Lead Veterinary Surgeon

Location North Lanarkshire
Discipline: Clinical
Salary: £50,000 to £65,000
Contact name: Laura Collings

Contact email: laura@vettedrecruitment.co.uk
Job ref: 320
Published: 5 months ago

Are you an experienced veterinary surgeon looking for a fulfilling new role in a practice that values working together towards success and has a passion for providing fantastic client and patient care? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you! 

Ideally you will have previous experience helping manage a practice, be confident working sole charge, dealing with emergencies on the day and helping others with cases.  Admin breaks will be factored into your day, however you should be able to manage your time productively while completing your tasks. 

Alongside your normal clinical veterinary duties and providing the highest standard of care to your patients and clients, your role will consist of ensuring the RCVS practices and guidelines are always maintained.  You will supervise, train and educate veterinary nurses and new graduates, assist with all areas of stock management and provide out of hours cover in line with the practice rota. 

You will be supported in all routine and emergency cases by the current team, consisting of 1 Vet, 2-3 RVN’s, 2 VCA’s and 3 receptionists and have the additional support of their two sister practices.   

While the three practice teams work closely together and support each other with cases where necessary, you will be based in one practice, with no requirement to cover any other site. 

This practice provides a comprehensive range of services for their patients.  With onsite ultrasound, x-ray facilities and surgical theatre.  You will also be encouraged to complete external CPD regularly and have the opportunity to add to the equipment and services offered depending on your experience and requirement for services in the area. 

As an added bonus this practice is located in the fantastic Lanarkshire area, just stone’s throw from Glasgow city Centre and 1.5hr drive or train journey to Edinburgh City centre.  You have easy access to excellent public transport, including Glasgow Airport for travel further afield and are less than 1.5hrs drive to the picturesque Loch Lomond and Scottish Highlands.  Whether you love the hustle and bustle of city life or long for the peaceful countryside and outdoor lifestyle in your spare time, this location offers it all. 


  • Generous salary of up to £65,000 (FTE) Depending on experience 

  • Full time, permanent position 

  • Company pension 

  • Membership fees paid  

  • Staff discount 

  • External CPD encouraged  

  • Profit Share option offered for Lead Vets 

If you’re a dedicated veterinary surgeon seeking an exciting new role leading an enthusiastic team, working alongside them to help grow this fantastic Independent Practice, we’d love to hear from you!   

Contact Laura Collings through Laura@vettedrecruitment.co.uk or 07570 606201 today. 

Please note, you must have a valid RCVS membership to be considered for this role.