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Burghley Vets Career Opportunities



Veterinary surgeons, we are recruiting! New Graduates welcome!

What our staff have to say:
‘Why wouldn’t you want to work here, it’s great!!’ – RVN

‘Every day might be different, but the supportive team, and the laughter we share, is genuinely a part of each and every day.’ – Veterinary Surgeon

A proudly independent veterinary practice situated in the heart of Stamford, on the border of Lincolnshire, Cambridgeshire, Rutland and Northamptonshire which boasts a lovely supportive team with a great working environment. The team strive for gold -standard care with everything they do.

If you are looking for clinical freedom, a supportive team, highly experienced management, and a lovely client base, please read on…
The practice is offering a wonderful opportunity for a small animal Veterinary Surgeon. New graduates are encouraged to apply, however, ideally 2-3 years post-qualified experience is preferred.
You will be MRCVS registered and be competent for your experience level in consults and surgery. However, full support is provided and comfortable 15 minute appointments allow ample time for treatment plans and client discussion and longer appointments are booked for more complex cases and end of life consultations.

Hours – We are happy to discuss and negotiate details but the ideally the position is permanent and full time. The normal working day is 8.15-6 pm. The practice ensures they make time within these hours to allocate time for paperwork, case development, and communications with clients. They appreciate that time needs to be allowed for this daily. With this in mind, your lunch break is 1 hour and this is a protected break, with no interruptions!
Weekends – working on rota 1 in 4 weekends, Saturday working on consults 8:15 am – 11 am, then 2:30 pm-4 pm. There may well be some inpatients – therefore check-in and care on a Sunday is required, however, a nurse will be onsite IF there are inpatients at the practice over the weekend. Tuesday is given as a day off after working a weekend regardless of any inpatients or not!

Out of Hours – provided by VetsNow, however, the practice covers their own inpatient care. Therefore, there is a 1 in 4 weeknight cover, mainly via phone for advice as required by the nurse staying over, again as and when, IF there are inpatients at practice.
The team – You will be joining a close-knit and very supportive team. They are very much looking for someone who wants to enjoy working as part of the team and take the job, but not yourself seriously. We all work in collaboration to achieve the best possible outcomes. The team is made up of 5 Vets, 3 very experienced and supportive RVNS, 1 SVN, and 2 ANA. As well as 4 wonderful receptionists.

About the practice – The team believes in their motto, ‘Treating your pets as if they were our own,’ and this is something that the entire team is behind 100%. This independent is a two-site practice, extremely proud to have served the communities of Stamford, Market Deeping, and surrounding areas since 1851. The practice has all the resources you need to deliver gold-standard veterinary care, they are ISFM registered with RCVS PSS registration also.
Equipment and toys: This practice is more than well-equipped with state-of-the-art facilities. Including, for example,
• IDEXX in-house analysers (including Procyte, Catalyst One, Sedivue, UA analyser, COAG, and SNAPS
• NEW Zoetis Imagyst for in-house Cytology!
• Prep area and separate fully equipped operating theatre
• In-house separate dental suite and tub table, ergonomic examination tables, fantastic and capable team of nurses who are always willing to help where needed
• Sevoflurane to allow individual tailored anaesthesia
• Cardell Multi-parameter monitor
• Active patient warmer
• Class 4 K-Laser
• Digital X-Ray
• Ultrasonography
• Endoscope
• Operating microscope
• Well stocked pharmacy
• Access to Zoetis Dx

• PLUS much more…
Benefits and Perks:
• Company Pension scheme
• Regular CPD – With a willingness to cover/contribute towards the cost of additional qualifications/accreditations
• Generous staff discounts for their pets
• Excellent support staff with designated receptionists so nurses are purely clinically focused
• Case discussion with experienced colleagues and visiting specialists
• Situated within walking distance of a beautiful market town
• Onsite parking
• Well-being support
If you feel this vacancy is something of interest to you, we would love to hear from you.

Salary: Up to £70,000 pa
Make an application:
To apply for this vacancy or request more information please send your CV to or contact us on 01780 762 109.

We look forward to hearing from you!