Lead Veterinary Surgeon - Whitchurch, Shropshire

Whitchurch, Shropshire
Salary package up to £74,100 dependent on experience
11 Jan 2022
11 Feb 2022
Contract Type

An amazing opportunity has arisen for a dynamic and experienced vet to lead our friendly team at our Whitchurch practice in Shropshire.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone wishing to “take ownership” and really make this practice their own and drive this practice to make it the heart of the community. 

The ideal candidate will have sound clinical skills and will enjoy being in a small team. You will have the ambition to help develop the practice further.

You will be confident working sole charge however you will have the support of our 24h hospital in Shrewsbury and all the other practices in the region. In return we will provide an excellent career progression with fantastic packages (see below). We provide all of this whilst you continue to develop your career and get the most job satisfaction. 

The rota is 4 weekdays 9am-7pm and one in three Saturdays 9-5pm.

  • Excellent package available including:
  • Salary package up to £74,100 dependent on experience 
  • £1,500 CPD allowance with 3 days’ CPD leave and in-house CPD training
  • VDS, RCVS and BVA fees paid
  • 4 day working week
  • 5 weeks' annual leave
  • 4 weeks' paid sabbatical (after each 5 years of service)
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Pay
  • Access to Wellbeing support and EAP programme
  • Access to wide range of discounts for days out, high street and holidays.
  • 100% attendance bonus schemes
  • 1 day 'Pet'ernity Leave

Fantastic career progression and partnership opportunities

We also offer relocation allowances should you move more than 40 miles from your current home address. 

We can also support Certificates of Sponsorship for a Tier 2 (General) Visa if you meet the criteria and are eligible to register as a veterinary surgeon with the RCVS upon arrival in the UK.


There are some lovely walking areas nearby and also a large park and canal in Whitchurch itself. it is close to Shrewsbury, Chester and North Wales. The practice has 2 consult rooms and a large separate prep room and theatre. We are planning to refurbish the practice in full this year, so it will soon be brand new!

The practice has a mix of rural and urban friendly clients who have been with the practice for many years. There is lots of scope and potential to become a thriving practice.

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