Positions Available

currently 2 positions available

Veterinary Surgeon  August 2023

 Drake Vets is an independent RCVS accredited Small Animal Practice, in purpose-built premises located on the edge of Dartmoor, near Plymouth.

We have 4 RCVS GDP advisors, between them holding GP Certs in ophthalmology and surgery and one with an interest in dentistry. We also have another vet with a strong interest in surgery and experienced in laparoscopic surgery.

We have a strong nursing team consisting of RVN’s, SVN’s and additional support staff.

We are currently looking to recruit a full-time Veterinary Surgeon but will consider part time flexible.

The role includes a dynamic mix of consultations and surgery. We encourage following through with your own cases (surgical and medical). The veterinary team are supportive and encourage clinical discussion and collaboration with complex cases.

We are proud to offer our clients and patients continuity of care by providing our own ‘out of hours’ service with on-site nursing staff covering nights, and weekend hospital cases.

OOH is a 1:6 night and weekend rota with 2 days off for doing a weekend.

4 day week – short days 0830 -1730 (or 1830 if on call), no late consulting.

Remuneration – up to £60,000 depending on experience. + extras

RCVS and VDS paid + 8% pension contribution + full access to webinar vet + extra cpd as required+ ooh bonus.

Full package equivalent to approximately  – £65,000 1:6 quiet rota and 4 day week

If you would like to work in this beautiful part of the country, in a supportive friendly and fun practice with direct access on to Dartmoor, then get in touch.

If interested, please call us on 01822 854255 and ask for Karen Tyrrell or Chris or Catherine Jones or email us at chris.drakevets@btconnect.com for further information or other contact information.

Veterinary Nurse. July 2023

Drake Vets is an independent RCVS accredited Small Animal Practice with 6 vets, in purpose-built premises located on the edge of Dartmoor, near Plymouth.

We have a strong nursing team consisting of RVN’s, SVN’s and additional support staff and we are also a training practice.

We are currently looking to recruit a full-time Veterinary Nurse but will consider part time – + out of hours needed.

The veterinary team are supportive and encourage clinical discussion and collaboration amongst Vets and Nurses.

We are proud to offer our clients and patients continuity of care by providing our own ‘out of hours’ service. The out of hours is generally quiet with on-site nursing staff covering nights, and weekend hospital cases.

4 day week

Remuneration – salary range from £14 to £16 per hour, for 36.5 hours per week full time.  Depending on experience.  This is the basic salary but also included is RCVS and VDS subs (+ the OOH remuneration – approx. £3500 for full ooh inclusion).

CPD encouraged and funded.

If you would like to work in this beautiful part of the country, in a supportive friendly and fun practice with direct access on to Dartmoor, then get in touch.

If interested, please call us on 01822 854255 and ask for Karen Tyrrell or email us at karen.drakevets@btconnect.com for further information or other contact information.

Contact Us

See our Contact Us page for our appointment times and call Drake Vets on 01822 854 255 to book.