Lead Veterinary Surgeon Vacancy, Guildford, Surrey, £85k

Location Guildford
Discipline: Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon
Contact name: Richard Powell

Contact email: richard@brightleaf.co.uk
Job ref: 7037
Published: 4 months ago

Are you a skilled and passionate Veterinary Surgeon looking for an exciting opportunity to lead a dynamic team and make a significant impact on the well-being of animals? If so, we have the perfect position for you.

Position Overview:

As the Lead Veterinary Surgeon with our client, you will have the opportunity to take the reins of a thriving 2-vet practice equipped with state-of-the-art facilities, including digital X-ray, ultrasound, and dental X-ray equipment. We are looking for a talented and driven individual to lead our team, provide excellent medical and surgical care, and help our practice continue to grow.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide Leadership: Lead and mentor a team of dedicated veterinary professionals to deliver high-quality care.

  • Medical and Surgical Expertise: Perform a wide range of medical and surgical procedures, with an emphasis on improving and expanding surgical skills.

  • Client Communication: Build and maintain strong client relationships through effective communication and excellent bedside manner.

  • Promote Practice Growth: Contribute to the development and implementation of strategies to grow the practice, including marketing and outreach initiatives.

  • Continuing Professional Development (CPD): Stay up-to-date with the latest advancements in veterinary medicine and surgery.


  • Registered with the RCVS.
  • Ideally working towards a surgical certificate or medical certificate.
  • Exceptional leadership and teamwork skills.
  • Strong communication and client service skills.
  • A commitment to ongoing professional development.


  • Competitive Salary: £85,000 per annum.
  • 4-day workweek.
  • 1 in 6 weekends.
  • 5 weeks of annual leave plus bank holidays.
  • Generous CPD allowance.
  • Opportunity for partnership for the right candidate.

How to Apply:

If you are ready to take on a leadership role and make a significant impact in a progressive and well-equipped veterinary practice, we would love to hear from you. Please send your CV to richard@brightleaf.co.uk 

Five cities and towns within a 25-minute drive of Guildford:

  • Woking
  • Farnham
  • Godalming
  • Aldershot
  • Cranleigh