Surgery Certificate Holder Veterinary Surgeon

  • Location Leicester, Leicestershire
  • Salary Between £65,000-75,000 per annum depending on experience
  • Hours Full-time
  • Contract Permanent
  • VET01167
  • Closing date 10th Jul 2022

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The role:

We are currently seeking a surgery 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 surgical lead for the hospital and the Leicester area. You will receive surgical referrals from your colleagues in the hospital and our friendly vets in Medivet practices in the Leicester and Loughborough area.

You will be comfortable performing both orthopaedics and soft tissue surgery up to certificate holder level.

You will be comfortable performing a form of TTA or TPLO. We currently stock TTA Rapid but an alternative kit will be bought to suit, should you have a different preference.

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. This works out at 35 hours per week.

Salary and benefits:

  • - Salary £65,000-75,000 dependent on experience
  • - 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 also offer a relocation package in the UK and overseas, this will be based on individual circumstances and distance.

If you are currently working towards a certificate we can support you in the buy-out with full financial support. Or if you would like to start a certificate Medivet will cover the cost.


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 Dermatology and ECC 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.

Apply today to become part of our family.

Progress your career with Medivet

Development is at the heart of everything we do. We have a wealth of opportunities for veterinary professionals to pursue their interests, develop their clinical and business skills, and take their careers in whichever directions they choose.

Why join us?

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.

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

How we work

Medivet is a family of passionate, supportive and thoughtful veterinary professionals. We work as one team to support each other, grow the business, and make sure every pet receives the very best care.

Meet some of our people

Learn more about life at Medivet from colleagues in clinical and non-clinical roles.

Megan Jones

Deputy Head Nurse

“I branched out to other companies, but returned to Medivet having not found the same family community elsewhere.”

Jerry Dunne

Branch Partner and Veterinary Surgeon

“I thought I was going to stay for two years and move on to the next job but I fell in love with the team and the spirit of everything.”

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