Lead Veterinary Surgeon for well-equipped, busy practice - West Yorkshire


Steph Ward
Are you a confident Veterinary Surgeon looking to make the next step and run your own branch?
If so our client in West Yorkshire would love to hear from you!

This is Lead Veterinary Surgeon role which will require you working sole charge taking the reins on a 4-day week with 1:4 weekends. This role would suit an experienced Vet, looking to take the next step in their career.

The practice is well equipped benefitting from digital Xray, ultrasound, (S6 from IMV), IM3 dental machine, tonopen and Abaxis biochemistry and haematology machines. If you wanted additional equipment to develop a new service/ skill or standard, then the team are more than happy to discuss. Endoscopy, multiparameter monitoring, bair hugger, and ventilator are also available at the Hospital branch (12 miles away), where full overnight support is also provided for critical/complex cases requiring 24/7 nursing.

This role will include a mixture of consulting, case workup and surgery. You will also actively encourage the development of team members, provide training, easily accessed support and clinical guidance. The practice is supported by two highly trained RVN’s (one a Senior), who offer extended nurse clinics including physiotherapy and nutrition consults. There is also a permanent VCA on reception trained in bereavement support and several student nurses and trainees.

An ability to work up and follow through cases, work sole charge and be a keen Surgeon, are all essential to this role. As is an ability to train others, lead by example, provide mentorship and support, and provide constructive, at -the-time feedback are also required. You will also be able to communicate effectively with a diverse team and maintain a positive work-based culture are essential for this role.

In return for your dedication and hardwork you will receive a salary starting at 50k - 60k+. Additional certificates and experience may negotiate you a higher salary bracket. Plus as part of the larger group you will receive:
6 weeks paid holiday including Bank Holidays
1750 CPD Allowance per annum
HealthShield – wide ranging contributions for health and wellbeing treatments – from dentistry to sports massage
RCVS Membership paid
Two other membership subscriptions
VDS cover
Enhanced paternity, maternity, adoption, shared parental leave and surrogacy pay
Discounted Veterinary fees

If this role sounds of interest please email your CV through to [email protected] or give me a call on 01422 433900.

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Bright Leaf Recruitment is a recruitment agency specialising in veterinary recruitment. We have been placing exceptional veterinary surgeons and veterinary nurses in great roles around the United Kingdom, Dubai and Australia since 2010. Our team of expert recruiters have over two decades of experience in the veterinary recruitment industry.