Veterinary Surgeon (Full Time) Chesterfield

Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Salary Competitive
01 Apr 2021
29 Apr 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

We are a busy small animal practice who see a wide variety of cases. You will have full clinical freedom and work cases up to a high standard. We have an excellent vet team, but we are looking for an experienced team member to enhance our offerings to our loyal clients.

We have a fantastic team of RVN’s (14 of them) who are highly competent, happy, friendly and supportive.

Working hours

The average hours are approx. 40 hours per week (with a day off a fortnight) rota’d between the hours of 8am and 7pm. 1:6 full weekend (sat 9am till 3pm / sun 10am till 12pm) and 1:6 Saturday mornings (9am till 1pm)

There Is no out of hours as our provision is provided by Vets Now Chesterfield, but we have the facilities to look after in patients.

The practice

The main premises at Hady Hill is housed in a converted Chapel and is characterful with some original features, at the beginning of 2020 the practice completed a full renovation of the premises (check out our 360* video walk through on our website, Making it a brighter more modern work - space with top of the range equipment and facilities.

In 2014, due to continued business growth we opened a branch surgery in the neighbouring area of Staveley, the premises were previously a doctor’s surgery and we renovated here to provide two floors of modern veterinary premises.

Both practices have all the facilities and equipment you would expect in general practice including digital Xray’s, digital dental Xray’s, tonometer, video otoscope, rigid endoscopy, multiple multiparameter patient monitoring devices and ultrasound.

We are RCVS PSS accredited to GP status and an RVN training centre affiliated with Nottingham Trent University.

We have certificate holders in Dermatology and internal medicine and other vets in further study in ECC, internal medicine and surgery. We also have a new graduate being supported by the Linnaeus graduate program.

Our team is close knit group who regularly socialise together allowing for a working environment that is both professional and fun. We eat a lot of cake and make a fuss of birthdays and special occasions because we genuinely care about the milestones in the lives of all of our team members.


Chesterfield is a pleasant market town situated on the edge of the Peak District National Park.

We have a wide variety of night life, social activities and shops to suit everyone. Easy access to the M1 for Sheffield, Nottingham and Derby. We have good rail links to most major cities with frequent services direct to London.


The successful candidate will have at least 2 years’ experience working within the UK with good surgical skills, be a team player and have an excellent command of English.

Candidates can expect to receive a salary commensurate with experience, within the range of £35,000-£50,000 per year, all VDS and RCVS fees are also covered.

Holiday allowance is 6 weeks per year, plus bank holidays plus your birthday off. The CPD allowance is 3 days per year, further study to the level of RCVS certificate can be funded and is strongly encouraged.

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