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Permanent Lead Veterinary Surgeon (VETSEEK-8390)

London Borough of Brent, London

Veterinary Surgeon

£50,000 to £65,000 per annum

Full time / Permanent

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Job description

We are recruiting a permanent Veterinary Surgeon to join a small practice in the London borough of Brent. This is a full-time role working up to 45 hours a week. The practice requires a Head Vet to run this practice. They are established and have a friendly team along with a loyal client base. They pride themselves on offering excellent clinical care and customer service. The practice is fully equipped to work up complex medical cases as well as routine.

This is a full or part time role with no ooh.

The position offers the Vet the opportunity to be involved with a varied medical and surgical case load within the practice whist also receiving support from the regional team and the close by animal hospital. This ongoing support offers the development of clinical skills and knowledge. The practice itself is fully equipped and offers facilities including digital x-ray, dental x-ray, ultrasound, and endoscopy.

This practice has an established and generous support staff team comprising of regional support manager, practice manager, two receptionists, Head Nurse and student nurse who form a welcoming and experienced group of people. There are currently three vets at the practice; two of whom have a medical/imaging bias and the other who is an experienced surgeon capable of complex soft-tissue and orthopaedic procedures such as fracture repairs, TECAs and thyroidectomy.

Main responsibilities include:

  • Delivery a high standard of clinical care to all patients
  • Providing an excellent service to all clients
  • Help develop the business - ensuring the running of the practice effectively and efficiently
  • Working close with the onsite team as well as the wider team across the region.

Key Details:

  • Type: Small Animal
  • Hours: Monday - Friday
  • Weekends: Saturday morning on a rota
  • OOH: None
  • Sole Charge: Yes - supported
  • Consultations: 15 Minutes

About them:

  • Part of a large group of Multiple practices and Hospitals across the area
  • Forward thinking and professional practice
  • State of the at facilities and equipment
  • Experienced Vet/ RVN team with certificate holding veterinary surgeons
  • Well established with a large client base
  • Practice sees a varied case load - emergency medical cases
  • Supportive veterinary team.
  • All staff are motivated and supported and encouraged to develop their skills and work towards certificates
  • Experienced Nursing team with coaching experience
  • Supportive and friendly practice.
  • 6 monthly staff reviews are offered.
  • Ongoing career opportunities are offered

About you:

  • You will always deliver a high standard of clinical care
  • You will have a minimum of 5 years' experience
  • You will be passionate and motivated to drive the practice forward
  • You will be looking to develop your medical and surgical skill set
  • You will be happy with sole charge work
  • You will be competent in all areas of routine surgery and medical cases
  • You will have excellent customer facing skills and be able to motivate other team members
  • You will work well within the team alongside other veterinary specialists and clinicians
  • You will be a passionate and motivated veterinary surgeon with a genuine interest for animal welfare


  • Salary: 50,000 to 65,000 commensurate to experience
  • Career development opportunities
  • Holiday: 25 days per annum plus 8 bank holidays and birthday off
  • Company Bonus scheme
  • CPD: Allowance of 1,000 with 5 days off to attend
  • Additional CPD allowance for clinical coaches
  • RCVS and VDS fees paid
  • Exclusive company discounts and rewards
  • Workplace Pension Scheme
  • Health Insurance scheme
  • Occupation Health Scheme
  • Staff Discount
Must haves:

RCVS Registered & Qualified or soon to be.

Possess the right to work in the United Kingdom.

Have excellent verbal / written communication skills

What happens next?

CLICK APPLY NOW or if you have any pre-application questions or if this role is not quite right for you, please contact the VS Team (details below) to discuss your veterinary career aspirations further.

Please quote job reference: 8390

T: 0333 014 7374

E: info@vetseekers.co.uk

W: www.vetseekers.co.uk

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