Veterinary Surgeon

Location: Derby  |  Derbyshire  |  England
Sector: Vets
Consultant: Sophia Bliss
Job Reference: GM_35110
Salary: £31000 - £45000
Job Status: Permanent / Full Time

Seven Animal Health is looking for a Veterinary Surgeon to work in a practice based in Derbyshire. If you are looking for a new challenge then apply now.

The role:

As a Veterinary Surgeon you will be handling small animals and farm animals only in this position.

As a Veterinary Surgeon you will be working with small-animals in a RCVS-accredited practice. You will need to set a high standard for the practice and provide excellent client satisfaction. You will work alongside veterinary surgeons and practice managers to provide the best possible care for animals, while educating pet owners about how they can manage and prevent further injuries and/or sickness.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To treat the animals, surgically and medically.
  • To prescribe medication to any animals that may need it.
  • Be passionate about delivering top quality Veterinary care.
  • To work well in a team.
  • Building then growing and maintaining your client base will be a key element of your responsibilities.
  • While being run as an independent practice you will have autonomy for your cases plus also the full support of our hospital facilities and expert knowledge from the first opinion and referral teams in Pride Park.
  • With several years’ of experience of small animal care, you will have a good working knowledge of core procedures and proven excellent client care.
  • There will be sole charge at the practice so you will need to be confident in making decisions.

Applicant Requirements:

  • Qualifications: A degree in Veterinary Medicine.
  • Experience: 2+ year’s post-graduate experience as a Veterinary Surgeon with small animals in the UK.
  • Compliance: Registered with the RCVS and proof to live and work in the UK.
  • Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
  • Hours: 5 days per week, with flexible shift patterns with no call work.


  • Competitive salary.
  • Birthday off work.
  • Death in Service cover.
  • Increase in holiday allowance with service
  • Private Health Care.
  • Vehicle or £2,500 vehicle allowance.
  • 5 weeks annual leave plus bank holidays.
  • £1,500 CPD allowance with 3 days’ CPD leave per annum.
  • VDS, RCVS and BVA fees covered.
  • Accommodation or accommodation allowance.
  • Fantastic career progression.

Working with Seven Animal Health:

Established in 2011, the award-winning Seven Animal Health is a leading provider of Veterinary professionals to Hospitals and Private Practices across the UK, Australia and USA. We provide both temporary and permanent solutions, working with every type and level of veterinary professional.

Seven Animal Health is the recruitment service that guarantees experienced, qualified and available staff exactly when you need them. Our expert talent acquisition team seamlessly connect professionals to all areas of animal health; including exotic, equine, small/large animals, and everything in between.

After winning UK Animal Health Recruitment Firm of the year (2018) at the Animal Health & Wellness Awards, we are proud of our nationwide reputation for providing a world-class recruitment service that is underpinned by honesty, integrity and attention to detail.

Refer a friend, family member or colleague for £250

If you’re not the perfect match for this role, but you know a Vet Nurse who is, help them find their dream job by referring them to Seven Animal Health. As a little ‘thank you’ from us, you will receive £250 for every referral that is successfully placed into a new role.