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Linnaeus Lead Veterinary Surgeon (Romford) in Hornchurch, United Kingdom

This role comes with accommodation if needed and a joining bonus.


No on call.

No Sundays.

We are looking for an experienced, dedicated veterinary surgeon who strives to provide the best level of care for all our patients and their owners. You will have the ability to communicate confidently with associates at all levels which is important to us.

We are looking for an experienced, dedicated veterinary surgeon, ideally with 3 years+ experience, who strives to provide the best level of care for all our patients and their owners. This role may also be suitable for someone looking to progress in their career into a leadership position within clinical practice.

The role would be sole charge, so prospective candidates need to be confident with robust skills in general practice consulting and surgery work. Further support can be provided from our Buckhurst Hill practice.

Your role and responsibilities will be to:

  • Work alongside the Clinical Director to ensure standards are upheld, with the highest level of clinical care is provided to patients.

  • Mixture of general practice consultation and surgery work throughout the week. Protected administration time also.

  • Ensure growth and development of the practice.

  • Exhibit strong client care skills showing professionalism and empathy

  • To work alongside and delegate tasks as required with other clinical and support staff.

Hours : 40 hours a week.

Benefits include:

  • 5 weeks holiday + bank holidays + Birthday Leave

  • No on call or out of hours

  • No Sundays

  • Protected administration time weekly

  • RCVS and VDS fees paid

  • External CPD funded

  • Extensive free online Linnaeus CPD program

  • Career progression opportunities

  • Staff discount schemes

  • Life Assurance

  • Enhanced sickness pay

  • Enhanced equal family leave

  • E-car salary sacrifice scheme

  • Employer contribution pension scheme

  • Wellness program including:

  • Employee assistance program

  • Recruitment referral reward scheme

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Free annual Flu jab

  • Eyecare voucher scheme.

About us

We opened the Romford Veterinary Surgery in Hornchurch in March 2009, they are a busy well established branch surgery with a great support team and client base. Romford Surgery provides their clients with essential services, such as routine operations, radiographs, dental treatment with dental x-ray, day patient care, nutritional support and weight clinics. Overnight hospitalisations are provided by our main hospital in Buckhurst Hill. Palmerston Veterinary Group are proud to have joined the Linnaeus group, we have maintained our core values of prioritising patient care and giving our vets clinical freedom.

At Linnaeus, we are committed to supporting the physical and mental health of all our Associates. We have an amazing team of Mental Health First Aiders (MHFA) across our practices and central support office in addition to a confidential Employee Assistance Programme which is available for everyone.