Permanent Mixed Veterinary Surgeon

Permanent Mixed Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    Leicester, Leicestershire

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    Excellent Salary and Benefits Package

  • Contact:

    Ella Snowball

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -122019-13644

  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

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  • Client:


We are working with a two-branch practice in Leicester, who are looking to recruit a permanent full-time Veterinary Surgeon, although part-time vets would be considered as part of a job share. The practice is a mixed practice that covers small animal and farm, they would consider applications from mixed and small only vets

The Practice:

This practice is a mixed veterinary practice treating an array of both small animal and farm animals (not equine) 60% small and 40% farm.

Our clients are a medium-sized practice working across two sites, based in Leicester, currently staffed by eight 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. Their facilities include x-ray, ultrasound, endoscopy, ECG, Dental Suite, separate cat and dog wards, and capnography

The Role:

The practice is flexible in the hours and would consider a full-time vet or two vets as part of a job share. The daily shift is 08:30-18:30 and the role will include 1 weekday night in 5 (if that night falls on a Friday the shift will include the Saturday morning consults. The weekend rota is 1 in 5 full weekends.

Your daily duties will include both consults and operations, so you must be confident in both areas. You must be competent in first opinion work as this will be required in the role.

In return, our client is offering an excellent package and great benefits including:

  • Competitive salary dependent on experience
  • RCVS Fees
  • One half a week
  • 33 days holiday including bank holidays
  • 5 days funded CPD
  • Certificates are supported

The Candidate:

Our client is looking for an experienced Veterinary Surgeon with at least four years post-graduate in practice experience. They are looking for a friendly, enthusiastic team player that has great communication skills with clients and colleagues alike.


Role: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Mixed or 100% small

Hours: Full-time

Weekends: 1 in 5

Out of hours: 1 in 5

Sole charge: Some

Salary: Excellent Salary and Benefits Package

Ref: JN -122019-13644

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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