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Lead Veterinary Surgeon – Small Animal

Salary - Up to £80,000
Closing date
18 Feb 2023

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Companion / Small animal
Veterinary Surgeon
Contract Type

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GVC are providing recruitment support to very well-equipped veterinary hospital based in Northampton who are actively recruiting for a Lead Veterinary Surgeon to join their team.


You will be required to provide a high standard of support to Clinical Director in critical areas of the clinic. Ensure highest levels of patient and client care through active leadership. Maintain a culture of respect, collaboration, and engagement among the team as a method of enhancing wellbeing, harmony, quality, and productivity.




Details of the role:

  • Permanent Lead Vet Surgeon
  • Rota details: 4 days per week with 1:4 Saturday mornings – No OOHs
  • Confident in both surgery and medicine cases
  • Depending on experience and qualifications – up to £80,000
  • Career progression opportunities
  • CPD allowance and certificates encouraged and funded
  • Visa sponsorship available
  • Wonderful and welcoming team including a Clinical Director and friendly team of Vets, Nurses, VCA’s and Receptionists


Applicant requirements:


  • Relevant veterinary qualification from an accredited university in the country of the advertised position
  • Up to date CPD
  • Relevant language skills - English
  • Licenced to provide veterinary care in the relevant country – RCVS
  • A team player providing superb gold standards





This role is advertised by Global Veterinary Careers who operate as an employment business and emplacement agency. We have the largest selection of opportunities from our global marketplace and take on new and exclusive first opinion and specialist roles, worldwide on a daily basis. Should you be interested in a more detailed conversation in how we can support you, please get in touch with our team of veterinary careers advisors today.


Global Veterinary Careers are a specialist veterinary recruitment agency, with extensive experience and knowledge of the industry. With Offices in the UK, Australia and the USA, we focus on helping veterinary professionals of all levels and disciplines secure their dream position, wherever that may be in the world. Our primary aim is to make the recruitment process as straight forward and stress-free as possible. GVC can offer the most widespread and varied selection of locum and permanent veterinary opportunities in every corner of the world.

We recruit for the following positions on both locum and permanent appointments:

  • Veterinary Surgeon
  • Veterinary Specialists inc. Diplomates and Residency Trained 
  • Veterinary Nurse
  • Veterinary Care Assistant / Animal Nursing Assistant
  • Practice Manager
  • Veterinary Territory Manager
  • Veterinary Sales
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