well as management and strategic planning for the service
  • Being available for advice and urgent decision-making requests
  • Dealing with A&E/Hospital complaints and client feedback that has been escalated to management
  • Visiting local A&E user practices to promote and develop services
  • A mixture of day and night shifts (exact ratio of each to vary)
  • Salary circa £75,000/annum (pro-rata), dependent on experience and number of nights per month.


A typical candidate should have:

  • Significant experience in small animal Veterinary practice
  • An ECC certificate or be close to completing an ECC certificate
  • Proven leadership skills, preferably with experience of having managed a team
  • Passion for supporting others and engaging in constructive communication
  • Ability to mentor and coach others
  • Desire to serve current client base and develop services further
  • Confidence in decision making, able to consider the business as a whole
  • Excellent judgement and analytical skills, preferably with experience in business operations and financial understanding (though training will be provided)
  • To express an interest and request a full job specification, including the company’s vision, mission and values and benefits that come with the role.
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£75,000 pa
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