Head Veterinary Surgeon

Independent Practices

Liverpool, England, United Kingdom


£65k+ (annually)

Vet Surgeon


Mar 29

A Head Vet is required on a permanent, full-time basis at a practice in Liverpool. At the practice we have been developing services so that we can become a centre of excellence for orthopaedics and complex soft tissue surgery in the NW bridging the gap between first opinion and referral centre.

To support this ambition, we have just purchased a TPLO kit to use; and a new ultrasound has been ordered (Sonoscape X5V). 

We operate a 4-day week with 1:4 Saturdays (9am – 4pm) averaging 37.5 hours per week and we do not do the 12/13-hour shifts – they are all between 8-9 hours max.

Centre is open 8am – 6:30pm in the week


No (or very little) sole charge

Fair share of early/late and consult/surgical shifts

Set days for vaccines and set days for neutering to allow full use of the diary for sick pets

£2K relocation costs or golden hello (financial incentive paid after probation and then again at 2 years service.

Salary from £65,000 DOE

3% company pension contribution

PG-Cert fully funded

Other staff benefits include profit share bonus, long service recognition, sabbatical for colleagues with 3yrs + continuous service, income protection and a salary sacrifice electric car scheme. 

 ID: 33933

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