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Lead Veterinary Surgeon - New Ferry, Birkenhead, Wirral

Wirral, Merseyside
Salary package up to £64,100 dependent on experience
Closing date
11 Jul 2022

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

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Veterinary Surgeon to join our Parkside practice in New Ferry, Wirral as a Lead Vet, this will be a fully supported move if this is the next step in your career.  

You will be working alongside Dugie our Clinical Director, Dugie is very experienced in orthopedics and laparoscopic spays. 

  • Salary including accommodation/vehicle allowance up to £64,100 dependent on experience for 4 day week
  • Small Animal practice with a varied caseload  - potential for significant surgical and medical cases depending on clinical interests.  
  • Laparoscopic surgery, Orthopaedic surgical cases.
  • Work alongside our other experienced Vets - support with cases and case discussions encouraged
  • Have a passion for delivering outstanding care to your patients, as well as a first-class service to your clients with a focus on case continuity.
  • Experienced nursing team and Practice Manager.
  • The role is full time working 39 hours per week over 4 days
  • 5 weeks annual leave plus bank holidays
  • CPD allowance of £1,500 plus 3 days of CPD leave
  • VDS, RCVS, and BVA fees paid
  • The practice is equipped with the latest facilities, as well as our in-house services at New Ferry you will also get access to all the service
  • Access to diploma-level imaging and inhouse surgical referral for more complex cases
  • Discover the Wirral - have access to the cities of Liverpool and Chester and be in North Wales within 30 minutes.

Skills and experience:

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years' UK small animal practice (or UK equivalent) experience. You must have a client-oriented approach and excellent communication skills, work to a very high standard both medically and surgically and have the drive and ambition to help develop this practice further. You will be assigned a buddy on joining Medivet as well as being supported by our community of vets in the region as well as our regional management team. 

You will be confident working in sole charge with the ability to make a sound clinical judgement, however, you will have the support of many other practices in the region. In return, we will provide an excellent career progression and work-life balance, fantastic packages, and the chance to be involved in cases using state-of-the-art technology. We provide all of this whilst you continue to develop your career and get the most job satisfaction. You will have the chance to make this practice the true heart of the community, not just in location but also in spirit!


This role is a fantastic opportunity to be based in our New Ferry branch with some work at our Wallasey branch also available and to drive and develop the practice and team within all being fully supported along the way by other experienced vets, nurses, and managers.

The clinic is well established and has a lovely client base.


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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