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Permanent full time Veterinary Surgeon Ilkeston Derbyshire (VETSEEK-0640)

Ilkeston, Derbyshire

Veterinary Surgeon

£30,000 - £50,000

Full time / Permanent

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Job description

A small Animal practice in Ilkeston in Derbyshire are recruiting for a permanent full-time veterinary surgeon to join their friendly team. This is an established practice offering a variety of cases each day alongside a supportive team.

This is a modern purpose-built practice with state-of-the-art facilities. The team comprises of 3 Vet 3 RVNS and supporting staff. the role is full time working 40 hours per week with a 1:3 weekend rota. The weekend will occasionally be sole charge, so it is important that the veterinary surgeon is confident in this area.

The require a surgeon with good medical and surgical experience and who is confident running consults and communication well with clients. The practice can offer career progression and support along with a generous CPD allowance.

Due to the experience and support available the practice is happy to accept applications from recently graduated veterinary surgeons.

Key Details:

  • Type: Small Animal
  • Hours: Monday - Friday 9am - 6pm
  • Weekends: 1:3 Saturdays 9am - 12pm
  • Sole Charge: Occasional on a weekend only
  • OOH: None
  • Branch work: None
  • Computer System: RX Works
  • Consultations: 10 Minutes
  • Team: 3 Vet 3 RVN, and support team

About them:

  • State of the Art equipment including Lab, Digital X Ray, Pharmacy and Ultrasound
  • Bright spacious air-conditioned practice with modern facilities
  • Established practice with a growing client base
  • Large supportive team
  • Offers career development for a recently graduated veterinary surgeon
  • Offers an exciting varied case load
  • Offers a good work / life balance - negotiable hours
  • Offers opportunity to expand clinical skill set and knowledge
  • Practice provides clinical freedom for personal growth and development

About You:

  • You must have a strong work ethic and provide an excellent high standard of clinical service
  • You will have good general medical and surgical skills
  • If you are an experienced veterinary surgeon you will be confident with occasional sole charge work
  • You will want to contribute to the practice enabling them to stay at the forefront of clinical thinking whilst also maintaining the ethos of providing a high standard of clinical care to all pets.
  • You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to develop a great rapport with both clients and staff.
  • You will be a strong team player


  • Emergency cover
  • Operating Theatre
  • Digital X-Ray
  • Isolation Unit
  • Ultrasound
  • ECG
  • Biochemistry
  • Haematology
  • In-house Laboratory
  • Pharmacy
  • Dental X-Ray
  • Dentistry


  • Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 Pro Rata
  • Holiday allowance: 4 weeks including Bank Holiday and Birthday leave
  • Workplace Pension Scheme
  • CPD: Generous Allowance
  • Certificates funded and supported
  • Healthcare Scheme
  • Rewards: Exclusive colleague rewards including discounts with High Street retailers and restaurants
  • Staff Bonus Scheme
  • Memberships: Paid memberships (RCVS, VDS and BVA)
  • Staff Discount

Must haves:

RCVS registered and qualified

Possess the right to work in the United Kingdom.

Excellent communication skills

1 years' post-grad UK experience

What happens next?

If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply with your latest CV.

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