Permanent Mixed Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    £30,000+ per annum (DOE)

  • Contact:


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  • Job ref:

    JN -022018-401

  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Expiry date:


We are currently working with a lovely independent practice in Derbyshire who is looking for a permanent Equine/Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon to join their friendly team in Mid-March 2018. 

The Practice
Our client has three purpose built small animal surgeries and equine facilities with 7 knockdown boxes, that are fully equipped with the latest X-Ray, Ultrasound and theatres. They treat all species of animals, from dogs, cats, horses and small furries, even tortoises and terrapins. The split is roughly 60% Small animals and 40% Equine, however, treat all species of animals.

The Role: 
This is a full-time position working on average 40 hours per week over a 5 day week, on a Monday to Friday rota, with 1 in 3 nights on call for Equine only as Vets Now cover the small animal requirement. The weekend rota is 1 in 3 on call, Friday evening through to Monday morning with a half day in lieu. 

The position is first opinion and is mainly sole charge. 

The Candidate: 
The ideal candidate would be a friendly, enthusiastic and hardworking veterinary surgeon who is a good communicator and happy to work as part of a small, experienced and established team. You must be a good communicator and ready to get stuck in. The practice is happy to support any skills and interests you wish to develop. 

In return, the practice is offering a competitive salary of £30,000+ dependent on experience, with a Car, Phone, housing allowance, CPD, VDS fees and 22 days holiday per week + bank holidays. 

Role: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon
Type: Equine/Small animal 
Hours: Full time on average 40 hours per week over 5 days
Weekends: 1 in 3 weekends on call
Out of hours: 1 in 3 nights on call
Sole charge: Yes
Branch work: Yes between 3 sites
Computer System: Telos 
Consults: 10 minutes
Accommodation: Allowance available
Salary:  Dependent on Experience, £30,000+ 
Ref: JC/27758

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.

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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 JC/27758 when enquiring about this vacancy.

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