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Lead Small Animal Vet with Path to Clinical Partnership | Full or Part Time Considered | Dorset

Salary of £45,000 – £65,000 DOE (pro rata for part time)
Closing date
21 Feb 2023

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GVC are providing recruitment support to an independent group who are actively recruiting for a Clinical Lead Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon to join their team based in the beautiful county of Dorset, famous for its stunning Jurassic Coast hosting many famous landforms and notorious outstanding holiday locations.

The Practice:
As an experienced Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon, you will be joining a multiple branch town and country group with a long history and fantastic local reputation. With clinical freedom to develop the branch in line with these values with the support of the wider group, you will promote the ethos of priding yourself and the team on a collaborative and supportive atmosphere, led by Advanced Practitioners and approachable team leaders. 

You will discover vets with interests in medicine, cardiology, oncology, surgery, exotics, shelter medicine and forensic work, as well as hosting a rehabilitation and physiotherapy centre. You will be encouraged and supported to find your niche with their further qualification CPD program.

This fantastic new opportunity would be ideal for someone hoping to progress their career on a pathway towards Clinical Directorship. You will be a team player with management aspirations and high standards of clinical and client care. Previous management experience although desirable is not necessary as the practice has extensive resources to offer a high level of support to help you develop your career.
Details of the role:

•    Salary of £45,000 – £65,000 DOE (pro rata for part time)
•    Full and part time opportunities applications considered
•    1 in 4 Saturday morning rota
•    No on call
•    6.6 weeks paid holiday, including Bank Holidays
•    Enhanced paternity, maternity, adoption, shared parental leave, and surrogacy pay
•    Discounted veterinary fees
•    Cycle to Work scheme
•    Company sick pay
•    Focus on employee wellbeing
•    Career progression opportunities
•    Relocation package available.

So, if you are an experienced Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon looking to progress your career on a pathway towards Clinical Directorship, a real team player with management aspirations and/or experience and looking to work with the loveliest clients- click APPLY today!
Applicant requirements:
To be considered for this position, you must have the following or clearly be able to demonstrate your suitability for the role by showing:
•    Relevant veterinary qualification from an accredited university recognised in the UK
•    Up to date CPD
•    Relevant language skills – English
•    Licenced to provide veterinary care in the UK – RCVS registered
•    Right to work in the UK
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.
For further information, please contact Sarah Cann at GVC on


Global Veterinary Careers are a specialist veterinary recruitment agency, with extensive experience and knowledge of the industry. With Offices in both the UK and Australia, 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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0330 1135 222
11d, The Courtyard
Woodbury Business Park
United Kingdom

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