Permanent Mixed Veterinary Surgeon

Permanent Mixed Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    £30,000+ p/a (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Jim Dixon

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  • Job ref:

    JN -032018-1528

  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:

    2018-12-03 00:00:00

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We are currently working with a lovely independent practice in Derbyshire who are looking for a permanent Equine/Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon (60% Small Animal / 40% Equine) to join their friendly team as soon as possible. 

The Practice: 

Our client has three purpose built small animal surgeries and equine facilities with 7 knock down boxes, that are fully equipped with the latest X-Ray, Ultrasound and theatres. They treat all species of animals, from dogs, cats, horses and small furries, even tortoises and terrapins. The split is roughly 60% Small animals and 40% Equine, however treat all species of animals.

The Role: 

This is a full-time position working on average 40 hours per week over a 5 day week, on a Monday to Friday rota, with 1 in 3 nights on call for Equine only as Vets Now cover the small animal requirement. The weekend rota is 1 in 3 on call, Friday evening through to Monday morning with a half day in lieu. 

The position is first opinion and is mainly sole charge. 

The Candidate: 

The ideal candidate would be a friendly, enthusiastic and hardworking veterinary surgeon who is a good communicator and happy to work as part of a small, experienced and established team. You must be a good communicator and ready to get stuck in. The practice are happy to support any skills and interests you wish to develop. 

In return, the practice are offering a competitive salary of £30,000+ dependent on experience, with a Car, Phone, housing allowance, CPD, VDS fees and 22 days holiday per week + bank holidays. 


Role: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Equine/Small animal 

Hours: Full time on average 40 hours per week over 5 days

Weekends: 1 in 3 weekends on call

Out of hours: 1 in 3 nights on call

Sole charge: Yes

Branch work: Yes between 3 sites

Computer System: Telos 

Consults: 10 minutes

Accommodation: Allowance available

Salary: Dependent on Experience, £30,000+ p/a

Ref: JN -032018-1528

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To qualify for this position, you must be fully registered with the RCVS and eligible to work in the UK.

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