06 April 2021

Lead Veterinary Surgeon - Folkestone


up to £55k


Kent, South East

Job Type


Full Description

We are working with a community of passionate veterinary professionals committed to providing truly exceptional care. They are set on building something extraordinary: creating the most forward-thinking and innovative place in the veterinary industry.

They have a mission to deliver progressive, around the clock care which means their employees have the very best equipment and treatment options available, including in-house MRI machines and state-of-the-art operating theatres.

They provide ongoing support to all their teams, both in practice and through their dedicated training centre. This empowers you to get the very best from their advanced equipment while being on your journey to veterinary excellence.

The role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Lead Veterinary Surgeon within this Folkestone practice.  You will be a driven, dynamic, ambitious individual with exceptional communication skills. We are looking for someone with at least 2 years of UK (or UK equivalent) small animal experience who practices to a very high standard using an evidence based approach. 

This role covers 39 hours a week, spread across 4 working days per week, providing great work-life balance. The shift pattern includes 1:3 Saturdays. The team currently consists of a Lead Veterinary Surgeon, a Head Nurse and a Client Care Assistant.

Salary & Benefits

A very competitive package of up to £55,000 per annum (depending on experience), which includes accommodation allowance and a vehicle or vehicle allowance. £1,500 CPD allowance with 3 days’ CPD leave per annum or pro rata and in-house CPD training, 5 weeks annual leave, plus bank holidays, VDS, RCVS, BVA fees paid. Fantastic career progression.

Skills and Experience 

You must be a registered Veterinary Surgeon with the RCVS. Ideally, you will have at least 2 years' UK (or UK equivalent) veterinary experience.


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