Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Leicester

  • Location

    Leicester Forest East

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


  • End date:


  • Salary:

    Up to £63,000 (DOE)

  • Contact:

    John Watchorn

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -102023-29928

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:


Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Leicester

Type: Small Animal

Location: Leicester

Practice Type: Part of a group

Facilities: They are a two-site practice currently, with both sites having digital x-rays, modern ultrasound machines, operating facilities, in-house blood machines, microscopes, and dental equipment. They are fortunate to employ four vets with over 10 years of experience and two further Vets. They communicate well as a team and always help and support one another. They are lucky to be in a central location in the UK with excellent travel links all over the country particularly London

Team: Currently they have 6 Veterinary Surgeons, 8 Registered Veterinary Nurses, 2 Receptionists, and 2 Animal Care Assistants. They are a very welcoming team and always look to make any new staff member feel as welcome as possible

Role: The practice is looking for a Veterinary Surgeon to join their team. The practice is first opinion with a mixture of consulting and surgical time. 

Hours: Our full-time role is 40 hours per week spread over four days with paid lunch breaks. They are open to reduced hours and more flexible working patterns, where possible, to suit any successful candidate. They have a rota for Saturday morning shifts that equates to around 1 in 5 and there is no out-of-hours work or overnight inpatient care.

Salary: Up to £63,000 depending on experience

Benefits - Subject to Pro Rata:

  • 5 weeks plus bank holidays
  • 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
  • £1250 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
  • Pawsome Benefits – reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100’s of retailers
  • Pension – 5% Employee/3% Employer
  • Discounted staff pet care

Ref: JN -102023-29928

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