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Small Animal Vet The Rowe Veterinary Group Pullins Grn, Thornbury, Bristol BS35 2AX, UK

Practice Type: Small Animal Practice
Job Type: Permanent, Full Time or Part Time
Posted on: 21 Nov 2022

Veterinary Surgeon required at The Rowe Veterinary Group

Job Description

The Role

We have an exciting opportunity for a driven and passionate Veterinary Surgeon who will take the practice from strength to strength in their role as Clinical Lead. In this role you’ll be leading and supporting a motivated and talented team of veterinary surgeons, developing clinical protocols and ensuring the day to day running of the practice goes smoothly.

The rota will include working 4 days per week, currently with Monday's off, however can be flexible for the right candidate. There will also be one afternoon of non-clinical admin time per week, 1:8 weekend commitment working at our main hospital with two other Vets covering our daytime out of hours.

The salary will be up to £70,000 depending on experience.

About Us

The Thornbury Practice is well-equipped with a friendly team, based just outside Bristol. It has the benefit of on-site digital X-ray, separate dental X-ray equipment, ultrasound, blood pressure monitoring & ECG. We are a friendly, supportive team working to a high clinical standard. This is a busy first opinion practice, which sees a variety of interesting cases. You will find each day different and you will be able to use your clinical judgment to manage and investigate your own cases. 

As the Clinical Lead you will work alongside a team of 3 Veterinary Surgeons, 5 Registered Veterinary Nurses a team of Care Assistants, and a dedicated Support Team. The team takes great pride in the relationships they have built with their patients, clients, and the local community.

Applicant Requirements 

The ideal candidate will have sound surgical skills as well as excellent consultation skills. An approachable and consultative style is essential in this role. Support is available for anyone interested in studying for a certificate, or who wishes to gain further leadership and management training. We are looking for someone who strives for clinical excellence, client and patient care, has a passion to do things right clinically, and importantly is a great team player.

Because our employee’s matter

We recognise that our people are fundamental to the success of our business. Investing in our people, premises and processes is at the heart of what we do. In addition to a competitive base salary, you will benefit from -

Work life balance

  • 6.6 weeks annual leave 
  • Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service
  • Your birthday as a paid day off


  • Private medical insurance
  • Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing
  • Non-accidental injury support


  • £1500 CPD allowance 
  • Certificate support 
  • Learning and development opportunities via the IVC Evidensia Academy
  • Access to Vetlexicon – our online encyclopaedia provider
  • All our Vets & Nurses can apply for research funding
  • All our Vets get £1000 per annum to spend via our Care Fund
  • Infection Prevention and Control Programme
  • Quality Improvement Programme

Professional Memberships

  • BVA membership
  • VDS cover
  • RCVS fees 


  • Pawsome Benefits – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers
  • Pension – 5% Employee/3% Employer
  • Discounted staff pet care
  • Relocation allowance up to £5000

As a BAME and LGBTQ+ inclusive employer, we are keen to hear from candidates from all minority and diverse groups. As a Disability Confident Employer, we are keen to hear from candidates with disabilities and long-term health conditions and would be happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments needed during the recruitment process.

If this position is of interest to you then please get in touch. Please quote BH7289 when applying for this role.

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