Veterinary Job

Derby - Castle Donington

Small Animal Vet Dovecote Veterinary Hospital Delven Ln, Castle Donington, Derby DE74 2LJ, UK

Practice Type: Small Animal Practice
Job Type: Permanent, Full Time or Part Time
Posted on: 19 Dec 2018

Unique chance for a first opinion vet in specialist-led practice

Job Description

First Opinion Veterinary Surgeon Required

Dovecote Veterinary Hospital, East Midlands

Dovecote Veterinary Hospital provides first opinion care to the local community. The hospital itself is modern, purpose-built, and well equipped, with advanced imaging and excellent operating facilities.  Dovecote is also a diploma-led multidiscipline referral centre and an associate practice for University of Nottingham Veterinary School with specialities offered in Orthopaedics, Neurology, Soft Tissue Surgery, Oncology, Dermatology and Rehabilitation.

Due to the loss of one of our first opinion vets to develop a specialist career in surgery we have an exciting opportunity for an ambitious veterinary surgeon to join our first opinion team. Dovecote Veterinary Hospital is part of the CVS Referrals Division, so you will be joining a large network of eight UK referral hospitals with some of the best known names in the UK veterinary specialist field.

We are looking for veterinary surgeon in small animal practice with both full-time and part-time work being considered.  We offer a generous salary package and a rota allowing for good work/life balance with no on-call.

The practice is located in Castle Donington – a picturesque market town in Leicestershire, which is situated close to the national forest, major transport links (M1, A50) and close to East Midlands International Airport.

Benefits include:

  • Share Save Scheme
  • Pension
  • Gymflex
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • RCVS/VDS paid
  • CPD Funded
  • Up to 7 weeks holiday (buy      and Sell holiday Scheme) plus bank holidays

For informal enquiries please contact our Practice Manager Gill Kershaw ( or our First opinion Clinical Director Paula Wong ( at Dovecote Veterinary Hospital.

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