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Permanent Lead Veterinary Surgeon (VETSEEK-38121)

Mansfield, Nottinghamshire

Veterinary Surgeon

£60,000 - £80,000

Full time / Permanent

Job description

Permanent Lead Veterinary Surgeon - Mansfield, Nottinghamshire

  • Are you an experienced, confident Vet looking to take the next step?
  • Are you looking for a refreshing independent practice with clinical freedom?
  • Are you looking to put your own stamp on a practice?

We are recruiting on behalf of an incredible NEW small animal practice in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire for a Lead Veterinary Surgeon. This role is full time and can offer a 4 or 5 day working week to suit you, weekends will be very infrequent but the odd Saturday maybe required at another branch which is just 15 minutes away. The practice are willing to be more flexible to suit you. There will be no OOH work or on-call duties.

Key details

  • Type: Small animal
  • Hours: Full time, 4-5 days per week (Your choice)
  • Weekends: Occasional Saturdays at nearby branch
  • OOH: None
  • On-call: None
  • Team: You will be a Sole Charge Vet initially helping to build out the team

About them:

  • A new independent branch in Mansfield
  • Strong leadership team with a passion and knowledge of the industry
  • Two successful practices already operating in the area which has lead to a third practice opening in Mansfield
  • Recently refurbished practice which is fully equipped with state-of-the-art facilities
  • Very supportive of development interests and flexibility for a vet to specialise
  • Share independent values, creating a positive/welcoming space for clients and their pets as well as seperate staff areas
  • Passionate about development and training of staff, multiple new grad success stories at other practices and opportunity for this vet to take on a new grad if desired
  • Build long lasting relationships with clients based on excellent service, trust and compassion.

About you:

  • They are looking for a confident vet with strong experience looking for an opportunity to have influence over a new practice
  • You will have a passion for the industry and creating a postive and compassionate space for owners and their pets
  • You will have the desire and capability to lead a team in future and make clinical decisions
  • You will have excellent communications skills and client facing skills
  • You will have a positive attitude and show empathy to both clients and team members
  • You will encourage ongoing development of the team
  • You must be confident to work as a Sole Charge Vet initially
  • You will be a team player and be able to work in a collaborative manner


  • Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum, commensurate to experience
  • Holidays: 25 days holidays + your birthday off
  • CPD: Generous allowance - flexible to suit your developmental desires
  • Memberships: RCVS and VDS fees paid + 1 Professional membership of your choice
  • Personal development is very much encouraged supported and funded
  • Profit share scheme available
  • Workplace pension
  • Career progression opportunity

Must haves:

  • RCVS registered and qualified or soon to be
  • Possess the right to work in the United Kingdom
  • Have excellent verbal and 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 Vet Seekers team (details below) to discuss your veterinary career aspirations further.

Please quote job reference: 38121

T: 0333 014 7374

E: hello@vetseekers.co.uk

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Vet Seekers was established in 2016 and is a multi-award-winning specialist veterinary recruitment agency (2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023) and acts as an employment business for the supply of locum and permanent staff for the veterinary industry across the UK and overseas.

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