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Permanent Veterinary Surgeon (VETSEEK-3411)

Lincoln, Lincolnshire

Veterinary Surgeon

Up to £65,000

Full time / Permanent

Job description

We are recruiting for an experienced Senior Veterinary Surgeon to join an independent small animal practice in Lincoln. The Vet will be a key member of the team and will be responsible for providing excellent patient care and customer service to all clients as well as managing and leading a team.

This is a brand new practice offering an excellent opportunity for a Vet to play an integral part in the growth and development of a new site. This is a full-time position with a weekend rota.

The practice is one of 4 sites in the area and is proudly independent offering state of the art facilities. They are continuing to grow and expand are investing in state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment within their practices to expand their orthopaedic and soft tissue cases.

Duties and responsibilities including:

Consultations, investigations, and surgeries.

Adhering to practice procedures and protocols

Sharing daily tasks and responsibilities with fellow team members

Liaising with other Vets to ensure the best practice and best clinical care is provided

Sharing knowledge with others

Maintaining clinical notes

Communicate effectively with all staff members ensuring investigations and follow up care and treatments are completed

Provide excellent in-patient care

Provide full in-depth handovers of patients to other team members

Support senior Vets

Provide support to new graduating Vets where required

Key Details:

Type: Small Animal

Hours: Monday - Friday

Weekends: Yes on a rota

OOH: On a rota

Team: Large Veterinary Team across 4 sites

Consultations: 15 Minutes

About them:

  • Progressive Independent Practices
  • 4 Sites in total - one brand new site
  • First opinion and referral practice
  • Investing in equipment to continue to expand their orthopaedic and soft tissue case load
  • Offers a fantastic work / life balance
  • Brand New Practice
  • Offers clinical freedom to a Vet
  • Offers accommodation on site for a relocation
  • Provides training agreement package - funding for a certificate
  • Operating theatres fully equipped
  • Large loyal client base
  • Offer a competitive salary package!
  • Comprises of a highly skilled veterinary team with various expertise and areas of special interest.
  • Certificate holding veterinary surgeons Medicine and Surgery.
  • Offers career progression with support
  • Provides a vast range of modern veterinary services and facilities
  • State of the art equipment - fully equipped with the latest diagnostic and surgical technology
  • Excellent reputation within the community


  • You will be an experienced Veterinary Surgeon
  • You will be confident in all routine surgeries and consultations
  • You will always deliver and be committed to providing a high standard of clinical care
  • You will have an enthusiastic and caring attitude
  • Youi will have strong communication skills and organisational skills
  • You will work well under pressure with a calm and confident manner
  • You will have excellent people management skills
  • A kind and empathetic attitude is essential
  • You will be ambitious looking to study towards a certificate or be a certificate holding surgeon looking to progress further
  • You will be a team player
  • The role is determined on years of experience and be catered to suit but ultimately the Vet needs to be ambitious looking to develop your clinical skills and knowledge further
  • You will enjoy working in a busy environment
  • Areas of special interest would be an advantage
  • You will want to be at the forefront of the practice help growing and developing the services and facilities provided.
  • You will have excellent customer facing skills
  • 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


The practice offers a wide range of modern veterinary services along with state-of-the-art technology and diagnostic equipment including:

  • Orthopaedic, Soft Tissue, Ophthalmic, dermatology, cardiology, routine and exotics surgery services
  • Referral services
  • Ultrasound
  • Blood pressure monitoring
  • Endoscope
  • Radiography
  • Ultrasonography
  • CT scanner
  • Mobile MRI
  • State of the art surgical suite facilities
  • Digital X- Ray
  • Dental X-Ray
  • In House laboratory
  • Nurse Clinics
  • Hospitalisation Facilities


Salary - Up to 65,000 Commensurate to experience

CPD Generous allowance 1,000 and 5 days leave

Accommodation provided for relocation

Certificates supported and funded

Training package

Holiday allowance is negotiable

RCVS and VDS fees paid

Exclusive company discounts and rewards

Workplace Pension Scheme

Health Insurance scheme

Health Plan and Mental Health support available

Staff Discount

Must haves:

RCVS registered and qualified

Possess the right to work in the United Kingdom.

Excellent communication skills

1 years' post-grad UK experience

What happens next?

If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply with your latest CV. Alternatively, contact us to find out more details or to have a confidential discussion about this or other opportunities.

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