Small Animal Veterinary Surgeon

£32,500 to £49,500k dependant on experience and responsibility  | Full Time  | Alfreton, Derbyshire


Scarsdale Vets are delighted to be able to offer the opportunity to join our purpose-built Practice in Alfreton. We are seeking a pioneering small animal vet who has the vision and the dynamism to create an environment of success. Full training will be provided by one of our successful Practices and support will always be within your reach.


The team

This Practice is run and managed by you and an accomplished nurse. There will also be a client care advisor as the first point of contact with our patients and their owners.

Working together as a bonded team you will be an integral part of the local community, trusted to provide the a best care and advice available.

This Small Animal Vet role allows you to be involved in continuing the growth of this recently opened practice, with independence in managing both your clinical cases and the practice team.


Your role

Growing and maintaining your client base will be a key element of your responsibilities.

While being run as an independent practice you will have autonomy for your cases plus also the full support of our hospital facilities and expert knowledge from the first opinion day and night teams and the referral services in Pride Park.

With proven experience of small animal care, you will have a good working knowledge of core clinical procedures and will provide excellent client care. Our customers come back to us again and again because they know we care.

There will be some sole charge work at this practice, so you will need to be confident in making decisions.


Perks and benefits


  • Develop your own career plan and path whether that be clinical or commercial
  • Attractive remuneration package with increased earning potential with tenure
  • Opportunity to establish your own local practice (without the financial outlay)
  • Excellent CPD offerings
  • Discount Pet Health Scheme


  • Birthday off work
  • Death in Service cover
  • Increase in holiday allowance with service
  • Private health care
  • Practice focus on health and wellbeing

None of our current roles quite right for you? Don’t worry, we’d still love to hear from you.

We know great veterinary care needs great people. So if you think you can make a difference in our growing team, please let us know – and if a role comes up that we think you’d be perfect for, you’ll be the first to know.

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