Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon (No OOHs, 4 Day Week)

Location Leicester
Discipline: Small Animal Vet, Veterinary Surgeons
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £50k, Visa Sponsorship, Benefits!
Contact name: Sophie Gould

Contact email:
Published: 13 days ago

We have an exciting opportunity come up at a great practice based in Leicester site for a small animal vet that is looking for their next adventure and challenge....

The clientele are loyal and proactive, with a heavy influence of Romanian and Polish communities, overseas vets feel right at home here in a liberal and accepting environment.


Leicester is an incredibly multi-cultural city in the East Midlands, that offers a true city vibe. With lots of restaurants, shopping, and nightlife. It is rich in history, has a thriving theatre culture and has plenty for kids to do such as trampoline parks, city farm parks etc. Whilst having a city vibe there are also plenty of opportunities to get out of the city and into the local rural community, with glorious walks in Bradgate park and many others on your doorstep. Leicester is also perfectly situated close to the M1 and M69 motorways as well as Birmingham airport and East Midlands airport, all allowing easy access to holidays and visitors!

The Team:

The vet, nurse, auxiliary and reception team are first rate, they are warm, welcoming, and eager to help any new person to settle in, within both the work environment as well as socially.

You will have autonomy to work as you feel appropriate and develop the practice within your comfort levels, whilst working closely with the clinical directors. To start with you will work alongside one other vet with the aim to develop that team to 3 Full time equivalent vets. At present we have 2 qualified RVNS, 2 auxiliaries/receptionists and 2 dedicated receptionists.

They can be flexible in the hours of working; the clinic is open for consults and surgery 9-7pm Monday to Friday and 9-3pm on a Saturday. The Saturday rota would be shared among all team members.

Broughton Veterinary Group is part of the Vet Partners family and with that come the following benefits:

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

  • Pension

  • HealthShield

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Generous employee discount

  • Buy and sell holiday scheme

  • 7.3 weeks holiday (pro rata)

  • Life Insurance at 1x annual salary

  • 1 day volunteering leave (pro rata)

  • RCVS subscriptions paid

  • 4 day working week for a full-time role

  • Competitive salary dependent on experience, from £34,000 for new grads to £50,000 for more experience.

If you are an overseas vet looking to relocate to the UK to develop your veterinary career with a sponsored visa & accommodation available if required - Get in Touch with Sophie

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 028 8744 0649.

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.