HONG KONG – Our client is looking for a perm Senior Vet for their practice.

They are seeking a highly motivated individual to join their large, enthusiastic and progressive team (28 vets and 32 nurses) in a busy multi-centre practice, where professional development and specialisation is encouraged and supported. Facilities include full hospitalisation, in-house diagnostic laboratory, digital and dental radiography, ultrasonography (doppler), ECG, rigid and flexible endoscopy (Storz), ASIF/ external fixation/TTA and access to CT/MRI with support from trained veterinary nurses. In addition to a heavy and diverse case load veterinary surgeons provide expertise and support for their welfare initiatives both in Hong Kong and the region. Initiatives include animal adoption, spay/neuter programmes, a designated spay-neuter clinic and mobile surgical unit providing low-cost/free neutering and an assisted veterinary care programme for those in need.

This position is based at their Hong Kong hospital overseeing the running of our surgery floor. Surgical caseloads are extremely high with a large variety of interesting procedures and injuries.
This job is perfect for a confident and skilled surgeon wishing to further hone their skills.

Key responsibilities

The Senior Surgeon will report directly to the Chief and Senior Veterinary Surgeons and will be responsible for the day-to-day smooth operation of the Hong Kong surgical floor.
To supervise and develop the surgical capacity of theirHong Kong centre.
Responsibility for overseeing the surgical training of junior staff (veterinary surgeons and nurses).


Over eight years of practical experience in the small animal veterinary field.
Strong surgical skills in both soft tissue and orthopaedic surgery, preferably to Certificate level.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work within a team.
A keen interest in the development and mentorship of colleagues in all aspects of surgery.
Responsible, systematic and able to work under pressure.
Drive and enthusiasm.
Genuine interest in the welfare of animals.

This practice provides an excellent work-life balance, a 5-day week, a 6pm finish and very limited work on Sundays and Public Holidays (emergency cover and welfare).

This vacancy has an attractive remuneration packages including: salary to scale, low local taxation rates, (maximum 17%), accommodation, health insurance, professional indemnity insurance, provident fund contributions and ample leave to enjoy the delights of Asia. Hong Kong is an exciting city, the gateway to Mainland China, within easy reach of other Asian countries and with direct flights to Australia, Europe and the USA.

If you are interested, please call 0115 968 1515 or email recruit@carltonprofessional.co.uk for more information.

Job Ref: 20-00169

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