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Veterinary Surgeon - Birmingham, West Midlands

Lydon Veterinary Centre Ltd
Birmingham, West Midlands
Competitive Salary
Closing date
4 Nov 2021

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Animal Health, Small Animal, Practice, Veterinary
Job Type
Veterinary Surgeon
Contract Type
Full Time
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Job Details

Veterinary Surgeon required at Lydon and Scott Vets, Birmingham, West Midlands

The Role

Lydon & Scott are looking for a full-time veterinary surgeon to join our friendly and hard-working team. This is a small animal position, working a four-day week, and 1 in 4 Saturday mornings. You will be required to perform surgeries and consults, working up your own cases and providing excellent care to our clients.

Case-continuity is highly encouraged, so you will be able to see things through for your patients from start to finish. There are no OOH requirements.

About Us

We are a well-established RCVS accredited small animal practice with two sites located in North Birmingham. Our aim is to practice good medicine and we encourage continual professional development for all our staff.

As a team, we are friendly and supportive to one another and dedicated to providing the best possible care to our patients. There are four fantastic veterinary nurses in our team, along with a marvellous reception team. In house blood machine, blood pressure machine, Pan Opthalmascope, TonoPen, and Digital x-ray available on site.

One of the largest urban parks in Europe, Sutton Park, is located a mere mile from the practice. A Site of Special Scientific Interest, the National Nature Reserve consists of 2,400 acres of open heathland, wetlands, woodlands, marshes and lakes to enjoy on your breaks.

Applicant Requirements

We are looking for an RCVS registered small animal Veterinary Surgeon with previous clinical experience and the ability to perform routine consults and surgeries unsupervised. As we are a busy practice, you will need to be confident with routine surgeries and be able to perform these in a timely manner without assistance.

Excellent communication skills and the ability to work well within a team setting are essential, we are looking for someone who shares our values and goals.


•             5 weeks paid holiday not including bank holidays

•             5 days paid CPD leave

•             £1250 CPD Allowance per annum

•             Private Medical Insurance

•             VDS Membership paid

•             BVA Membership paid

•             Service based holiday entitlement increases

•             VDS cover

•             Enhanced maternity, adoption, shared parental leave and surrogacy pay

•             Enhanced paternity pay

•             Birthday leave

•             Discounted veterinary fees

•             My Benefits - various discounts including retail & gym memberships

•             Cycle to Work scheme

•             Pension

•             CPD/training support

•             Paid bereavement leave

•             Company sick pay

•             Employee opinion survey

•             Free uniform in a number of roles

•             Annual pay reviews

•             Social events

•             Sponsorship for overseas employees

•             Academy & Leadership courses

•             Focus on employee wellbeing

•             Relocation packages

•             Career progression opportunities

•             Free flu jabs

As a BAME and LGBTQ+ inclusive employer, we are keen to hear from candidates from all minority and diverse groups. As a Disability Confident Employer, we are keen to hear from candidates with disabilities and long-term health conditions and would be happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments needed during the recruitment process.

If this position is of interest to you then please get in touch. Please use BH3396 when applying for this role.

To apply, please email your CV to for more information.


Welcome to Lydon Veterinary Centre where our experienced Veterinary Surgeons and Nurses offer a professional, caring and more personal approach to small animal care.  We understand just how important your much-loved family pets are to you, so you can feel confident they are in very safe hands at all times.

Our team ensure the highest level of veterinary care and client service, and as a privately owned, well-established practice, we are proud to maintain these standards.  Our excellent facilities, services and many years of expertise, allow us to identify symptoms, diagnose accurately and treat your pets effectively.

Owner and Principal Vet Rory Lydon, has been qualified and specialising in small animal care for over 33 years.  Supporting him are Vets Bryn Morgan and Katie Grainger who both have extensive knowledge in First Opinion and Emergency Clinic practice.  Our compassionate, qualified Veterinary Nurses, complete the team who provide the expert veterinary care your pets deserve.

We look forward to building a close relationship with you and your pets within the Lydon world of animal care.

Find Us
0121 355 3305
828 Kingstanding Road
West Midlands
B44 9RT
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