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Permanent Senior Veterinary Surgeon (VETSEEK-37432)

Leicester, Leicestershire

Veterinary Surgeon

£45,000 to £65,000 per annum

Full time / Permanent

Job description

Permanent Senior Veterinary Surgeon - Leicester

  • Are you a qualified and RCVS registered veterinary surgeon?
  • Are you looking to join an established small animal practice?

Are you looking for...

  • Flexible working hours around individual commitments?
  • No OOH work?

We have an opportunity for a Permanent Senior Veterinary Surgeon to join a small animal practice in Leicester. This role is full time for 4 days per week with weekends on a rota. There will be no OOH work or on-call duties.

The practice are able to offer flexibility for hours to suit individuals' circumstances. Whilst the position is a small animal role the practice may be able to offer mixed work for the right candidate.

They have two first opinion clinics which are located close to local transport links for Birmingham and London. Both sites are semi-rural providing a lovely area for families with lots of activities, good schools, and places to eat and drink.

They are looking for an enthusiastic small animal Vet who has ambition to develop themselves. They will be a team player with excellent communication skills.

This is a supported role and the new graduate would be enrolled onto their new graduate scheme. There will be a combination of training days, in house mentoring, CPD and clinical practice. 1-1 anf group mentoring sessions will also be provided. They can offer a large supportive team collectively providing a wealth of experience. They also have visiting specialists. They have a large nursing team who provide plenty of support and the leadership team are passionate about welfare and ensure that a supportive and happy work environment is maintained.

Key details:

  • Type: Small animal
  • Hours: Full time, 4 days per week
  • Weekends: On a rota
  • OOH: None
  • On-call: None
  • Sole charge: None
  • Branch work: None
  • Team: 5 vets, 5 RVNs, 2 SVNs and a supportive non-clinical team

About them:

  • Large supportive team
  • Offers a fantastic work-life balance
  • Offers clinical freedom to a Vet
  • Can provide support for new graduate Vet
  • Offers modern veterinary services, diagnostics and facilities to small animals
  • Large loyal client base
  • Comprises of a highly skilled veterinary team with various expertise and areas of special interest.
  • Can provide ongoing training and development where required
  • Excellent reputation within the community

About you:

  • You will always deliver and be committed to providing a high standard of clinical care
  • You will have an enthusiastic and caring attitude
  • Youi will have strong communication skills and organisational skills
  • You will work well under pressure with a calm and confident manner
  • You will have excellent people management skills
  • A kind and empathetic attitude is essential
  • You will be a team player
  • Areas of special interest would be an advantage
  • You will want to be at the forefront of the practice help growing and developing the services and facilities provided
  • You will have excellent customer facing skills
  • You will work well within the team alongside other veterinary specialists and clinicians
  • You will be a passionate and motivated veterinary surgeon with a genuine interest for animal welfare


The practice offers a wide range of modern veterinary services along with state-of-the-art technology and diagnostic equipment, including:

  • Dentistry
  • Cardiology
  • Microchipping
  • X-ray
  • Ultrasound
  • Endoscopy
  • Vaccinations
  • Neutering
  • ECG
  • Blood pressure monitoring
  • Biochemistry
  • Haematology


  • Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum, commensurate to experience
  • Holiday: 7.3 weeks annual leave, including bank holidays
  • CPD: Generous allowance with 5 days to attend
  • Memberships: RCVS fees paid
  • Certificates supported and funded
  • Exclusive company discounts and rewards
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • Health insurance scheme
  • Staff discount

Must haves:

  • RCVS registered and qualified or soon to be
  • Possess the right to work in the United Kingdom
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills

What happens next?

CLICK APPLY NOW or if you have any pre-application questions or if this role is not quite right for you, please contact the Vet Seekers team (details below) to discuss your veterinary career aspirations further.

Please quote job reference: 37432

T: 0333 014 7374

E: hello@vetseekers.co.uk

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Vet Seekers was established in 2016 and is a multi-award-winning specialist veterinary recruitment agency (2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023) and acts as an employment business for the supply of locum and permanent staff for the veterinary industry across the UK and overseas.

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