Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Rutland

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  • Sector:

    Veterinary Surgeon

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


  • End date:


  • Salary:

    Up to £70,000 (DOE)

  • Contact:

    James Gordon

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    01423 701321

  • Job ref:

    JN -112023-30113

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:


Permanent Veterinary Surgeon - Rutland

Type: Small Animal

Location: Rutland, Leicestershire

Practice Type: Part of a group

Facilities: They offer wide, varied surgical and medical caseloads which are supported by laparoscopy and endoscopy equipment, digital radiography, and CT. Team members include certificate holders in cardiology, surgery/orthopaedics, dentistry, and internal medicine. Through their teaching associations with the University of Nottingham Vet School, you will have opportunities to work alongside leading surgeons and clinicians. Situated in the rural East Midlands, this is a pleasant market town with excellent road and rail connections, good schools, and a wealth of leisure activities on its doorstep.

Team: The best part of joining them is their fantastic practice team, made up of 8 vets, including certificate holders in cardiology, surgery/orthopaedics, internal medicine, and dentistry, 1 graduate vet, 10 registered veterinary nurses including 3 night registered veterinary nurses and advanced certificate holders, 2 student nurses, 3 hospital assistants supported by 12 customer care staff.

Role: Our client has an excellent opportunity for a Small Animal Vet to join their fantastic team! Your primary responsibility will be to deliver a first-class, first-opinion veterinary service supported by their experienced, fully qualified nursing and clinical teams.

Applicant Requirements: With the clinical freedom to follow and work up cases to a high standard, you will make a positive impact from day one and will be keen to contribute to our continued growth. Their ideal candidate will be a team player who has an interest in future progression.

Hours: The role is permanent and full-time working 40-hours per week, across 4-5 days. However, they are in the fortunate position of being able to accommodate part-time depending on your requirements. 


  • Consults are offered 7 days per week and the post-holder will participate in an on-call rota for in-patients only, with support from their permanent Night RVN team, one night per week and 1:5 weekends (Fri- Sun, with time off in lieu).
  • VetsNow provides all other OOH cover.
  • The weekend consists of Saturday 8:30 am-5 pm and Sunday 8 am-12 pm and is a mixture of consults, inpatient checks, and emergencies. This gives their vets and patients the benefit of continuity of care without the need to transfer to another site

Support: CPD is encouraged and provided in order to maintain their delivery of the most up-to-date animal care, within a practice that fully encourages and supports your development

Salary: Up to £70,000 p/a DOE plus benefits

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

Work-life balance

6.2 weeks annual leave

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


CPD allowance with 5 days paid pro rata

Certificate support

Learning and development opportunities via the Group Academy

Access to Vetlexicon – online encyclopaedia provider

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

Professional Memberships

BVA membership

VDS cover

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 -112023-30113

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