Small Animal Vet (Fixed Term Contract) - Castle Donington

Castle Donington, Derby
Competitive Salary Plus Benefits
23 Jun 2021
23 Jul 2021
DOV CD0031
Contract Type
Fixed Contract

Are you a passionate and enthusiastic Small Animal Vet? Are you looking for new career opportunities?

Dovecote Veterinary Hospital looking for an experienced veterinary surgeon to join their experienced and friendly first opinion team.

The role will initially be a maternity one year fixed term contract, with the likelihood of a permanent contract after this due to continued expansion.


The ideal candidate:

  • We are looking for an enthusiastic vet with a minimum of two years' experience.
  • You should be competent in general routine work, with help available for the more complex cases/surgery.

What we offer: 

  • Full-time or Part timework available and we will also consider applicants for job share.
  • The full-time position offers a four-day working week and 1:3 Saturday mornings.
  • There are no OOH as our dedicated OOH team provides this.
  • The opportunity to work in a fully equipped hospital- The hospital is purpose built with all the usual toys and advanced imaging (CT and MRI) on site.
  • As well as the first opinion and OOH service, we share the hospital with a referral team with diplomate led specialities in neurology, soft tissue and orthopaedic surgery, oncology and dermatology.
  • Dovecote Veterinary Hospital has links to the University of Nottingham, is a Teaching Hospital and hosts students for regular rotations.

In return, you will receive:

  • An attractive salary
  • Up to 7 weeks holiday a year + Bank Holidays on our buy sell holiday scheme
  • Industry leading enhanced Maternity, Paternity and Adoption Leave pay offering 10 weeks full and 10 weeks half pay!
  • Attractive bonus scheme
  • Pension, Sharesave and staff discount schemes
  • RCVS and VDS fees paid
  • Access to Perk Box offering Entertainment, Travel and Retail discounts
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Access to a range of flexible benefits to suit your needs – such as subsidised gym membership, and cycle to work scheme

 Are you interested in joining our team?

If so, please click "apply now" and we will be in contact with you shortly!

Or for further information then please contact Paula Wong:

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