Permanent Mixed Veterinary Surgeons

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:

    2019-01-07 00:00:00

  • Salary:

    Negotiable - Dependent upon experience

  • Contact:

    Emily Naden

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -112018-7528

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Contact:

    Emily Naden

We are working with a two branch practice in Leicester, who are looking to recruit two permanent full time Veterinary Surgeons, due to expansion. This practice is a mixed veterinary practice treating an array of both small animal and farm animal (not equine). Our clients are looking for vets with a background in small animals with some large animal experience.

The Practice:

Our clients are a medium sized practice working across two sites, based in Leicester, currently staffed by seven vets who are supported by a team of Registered Veterinary Nurses, Nursing Auxiliaries, Receptionists and Administrators. With modern diagnostic tools and surgical equipment, the practice aims to ensure all animals receive the best possible care, with the team providing their own out of hours service for continuous support.

The Role:

These are full time positions and the working hours consist of 08:30 - 18:30 Monday - Friday with Saturday mornings 08:30 to 12:30 across both branches. The out of hours rota is 1:5 Monday - Thursday nights, Friday nights being set appointments, with 1:5 Saturday and Sunday on call - one day off in the week. A typical day consists of 09:00 - 10:00 open surgery 14:30 -15:30 appointments and 16:30 to 18:30 appointments with surgeries and farm visits in between.

In return, our client is offering a competitive salary dependent upon experience, which will be discussed at interview.

The Candidate:

Are you a qualified Veterinary Surgeon with experience in both small animal and large animal care? Do you have outstanding communication skills? You will be joining a a friendly, outgoing and hardworking team, so a good team player is essential for this role . Are you ready for the next step in your career? If so this is the role for you!


Role: 2 x Permanent Veterinary Surgeons

Type: Mixed (although predominantly small animal)

Start: As soon as possible

Hours: Full time, 4.5 days per week

Weekends: 1:5 - weekday off

Out of hours: 1:5 Monday - Thursday night with Friday night set appointments

Sole charge: No

Salary: Competitive - dependent upon experience

Ref: JN -112018-7528

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

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