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Medicine Certificate Holder, Veterinary Surgeon

Birstall, Leicester
Salary package up to £74,100 depending on experience
Closing date
8 Jul 2022

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Small Animal, Practice, Veterinary
Job Type
Veterinary Surgeon
Contract Type
Full Time
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Job Details

We are currently seeking a medicine certificate-holder Veterinary Surgeon to join our friendly and supportive team at our hospital in Birstall, Leicestershire. We offer an attractive working week comprising 4 weekdays of 8 hours each. The practice is conveniently located with good transport links to London and East Midland Airport is just a 30-minute drive away.

You will be the medical lead for the hospital and the Leicester area. You will receive medical transfers from your colleagues in the hospital and our friendly vets in Medivet practices in the Leicester and Loughborough area.

You will be comfortable taking the lead on in-patient care and work-up medical cases to certificate holder level. You will be interested in assisting your colleagues with medical cases and furthering the team's medical knowledge. You will work with the Lead Vet and regional team to develop the hospital facilities to progress the medical capabilities of the practice. You will play an integral part in the development of junior colleagues.

This role is full time comprising 4 weekdays of 8 hours each, with each 8-hour shift falling between 9 am and 7 pm on an 'early' and 'late' rota. Weekend work is one in every 6 weekends, both Saturday and Sunday 9 am to 7 pm.

Salary and benefits:

  • -  Salary package up to  £74,100 depending on experience
  • - £1500 CPD allowance with 3 days’ CPD leave
  • - VDS, RCVS, BVA fees paid
  • - 5 weeks’ annual leave plus bank holidays
  • - Fantastic career progression and partnership opportunities

We can offer a buy-out of the existing certificate clawback clause for the right candidate.

We can also offer a relocation package, this will be based on individual circumstances and distance.


The practice sees a varied caseload and is a training practice for nurses and vets training on our Graduate Support Programme. The practice is a 24-hour Hospital and is the main centre in the region.

Experience working in an environment where colleagues support you by sharing skills and knowledge to give our patients the best outcomes. Your team colleagues hold certificates in Surgery and Dermatology and one is an experienced ultrasonographer.

We will provide you with mentorship and support to help you develop your career and get the most satisfaction from your job.


We’re a family of passionate veterinary professionals committed to providing truly exceptional care.

We’re always looking for people who aspire to stand out in their field, and it’s this vision and enthusiasm that forms the foundation of how we work.

In everything we do, we work together and look out for each other. We’re all working towards the same goal: exceptional care.

Our people support each other within practices and across regions, and our clinicians work closely with our Support Centre colleagues – forming one team made of many teams. We work hard together but socialise, too. We’re proud that our community fosters strong bonds and friendships.

All our people are warmly encouraged to get involved in shaping the business, to consider becoming partners, or move into management roles. Every day, there’s a chance to have an impact on this business in its exciting growth phase.

Search our opportunities and apply today to become part of our family.

Find Us
01923 470000
Unit 4 Mowat Industrial Estate
Sandown Road
WD24 7UY
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