Job description


Small Animal Surgery Specialist - Dovecote Veterinary Hospital, East Midlands - Dovecote Veterinary Hospital


At Dovecote Veterinary Hospital, we are a diploma-led referral centre with specialities in Orthopaedics, Soft Tissue Surgery, Neurology, Oncology and Dermatology. We see referral cases from practices across the Midlands and completed our purpose-build hospital site only a few years ago, which gave us the opportunity to create an excellent hospital facility equipped with advanced imaging and excellent operating facilities (which you can view yourself by visiting We are also a clinical associate practice for University of Nottingham Veterinary School.


Due to the upcoming retirement (July ‘18) of one of the founding partners of Dovecote, we have an excellent opportunity for a committed specialist in surgery to both join and guide our surgical team. Dovecote Veterinary Hospital is part of the CVS Referrals network, so you will be joining a large network of multiple specialists across our seven UK referral locations with some of the best known names in UK veterinary orthopaedics

The practice is located in Castle Donington – a picturesque market town in Leicestershire, which is situated close to the national forest, Derbyshire peak district, Charnwood Forest, major transport links (M1, A50, A42) and home to East Midlands International Airport.

Benefits include a very competitive salary and bonus package, an excellent company pension scheme, company share-save scheme, life assurance cover, private health care, 10 days CPD with generous budget and 6 weeks annual leave (+ Bank Holidays). If you are relocating, we are also able to offer generous financial support towards this.

To be considered, you will need to be a RCVS, ECVS or ACVS specialist; however, ‘exam-ready' applicants are also encouraged to apply.

For informal enquiries please contact Dr Mark Lowrie at Dovecote ( or Professor John Innes, CVS Referrals Director ( or +44 (0) 1244 853823).


Close map
Dovecote Veterinary Hospital (Castle Donington)
5 Delven Lane, Castle Donington, Derbyshire, United Kingdom, DE74 2LJ
  • Salary:
    Competitive salary and package
  • Practice:
    Dovecote Veterinary Hospital
  • City:
    Castle Donington
  • County:
  • Function:
  • Job Type:
  • Employment Type:
  • Application Closing Date:
    31 January 2019
Share this job