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Lead Veterinary Surgeon - Eccleston, Lancashire

Eccleston, Chorley
Salary up to £74,100 dependent on experience
Closing date
22 Feb 2022

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

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Lead Veterinary Surgeon to join our practice in Eccleston, Lancashire 

We are looking for a Lead Vet who can fulfill the potential of the surgery and build on the service currently available. 

This role would suit an experienced vet who enjoys all aspects of first opinion practice. The successful candidate would need to have exceptional communication skills and enjoy dealing with clients. Some management or natural leadership experience would be beneficial. In return we would offer an attractive salary and benefits package.

You will be working alongside an experienced leadership team and support staff.

This role is full time working 39 hours per week over 4 days giving you a great work/home life balance. Weekends will either be 1:3 half weekends or 1:6 full weekends depending on your preference. 

Salary and benefits

Salary package up to £74,100 dependent on experience 

Accommodation allowance

Vehicle or vehicle allowance

RCVS, VDS, BVA fees paid

Enhanced maternity and paternity pay 

22 days annual leave, plus paid 4 week sabbatical every 5 years, day off for child's first day of school and day off if getting a new pet!


The Eccleston practice is a spacious clinic having been a busy doctors surgery prior to becoming a veterinary practice. The clinic is a branch of the Chorley 24 hour practice where clients are currently going for surgery and work ups. Eccleston does have its own theatre that could be fully utilised which is a great opportunity for a Lead vet to fully utilise with the team. 


We’re a family of passionate veterinary professionals committed to providing truly exceptional care.

We’re always looking for people who aspire to stand out in their field, and it’s this vision and enthusiasm that forms the foundation of how we work.

In everything we do, we work together and look out for each other. We’re all working towards the same goal: exceptional care.

Our people support each other within practices and across regions, and our clinicians work closely with our Support Centre colleagues – forming one team made of many teams. We work hard together but socialise, too. We’re proud that our community fosters strong bonds and friendships.

All our people are warmly encouraged to get involved in shaping the business, to consider becoming partners, or move into management roles. Every day, there’s a chance to have an impact on this business in its exciting growth phase.

Search our opportunities and apply today to become part of our family.

Find Us
01923 470000
Unit 4 Mowat Industrial Estate
Sandown Road
WD24 7UY
United Kingdom
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