Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Derby

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


  • End date:


  • Salary:

    Up to £75,000 (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Ella Snowball

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -022024-30646

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry date:


Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Derby

Type: Small Animal

Location: Derby, Derbyshire

Practice: Part of a group

  • This is a large and established practice with 4 consult rooms, separate cattery, kennel and isolation wards, a dedicated x-ray and ultrasound room, large theatre and prep room, and an in-house laboratory.
  • The practice has excellent transport links, including the M1 and a direct train to London and they also have the lovely Peak District National Park nearby.
  • Their practice has an established client base and the team is passionate about providing the best standard of care to both pets and clients. They're also linked to Cats Protection, StreetVet, and donate unused pet food.

Role: Are you seeking a better work/life balance? Are you looking for hours around school runs or a term-time-only role?

Hours: They can facilitate working days/hours that suit you. For example, hours around school runs, condensing your hours to get more days off or just working during term time. They haven’t set the hours per week as they are open to a discussion however their normal working week is 40 hours over 4 days with a protected day off and 1in4 Saturday mornings. There is no OOH.


  • Ability to accommodate a Veterinary Surgeon with either a surgical or medical bias, given their varied and diverse caseload.
  • Flexible rota patterns to suit you. 
  • They prioritize your professional growth with CPD support.
  • They highly experienced Practice Principal is passionate about developing the team and is fully committed to supporting the team in achieving both their personal and professional aspirations.
  • Enrolment in the discretionary Vet Bonus Scheme – get recognised for your efforts
  • Opportunity to progress to Head Vet (this is equivalent to a CD).

Salary: They are offering a salary of up to £75,000 p/a DOE plus benefits

Benefits: They recognise that people are fundamental to the success of their business. Investing in their people, premises, and processes is at the heart of what they do. In addition to a competitive base salary, you will benefit from -

  • 6.6 weeks number of holidays including bank holidays 
  • Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service
  • Your birthday as a paid day off
  • Private medical insurance
  • Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing
  • Non-accidental injury support
  • £1,250 CPD allowance with 40 hours paid pro rata 
  • Certificate support
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Access to Vetlexicon
  • All Vets & Nurses can apply for research funding
  • All Vets get £1000 per annum to spend via Care Fund
  • Infection Prevention and Control Programme
  • Quality Improvement Programme
  • BVA membership
  • VDS cover
  • Paid RCVS fees 
  • Pawsome Benefits – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers
  • Pension – 5% Employee/3% Employer
  • Discounted staff pet care

Ref: JN -022024-30646

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