Are you looking for a new challenge and an opportunity to take your career to the next level?

At Loughborough Vets for Pets you will be part of a practice where you will be well cared for and part of a friendly, fun and passionate team. Where you will be supported to reach your veterinary career goals.

Luke, the Practice Partner, and his wonderful colleagues are looking for an ambitious Vet with great interpersonal skills and a drive for excellence to join their team. You will join a practice where we can offer exciting new challenges and professional development. So, if you are an experienced Vet looking for your next leap or a newly qualified Vet breaking into the industry then we may just have the job for you!

Our stand-alone Practice is situated on the outskirts of the university town of Loughborough in a busy residential area with on-site parking; great motorway and train links to Nottingham, Leicester, the Peak District, Birmingham & London and being centrally located to the rest of the UK.

What makes this role different?

We can offer a friendly, inclusive work environment, and are happy to support individuals’ areas of special interest. You will be joining a bubbly, hard-working team who are dedicated to providing outstanding pet healthcare and fantastic, caring customer service.

We see a wide range of medical and surgical cases. Our Partner, Luke Knowles, who qualified at Bristol, in 2003, has a post-graduate surgery certificate which offers our clients more in-house complex and orthopaedic surgeries, and opportunities for our Vets to develop their surgical skills. The surgery offers state of the art facilities including digital x-ray, digital endoscopes, ultrasound, lab and an array of surgical and orthopaedic equipment.

Our benefits 

  • Rate of pay is negotiable – Range from £35,500 (for a newly qualified graduate Vet) to £70,000 (for a more experienced/senior Vet)
  • A full time four-day week and one in four Saturday rota (9-12pm).
  • No out of hours (part time hours will also be considered for the right candidate e.g., someone looking to return to the veterinary profession)
  • Welcome bonus payment of £2,000 for applicants that apply directly to Vets for Pets (T&Cs apply)
  • Enhanced annual leave of 6.6 weeks including bank holidays
  • Contributory pension scheme and life assurance of 4x annual salary
  • Excellent career opportunities and development due to our varied and busy case load
  • 20-minute pet consultations, as standard
  • Generous CPD budget including up to 5 days of paid CPD, including funding of certificates
  • Paid memberships (RCVS, BVA, VDS, BSAVA)
  • Exclusive company discounts and rewards – including 20% off at Pets at Home, The Groom Room and Vet Group
  • Generous in-house discounts for veterinary care of colleagues’ own pets

Alternatively, you can submit your application directly to us now and somebody will be in touch with you to discuss this further. We look forward to hearing from you!

Welcome bonus payment only applicable to candidates that apply directly via Vets for Pets. Bonus payment excludes candidates that are joining the Graduate Development Programme. 100% of bonus payment will be made upon successful completion of candidates probationary period.

We are an equal opportunities employer

Pets just see people. They aren’t biased and they don’t discriminate. We take our inspiration from pets, and we value and respect difference in all its forms. Our aim is to reflect the diversity of the communities we operate in, and every colleague can help us achieve this.

We encourage our people to be themselves so even if your skills and experience don’t perfectly align, if you think you can make a unique contribution through your values and behaviours, we want to hear from you!