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Permanent full time Veterinary Surgeon Leicester (VETSEEK-0981)

Leicester, Leicestershire

Veterinary Surgeon

£35,000 - £55,000

Full time / Permanent

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Job description

An independent Small Animal practice in Leicester are recruiting a permanent full time Veterinary Surgeon to join their team.

The practice is purpose built, modern, spacious with state-of-the-art equipment and services. They are looking for a caring, competent veterinary surgeon. Friendly and supportive environment where career development and staff retention is highly valued. Training and CPD, both in-house and externally, are encouraged - as is excellence of clinical and client care. The position is to join the small-animal team based at the well-equipped modern hospital premises on the edge of the city of Leicester. A good mix of operating and consulting. You should have a minimum of at least one years' experience.

Excellent package includes an emphasis on a good work/life balance, and generous remuneration

The post is for four days with a fixed day off. A Saturday cover of 1:4 (8:30 - 14:00). The practice have their own dedicated ECC vet & nurse teams, so no night work. No OOH.

Excellent, negotiable, package includes 5.5 weeks holiday plus bank holidays, Private Medical Insurance, CPD allowance, & pension contribution.

Key Details:

Type: Small Animal

Hours: Monday - Friday (4 days a week)

Weekends: 1 in 4 Saturdays (Short days)

OOH: None

Branch work: None

Consultations: 10 Minutes

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

Offers an exciting varied case load

Offers a good work / life balance

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 be competent in all areas of routine surgeries and medical cases

You must be happy with sole charge work when required.

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

You will have 1 years' experience


Emergency cover

Operating Theatre

Digital X-Ray

Isolation Unit





In-house Laboratory


Dental X-Ray



Salary: 35,000 - 55,000 Pro rata

Holiday allowance: 5.5 weeks plus 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.

Alternatively, contact us to find out more details or to have a confidential discussion about this or other opportunities.

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