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Clinical Lead/Veterinary Surgeon - Small Animal

de Montfort Veterinary Hospital
Evesham, Worcestershire, England
Up to £80,000 DOE
Closing date
16 Oct 2024

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Small Animal
Job Type
Veterinary Surgeon
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Salary of up to £80,000 DOE, up to £5,000 Welcome Bonus plus up to £5,000 Relocation Allowance

An exciting new opportunity has arisen where you'll have the opportunity to work alongside the Practice Director to shape the future of the practice.

We're seeking a passionate, dedicated and experienced Veterinary Surgeon who is looking to further progress their leadership and teaching skills. This is your chance to drive and improve the clinic, achieve meaningful results and lead the clinical team to reach its full potential.

We are looking for someone confident in guiding and coaching clinical colleagues, whilst improving their own professional knowledge and experience. You will be a key player in the day to day management of the hospital, delivering exceptional care and making a real difference in the lives of pets and their owners.

Work life balance that works for you

We're all about helping you find the right balance between work and life. We understand life is about more than just work, we're here to make it really simple for you to discover a balance that suits you. Whether you prefer a fixed rota or something more flexible, we're here to create the perfect solution just for you.

Our standard rota would consist of 40 hours per week, over 4 or 5 days. Saturdays are worked 1 in 4 between the hours of 8.30am and 1pm. We have an on call rota to cover our inpatients.

Join our enthusiastic and experienced team

We have a fantastic supportive team of Veterinary Surgeons, 12 FTE RVN’s and 2 SVN’s and 4 support staff. Many of our colleagues gave been with us for a number of years, with one RVN being part of our team for over 22 years! We actively encourage case continuity and collaboration is welcomed within our supportive team.

We have a visiting Diplomat in diagnostic imaging, as well as various certificate holders and those with specific interests that include;

*Medicine certificate


*ECC certificate holder

*Feline nursing diploma

*Behaviour degree

Our wonderful, progressive practice

We are a friendly, progressive, RCVS accredited hospital set in the growing market town of Evesham - the only small animal veterinary hospital in the area. Although we are surrounded by beautiful countryside (perfect for walking allowing you to bring your dog to work and go for a riverside walks) we are only 30 minutes’ drive from both Cheltenham and Worcester and 90 minutes from London on the train. We are a Veterinary Nurse training centre, ISFM cat friendly clinic (gold award), RWAF clinic (silver award).

We have all the usual up-to-date equipment you would expect to find within a hospital: digital x-ray, dental x-ray, ultrasound, endoscopy and Idexx analysers and are visited weekly by a diagnostic imaging specialist. We have a varied caseload, including charity work.

Should you need to relocate, not only will we support your move with up to £5,000 relocation allowance, but we also have self-contained accommodation on site that could be utilised short term.

Because our people matter

We recognise that our people are fundamental to the success of our business. Investing in our people, premises and processes is at the heart of what we do. In addition to a competitive base salary, you will benefit from -

Work-life balance

*6.6 weeks annual leave inclusive of bank holidays

*Additional holiday entitlement for your birthday


*Private medical insurance

*Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay

*Cycle to Work scheme

*Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing

*Non-accidental injury support


*£1250 CPD allowance with 40 hours paid pro rata

*Learning and development opportunities via the IVC Evidensia Academy

*Access to Vetlexicon - our online encyclopaedia provider

*All our Vets & Nurses can apply for research funding

*All our Vets get £1000 per annum to spend via our Care Fund

*Infection Prevention and Control Programme

*Quality Improvement Programme

Professional Memberships

*BVA membership

*VDS cover


*Pawsome Benefits - reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers

*Pension - 5% Employee/3% Employer

*Discounted staff pet care

Up to £80,000 DOE


de Montfort Veterinary Hospital is always a hub of activity. There are many areas of work to be done. From consulting and examining pets, through to  xrays, blood and other laboratory diagnostic work and operating. Most importantly we strive to provide a caring and sympathetic environment for our clients and their pets. 

Company info
01386 446095
44 Merstow Green
WR11 4BH

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