Permanent Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon

Permanent Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Competitive Subject to Experience

  • Contact:

    Tracy Atkinson

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  • Job ref:

    JN -012019-8294

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:

    2019-03-04 00:00:00

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We are currently working with a friendly, independent practice in Derby who is looking for a permanent Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon to join them on either a full or part-time basis. The practice is open to receive applications from vets of all levels of experience, from New Graduates to Experienced vets.

The Practice:

Our client has been established for over 70 years and is 100% Small Animal Practice. They are centrally located in Derby, providing an exceptional standard of care, with experienced and compassionate staff using state of the art equipment. They pride themselves on providing an individual and personable service, striving to ensure their clients see their own vet every visit. Our client is proud that they have achieved the RCVS Accredited Practice status. Furthermore, their Head Vet has gained the RCVS advanced practitioner status in Orthopaedics and routinely performs MMP (TTA) to correct Cruciate Instability, Patella Luxation (Knee-Cap Dislocation), Fracture Repair including Plating, Pinning and External Fixation, Femoral Head Ostectomy, and Platelet Therapy. Facilities include 3 consult rooms, 2 surgical theatres, dental suite, digital x-ray, ultrasound, ECG, In-house Lab, separate cat, and dog wards and isolation ward.

The Role:

Our client is happy to consider candidates of all experience levels including New Graduates. This position is available on either a full time or part-time basis. The rota is completely open to negotiation and flexible where possible to suit your needs. There are no OOH and weekends are on a rota of 1:3 Saturdays.

Duties are also flexible to suit the ideal candidate and you can operate as much or as little as you are comfortable with, however, you must be confident with sole charge as there are periods of sole charge. Branch work is required and is incorporated as part of the rota.

The Candidate:

Our client is looking for a candidate with great inter-personal skills, a strong work ethic, and adaptable approach. Our client has a very strong team ethic with every decision made for the benefit of the team, therefore, you must be an excellent team player. You must be highly motivated with excellent people skills and the drive to consistently go above and beyond.

Our client is very supportive of professional development and certificates are encouraged and supported.

In return, our client is offering a generous salary, with benefits that include £1,000 CPD, £1,000 bonus after successful completion of probation period, Employee bonus scheme after 2 years of service and generous pension which increases with service.


Role: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Start: From March

Hours: Full time

Weekends: 1:3 Saturdays

Out of hours: None

Sole charge: Yes, at times

Salary: Competitive subject to experience + benefits

Ref: JN -012019-8294

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 to discuss this vacancy in more detail

Call: 01423 701 321




If this position is not for you but you know someone who might be suitable refer them to us and receive £250 if successful

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