Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location

    Melton Mowbray

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon, Small Animal Vet

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Salary:

    £40,000 - £45,000 per annum (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Harriet Noble

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -022018-280

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:


We are currently recruiting on behalf of a small animal practice based in Melton Mowbray who are looking for a hard working permanent Veterinary Surgeon to join their team on a full-time basis. They are a proud independent small animal vet practice. The ideal candidate will have 3 - 4 years’ experience. Competitive salary of £40,000 - £45,000 per annum dependent on experience.


The Practice:

Our client is a dedicated, small animal practice based in Melton Mowbray who pride themselves on providing an excellent patient care and being able to understand the needs and concerns of each individual pet. As a relatively new practice, their practice is equipped with the latest equipment and are able to provide a 24-hour emergency service, ensuring a continuity of care. They have separate dog and cat wards and a spacious prep area which leads to a dedicated operating theatre.


The Role:

This is a full-time position working a 4 day week, with 1 late night per week. You will be joining a team of friendly, knowledgeable vets who are able to provide support if needed. There will be occasional sole charge over the weekend which the rota is 1 in 4, which is on-call with a 2-hour clinic on a Saturday morning.


The Candidate:

The ideal candidate must be confident with clients and have good knowledge, they are very client orientated and have the best interest of each individual animal. 


The position would suit a candidate with 3 -4 years’ experience and the opportunity to complete a certificate is on offer and is supported by the practice.


In return the practice is offering a competitive salary of £40,000 - £45,000 dependent on experience and is negotiable for the right person. Benefits include RCVS fees, local health club membership, 5 days CPD with an allowance of £1500 - £2000



Role: Permanent Veterinary Surgeon

Type: Small Animal

Start: ASAP

Hours: Full-time

Weekends: 7 half weekends and 7 full weekends per annum

Out of hours: 1 on call per week

Salary: Competitive salary £40,000 - £45,000 with excellent benefits


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.

To discuss the role in more details:

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 JN -022018-280 when enquiring about this vacancy.


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