Veterinary Surgeon - Swadlincote, Derbyshire

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Swadlincote, Derbyshire
Salary of £30,000 DOE
19 Mar 2021
16 Apr 2021
BH2535 W21.0272
Contract Type

Veterinary Surgeon required at Swadlincote Vets, Swadlincote.

The Role
We have an exciting opportunity for a veterinary surgeon to join our team here at Swadlincote Vets. Dependent on experience and skill set, our new Vet team member will be required to undertake consultations and interventional procedures. Due to our high caseload consults are booked throughout the day and procedures are generally completed by one vet each day. We have a branch practice where a vet and nurse also attend each morning.

  • Up to 5 days per week
  • 1 in 4 or 1 in 5 Saturdays
  • Salary £30,000 DOE

About Us
Swadlincote Vets is a first opinion surgery with a highly experienced clinical team offering a wide range of medical and surgical facilities with an excellent range of modern equipment. Having a high number of insured clients allows for quality investigative medical caseloads and challenging surgical caseloads. Swadlincote is set in the middle of the National Forest and is surrounded by stunning countryside, yet close to main arterial driving routes.

Our team is made up of 5 vets (including a certificate holder and another completing a certificate) and 7 qualified and highly experienced nurses. We have an experienced and efficient reception team allowing for smooth day-to-day running of the practice. We are a very friendly team, many of whom have been with us for 20+ years with regular social outings, when times allow. We are a progressive practice continually looking to adopt the latest methodologies and provide the highest level of service and care to clients and patients.

Applicant requirements
The successful applicant will be MRCVS registered, with experience in a similar small animal practice setting. The ability to communicate well with the public and be an integral team player are essential.


  • 5 weeks paid holiday not including bank holidays
  • 5 days paid CPD leave
  • £1250 CPD Allowance per annum
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • VDS Membership paid
  • BVA Membership paid
  • Service based holiday entitlement increases
  • VDS cover
  • Enhanced maternity, adoption, shared parental leave and surrogacy pay
  • Enhanced paternity pay
  • Birthday leave
  • Discounted veterinary fees
  • My Benefits - various discounts including retail & gym memberships
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Pension
  • CPD/training support
  • Paid bereavement leave
  • Company sick pay
  • Employee opinion survey
  • Free uniform in a number of roles
  • Annual pay reviews
  • Social events
  • Sponsorship for overseas employees
  • Academy & Leadership courses
  • Focus on employee wellbeing
  • Relocation packages
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Free flu jabs

As a BAME and LGBT+ inclusive employer, we are keen to hear from candidates from all minority and diverse groups. As a Disability Confident Employer we are keen to hear from candidates with disabilities and long term health conditions, and would be happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments needed during the recruitment process.

If this position is of interest to you then please get in touch.

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