Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon- Work in a fully equipped general practice!

Location East Midlands
Discipline: Small Animal Vet, Veterinary Surgeons
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £65k
Contact name: Sophie Gould

Contact email:
Job ref: SG2456
Published: 26 days ago

Our client who we are pleased to be working with have an exciting opportunity has arisen for a full time or part time Veterinary Surgeon to join their friendly and supportive team.

Working hours:

This role is open to both full and part time applications with their full time rota being 40 hours per week across 4 days week between Monday and Saturday with 1 night a week on call for hospitalised inpatients (inpatients are cared for by night staff and call outs are rare). They take a flexible approach to rota patterns and they are open to discussions around this on both a full time and part time basis.

About them:

They are a fully equipped general practice with spacious premises. They have separate cat and dog wards plus a separate exotic hospital. They carry out ophthalmic surgery in house and they also have a visiting orthopaedic and soft tissue surgeon.

Lovely rural location a short distance from the historic market town of Stamford and Rutland Water with fantastic loyal clients. 

They have 8 Veterinary Surgeons, 7 RVN, 6 SVN, 4 VCA, 7 support, ECC and Ophthalmology certificate holders and 2 recent graduates. They have an excellent level of experience to support all stages of your career and are also a nurse training practice so teaching and learning are embedded in their culture. The team are welcoming, supportive of one another and genuinely pull together.

Applicant Requirements:

They would be happy to consider both experienced and inexperienced applicants. Experience isn't necessary as we are happy to provide support to less experienced members of the team. They are also keen to encourage further qualifications and certificates for those that want to develop. They are looking for someone who is enthusiastic, with a positive attitude, a team player who enjoys working with others to provide the excellent level of care they are proud of.  


Salary up to £65,000 DOE, plus Relocation Allowance up to £5,000

In addition to a competitive base salary, you will benefit from –

  • 6.6 weeks annual leave

  • Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service

  • Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay

  • Private Medical Insurance

  • Cycle to Work scheme

  • £1250 CPD allowance with 5 days paid pro rata

  • BVA membership

  • VDS cover

  • RCVS fees

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 8765 8068.

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.