Graduate Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon - £32k + Potential for Some Mixed Work!

Location Leicester
Discipline: Small Animal Vet, Veterinary Surgeons
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £32k Starting Salary + Benefits & Development!
Contact name: Sophie Gould

Contact email:
Job ref: SGBROUH
Published: about 1 year ago

​Looking for your first small animal position? We may have the ideal opportunity for You!

This excellent first opinion clinics are based in south Leicestershire in the East midlands, this is a thriving area with great motorway and rail links to Birmingham, London and Leicester city centres for shopping and night life. The overall area is semi-rural giving the small town vibe, great for families, with good schools and plenty of activities as well as providing some wonderful places to eat, drink and unwind. All this and the ability to escape off the beaten track and enjoy scenic walks through the local villages.

This role is open due to expansion and their clinic is growing, with the doubling of one of the sites to create a brand-new clinic, opening later this year/early next year!

The ideal candidate will be a proactive small animal vet, an enthusiastic team player, who is keen to learn and develop themselves as well as the practice.

What is on Offer:

  • A hugely experienced team which offers a wealth of expertise. Visiting veterinarians to assist with both case management and team development.

  • A nursing team that are focused on animal care and providing the complete service to both staff and clients.

  • A reception team that works hard on providing the best client journey.

  • Their leadership team are passionate about employee welfare and strive to create a supportive and enjoyable place to work.

  • For the right candidate, they are happy to offer flexibility of working hours to accommodate individual circumstances, this position could be filled by several part time personnel or a full-time role (40 hour working week).

Mixed work can also be provided for the right candidate.

There is a chance to join the graduate scheme which provides additional CPD, a chance to get together with other new graduates to discuss the highs and lows of your first job, all whilst continuing your learning journey.


They have the usual toys, digital x-ray including dental x-ray, ultrasound including cardiology package, endoscopy, in house biochemistry, haematology, and cytology.

A laugh, a joke and wacky dancing available most days along with a visiting coffee van.

Range of benefits available:

  • Competitive CPD 5days funded, with encouragement and support to undertake certificates,

  • Pension, health shield (make use of a massage or two on the business),

  • 4 day working week for a full-time role,

  • Cycle to work scheme, generous staff discount,

  • Buy and sell holiday scheme, life insurance at 1x annual salary,

  • 1 day volunteering leave (pro rata for part time colleagues),

  • RCVS (Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons) subscription paid,

  • 7.33 weeks holiday (pro rata).

  • Starting Salary £32,000 per annum

If you are a recent or soon to be Graduate Veterinary Surgeon, interested in Small Animal work (with potentially a possibility to do some mixed if you are interested) Get in Touch Today!

For a confidential discussion about our opportunities call Sophie on 07519119233 or email a CV to If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us on 02887658068.

If you know someone else who may be interested, why not pass this advert on to them. ​If we successfully place someone, you've referred to us; we'll give you £200 in high street vouchers as a way of saying thank you. ​

All applications will be treated in the STRICTEST CONFIDENCE