Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Competitive - Subject to Experience

  • Contact:

    Karl Harker

  • Contact email:

  • Salary high:


  • Salary low:


  • Job ref:

    JN -082018-5563

  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:

    2019-01-07 00:00:00

We are working with a practice based in Leicester, Leicestershire that is looking for a full-time Veterinary Surgeon to join them on a permanent basis.

The Practice:

Will your next career move be to join our clients ’hugely successful and established practice in Leicester. Due to growth, our clients’ practice is seeking two additional veterinary surgeons to join their friendly team on a full time basis. Due to the experience within the existing team, they can consider applications from newly qualified vets as well as experienced vets.

They have free onsite parking and are based in close proximity to the M1, M69 and East Midlands and Birmingham airports.

You will be joining an enthusiastic and talented team where your opinions and ideas really do count. They hold regular team meetings as well as clinical meetings and adhere to a robust set of protocols that are regularly reviewed to ensure they remain in line with best practice and gold standard veterinary care.

The practice has recently expanded on to a purpose built mezzanine floor which is flooded by natural light. In addition to all of the clinical mod cons they have a dedicated diagnostic suit with Digital X-ray DR, full IDEXX in house lab, state of the art Ultrasound and Microscope.

Their fantastic team consists of 6 vets, 4 RVNs, 3 student nurses, 4 veterinary care assistants, 6 receptionists and the practice manager across 2 sites 10 minutes apart. They have a range of expertise in house including orthopedic surgeon and imaging proficient surgeon and they are happy to support colleagues in gaining advanced skills in their own area of interest.

The Role:

This is a permanent position for a small animal Veterinary Surgeon. The full-time role will be approx 40 hours per week with a rota for weekends of 1 in 3. There is no out of hours responsibility with this role and only occasional sole charge

The Candidate:

Experienced vets will be confident with all routine surgical and medical cases and newly qualified vets will be eager to learn and work alongside an experienced clinical team. Regardless of experience, you will have great communication skills and genuinely enjoy building strong relationships with colleagues, clients and patients alike.You will also have the opportunity to study towards a certificate as this is strongly encouraged. In return our clients’ can offer a competitive package and benefits that include - competitive salary, CPD allowance and exclusive company discounts and rewards

In return, the practice offers:

Excellent career opportunities and development due to the varied case-load

Competitive salary

1 in 3 weekends


Generous CPD and funding of certificates for the right candidate

Contributory pension scheme

Paid memberships (RCVS, BVA, VDS)

Childcare vouchers

Exclusive company discounts and rewards


Role: Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Start: ASAP

Hours: Full or Part-Time

Out of hours: None

Weekends: 1 in 3

Sole charge: Some

Salary: Competitive – Subject to Experience

Ref: JN -082018-5563

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

What happens next: Click APPLY to apply for this role and a member of our team will be in touch if you have been successful.

To discuss the role in more details:

Please call or email our team to discuss the specific details for this role such as practice details, exact location, salaries or any other queries you may have. Please also quote reference (above) when enquiring about this vacancy.

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