Small Animal Graduate Veterinary Surgeon Leicester 2024

Shape your journey!

No matter where your passion in veterinary medicine lies, the IVC Evidensia Graduate Academy programme offers a comprehensive and tailored learning experience to support you in achieving your potential.

Are you a recent or soon-to-be veterinary graduate looking to embark on a successful and fulfilling career in veterinary medicine?

Shape your journey to veterinary excellence with our Graduate Academy programme. Unlock your potential through practical and online CPD courses and development opportunities. Feel empowered with mentor and well-being support, alongside a host of benefits and rewards. Find support and inspiration, with our global network of peers and professionals ready and waiting to welcome you.

Join us on this exciting journey, and let's shape the future of veterinary care together.

Unlock your passions @ Bell, Brown and Bentley

Bell Brown and Bentley a fantastic small animal practice in Leicester being a central location, split over multiple sites. There is a comparatively low cost of living and excellent transport links all over the country, as well as modern shopping facilities and a diverse community which make it a great city to live in. We have 4 30 hour per week vets and 2 40 hour per week vets.

We are a very supportive practice and will always have a vet with 10+ years of experience working with a new graduate and we also have a wealth of experienced RVNs. We have a loyal client base and pride ourselves on providing an excellent first opinion practice with freedom to refer cases when that is in the best interest of the patient. We prioritise staff wellbeing and work hard to manage the diary so our staff are not overwhelmed.

Our facilities include modern ultrasound, in house blood machine, operating theatres, multiparameter anaesthetic monitoring.

Step into a supportive start

Your normal hours of work are 40 hours per week, 4 days a week, between 8.30am and 6.30pm. You will also be required to participate in a Saturday morning rota but will not be required to do any OOH.

We have been supporting new graduates for a number of years now and have the experience within our vet and nursing team to make for a very positive experience. We pride ourselves on treating you well as a new graduate and respect the huge adjustment and learning curve that is required to move from university into practice. We also respect that each person is different in how they learn, what causes stress and how to manage that stress and we have a very friendly and open team that works together well.

We are IVC Evidensia

We are committed to supporting you in shaping your journey to reach your potential, whatever your career aims. That’s why, our graduate academy programme has been developed to offer you:

Comprehensive learning

Take your career to the next level with our comprehensive blended learning programme, with a choice of streams to fit your career dreams.

Global Network

Build lifelong connections with our global community of veterinary professionals, and the opportunity to work at locations across our network as your career progresses.

CPD and development

Unlock your passions with exciting CPD and development opportunities, including access to apply for the IVC Evidensia Research Fund.


Gain invaluable experience and support from a dedicated mentor who cares about your progression.


Feel empowered with our wellbeing support offering.


Discover a host of benefits and rewards, including a competitive salary starting from £34k.

A rewarding career – it’s yours for the taking.

We offer excellent employee benefits, as we believe that our people do their best work when they feel comfortable, nurtured, and valued:

  • Year 1 salary from £34,000 increasing to year 2
  • No financial tie-in
  • 6.6 weeks annual leave
  • Your birthday as a paid day off
  • Pension scheme
  • Private medical insurance
  • Health and wellbeing – you’ll get free eye tests and discounted gym membership.
  • ‘Pawsome’ benefits and rewards scheme, plus a great discount on pet care
  • Employee assistance programme - we all have times in our life when we need a little extra support, which is why we offer a comprehensive employee assistance programme, including access to support.
  • Professional memberships – we cover the cost of your RCVS renewal fees and other memberships.

We know how committed you’ve been throughout your studies now let us help you create the perfect launch pad to a bright career. Join us on this exciting journey, and let's shape the future of veterinary care together.

As a BAME and LGBT+ inclusive employer, we are keen to hear from candidates from all minority and diverse groups. As a Disability Confident Employer, we are keen to hear from candidates with disabilities and long-term health conditions and would be happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments needed during the recruitment process.

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