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Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon

Cockburn Veterinary Group
Coalville, Leicestershire
Salary range £35k- £60k depending on experience
Closing date
7 Feb 2022
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We offer autonomy, recognition, & appreciation!

Come and work at the practice voted Best UK Vet 2021!

Our team are an incredibly supportive bunch who are always willing to help each other to ensure we offer the very best in pet-care to all our patients. We have a huge range of experience, expertise, and personalities within our team, ranging from a vet qualified for over 32 years to our most recent veterinary care assistant, who all work together with mutual respect.Diane

Our clients are amazing, and they think we are too, so much so that they voted us the Best UK Vet 2021.  

Our cases – we refer very little, so there’s always the opportunity to work cases up to a high standard.

Our kit – we’ve lots of modern kit – scopes galore, multimodal monitors, ultrasound and ECHO, in house Lab – haematology, biochemistry, SNAP and urine machines, ECG machine, dental X-ray and much more...

Our culture - Everybody has a chance to have their say and to put forward their ideas in our practice. We have vets meetings and a clinical club once a month. 

Our location - We’re based in the heart of the Midlands, with beautiful countryside, affordable housing and superb transport links being close to the M1 motorway.

We’re looking for a Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon to work a 40 hour week on a shift pattern created by our own team during Covid but was so popular we have kept in place: 8am – 4.30pm,11am – 7.30pm, 12pm-7.30pm Saturdays 8.30am -1.30pm

2 Saturday mornings in 6 weeks; 3 early shifts and 3 late shifts.lap spay

We have no OOH and  a very minimal  inpatient care rota. You will be working with our clients to provide high quality care for their pets and providing   them with appropriate and accurate  information based on their individual circumstances to make the best decisions for their pet’s treatment.

Successful Candidate

Ideally we're looking for a vet with 2 years experience, but newer graduates are welcome to apply and will be fully supported. We would love someone who's interest in developing their ultrasound/ECHO/imaging skills but this isn't a deal breaker .You would be a team player who is adaptable to fit into our culture and is able to confidently engage with both our team members and our clients. ultrasound

The Package

Salary range £35k- £60k depending on experience, plus CPD allowance and the  usual memberships. We would also be more than happy to support a certificate. 

To submit your application please click the apply button .For more details or an informal chat please call Fiona Stephens . 


Cockburn Vets was established by Bob Cockburn in the 1930s. Since then, the practice has been an integral part of the community, caring for animals in the Coalville, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Shepshed, Market Bosworth and Markfield areas. Today Cockburn Vets remains a small family-run business committed to providing the best comprehensive care for your pet. We aim to deliver the highest standard of medicine and treatment techniques backed by exceptional service. Our team has a high level of expertise, and we invest heavily to keep our equipment and our team knowledge base up-to-date.

In 2021 we won the Best UK Vet Awards. This prestigious national award recognises those vet practices delivering the highest levels of service to customers. The awards, organised by, are based on genuine pet owner reviews of veterinary practices around the United Kingdom. Despite being such a challenging year for vets and pet owners because of the coronavirus pandemic, there were 14,299 vet reviews received, increasing 22% on the previous year – and the highest ever! Thanks to the lovely reviews left by our valued customers, we were delighted to be voted Best Vets in Leicestershire and Best UK Vets 2021.

That’s why at our Coalville vet surgery, you’ll find a traditional and friendly welcome for you and your pets alike – backed by attentive, empathetic care and the latest equipment for swift diagnosis and treatment in even the most complex cases.

Find Us
01530 836654
100 London Road
LE67 3JD
United Kingdom
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