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Lead Veterinary Surgeon - Morley, West Yorkshire

Abbey House Veterinary Hospital
Morley, Leeds
( Salary up to £70k depending on experience)
Closing date
23 Sep 2021

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Animal Health, Hospital, Veterinary
Job Type
Veterinary Surgeon
Salary Band
£40,000 - £49,999, £50,000 - £59,999, £60,000 - £69,999
Contract Type
Full Time
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Job Details

Are you an experienced Veterinary Surgeon looking to progress your career with a leadership role?

Or perhaps you have experience of leading teams already and would like a bigger challenge?

Abbey House is a large, busy first opinion and middle tier referral practice in West Yorkshire. Our 24/7 Tier 3 Hospital is supported by four branch clinics and is well equipped with CT, visiting MRI, 4 theatres, onsite lab, rigid/flexible endoscopy including laparoscopy, ICU plus lots more. We have a fantastic caseload for clinical development are we passionate about quality, clinical excellence and patient care.

Due to growth, we are looking for two Lead Veterinary Surgeons to join our team.  

One role would be based at our Morley Hospital and would involve clinical and people leadership, and a medical or imaging interest would be desirable.  You might be a certificate holder already or be working towards one.  

The other will Lead our branches driving the clinical standard as well as motivating the team. You will hold responsibility for overseeing the day to day running of the branches and will be assisted by the Clinical Director and two dedicated Lead Nurses.

Experience of leading or managing people would be advantageous but full support will be given. At least 3-5y post grad experience is essential.

What we offer:
    Competitive salary up to £70,000 a year depending on experience plus bonus scheme
    Generous CPD allowance and 4 days each year to attend events
    Linnaeus CPD Programme (including certificate holder level and leadership CPD)
    Pension
    6.6 weeks holiday per year & birthday leave day
    Employee Discounts
    Specsavers Free Eye Test (and voucher for glasses for VDU use if applicable)
    Cycle2Work Scheme
    Employee Assistance Programme with BUPA
    RCVS Fee Paid
    VDS cover

We are looking for a full-time vet (4 day week, 1:4 weekends) but can be flexible for the right candidate.

To submit your application click the apply button.


Welcome to our practice and thank you for entrusting the care of your pet to us. We understand the special bond that exists between pets and their owners and we will do our very best to look after you both.

We believe you have made a wise decision by choosing Abbey House to look after your pets as we have been caring for sick animals in West Yorkshire for over 25 years. We set our own very high standards and our objective is simply to provide the best care for you and your pet. Our hospital in Morley is approved and inspected by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons and exceeds the exacting standards necessary to qualify as a veterinary hospital.

Several of our vets are certificate holders who specialise in specific areas and are able to perform more detailed investigations and procedures. We are very proud of their expertise and many practices throughout Yorkshire and the North East refer cases to us.

Find Us
0113 252 5818
52 Commercial Street
LS27 8AG
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