ECC Veterinary Surgeon

Location Cardiff
Discipline: Small Animal Vet, Veterinary Surgeons
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £97.5k
Contact name: Sophie

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Job ref: SG200
Published: 5 days ago

ECC Veterinary Surgeon

We at Lloyd & Cowan are delighted to be working with a practice who have exciting opportunities to join their rapidly growing team to expand their current ECC care, to become a seamless 24/7 service for local practices.

They are recruiting for daytime ECC roles– working on a rolling rota of 4 days on, 4 days off allowing the successful candidates to really maximise a satisfying clinical role with a great quality of life by striking a healthy work-life balance.

They also have ECC night positions available- working 7nights on, 7 nights off- although they can be flexible with this working pattern

About them:

The hospital site is a busy referral and emergency centre, covering the out of hours provision their branches and approximately 40 local practices. With their new rota design, they aim to achieve a seamless 24/7 emergency service to their clients and user practices, accepting inpatient transfers and emergency cases throughout the day. The role would be perfect for vets with a specific interest in ECC work, with the opportunity for certificate study if desired. The daytime ECC vets will have the excitement of an ECC role but with the added benefit of no long night hours and plenty of time to enjoy the local area!

The hospital boasts a CT scanner, advanced ultrasonography equipment, endosurgery facilities, extensive blood analysis equipment, dedicated orthopaedic, soft tissue and exotic theatres, as well as a dedicated dental suite.

They also proudly host pet blood bank sessions to provide much needed support to our veterinary community which has so far received outstanding feedback.

Candidate Requirements

They are looking for people who:

  • Are happy to work within a team

  • Act with integrity and show respect to their colleagues, clients and patients

  • Use and share best practices

  • Can think ahead and embrace change

  • Take ownership of their work, and offer solutions to problems encountered

  • Enjoy success and show a desire to grow professionally.


  • Average 35hr week.

  • £65K – £78K Salary

    – dependant on experience/role

Key Details NIGHT ECC

  • Average 46.25 hour week (for 7 on 7 off pattern)

  • £97.5K Salary

Further benefits

  • Up to 6.6 weeks holiday inclusive of Bank holidays – options to buy and sell

  • Sick pay of 2 weeks full pay and 4 weeks half pay

  • 5 days CPD, with a budget of £1750

  • VDS and RCVS fees paid

  • Two other professional subscription paid- e.g. BSAVA

  • Colleague Discount Scheme- 50% off services, products at cost price

  • Workplace Pension

  • Enhanced maternity and paternity cover

  • Paid Volunteering Day

  • Health Shield Employment Benefit Scheme

  • Wellbeing Support

  • Health Insurance via Group Payroll Deduct

  • Life Insurance at 1 x Annual Salary

  • Cycle to Work Scheme

  • Certificate Study Funded

  • Relocation Allowance for candidates applying directly

For more Information or to express your interest in this opportunity send a CV to Sophie via the Link.

For a confidential discussion about our opportunities call Sophie on 07519119233 or email a CV to

If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us on 028 8744 0649.If you know someone else who may be interested, why not pass this advert on to them. If we successfully place someone, you've referred to us; we'll give you £200 in high street vouchers as a way of saying thank you.

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