Veterinary Surgeon - 100% Small Animal/East Kent

Location Kent
Discipline: Clinical
Salary: £54,000 to £80,000
Contact name: Debbie Loding

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Job ref: 471
Published: about 1 month ago

Our clients are looking for an experienced, proactive and forward-thinking veterinary surgeon to join their team in the vital role of Head Veterinary Surgeon. 

If you are an experienced Vet looking to progress your career and lead a strong and passionate team on the East coast of Kent you are in luck!

This role is full time, permanent and offers flexible hours to suit your lifestyle and external commitments.  You will be responsible for managing the practices busy caseload and supporting the clinical team.  You will ideally have strong leadership and mentoring skills and have a progressive approach to the business, always maintaining the highest standards of client and customer care.  Every day will offer something new and different, so you will do a mix of consultations, surgery and administration/management hours, while preserving the freedom to explore any specific interests you may have.  

You will play a big part in the clinical development meetings where open and honest discussions are encouraged to ensure the best path forward for patients, clients and the overall team.  You should therefore be confident in communicating your ideas and opinions with a positive attitude and be open to discussing and taking on board the ideas of your colleagues.

The practice itself was purpose built and offers all the usual equipment and tools you would expect, including a full orthopaedic kit, surgical theatres, separate wards, digital x-ray, ultrasound and in-house lab.  Being based in beautiful Kent with the stunning East Coastline, scenic walks, activities, shopping, museums and eateries just minutes away and Dover just a short 30minute drive for easy access to central Europe and beyond, you will find it easy to balance a busy social and work life and maintain a positive balance throughout.


Annual salary of £54,600 to £80,000 depending on experience, with an annual salary review

Up to 7 weeks annual holiday with additional days available

Flexible working options to suit your needs

Administration time factored into your day

Annual CPD allowance with all CPD and further certificates actively supported

Professional membership fees paid

Employee discount scheme available

Relocation support available

VISA Sponsorship available

If you’re a dedicated veterinary surgeon looking for a new role where you can lead and inspire a strong clinical team with the additional bonus of being in stunning East Kent, we’d love to hear from you! 

Contact Debbie Loding through or 07384 551799 today.

Please note you must be a qualified Veterinary Surgeon and eligible to register with the RCVS to be considered for this role. Not quite what you’re looking for?  Why not subscribe for regular news and job updates here: