JHP Recruitment
October 8, 2019
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
Job Type
Sole Charge, Consults & Surgery
Work hours
Full Time
Salary Dependant on Experience
Salary currency
Sole Charge Competent, Excellent Surgical Skills
RCVS Registered


This is a busy small animal practice who see a wide variety of cases. You will have full clinical freedom and work cases up to a high standard. They have an experienced vet team (86 years between them) who will support and guide for newly qualified vets but this role also allows for autonomy for the experienced practitioner. They have 12 fantastic RVN’s who are competent, happy,friendly and supportive.

The hours are approx 39 hours per week over 4.5 days with 1:6 full weekend(sat 9am till 3pm/sun 10am-12pm) and 1: 6 saturday mornings(9am till 1pm). Their out of hours cover is provided by Vets Now but they have the facilities to look after inpatients.

The consulting rooms within practice are large and airy with climate control and the practice is well located within the town centre. A second branch was opened in 2014 due to continued business growth and has since undergone extensive renovations to provide a clean and modern working environment. Both practices have all the facilities and equipment you would expect in general practice including digital xrays, tonometer, digital otoscope, endoscopy and ultrasound.

They are RCVS PSS accredited GP Status and an RVN training centre affiliated with Nottingham Trent University.  They have 2 certificate holders in Exotics and Dermatology.

The team is a close knit group who regularly socialise together allowing for a working environment that is both professional and fun. They eat a lot of a cake and make a big fuss of birthdays and special occasions because they genuinely care about the milestones in the lives of all of the team members.

Located in a pleasant market town situated on the edge of the Peak District National Park. They have a wide variety of night life, social activities and shops to suit everyone. Easy access to the M1 for Sheffield,Nottingham and Derby. They have good rail links to most major cities with frequent services direct to London.

A successful candidate will ideally have at least one year of experience with good surgical skills, be a good team player and have an excellent command of English.

Candidates can expect to receive a salary commensurate with experience, within the range of £30,000 to £50,000 per year, all VDS and RCVS fees are also covered. There is an allowance 6 weeks of holiday per year, plus bank holidays and a CPD allowance of 3 days per year (pro rata). Further study to the level of RCVS certificate can be funded and is strongly encouraged.

For more information, call Joe on 01392 793733 or email your CV to joe@jhprecruitment.com

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