Emergency Veterinarian (Specialist Referral Hospital)

Location Birmingham
Discipline: Small Animal Vet, Veterinary Surgeons, Referral Vet
Job type: Permanent
Salary: High Salary DOE + Visa + Benefits
Contact name: Sophie Gould

Contact email: sophie@lloydandcowan.com
Job ref: SGBURBV
Published: 28 days ago

​We're representing an exceptional Veterinary Centre and Referral Service, that is one of the leading small animal referral centres in the UK, who have been delivering excellence in pet healthcare for over 30 years!

Are you an ECC Specialist Veterinary Surgeon? Looking to join an great team, along with 2 other ECC Specialists?

  • Join a warm, welcoming, talented and highly collaborative team

  • A dynamic, fast paced, satisfying and highly supportive environment

  • Exposure to a wide variety of interesting medical and surgical cases

The successful applicant will either hold or be eligible for an American or European Diploma (or equivalent) in ECC.

About the Hospital:

In-patient care is a priority to the team and includes 24-hour veterinary and nursing cover, with support from a team of Interns. The hospital facilities are of the highest quality, and include on-site Siemens 64-slice CT, Siemens 1.5T MRI, two in-theatre mobile image intensifiers, two digital x-ray rooms, ultrasonography, video endoscopy and an extensive range of other advanced surgical equipment.

About the role:

The team is currently comprising two ECC Specialists and a dedicated nursing team, who provide an outstanding level of care for patients with critical disorders.

Based in the Intensive Care Unit and fully supported by a team of hospital vets and their Specialist multidisciplinary team, the ECC team provides exceptional expertise in critical care and treatment for every patient when they need it most. The team also see direct referrals of emergency and critical cases from across the region.

Their ECC team works with the team of Specialists across 13 disciplines, including internal medicine, soft tissue surgery, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, imaging, anaesthesia, dermatology, cardiology and orthopaedics to provide the best possible care for each and every patient.

They have some of the best facilities to be found in Specialist multi-disciplinary centres, including onsite MRI and CT. The facilities are complemented by an excellent team of support staff who allow their clinicians to concentrate on their clinical caseload and work in a pleasant, supportive and good-humoured atmosphere.


The position will be well remunerated with a fantastic package including six weeks holiday, plus two weeks allowance for funded CPD, and a week for approved committee or examining commitments.

  • A competitive salary

  • 30 days annual leave (plus bank holidays)

  • Generous two-week CPD allowance

  • One week for involvement in professional committees

  • Company pension scheme

  • Private Medical Insurance

  • Outstanding equal parental leave policy

  • Enhanced contractual sick pay

  • Discounted gym membership

  • Wellbeing and Employee Assist programme

  • Unbeatable learning environment

  • Stunning state-of-the-art purpose-built facilities

If you are an experienced veterinary surgeon, with a certificate in ECC - Get in Touch with Sophie Today to become a part of this exceptional referral team!

For a confidential discussion about our opportunities call Sophie on 07519119233 or email a CV to sophie@lloydandcowan.com

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.

All applications will be treated in the STRICTEST CONFIDENCE.