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 -082018-5578

  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:

    2018-09-24 00:00:00

We are working with a practice based in Leicester, Leicestershire that is looking for a small animal Veterinary Surgeon to join them on a Full or Part-Time permanent basis.

The Practice:

This practice offers the latest state-of-the-art equipment, to ensure prompt diagnoses and the most effective treatments. Their purpose built, modern surgery has been designed to industry leading standards and has state of the art equipment including in-house operating theatre and laboratory, digital x-ray, specialist dental equipment and much more. Their highly trained veterinary surgeons and nurses are kept constantly updated on the latest innovations and protocols. They offer a full range of treatments from health checks to emergency operations and they are always committed to providing exceptional veterinary services.

The practice is an RCVS accredited, gold standard Cat Friendly clinic and strive to provide first class, affordable and tailored care to our patients.

The Role:

This is a full or part-time permanent position for a Veterinary Surgeon. You will be joining a friendly and supportive team with a work/ life balance to fit in with your commitments. Hours can be negotiated and Saturdays are equally shared on a rota basis ensuring regular long weekends off.

The Candidate:

Our client is looking for a friendly and approachable vet with a genuine passion for animal welfare and client care. You will be confident with routine surgical and medical cases. You will be passionate about providing an excellent service and working as part of a highly-skilled team. Enthusiasm and energy are a must, as is a willingness to communicate with colleagues and clients, in the best interests of your patients. 

In return, the practice offers:

Competitive salary (£29,000 - £50,000 per annum dependent on experience/qualifications and pro rata)

Enhanced annual leave of 28 days (including bank holidays) rising to 33 days pro rata (including bank holidays) after 2 full years’ service

Generous CPD funded up to certificate level

20 minute consults as standard

Contributory pension scheme

No OOHs/Sundays or Bank Holidays

Paid memberships (RCVS, BVA, VDS)

Childcare vouchers

Exclusive company discounts and rewards – including 20% off at Pets at Home, The Groom Room and Vet Group as well as discounts on High Street Retailers, Restaurants & Gym Membership


Role: Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Start: ASAP

Hours: Part-Time

Out of hours: None

Weekends: Yes

Sole charge: Yes

Salary: £29,000-£30,000 per annum subject to experience

Ref: JN -082018-5578

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.

To have a no obligation confidential discussion or to enquire about other positions in this area please contact us today on 01423 701 321, alternatively email

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