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Lead Veterinary Surgeon

Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire
Salary package of up to £74,100 per annum
Closing date
8 Jul 2022

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

The role:

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a full-time Veterinary Surgeon to lead our friendly and loyal team in the market town of Newcastle under Lyme in Staffordshire.

We are looking for an experienced vet with a client-oriented approach and excellent communication skills, the ability to work-up cases to a high standard both medically and surgically, and have the drive and ambition to help develop this practice further. The ideal candidate will have at least 3-5 years' UK small animal practice (or UK equivalent) experience. This role requires a motivated vet to work confidently in a leadership position with the ability to look after and develop the team.

Career progression is actively promoted and partnership opportunities are available for the right candidate. This is a great opportunity to take the next step in your career.

 Salary & Benefits: 

  • - Salary package up to £74,100 dependent on experience
  • - Medivet vehicle or allowance 
  • - £1,500 CPD allowance with 3 days CPD leave
  • - VDS, RCVS, BVA fees paid
  • - A four-day week plus 22 days of annual leave plus bank holidays
  • - Fantastic career progression
  • - Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
  • - Relocation package available for the UK and overseas
  • - Certificate of Sponsorship available on a Tier 2 visa (general visa)


Our Newcastle Under Lyme practice has a very long-standing and friendly client base who appreciate the personal service we provide. The practice has a fully supportive team that enjoys lots of laughs and are dedicated to their clients and patients. We have a well-planned layout including a large reception area, two vet consulting rooms, a nurse consulting room, prep and theatre, digital x-ray and ultrasound, well-equipped wards, and comprehensive lab facilities.

Newcastle Under Lyme and the surrounding areas boast many varied and interesting pursuits including Waterworld, pottery museums, Trentham monkey forest and gardens, modern shopping venues, and beautiful cycling routes along the canals. We are very close to the Peak District which offers outstanding natural beauty and lovely quirky villages to explore. Outdoor activities including paragliding, hiking, and cycling abound here.


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
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