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Veterinary Surgeon

Woodward Veterinary Practice
Ashby-De-La-Zouch, United Kingdom
£65,000 per annum, £5,000 welcome bonus, Salary up to and depending on experience
Closing date
11 Mar 2024

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Small Animal
Job Type
Veterinary Surgeon
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Job Title: Veterinary Surgeon

Salary: Up to £65,000 (depending on experience) plus £5000 welcome bonus (direct applications) and relocation package

Location: Woodward Vets, Leicestershire

Job Type: Permanent, Full-time, part-time applicants welcomed.

Hours: 40 hours per week over 4 or 5 days, 1:6 Saturday (8.30am - 4.30pm) no OOH.

Are you looking to join an enthusiastic and fun team with high clinical standards?

Due to our continued success, we are looking to welcome an experienced Veterinary Surgeon to join our Ashby de la Zouch practice.

Your role and responsibilities

Your role at Woodward Vets will be an exciting and varied one. You will have a mixture of in-patient care time, surgery, and consultations each day and you will have the opportunity for case continuity and to build great rapport with our lovely clients.

The ideal candidate for the role will be confident with all aspects of primary care practice and be keen to develop your career. We are keen to support specific interests especially if you are working towards or currently hold a certificate relevant to small animal primary care practice.

You will be warmly welcomed into our team and will be joining a group of veterinary professionals who all work hard, enjoy a laugh and support each other daily. We genuinely enjoy our working days together and sometimes attend socialising events. Along with an enthusiastic and fun team with high clinical standards, our aim is to provide the best possible medical and surgical veterinary care for our patients in a pleasant, friendly environment.

  • 5 weeks holiday + bank holidays + Birthday Leave
  • RCVS and VDS fees paid
  • External CPD funded
  • Extensive free online Linnaeus CPD program
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Staff discount schemes
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced sickness pay
  • Enhanced equal family leave
  • E-car salary sacrifice scheme
  • Recruitment referral reward scheme
  • Wellness program including:
    • Employee assistance program
    • Eyecare voucher scheme
    • Free annual Flu jab
    • Cycle to work scheme

About us

Here at Woodward Veterinary Practice, we have an outstanding, purpose-built, modern practice. We are well equipped with a brand-new X-ray machine, brand-new ultrasound machine, an extensive in-house lab, ECG, Dental x-ray and more. We are a progressive site and are proud to have been awarded gold - ISFM cat-friendly clinic, and dog-friendly clinic and recently achieved our RCVS PSS, and IIE accreditation.

We have a dedicated team of Vets and Nurses who are supported by a fantastic front-of-house team. In our vet team, we have a surgery certificate holder, and 2 other vets working towards certificates in surgery and ophthalmology. We welcome all professional interests and are keen to support certificates.

Woodward Veterinary Practice has a large client base throughout the whole of Northwest Leicestershire. We are lucky to be based in Ashby de la Zouch which is a picturesque market town surrounded by lots of countryside and is in a fantastic location with lots of local cities, within easy reach. East Midlands Airport is also just a 15-minute drive away.

At Linnaeus, we are committed to supporting the physical and mental health of all our Associates. We have an amazing team of Mental Health First Aiders (MHFA) across our practices and central support office in addition to a confidential Employee Assistance Program which is available for everyone.

We would love to hear from you, please contact lissa.semerdak for further details, or to apply, please complete the application form below.


Based in Ashby de la Zouch, we have a large client base throughout the whole of North West Leicestershire, South Derbyshire and beyond. Our aim is to provide the best possible medical and surgical veterinary care for our patients in a pleasant, friendly environment. The practice has recently moved to new purpose-built premises offering outstanding, modern facilities.

Currently our team consists of 8 veterinary surgeons and 15 veterinary nurses, 1 student nurse and 2 patient care assistants.

The health of our patients is our prime concern, and we aim to treat them in a professional, caring and compassionate manner. We are committed to keeping abreast of the latest developments in modern veterinary practice, to provide high-quality veterinary treatment and are always striving to offer the highest clinical standards we can.

We aim to develop a long-term relationship between our clients, our patients and our staff. Our dedicated team will always make our patients feel at home.

Our clinical team offers a very high standard of care, and we have certificate holders in cardiology and orthopaedics. An on-site night nurse ensures that our inpatients receive round the clock care.

Company info
Woodward Veterinary Practice Ltd
Ivanhoe Business Park
Smisby Road,
Ashby de la Zouch
LE65 2UZ
United Kingdom

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