Vets4Pets Kirkby In Ashfield

Veterinary Surgeon

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Why choose this job

Are you looking for a position that can offer a better work-life balance and flexible hours? Would you just like to work during school hours? Or maybe just mornings or evenings? If so we have the perfect job for you! At Vets4Pets Kirkby In Ashfield we put our amazing team first, mental health & wellbeing is our main priority. You would be joining practice partners Julie Ling MRCVS, Claire Bullock RVN and our amazing team of 3 vets, 6 RVN’s and 3 Client Care Advisors. The position would be suitable for an experienced vet or a recent graduate. We have an experienced team to offer support, guidance and an amazing graduate package. We are a close knit team focused on excellent teamwork and high standards of care. We are one of those teams who like to spend time together outside of work as well as at work! We are RCVS accredited & a silver ISFM practice as well as a training practice for student nurses. One of our veterinary surgeons has recently completed her certificate in Small Animal Veterinary Medicine and we have 2 nurses working towards certificates in Small Animal Nutrition & Feline Nursing. Our vet Karen has a passion for exotic species, so we see lots of weird & wonderful. We are situated in the small town of Kirkby In Ashfield, less than a 10 minute walk to the closest train station, 15 minutes from the M1 motorway and 30 minutes from Nottingham and East Midlands airport. We are a 30 minute drive away from the beautiful Peak District and Sherwood Forest. We have zero tolerance for rude and aggressive clients and we fully support you with difficult cases. We would also welcome anyone from outside of the UK to apply for this role, but to be successful you would need to be RCVS registered and have previous experience working in a UK Veterinary Practice. Sponsorship costs would be covered by the practice if your application is successful.


We are open Monday - Friday 8.30am-7pm, Saturday 9am-1pm and closed Sundays, we use Vets Now for our OOH service. We have scheduled tea breaks, lunch breaks, catch up slots and admin time.

Here's what you'll be doing

  • General consultation and examinations
  • Medicine work-up
  • Routine Soft Tissue Surgery
  • Dentistry
  • Anaesthesia
  • Routine Radiology
  • Routine Ultrasound
  • Caesareans

Some of our perks include

  • 35000 to 65000 GBP per year
  • 28 days leave
  • Flexible hours
  • No weekend work
  • Relocation allowance
  • Sponsored membership fees
  • Funded continuous education
  • Salary - £35,000-£65,000 depending on experience 5.6 weeks holiday rising to 6.6 weeks after 2 year’s service Day off for your birthday CPD funded up to certificate level – surgical or medical bias BVA/RCVS/VDS/BSAVA fees paid Paid lunch breaks Paid overtime 15-30 minute consults depending on case We can offer hours ranging from 10.5 hours per week up to 40 hours per week No OOH Varied caseload Amazing graduate programme 20% off at Pets At Home We have a well-equipped practice including digital x-ray, laboratory, ultrasound, tonopen, exotic equipment, full surgical equipment, therapeutic laser and a tea urn - never have to wait for the kettle to boil again!
Kirkby in Ashfield, England
Dec 13, 2022
35000 to 65000 GBP
Small animal • Exotics / Avian

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Vets4Pets Kirkby In Ashfield

See what we're all about

We are a fun laid back team that are passionate about offering the best care to our clients and their pets. We see a varied caseload including exotics which our vet Karen specialises in. We have zero tolerance for rude and aggressive clients and we fully support you with difficult cases.

The Team

Our team includes 3 veterinarians and 6 veterinary nurses