Lead Veterinary Surgeon - Full Time - Leigh Vets4Pets

Leigh (Greater Manchester)
Closing date
8 Apr 2023

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We are a growing well organized first opinion practice with a varied caseload. We have an experienced, supportive team who aim to provide the best care for our patients and best client experience from phone call to consult.

We're conveniently situated on Parsonage Way Retail Park which allows unlimited free parking, is located not far from the A580 known as the East Lancs Road which was the UK's first purpose built intercity highway connecting Liverpool to Manchester and East Lancashire, thus giving easy access to both cities for shopping and nightlife, as well as lots of countryside destinations including the Pennines and the Lake District, via the North West's motorway network.

Our team currently consist of 2 RVNs, 1 SVN, and 2 Client Care Advisors and the Practice Manager who oversees the day to day running of the practice and supports all the team. We are currently using Locum Vet cover but will also be recruiting for a second Vet.

We pride ourselves on creating an environment which allows colleagues to have clinical freedom, develop their own areas of interests and maintain a supportive, no-blame culture. We welcome new ideas and are continuously updating practice protocols. Fully funded certificates and partnership opportunities are a real possibility for the right candidate, as well as a relocation package.

Our bright, air-conditioned surgery is purpose-built to industry leading standards and has state of the art equipment including Digital x-ray, ultrasound, blood machines and tonometry. We are RCVS accredited, and we also have a separate cat consulting room and hold the ISFM silver cat friendly award and are working towards our RWAF accreditation. We are also keen to learn new things off you, if you have previously done CPD, we want to hear all about it!

We are currently looking for an experienced Lead Veterinary Surgeon join our team and become the practice clinical lead. The role would suit someone who is keen to be both a practicing Vet but also keen to develop and support new talent, as well as supporting with the management of the practice. We are also open to new ideas within the practice to help create new protocols around improving patient care.

We are offering a full-time position working 40 hours per week including 1 in 3 weekends, and we are flexible with the shifts.

As you would expect from the market leader in small animal veterinary care, we offer:
  • Excellent career opportunities and development due to our varied case load
  • Competitive salary of £60k+ per annum, commensurate with experience
  • Golden Handshale bonus on completion of probation period
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Generous CPD and funding of certificates for the right candidate
  • Paid memberships (RCVS, VDS),
  • In practice Mental Health First Aiders able to provide the support you may require
  • Exclusive company discounts and rewards

If you share our passion for delivering outstanding pet healthcare and great customer service and would like to join our team, we would love to hear from you.

We are an equal opportunities employer

For further information please email: lily.brown@vets4pets.com (Talent Acquisition Co-ordinator) or Sara.hughes@vets4pets.com (PM)

To apply please visit https://www.vets4petscareers.com/job-vacancies/

Location: WN7 5SJ


As the Companion Care Vets and Vets4Pets network of surgeries grow, we are continually looking for great people to come and be part of our exciting team. We have permanent employment opportunities available whether you are interested applying for a vet surgeon, vet nurse, administration or reception position.

At Companion Care and Vets4Pets we are very proud to have superb surgeries and wonderful opportunities to help develop your career. It’s by recruiting, rewarding and training the very best people, and by working together as a team, that we have grown to what we are today!

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Isambard House
Fire Fly Avenue
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