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Rare Lead Vet Surgeon Role at Leading Hospital Practice, Leicestershire

A great opportunity to join a leading 24/7 Hospital as Lead Vet, Salary starts at £60,000 in Glenfield, Leicestershire.

A leading Tier 3, 24/7, Hospital is looking for a passionate and driven individual to join their team as Lead Veterinary Surgeon. You'll be joining a large team which includes certificate holding referral level services covering diagnostic imaging, ophthalmology, orthopaedics, and small animal surgery. The hospital has all the equipment you would expect, including digital x-ray, ultrasound, a range of endoscopes, CT, ASIF and Synthes kits, TPLO/TTA/Tightrope, arthroscopy and Biomedtrix THR kits.

As the Lead Veterinary Surgeon, you will collaborate with the second Lead Vet Surgeon to drive the practice's services and work closely with the management team. Your main responsibilities will include ensuring an exceptional client journey, focusing on clinical cases, leading and participating in site meetings, and mentoring associates on the new graduate scheme. In addition, you will manage a team of vets, contribute to vet diaries, and help run the hospital while handling your own clinical caseload.

To support you in your role, you will have the assistance of the Primary Care Clinical Director, Lead Clinical Director, HR and Operations Manager, and Practice Manager.


Key Duties

- Full-time is 4.5 day week.
- Dedicated night OOH vets.
- 1/4 Saturday mornings.
- 1/16 full Saturdays.
- 1/15 Sundays (paid extra: up to £650)
- No out of hours or night work.
- 15 minute consults.

Package and Benefits

- Salary from £60,000.
- 5 weeks holiday plus bank holidays and Birthday Leave
- Relocation package
- RCVS and VDS fees paid
- External CPD funded
- Extensive free online CPD program
- Career progression opportunities
- Staff discount schemes
- Life Assurance
- Enhanced sickness pay
- Enhanced equal family leave
- E-car salary sacrifice scheme
- Employer contribution pension scheme

Key Skills, Qualifications and Client Requirements

  • RCVS registered

What Happens Next?

If you are interested in finding out more about this Veterinary Job please click the 'Apply' button. On submission of the job application form, an email alert is sent to the specialist consultant handling this role to register your interest.

All dialogue with us is in the strictest of confidence, without any obligation and we will NOT send your details to the relevant practice without your consent.

Alternatively, to find out more about this role or any other roles that maybe relevant, you can email us at [email protected] or call our Veterinary team on 01423 813453.


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