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Aldgate Veterinary Practice – Lead Veterinary Surgeon

Full Time

Posted - 3 weeks ago

United Kingdom - Bridlington and Driffield

Application deadline -

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Looking for that next step in your career? Are you ready to develop into a leadership role?

We have a great opportunity for a Lead Veterinary Surgeon to lead and further develop our fantastic team at Aldgate Veterinary Practice, East Riding of Yorkshire.

Your role and responsibilities

This is an amazing opportunity for a vet wishing to do great clinical work, but also take a leadership role within an experienced team. You will be supported by our Directors, Client Care Team Managers, nursing leadership team, HR Manager and Management Accountant. This would suit someone with a desire to develop their leadership skills but who may need the support.

You will have excellent clinical, communication, teamwork and mentoring skills, experience in quality improvement involvement and this is an opportunity, to have a say, raise ideas, work through problems, to help ensure financial success and the happiness of our teams. We are looking for a lead vet who can build long term relations with our clients and their pets to offer the best care to fit with clients and animal’s needs. You will set exemplary standards of care and help ensure consistency in client and patient care.

You will have problem solving abilities, experience in leadership within a practice team, ability to understand and interpret financial performance. There is an opportunity for us to help support your development in non-clinical, leadership and business skills if you are someone with drive to develop into a leadership role bus has less experience currently. You will be a team player who enjoys primary care, developing their knowledge and skills, with benefits of being within a larger multi-site team with vets and nurses with different interests.

Our team is what makes Aldgate Vets so great.

Benefits: Salary £60,000+ (DOE) 23 days plus bank holidays, 4 day working weeks (set day off each week), time back when weekends worked, RCVS, VDS & BVA paid, private health, employee assistance programme, pension

Who we are

Aldgate Veterinary Practice is a proudly independent RCVS accredited general veterinary practice with sites in the East Yorkshire towns of Driffield & Bridlington.

We are a 20-vet mixed practice offering a comprehensive in-house 24-hour service.

In our purpose-built small animal hospital at Bridlington, we offer 3 surgical theatres with laparoscopic and orthopaedic theatres, CT scanner, dental suite with dental radiography and a full rehabilitation department offering acupuncture and hydrotherapy lead by a diploma holding vet.

We have a dedicated night team for the hospital to support your work/life balance.

Interested in discussing this fantastic opportunity further contact either Lucy Butler ([email protected]) or Giles Moore ([email protected])

For more information on the Practice visit our website at