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Permanent Veterinary Surgeon (VETSEEK-37642)

Loughborough, Leicestershire

Veterinary Surgeon

£40,000 - £60,000 onwards per annum, commensurate to experience

Full time / Permanent

Job description

Permanent Veterinary Surgeon, Loughborough, Leicestershire

  • Are you a qualified and RCVS registered veterinary surgeon or soon to be?
  • Are you looking for a new opportunity in Loughborough, Leicestershire?
  • Looking for a role which can support personal development?

We are recruiting for a Permanent Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon to join a practice in Loughborough, Leicestershire. This is a full time role offering a 4 day working week with a 1:8 weekend rota along with one night on call per week.

Key Details:

  • Type: Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon
  • Hours Mon-Fri: Full time - 4 day week
  • Weekends: 1:8 weekends on call
  • Lieu: Time back in lieu after working a weekend
  • OOH: None
  • Oncall: 1:8 weekends 1 Night per week
  • Team: 11 vets 20 Nurses
  • Computer System: TBC

The role:

  • The role is full time, 4 day week and will involve a 1:8 weekend / on call rota and a 1 night per week on call.
  • The role is 1st opinion small animal hospital with a mixture of consultations and surgeries. They are able to offer a varied caseload that will support clinical development. They deal with small animal and exotic cases.
  • The role can support an experienced Vet or a newly graduated Vet due to the level of experience available.
  • The Vet will be responsible for communicating with clients with regards to updates on their pets health.
  • The role offers ongoing development benefits with support and funding available for certificates.
  • The Vet will be responsible for providing a high level of Veterinary Care to patients.

About them:

  • Small Animal Hospital
  • Large highly experienced and supportive team - wide level of experience and knowledge
  • 15 Minute consultations
  • Their ethos is providing a happy and welcoming environment to work in and providing a high standard of clinical care to all patients and a high level of customer service to clients
  • State of the Art diagnostic and surgical equipment including an in house laboratory, separate dog, cat and exotics wards along with 6 theatres and multiple consulting rooms.
  • Career development opportunity to expand clinical skills and knowledge
  • Support available within the role from Senior Vet team and managers.
  • Offers a good work / life balance
  • Practice provides clinical freedom for personal growth and development
  • An established practice who boasts and excellent reputation. They pride themselves in providing excellent veterinary care and customer care to all patients and clients.
  • Highly experienced team of Veterinary surgeons, Nurses and supporting staff with various areas of special interest
  • Part of a large nationwide group of practices


  • Offers a harmonious family culture feel
  • Career development opportunities
  • Supports areas of special interest
  • Provides a fantastic support and salary package with many benefits

About You:

  • You will be a qualified veterinary surgeon with a desire to work with a forward-thinking veterinary practice. You must have a real passion for the industry and strive to provide the highest standards of care. Excellent customer service skills are also essential.
  • The practice can accept applications from various levels of experience.
  • The Vet will be a team player with excellent communications skills and be able to establish good working relationships with both clients and the fellow colleagues.


  • Salary: From £40,000 onwards per annum, commensurate to experience
  • Holidays: 6 weeks annual leave pro rata plus bank holidays
  • CPD: £1750 allowance with 5 days paid pro rata
  • Memberships: VDS and RCVS fees paid plus two other memberships
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • Annual pay reviews
  • Employee wellbeing programme
  • Company sick pay
  • Certificates funded and supported
  • Paternity, maternity, adoption and parental leave and surrogacy pay
  • Healthcare scheme
  • Exclusive colleague rewards including discounts with high street retailers and restaurants
  • Staff bonus scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme

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: 37642

T: 0333 014 7374

E: hello@vetseekers.co.uk

W: www.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) 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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