Permanent Referral Veterinary Surgeon - Derbyshire

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


  • End date:


  • Salary:

    Excellent Salary and Benefits

  • Contact:

    Lauren Jones

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -092021-22259

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:


Se4rch Veterinary Specialists are working with a large multi-specialty centre in Derbyshire that is recruiting for a Referral Veterinary Surgeon to join their team.

Permanent Referral Veterinary Surgeon - Derbyshire

Type: Small Animal

Location: Derbyshire

Practice: They offer specialist services in anaesthesia, diagnostic imaging, internal medicine, oncology, soft tissue, and orthopaedic surgery, neurology, ophthalmology, cardiology, exotics, and dermatology, and on-site hydrotherapy and physiotherapy. The state-of-the-art hospital provides 24/7 veterinary care, supported by a dedicated night team. They work closely with the University of Nottingham, with the veterinary students rotating through first opinion and referral services.

Facilities: Include 13 consultation rooms, 7 hospital wards, 5 theatres, full advanced imaging suite (with CT and MRI), 3 ultrasound rooms, interventional radiology and cardiology capabilities, an endoscopy suite, hydrotherapy pool, and treadmills and dedicated chemotherapy & radio-iodine treatment rooms. They have a GE Vivid 7 cardiac ultrasound scanner and a new Vivid E95 scanner.

Team: The Surgery team comprises 5 surgeons, 2 residents, 2 surgical interns and a dedicated nursing team. They also have their own night service for inpatient care throughout the night.


  • A Specialist or residency trained Surgeon is required to join our clients established team
  • You will enjoy a challenging mixed caseload, however, for this role they are looking for a Surgeon to focus on an Orthopaedic caseload. There will be some Soft Tissue when working on call.
  • They are looking for a referral clinician who is ready for something exciting and new, with the passion and skills to care for patients, customers, and colleagues alike and be an integral part of a truly multidisciplinary team.

Hours: The working hours for this role are generally Monday to Friday 8.30 am to 6 pm with the on-call rota shared amongst the team and well supported.

Weekends/OOHS: In line with rota

Applicant Requirements:

Applicants should be Diplomates of the European or American College of Veterinary Surgeons or have completed an ECVS or ACVS approved small animal surgery residency.

1. Peer-reviewed publications and CPD delivery portfolio at recognised events

2. Previous experience in teaching

Salary: Excellent salary that is reflective of skills, experience, and certification level


  • 5 weeks holiday allowance plus bank holidays and birthday off work
  • Increase in holiday allowance with service
  • £3000 CPD cost allowance plus 10 days CPD days to give or receive training
  • RCVS and VDS costs covered plus 2 chosen subscriptions
  • Regular internal CPD, rounds and morbidity and mortality rounds to maximise patient outcomes
  • Death in Service Cover
  • Private Healthcare
  • Discount staff pet scheme
  • Plus many other benefits

Ref: JN -092021-22259

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