Lead Veterinary Surgeon

Salary package up to £74,100 Depending on experience
12 Jun 2022
12 Jul 2022
Contract Type

An amazing opportunity has arisen for a dynamic and experienced vet to lead our friendly team at our Crewe hall practice

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. 

We are looking for a compassionate and enthusiastic, Veterinary Surgeon(s) committed to providing high standards of patient care. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3-5+ years’ experience, this is not essential but preferred. The ideal candidate will also be confident working in sole charge.

This role is being offered on a permanent basis at 4 days per week, working 1 in 3 Saturday mornings, 9 am – 1 pm. This role has no out-of-hours, Sunday, or Bank holiday working. The only sole charge you will be expected to do is when you are working Saturday morning on a rota.


At Crewe Hall Vets, we believe a work-life balance is important and as such, the hours you want to work are negotiable. Ideally, they require someone who can work 40 hours per week however, they would be happy to receive applications from part-time applications also.

There is a good split between consults and surgery, therefore we are looking for a surgeon that is comfortable and able to do both.


Benefits package:

The benefits of working for this successful and well-respected practice are:

Excellent package available including:

  • 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 every 5 years of service)
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Pay
  • £1,500 CPD Allowance plus 3 days CPD leave
  • RCVS, BVA, and VDS fees paid
  • Access to Wellbeing support and EAP programme
  • Access to a wide range of discounts for days out, high street, and holidays.
  • 100% attendance bonus schemes
  • 1-day' Pet'ernity Leave

Skills and experience:

  • RCVS registered and qualified
  • Possess the right to work in the UK
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Be a team player
  • Set personal high standards in patient care and customer services
  • The ability to want to grow and develop, personal development


Crewe Hall Vets is a modern and well-equipped practice with all the state-of-the-art technology e.g. CT on-site, direct digital x-ray, etc. Crewe Hall Vets is 100% small animal and will offer first opinion services, alongside Physio-Vet, which is a fast-paced, forward-thinking, established practice with an excellent reputation within the community.

The current team has over 60 years of clinical experience. Therefore support, mentoring, and teamwork are in abundance.

The practice also offers:

  • 20-minute first consults
  • Beautiful surroundings, in a highly refurbished practice
  • Friendly experienced and hard-working team
  • A practice that really invests in its people
  • Offering job satisfaction and an excellent work-life balance as standard

Plenty of rewards on offer for going above and beyond and setting consistently high standards

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